Cyber Monday Brings Great Home Décor Gifts to Metropolis Iron!

  Happy Cyber Monday!  Holiday gift buying is in full swing and we are still worn out from Black Friday, but are so excited about all the great gifts that you can find this holiday season at for the home décor lover in your life!  Our drapery medallions, address plaques and corbels make wonderful […]

The Timelessness of Wrought Iron

Home designing with wrought iron is brings strength, beauty, and timelessness to any home décor situation.  The plethora of interior design items with wrought iron includes amazing styles and designs to bring sophistication to your rooms, walls and outdoors. Obtainable in various shapes, dimensions, styles and designs wrought iron is commonly used in home décor […]

Drapery Medallions for Massive Windows

With home designs changing, the drapery hardware  industry has had to evolve and change to fit the needs of homeowners and interior designers.  One of the biggest trends we’ve seen at Metropolis Iron is large windows including 2 and 3 story windows and windows that take up entire walls and leave little room for hanging […]

Creative Ways to Display Stationary Drapery Panels

One of the complaints that we often hear from professional Interior Designers is about the difficulty they have finding stylish drapery rods for stationary drapery panel designs.  Using drapery medallions to hang stationary drapery panels is the most common solution to this issue.  However, we wanted to provide other solutions for interior designers, drapery workrooms […]

Curtain Treatments for Multiple Windows

Do you have one really long window, or a group of windows side by side, such as sliding or French doors?  Wide windows can keep a room bright and showcase a gorgeous view, but they can also make you feel overwhelmed when you think about window treatments for them.  Here are important considerations to note […]

Drapery Hardware for Outdoor Living Areas

Outdoor living spaces add an elegant and luxurious area to your home.   Patios, lanais, porches and gazebos offer relaxing areas to unwind and entertain.  Outdoor curtains displayed with outdoor drapery rods or outdoor drapery medallions will make your lanai or porch more inviting to relax in as they provide added privacy and tranquility. They are […]

Drapery Hardware Terms

There are so many elements to a complete drapery hardware sets.  There are finials, drapery medallions, drapery rods, drapery rings and more.  Not sure what drapery hardware will work best for your specific design idea? Or better yet, do you have space restrictions?  Read on for easy to understand terminology for the most basic drapery […]

How Do I Mount My Drapery Rod?

Last week our blog explored the parts of a complete drapery rod set.  This week we will dive into the different mounting positions of the drapery brackets that will hold the drapery rods.  The type of mounting you need for a drapery rod depends on many factors including the space in which you are mounting […]

The Elements of a Complete Drapery Rod Set

Last week our blog compared the two options for hanging decorative window treatments; drapery medallions, and drapery rods.  Today we’d like to introduce you to the elements of a complete drapery rod set. Drapery Rod:   The drapery rod is the main part of a drapery rod set. Next week we will be discussing the different […]