- Apr 30, 2010   Updated: Jun 6 2011
You definitely won't want to cut the curtains in this cluster of creative curtain innovations. Curtains are essential decor for your home--how else would you get privacy or shut out the sun?

However, curtains these days can do more than disguise your windows. The curtain innovations in this list can save energy, change colors and give you a wonderful view of (fake) city lights.

Implications - There are even special curtains for you to hang outside, such as the mosquito curtains to keep the pesky bugs away. Just looking at these innovative curtains may have you thinking about doing a little redecorating! Whether you are geek or chic, there is a curtain made specifically to fit your style.

From Optical Illusion Curtains to Cascading Curtains: