How to Install Curtain HoldbacksLook at the window treatment that covers your windows. …Make a pencil mark on one side of the window where you want to set the curtain holder. …Measure the location of the curtain holdback from the bottom of the floor on the side you marked and repeat on its opposite side and make a mark.More items…
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How do you hang a curtain holdback?
Curtain holdbacks can be ties attached to hardware, hook-shaped or medallions on posts. Look at the window treatment that covers your windows. If the drapes fall to the floor, you may want to put your metal holdbacks in the middle of the panel or window — or lower for a long swagged look.
How do you hang drapery with tiebacks?
Slide the drapery holdbacks around the curtains and hold the tiebacks in place against the wall. Have a friend hold the curtains in position as you step away from the window to check how the curtains drape from the tiebacks. Adjust the holdbacks up or down to get different looks.
What are the different types of curtain holdbacks?
Modern curtain holdbacks are gorgeous and practical for drawing back curtains and letting sunshine through windows. The two main types of holdbacks are ombre and embrace style, and both require installation. If you are looking to avoid installation, then you can always opt for rope, bead, or magnetic tiebacks.
Are curtain holdbacks necessary for patio doors?
While not absolutely necessary for any window, curtain tiebacks quickly and easily change the appearance of the window treatment. If the curtains cover a patio door, the drapery holdbacks serve the function of moving the curtain out of the way so there is easy access to the door. Installation of curtain holdbacks is a simple process.