Why choose custom-made
Features & benefits
Where to use velvet
Heavy fabrics like velvet are perfect for adding drama to bedrooms or more formal lounge areas. They suit low traffic areas well as a statement fabric.
A cosy home is a must through winter and velvet curtains are a great way to bring warmth and a cosy aesthetic to your room. Having winter and summer curtains allows you to change up your home’s look and gives you the chance to properly clean them as well.
Bold and luxurious
In recent years, deep, bold, luxurious colours and fabrics have been growing in popularity. Velvet is the perfect choice for this growing trend. Brings some drama to your home with velvet curtains.
Cleaning velvet curtains
Velvet is a delicate fabric and washing velvet curtains requires extra care. You can gently dab warm water with a drop of dish soap for spot cleaning, but for more intensive cleaning velvet curtains often require a professional.
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Choosing curtain colours for white walls
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Choosing a curtain heading style
The heading style you choose will dictate how your curtains fall, which has a massive effect on the overall look and feel. Let’s go over some of the most commonly chosen options.
Frequently asked questions
In the right room, velvet curtains are beautiful and practical. Velvet is a heavy fabric that keeps our cold draughts for added warmth and it blocks light for extra privacy. But velvet curtains can make small rooms feel even smaller due to their bold presence, so make sure they suit the style and size of your room.
Velvet curtains are thick and heavy, meaning they help block light, add insulation to a room, and provide some soundproofing as well.
Velvet curtains need to be regularly maintained to keep them looking nice. Brush your velvet curtains in the direction of the pile to remove dust and maintain the texture of the velvet. For more resistant marks or stains, we recommend consulting a professional as many velvet curtains are dry clean only.
Velvet curtains are a luxurious choice, but due to their textured weave, they do attract dust particles. It’s important to gently brush them regularly to prevent the dust from building up.
Velvet curtains are perfect for a soft, yet heavy luxurious feel. Even unlined, velvet curtains can add insulation and block light quite effectively. However, they are on the more expensive side for curtains. And the delicate pile requires more care and maintenance than other materials.
Due to their thermal properties, velvet curtains can help keep you warm in winter but also cool in summer. Velvet curtains can be great for windows that get direct sun for most of the day in the summer as you can keep them closed through those peak sunlight hours to keep your home several degrees cooler.