Hunter Douglas Everwood® Alternative Wood Blinds
Hunter Douglas Everwood® Alternative Wood Blinds

Plan Your Custom Drapery Project

Looking to add some “wow factor” to your room? Custom draperies and side panels do just that, allowing you to personalize your window fashions with the fabric, pattern, and style that’s completely unique to you. Versatility is the key when it comes to custom fabric. Whether you’re looking for a simple valance or floor to ceiling drapery panels, your new fabric window covering project will add beauty, warmth, and style to your room. At The Shutter Guy serving the Charleston area, our experienced designers will work with you to create your custom draperies.

The key to a successful drapery project is in the planning. Working with a designer to plan out your project will save you time and money. Let’s walk through the steps below.

What will your drapery do for you?

Drapery serves a purpose. What is the main function of your drapery?

  • Privacy
  • Light control
  • Insulation
  • Frame the window
  • Decoration
  • Movable or stationary
  • Left draw, right draw, center draw

How will your drapery look?

There are hundreds of fabrics, colors, styles, hardware, etc. to choose from. What are your color and fabric preference?

  • Primary color?
  • Secondary color?
  • Accent colors?

Custom fabric window treatments can tie together any decorating style or theme. What is your decorating style?

  • Contemporary
  • Traditional
  • Modern
  • Cottage

Considering our fabric and pattern selection, there are truly hundreds of different options for your drapery. To get us started down the right path, what style drapery are you considering?

  • Pinch pleat
  • Grommet
  • Rod pocket
  • Tie top
  • Top ring

The size of your window, as well as the wall and overall room, makes a difference in your drapery design. How long do you want your draperies?

  • Hitting the floor or sill
  • Puddling on the floor

How your new drapery project is mounted affects its look and function. Where is your drapery going to be mounted?

  • Above the frame
  • Wider than the fame so the draperies mount off the window

Will your custom drapes standalone or work with blinds existing blinds ad shades?

  • Drapery is the primary window covering
  • Drapery will complement existing blinds and shades

Custom Drapery in Charleston, SC

Serving the greater Charleston area, the window treatment professionals at the Shutter Guy are trained to assist you in the selection of the right treatment for YOUR windows! Our knowledgeable and experienced staff knows how to ask the right questions to ensure your new window treatments exceed your expectations. Contact us to schedule a consultation, and be sure to check out our Calling Out Cancer program to see how a percentage of your purchase with us goes toward cancer support and research.

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