You can complement your home with curtains and blinds, they will add life and bring freshness and the clever part is that they can hide away many things, which you can only cover with paint. Selecting the right curtain is very important. Since, these require maintenance so you have to change them after sometime. Silk curtains look very beautiful since they are shiny and look very stylish. Velvet curtains give a vintage style and are a little difficult to maintain. Your living room is the most important place and most of the time; most of the houses have a big window. So, you can use a velvet curtain to cover it up since in the day time a lot of sunlight comes in that room. Therefore, if you want to take a nap in your living room or you have placed your flat screen and you want to create a cinema effect then you need velvet curtains. Blinds are another good alternative. A cheaper alternative, which can easily fit into your budget.Style your home with stylish classic or casual looking blinds. Readymade curtains are available in the market at a very affordable price. You can even change curtains for every season. The curtain rods are available in metal and in wood also. It depends on what is the color of the rest of the room. Wood rods looks very beautiful and metal looks good too and are practical more.If you want a long lasting structure then you go for metal curtain rods. Heavy red velvet curtains with golden curtain rods mostly imitate the Victorian style.On the other hand, you can also keep it simple by adding cotton curtains, which are easily washable, and you do not even need to give it to your dry cleaner. If you have kids then you don’t want long curtains, you can alter your curtains according to the size of your window. The better option is to use blinds since they are sized according to the window. The blinds can even roll up and looks very neat. The blinds though catch a lot of dust and needs to be replaced after sometime but since they are so affordable so it can be easily done.Some blinds are made of wood and looks very beautiful. The best part of using blinds in your home is this that they are coming with a lot of stylish textures and patterns. Therefore, there is a lot of variety. Blinds can block the sunlight more. Therefore, if you are planning to watch a movie in daytime by creating a cinema effect then you can easily do it with using blinds. After renovations, selecting curtains and blinds for your home is like icing on a cake.