Saturday, July 4, 2009

Add Elegance and Style with Beaded Curtains

If you want a drastic and colourful change to your décor then try using beaded curtains for your windows. These change the entire backdrop into an exotic setting. Beaded curtains originate from Asia where they have been in use for many years. The West started to use these beaded curtains only in the 1960s. The curtains basically were made of strings of beads attached to a rod. Adding different colors to the same string or choosing curtains of a single color or in any pattern these beaded curtains look enchanting.

You can use them on both doors and windows as they suit any setting. Commercial places like restaurants or shops use these curtains as dividers to hide the kitchen or the storage area from view. In houses too these can be used as dividers in your drawing room or as a cover for your closets. These come in handy in decorating small areas which require a lot of partitions. With Feng Shui being in vogue the beaded curtains have risen up in the popularity charts. In Feng Shui if you go through a beaded curtain you will feel relaxed and calm with all the stress of the workday leaving you. The beads are supposed to give a positive energy when air comes in contact with these beads.

The beads used for these curtains are made of various types of material. You can get beads made of glass, plastic and wood. Beads are also available in crystal, gemstone and acrylic forms. You can choose from these various collections, blending one or two or choosing one particular make. These beads are very affordable and if you want to make one on your own then you can do this very easily at your home. Moreover you can use your creativity and produce a lot of eye-catching curtains giving your room style and class.

Another advantage of using these curtains is that you can maintain them easily. These are washable and you can repair them easily when torn. Also you can replace your old one with a new one if you get bored with the same look or if the curtain is damaged. This is possible because these are quite economical and easy on your purse. So go ahead and splurge on these beaded curtains giving your home an elegant and chic look.

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