Although often overlooked, curtains play a very important part in interior decoration, as they can positively transform a room’s ambience. For example, darker window coverings add a sombre, dignified note to any living space, while light, sheer curtains make a room seem brighter and more spacious. The color choice is also significant. Soft, warm shades create a sunny vibe, cooler tones help us unwind, and a shill, vibrant palette can really refresh a room, giving it a unique character. These rules apply to all rooms in your home, including the attic. If you have a sloping ceiling, chances are your attic windows are asymmetrical or of the skylight variety. Finding the right coverings for those might seem like an impossible task – but fear not! We have some amazing curtain ideas that go with every kind of window, and can transform your attic space into a cosy oasis.
Needles to say, regular curtain poles are not suitable for gable, dormer and skylight windows. Luckily, you can opt for short, individual curtain rods or rails. Attaching them to each separate wing of your window will ensure smooth opening and closing. Once you have taken care of the rods, you can pick the color and length of your curtains. If the attic room faces to the east, we advise you to pick longer, denser fabrics, which will protect you from the sun’s harsh rays in the morning. If it is north-facing, or there is a large building nearby that limits your light access, you should consider shorter, sheer or vibrantly colored curtains.
We have plenty of curtain ideas that will brighten up your attic
Nowadays the market is full of all all kinds of great window solutions. You can find virtually every color, pattern and length imaginable. This can make choosing the right curtains a lengthy process. Nevertheless, we hope that our article is useful and points you in the right direction. If you need some visual inspiration, take a look at our gallery below – we have over 40 gorgeous curtain ideas for every kind of attic room!
Pale, unobtrusive window coverings always look great
Lovely floor-length designs add effortless glamour
Why not go for a soft, romantic and classy look inspired by times gone by?
A beautiful, understated and classy solution for gable windows
Trendy curtains can create a lovely ambience in your child’s room
Dark hues can be a great choice for the windows in your living room
A characteristically minimalist Scandinavian interior, combining dark grey curtains, wooden elements and white textiles
Bright floral designs are a beautiful and refreshing idea and look great on sloping windows
Dark curtains create a classy, regal atmosphere, especially when combined with the right furniture
Here is a fun and unusual suggestion – floral sofa cushions and matching window coverings
If you don’t feel like attaching curtain rails to your sloping or skylight windows but nevertheless need some protection from the sun, you can always opt for blinds
Add some glamour to your bedroom with this eye-catching shimmering design