For me, curtains are the home decorating equivalent of a good t-shirt or an eyebrow wax. The former because I never think to buy (or spend money on) them and the latter because they can be so transformative. They also seem to be a sign of a "grown-up" home. Pottery Barn is currently running a promotion where drapes are 15% off. Since I haven't had much luck recently with my old standby, Country Curtains, I may have to give these a try:
A lot of aquaintances on Facebook seem to have custom drapes, but I am really not there yet- baby steps!