Should this window have 2 sets of curtains

(19 Posts)
CurtainAdvice Thu 28-Apr-16 20:29:01

I have been keeping my eye out for these curtains for months and finally got them in the length i wanted but there was only one pair. Can I get away with just one pair or do i need a second pair?

MattDillonsPants Fri 29-Apr-16 02:16:45

I think 2 would seem very fussy and it's better as it is. The windows are very attractive and the way it is now, they are well framed and accentuated.

SushiAndTheBanshees Fri 29-Apr-16 03:03:27

Can't see too well, are they floor to ceiling? If so I think one pair is fine and would look lovely when drawn. But they do look a bit odd open.

I think maybe a light filtering shade on each window, in white, would look nice and fill what feels like a gap. Would also provide privacy.

Just5minswithDacreandhugeDildo Fri 29-Apr-16 04:01:19

Yes; Maybe gauzy blinds.

Out2pasture Fri 29-Apr-16 04:04:12

maybe some art work in between the two would make up for the hollow spot.

Sadmother Fri 29-Apr-16 04:05:11

No, I prefer the simple clean lines you have.

JewryMember Fri 29-Apr-16 04:46:55

A second pair would be more classy.

JewryMember Fri 29-Apr-16 04:47:53

I've changed my mind.

CurtainAdvice Fri 29-Apr-16 09:44:26

Thanks all. Yes they are floor to ceiling. I will stick with just the one pair then and try and get some nice frames for between the two windows. Have been thinking about blinds too. I cant remember what they are called but i like the 'fold up' type.

ChishandFips33 Fri 29-Apr-16 20:14:54

What Sadmother said

I think adding something (more curtains or pictures) in the middle will make it fussy

If you do get a second set to make them fuller when drawn, I would open them all to the outer sides

littlem133 Sat 30-Apr-16 20:54:28

Roman blinds. I personally like to keep windows as clear as possible coz that's where your view and light come from. I like your window dressing as is

amarmai Sun 01-May-16 17:24:06

roman blinds that go bottom to top - not the top down. Then you can have privacy and light .

NapQueen Sun 01-May-16 17:25:50

Defiently one pair. Do they close across the whole wall?

Agree a nice print or some sort of wall ornament in the gap.

CurtainAdvice Sun 01-May-16 19:18:45

Yes they close the whole way across. I got two lovely (and cheap!) frames yesterday to go in the middle which i think will break it up nicely once theyre up.

7to25 Sun 01-May-16 20:52:48

A mirror between the Windows would look great.

HeirOfNothingInParticular Mon 02-May-16 20:13:59

You could do a pair at each window, and it would look elegant, but I would say you would need two separate curtain poles. If you did put 4 curtains on existing pole, it would look old fashioned, like when back in the day people would hang 4 single width curtains in a bay window. I think the current arrangement looks fine though

Mcchickenbb41 Mon 02-May-16 22:15:28

Hi I have Windows like this prob a bit smaller. They have a Roman blind on each. Then one set off ceiling to floor curtains. If they were much bigger and slightly further apart I would have considered a pair on each window.

ALaughAMinute Mon 02-May-16 22:18:41

Two Roman blinds would look lovely. Have a look on the Laura Ashley website to get some ideas.

Bambooshoots14 Tue 03-May-16 07:32:29

I would of gone for 2 pairs

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