Decor PSA: Hang Curtains High & Wide

Elements of Style

When I came across this public service announcement regarding curtains, I had to smile. Though hanging curtains to the ceiling and wider than the window frame is a surefire way to make the walls look taller and the room airier, the prevalence of curtains hung just over the window is enough for interior designer Erin Gates to issue a statement on behalf of windows everywhere. Do you agree?

Check out Erin's full PSA with examples on Elements of Style.

Do you hang your curtains high & wide? Share in the comments!

MORE CURTAIN ADVICE ON APARTMENT THERAPY:
Hang Curtains from Ceiling or Below Border? Good Questions
Inspiration: Multi-Purpose Floor-to-Ceiling Drapes
Design Dare: Floor to Ceiling Drapes in a Bright Color?

(Images: 1. Elements of Style, 2. Elle Decor, 3. Living Etc via House to Home, 4. Ideal Home via House to Home, 5. Domino via Flickr, 6. Andrea Schumacher via Houzz)