If you want to be gender specific then think curtains with prints of cars, airplanes, trucks, cranes, animals, trains for boys. For girls its prints of mermaids, fairies, princesses, dolls, puppies, kittens that make nice window accessories. Blue for boys and pink for girls is the usual color chosen but you can pick any bright color like yellows, oranges, and light green, white with bright prints and so on.
First, you need to decide what style of curtain rod you want. What kind of curtains are you going to use? If you want to go with a tabbed curtain or are going to use rings, round curtain rods are best so the curtains slide easily. If the curtains are going to be stationary, you might want to use a more decorative rod, such as a twisted rod or rope style rod. If the rod is not going to show, keep it simple with a round rod.
Which child can resist a Winnie the Pooh, Thomas the Tank Engine, Noddy, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Tom and Jerry, Dora, and host of other cartoon characters. Many children have a few favorites but most don't mind as long as it is a character that they can relate to from their TV shows or comic books. So, curtains with any of these characters are sure to resonate with your children.
When moving to a new house there are so many essential objects that you need to buy in order to be able to live there, that the curtains are probably somewhere at the end of the list, if they are on the list at all. But make no mistake, curtains have very important functions in our homes: whey keep prying eyes out of your personal space, they block sunbeams making your room a veritable sauna, they stop flies and other flying insects coming in through the open window and last but not as a negligible fact: they give your home a nice, cozy appearance, a familiar look that says "somebody lives and loves and is happy here". Also, curtains are a sure way to distinguish your familiar, intimate space from a professional but cold and rigid office or waiting room. And if we're on the decorative aspects, let's mention how curtains are one of the cheapest way to boost up your spaces: get some vivid colors, be bold on shapes and patterns, tie them up in a creative way and you've got your room a brand new look.
Net curtains. Net curtains are back in fashion, and should no longer be associated with fusty, old-fashioned interiors. Plain white, thin net curtains make a room appear more elegant, and from a practical side, stop people peering into your living room. If you prefer patterns, it's advisable to keep it minimal, or focussed only on the bottom half of the curtain. Patterns such as leaves and flowers are usually preferred, as they serve as a connection between the outside and inside space.
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