Custom Curtains Blog

Which furnishings are worth the investment?

Thu 23 Nov 2017 Jordan Harling

We all love a bargain, a little bit of scrimping and saving goes a long way. But sometimes, it’s a wiser not to chase after the savings and instead invest in yourself. Sometimes this is true of your furniture, sometimes less so. That’s why we’re here today, to show you where to focus your moneysaving […]

Shop Balmoral To Win A Luxury Footstool

Fri 17 Nov 2017 Amy Kilvington

Tartan will never go out of style, especially in the home. This famous Scottish check has a classic appeal, bringing warmth, tradition and a touch of Celtic charm to your space. Its timeless look and feel is always in fashion! Here at Custom Curtains, we’ve a great range of checked curtains to suit every taste. The Fryetts Balmoral collection is […]

Luxury Brand Focus: Casadeco

Fri 27 Oct 2017 Amy Kilvington

Celebrated for its wide range of colours and fine attention to detail, Casadeco is an innovative, luxe market leader, and one of our favourite brands to offer here at Custom Curtains. Today, we want to tell you a little more about them… Texdecor was founded in 1974, and specialised in textile and vinyl wall coverings […]

New Collection: Butterfly Curtains

Tue 11 Apr 2017 Amy Kilvington

Our interior design team have launched a delightful new collection just in time for spring – Butterfly Curtains! Flutter into the new season with our sweet selection of butterfly-inspired curtains, perfect for creating a butterfly themed bedroom for your little one, beautifying your guest room for visitors, or even adding a touch of enchantment to […]

Valentine’s Day Competition: Win a Hamper of Goodies!

Tue 31 Jan 2017 Amy Kilvington

Here at IGD, we’re all about sharing the love. And with the most romantic day of the year just around the corner, we think it’s about time to launch another competition. We’re offering our followers the chance to win a gorgeous hamper of Valentine’s Day treats. Within the hamper you’ll discover Guylian chocolates, Yankee candles […]

Jewel Tone Curtains For A Rich, Regal Room

Tue 20 Dec 2016 Amy Kilvington

This season we’re lusting over a palette that features sumptuous shades of rich purple, deep pink, vibrant green and royal blue. These eye-catching jewel tones channel opulence and festivity, perfect for injecting a regal warmth into your home for winter.  Proving that precious stones aren’t only for jewellery, jewel tones will give your space 30-carat […]

101 Donations: Gifting Handmade Blankets To Dogs Trust Leeds

Fri 18 Nov 2016 Amy Kilvington

For the last few months our wonderful Custom Curtains team have been donating their time and materials to making dozens of gorgeous blankets. Yesterday, we were so happy to visit the Dogs Trust Leeds branch to gift these handmade delights to the homeless pups… 101 Donations, to be precise! The scale of operations at Interior Goods […]

A Ghoulish Giveaway

Mon 31 Oct 2016 James Nuttall

We decided to get festive this Halloween with another fang-tastic giveaway over on Twitter! Our spooky seamstresses have weaved their mysterious magic over our fabulous fabric to create a cauldron that is positively bubbling over with candy! We are giving our followers on Twitter the opportunity to win this cauldron for their own home, simply […]

The Great British Bake Off Giveaway

Tue 11 Oct 2016 James Nuttall

If you are one of the millions of people who has been glued to the television every Wednesday night for the past few months, then we have a brand new, exclusive competition that you definitely won’t want to miss! Great British Bake Off fans everywhere will be delighted to hear of the latest contest we at […]

Interior Design: Psychology Of Colour

Thu 29 Sep 2016 James Nuttall

  Every colour in the spectrum has always had certain characteristics and traits affiliated with it; from our earliest education, we are taught that blue is cold, red is hot, yellow is sunny, and so on, and these associations have remained in our psyches to this day. These properties affect the way we view colour, […]

SS16 Tropical Trend: Bold Renditions vs. Subtle Twists

Fri 24 Jun 2016 Amy Kilvington

Summer 2016’s tropical trend is in full swing, and we’re very much enjoying seeing vibrant shades, botanical prints and exotic accents flourish across the jungle of interior design. This time of year is all about fun and discovery, and by injecting a touch of tropical into your home, you can create a colourful haven that’s […]

Curtains for British Flowers Week

Wed 15 Jun 2016 James Nuttall

The UK is celebrating British Flowers Week and so are we! This week-long celebration acknowledges all that is great about British flowers, particularly the British cut flower industry. We at Custom Curtains are marking the event in our own way by showcasing some of our fabulously floral curtains! We are proud to have a long […]

SYW: Curtains For Living Rooms

Thu 9 Jun 2016 James Nuttall

In the second edition of our Styling Your Windows series, we are bringing the focus to the original and classiest of all furnishings, curtains. The sweeping grace and flow of curtains make them a beautiful and sophisticated addition to any room in the home, but for this series we have chosen to explore the many […]

Styling Your Windows – Coming Soon

Fri 29 Apr 2016 James Nuttall

It’s been a while since Custom Curtains brought you a blog article, but now we can reveal that it’s because we have been locked away, working hard on our brand new blog series, which we are so excited to finally be able to unveil to you in the coming weeks. This fresh innovation is our […]

Get Crafty This Easter

Mon 21 Mar 2016 James Nuttall

Over the three days of Easter, Custom Curtains is furnishing you with three separate seasonal activities to get stuck into over the long weekend. This time, we haven’t limited ourselves to just fabric-based creativity, for Easter we’ve even put our chef’s hats on, and we will be showing you how to make your very own […]

A Personal Touch For Mother’s Day

Fri 4 Mar 2016 James Nuttall

Well, it’s Mother’s Day tomorrow and we are certain that many of you are still looking for the perfect gift to get your dear old mum! This year, why not try adding a more personal touch to your gift by giving her something handmade? We aren’t talking about a ‘World’s Best Mum’ mug or a […]

Merry Christmas from Custom Curtains!

Thu 24 Dec 2015 James Nuttall

The team here at Custom Curtains would like to take a moment to wish you all a Happy Christmas. Thank you for reading our blog posts and for ordering hundreds of bespoke blinds and curtains throughout 2015. We look forward to delivering the same level of service to you in 2016, as well as bringing […]

Make your own fabric Christmas baubles

Tue 22 Dec 2015 James Nuttall

Custom Curtains recently ran a competition for one of our lucky customers to win a unique set of one of a kind Christmas baubles, made from four of our very own fabrics. The prize was mailed to our lucky winner last week, but as this is the season of giving, we thought we would give […]

Get the Christmas look

Mon 14 Dec 2015 James Nuttall

Christmas is here at Custom Curtains. The tree is up in the web room and we are already placing odds on who we have got for our office secret Santa. The radio on the production floor is blaring out Christmas anthems for our seamstresses to hum along to while they create your curtains, and the […]

Send us a snap!

Tue 8 Dec 2015 James Nuttall

This festive season, Custom Curtains is giving you the opportunity to win a one of a kind prize. Our elves have been busy crafting a unique set of four baubles, each coated in a different fabric from our current Winter Collection, (pictured above and below). Yes, these exact same fabrics are the very ones which […]