French doors with sidelights add elegance and charm to homes like gently separating rooms, hallways, porches or decks with paneled window panels that provides privacy without blocking visual access. They are difficult to dress without hiding beauty of their design and making them difficult to open and close. Curtains, blinds and shutters are common treatments for French doors, but certain styles of curtains work equally well. These styles of curtains normally cover glass of a French door and leave wood and hardware exposed.
Fix at bottom and top and in a flat position against glass. Tied on both sides and decorative wrap at center. French doors with sidelights with lace curtains are made of nylon, lace or other translucent fabrics that let light filter through. Fabric used for curtain panels is thicker and blocks more light, providing more privacy than shears. Some decorators match panels or curtains of French doors to upholstery of sofas and chairs in adjoining rooms.
French doors with sidelights that open onto a porch or terrace can be decorate with traditional floor-to-ceiling curtains. These are normally install on walls on both sides of doors instead of on doors themselves. Curtains of light, luminous fabrics are often hanging from rings strung on straight curtain rods. And then tied with ribbons or sashes. Those made of insulating or heavy cloth commonly attached to follow systems and controlled by ropes and strips.