When you add in a curtain that is darker in color it will block light from coming in. By doing this you will be making a room look smaller. This is great if you have a big room but not a lot of furniture. The same is true in the opposite manner when you place in a light colored curtain. It can bring in more light and a room can seem bigger.Choosing the colors that you want your new curtain to be will be easy or hard. It will depends on what you have in the room already and what all you want to change. If your planning on leaving the room pretty much the same, but only changing curtains and a few other things. Pick something that will not clash with your current theme of decoration.Many people will experiment with different materials and make curtains. This will create a unique look at times that will add a lot into a room. Think of something that you love a material that isn't too heavy hopefully. But even if you make curtains from a heavy material they can still look great in your room.You can change the style of a room by changing those curtains. However, you shouldn't distract from the current theme you have up. Adding in a modern looking curtain with designs that are geometric will work nicely with a contemporary room. Usually people will not think of changing curtains when they redecorate a room. It's possible that the curtains hanging up in your home have been there for years. And possibly they have been up through many times of redecorating. Change your curtains and experiment with colors and textures.When you get a curtain that has a texture on it, the room will seem completely different. No silk or something like that but a curtain that has real texture to it. Something that when you look at it you can almost feel it on your fingertips. Even a unique look with buying a material that a curtain would not be made from unless you do it yourself. Think of texture and color when you head out shopping.When you change curtains in a room be creative and experiment with colors and textures. Or change the shape of a room by making it look bigger or smaller with different colors. Just ensure that your choice of color and material will fit into the room well. You don't want anything that will pull away people's attention from everything else in the room. Making your own curtains is a fantastic way to be creative, but also to save money. Because when you get curtains in a store, you will find they can be a bit costly.