Darken curtins

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Can you place darken, or climate control curtains behind lace curtains of the same color, and make them look good? I love the country look of my lace curtains, but they let in too much light, and glare on my tv screen, even with my mini blinds. Im needing some ideas on what to do.

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  • Joy30150932 Joy30150932 on Mar 28, 2018
    As long as you have a double rod you can add another layer of drape. The lace curtain on one and a grommet drape on the other. The grommet drape is easy to close and you can close only one side if you need to.
    • Nancy Nancy on Mar 29, 2018
      thanks for taking the time to answer my question, and great input..have a blessed weekend!
  • Ah, a triple window treatment. I have that on a couple of my windows too but for different reasons. Install a double rod for the lace curtains and room darkening drapes and leave the mini blinds in place.
  • Wanda sinnema Wanda sinnema on Mar 28, 2018
    Yes, you can. Several ways to do it. Usually they go over the sheer lace allowing the lace remained closed for some light while the darkening ones are open for the day time, closed at night. For your situation, I'd buy new mini-blinds.. Unless you really want drapery. Some are metal, they keep out more light. Openings are smaller on better quality ones or custom. Some are listed as room darkening, others as light filtering..
  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Mar 28, 2018
    Use contrast colour to the back of the lace otherwise you will loose the effect. You can buy Blackout fabric..................
  • Reenaroc Reenaroc on Mar 28, 2018
    What ever you want to do. I think that would look amazing!!! If you sew you could even sew the lace right to them and only have to have one rod. I'm sure there are black out curtains that are rod pockets and not just the grommet kind.
  • Ro Ro on Mar 29, 2018
    try a damask, you get a lace look and a climate control at the same time

  • Connied804 Connied804 on Mar 30, 2018
    I'd go with a print black-out curtain with the lace cover. I love that mental image. The tie-backs could be ribbons.
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