Quick Tip #49: How to Make Curtains Hang Nice & Straight

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Many high priced drapery panels come with weights in the corner, and for good reason. Weighted panels hang straighter and neater and don't wrinkle as easily. To achieve the look for less, try placing a few COINS in each corner of your curtains. Many panels will already have a small pocket there; if not, use scissors and cut a simple slit.