Dramatic Drapery and Curtain Ideas (Pictures)

Curtain Call! 7 Dramatic Drapes

Alexis and Trevor Traina's lush green silk drapes make a dramatic focal point in the dining room of their San Francisco home.

Curtains and drapery tend to be the last thing we worry about when decorating; their effect is often overlooked. If you're willing to invest in it, drapery can be the most dramatic addition to a room. Select a busy pattern, a bright trim, or a rich material, or have a bespoke valance made with an unusual shape, and your windows will have a theatrical look in no time.

Come take a peek at seven dramatic drapes for a little decorating inspiration!