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How to make a hem with a heat -upper tape?
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How to make a hem with a heat -upper tape?

Our curtains are available in 2 heights: 1 standard height of 280cm and 1 large height of 350cm. The standard for ceiling height varies between 2.50 meters (recent accommodation) and 2.80 meters for older housing, with a few exceptions (noble floor of Haussmann or Loft buildings). Impossible not to find the size of suitable curtains: the height of our curtains being adjustable using a thermocoling tape provided with each curtain/sheer. Make a hem to your curtain up to your choice, the finish is perfect, seamless to make!   Discover all our drapes and watches   Prepare your curtain or veiling for the hem Before carrying out the hem, we advise you to iron your curtain to defeat it with the folds that could have created in the packaging, then to suspend a few days to allow the material to relax.A first machine washing or a first dry interview can also shrink the curtain, especially if it is made up of natural fibers (linen, wool, cotton, etc.). Prefer a first interview before making a hem or add a few centimeters to the hem to anticipate a possible narrowing.   Make a hem with the thermocollant strip   There are two types of heat -upper ribbon: one with protective paper, thicker, it is mainly used for curtains, the other without protective paper, finer, it is particularly suitable for veiling. The installation technique is slightly different depending on the type of heat -upper tape.   With paper - Decide the height of your hem - Make an iron with an iron at the desired height - Place the ribbon at the bottom of the curtain, glue on the back of the fabric. - Pass the strip using the iron then remove the protective paper - then fold the fabric to the desired height...

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How to put your curtain rod?
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How to put your curtain rod?

You chose The curtain rod Ideal but you wonder How correctly place a curtain rod ? Follow the leader ! If you don't know how to choose your curtain rod, Consult our article on this.  A set of curtain rod Generally consists of a bar, two supports and two tips.     Discover our curtain rods.   For a wall fixing For an optimal rendering, the curtain rod must be placed between 10 cm and 15 cm above the window. To facilitate its opening, we generally pose The curtain rod On two supports fixed a few centimeters from each of the amounts of the window. We will leave then The curtain rod exceed 20 cm on each side of the supports. Depending on the space you have, these indications can be adjusted. For fixing to the ceiling For an optimal rendering, the curtain rod must also be placed on two supports fixed on the ceiling, on each side of the window, at ten centimeters of the amount. In order to facilitate its opening, we want to be careful to fix the rod 15 cm from the window approximately. Finally, we always leave The curtain rod exceed 20 cm on each side of the supports. Consult our othersAdvice & decor tips.Do you want to discover all our new features?See you on thee-shop.

Curtain sizes guide
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Curtain sizes guide

The ready-to-place curtains Madura are available in 3 widths: 145 cm, 200 cm and 350 cm. In order to know which size of curtain is best suited to your need, measure first the length of the rod.If the rod is laid by applying on the wall, or ceiling, it must ideally exceed 20 to 30 cm on each side of the window.The more the rod can overcome from the window more the opening of it will be facilitated. If the rod is placed between two walls, measure the space between the two walls. The width of the curtains must represent 1.5 to 2.0 times the length of the rod. For a lightweight fabric or veil, the width can reach 2.5 times the length of the rod.The choice of the width of the curtain is a function of the length of the rod but also the desired aesthetic rendering.The greater the amplitude of the curtain, the more the rendering will be frucked if it is a gallon head, or corrugated if it is an eyelet head.   Curtains ready to ask Madura Two curtains per window Length of the rod Rideau Madura 140 cm to 200 cm 2 curtains of 145 cm 200 cm to 280 cm 2 curtains of 200 cm 280 cm to 470 cm 2 curtains of 350 cm   A curtain per window Length of the rod Rideau Madura 100 cm to 140 cm 1 curtain of 200 cm 140 cm to 230 cm 1 curtain of 350 cm   Some models of the Madura range are available in standard height 280 cm and high of 350 cm for the noble floors, lofts and architect houses!For high height curtains, it is recommended to use a curtain lance to facilitate the opening and closing of the curtains.The rod...

Why add a lining to your curtains?
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Why add a lining to your curtains?

Adding a lining to your curtains is not compulsory, but since they have many advantages, we can only advise them to you. We explain to you why and how to double your curtains.   A lining to hide   Have you cracked for a rather fine and light curtain, which allows you to sift the light, but you want to make the darkness in your room? Nothing too complicated: opt for a lining! Lastly placed your curtain thanks to a double support, it is the perfect alliance to make a curtain blackout. They are particularly indicated For the windows of your rooms, to extend the nights and preserve the sleep of the whole family. Discover all our liners   A lining to isolate   The lining also has the advantage of protecting you from cold and hot. It will protect you from the cold in winter by barrier to air currents, while it will keep you away from the stifling heat in summer by reflecting the sun's rays. The liners also offer protection against noise pollution. They protect you from noise, thanks to their thickness and their insulating coating and transform your interior into a real haven of calm and peace.   A lining to protect your curtains   The lining has the advantage of protecting your curtains from external aggressions, and in particular UVs. Their fibers and their pigments, sometimes sensitive to light, are thus preserved. Your curtains gain longevity. The liners are highly recommended for curtains and vessels in natural materials such as flax and hemp, because they are particularly fragile. The same goes for lively colors curtains. Discover all our liners   A lining to enhance your curtains   The liners offer fine and light curtains to gain weight. They thus have a heavier fall, a more marked...

Associate and harmonize colors
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Associate and harmonize colors

Start by defining a color that will serve you as a basis: for that, inspire you from the decoration of your interior.Once this color is chosen, there are several possibilities:Declining this color by opting for a décor in a shadow: Stop your choice for example on a blue curtain and decide an associated decoration in tones of more sustained or clearer blues associated with beige, sand and gray.Advantage: No false note, an elegant and timeless interior that will delight lovers of natural and classic atmospheres.Adopt contrasting decoration by matching this color with its complementary.The complementary colors are those that are opposite in the chromatic circle: red and green, orange and blue, yellow and purple.For example stop your choice on a blue curtain and wake up your interior by combining cushions in orange gradients.Advantage: A bright and dynamized interior that will carry the adhesion of amateurs of design and nomadic atmosphere.Focus on colorful decoration without being high in color by combining your base color with an associated color.The associated colors are those located side by side in the chromatic circle.Choose for example a blue curtain and harmonize your interior by choosing colors in purple and raspberry pink tones.Advantage: An interior while in harmony and sweetness that will seduce serene ambience lovers.Golden Rule: For successful decoration, never choose more than 4 different colors: play rather on tone gradients.

Store Boat or Venetian?
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Store Boat or Venetian?

The boat blinds and Venetian blinds adapt to all windows or bays to sift or hide the outside light. With a width of 45, 60, 80, 100, 120 or 150 cm, their height is modular up to 220 cm. Boat storeThe boat blind exists in different tissues (linen, cotton, polyester, obscure fabric). It filters the light according to the material chosen and therefore the degree of brightness desired.Play on the material and color according to the decoration of your interior and the room to which the awning is intended. Tayent, he will decorate the living room and let the light pass. Occulting, it will protect you with prying eyes for a plus cocoon atmosphere suitable for a room or bathroom.The boat blind can be indifferently attached to the wall or ceiling, and even hidden in the formwork of a roller shutter. The horizontal folds are formed when rushing the blind using the draw cord. VENETIAN BLINDModern and design, it dresses the different rooms of the house. In wood, it offers a warm look and will find its place in stay or in the kitchen. Aluminum, it is perfect for the bathroom.To adjustable slats to adjust the entrance of light, it is not necessary to raise it or lower it. Slides can also be removed (down) to adapt the blind to the exact height of the window.

What curtain for which room?
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What curtain for which room?

Depending on the room, needs are changing and some curtains are more suitable than others. For the room, choose a veil or curtain with soft colors with possibly an obscuring lining so as not to rise up with the sun.For the living room, so that you can enjoy the sun while preserving your privacy, we advise to combine curtains and sheers with a double rod. In the evening, the curtains will protect you from the cold and give a warm atmosphere to your interior. For the kitchen, choose a daily wear-resistant curtain. The bises bises (or glazing veils) find an ideal place in this room to sift the light on a small width window. Think also about boat or Venetian blinds that can secure without ailling on your windows and whose height is modular. Similarly for the bathroom, in order to be able to more easily maintain your curtains in the face of moisture, we recommend curtains and polyester veils: low water and wear-resistant material, it can be Machine washed.

Curtain or curtain?
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Curtain or curtain?

Curtains and sheers differ by their appearance and by their use. The curtains, in thick fabric, are also decorative as indispensable because they make it possible to isolate oneself as the light like from the outside temperature. Play on patterns, materials and colors to dress your windows and customize your interior.The sheers, in light and transparent fabric, sifted the light without hiding it completely. They bring to your home a decorative touch both discreet and elegant and allow you to guarantee your privacy. Thanks to the double rods, you can both dress your window of a veil to enjoy the light of the day while preserving your privacy, and a curtain in the evening to protect you from the cold. To ensure total opacity and protect your UV-ray curtains, we recommend that you double your curtains with an obscuring lining.

An adjustable cover to any type of chair?
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An adjustable cover to any type of chair?

Adaptable to any type of chair, play on colors and materials to create atmosphere effects. MONTANA Suede Aspect Collection For winter, or pampa cotton for the summer, Madura chair covers bring a warm touch to your living room or dining room and will also unify your foray or damage chairs.For comfort and outfit, complete your purchase by a chair cover interior. It allows a height gain on low back and gives a more contemporary shape to your chair.The hollow fold chair covers fit on any type of standard chair. If the chair is a little too small, it is better to add a chair cover inside to get a better outfit.Adjustable chair covers can adapt to back heights up to 54 cm.

A material for an atmosphere
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A material for an atmosphere

For a natural and zen atmosphereFor a natural and zen atmosphere, opt for natural fiber tissues, cotton or linen: soft and light, they will help shape a charm, soft, warm cocoon. They will also adapt to contemporary interiors. Natural materials react: UV, heat (electric), withdrawal: it is necessary to maintain them.For a bohemian and romantic atmosphereFor a bohemian and romantic atmosphere, privilege an ethnic and silk aspect that will bring refinement and elegance to your room. For baroque and boudoir atmospheresFor baroque and boudoir atmospheres, stop on our damask effects: sublimated by the gloss contrast of the fabric, the patterns stand out in all their brilliance and enhance the fineness of your decoration. The Montana fabric   The Montana fabric, a key collection of Madura that combines the elegance of the suede aspect with ease of maintenance. Declined in curtains, cushions, storage boxes and bed linen, it will bring a touch of heat and design to your interior. Synthetic fibers can also be a good choice in terms of maintenance and ironing. Choose the polyester for its durability, its low-wrinkled effect and machine maintenance ease. Opt for the lightness of acrylic, or for viscose, for its gloss and softness, without the need for ironing.