Once you’ve got your windows installed, it’s time to dress them up with some window treatments. Whether you go with curtains, shades, blinds, or some combination, choosing a style and function that will fit your home and your windows are important. Before choosing which treatment to install, decide what is important to you. These treatments aren’t just for decoration purposes, but for functionality as well. If you’d like to keep out the effects of the outside temperature, there are window treatments that can help with that. Or if you’d like to keep a room dark in the morning and avoid rising with the sun, the right window treatment can take care of that too.
The roman shade offers a flexible, light, simple window covering. Depending on the shade and its material, it can offer temperature control as well as style.
For an elegant and soft look, try sheer curtains. These curtains will let in the sunlight, while still offering some protection. And if you like the look but prefer more covering, pair them with shade or blinds.
Floor Length Curtains
Dress up your windows with floor length curtains. These curtains make a fine finish to any window as they add a touch of sophistication to your decorating. With heavier curtains, this could be a good option for keep out daylight in the early morning hours.
If you’re going for a more rustic and fun look, try indoor shutters. Similar to outdoor shutters (but indoors), this window treatment is more of a statement and a great addition to a themed room.
Blinds and Curtains
Can’t decide between curtains and blinds? Pair the two for a perfect combination window treatment. Get the benefits of blocking out the outside light and temperature with shades and the beautiful decoration of curtains all in one.
A classic take on windows treatments—the honeycomb shade. These shades are extremely versatile and do their job of blocking out the outside world. When you angle them down, block any prying eyes from glimpsing in and when angled upwards they keep the sunshine from heating up your house.
Add a regal touch to your window treatment with some lambrequins. This detail will add a sort of Victorian and refined feel to your décor. Though they don’t serve much purpose for function, lambrequins add a lot of style.
Wood blinds have a lot of character. If you’re looking for more of a cozy cabin feel, try out some wood blinds. They are very efficient for temperature control.
Keep your house’s color and light within your control when you use solar shades. These shades come in a variety of styles and are very efficient in temperature control and protection against ultraviolet rays.
Woven Wood Shades
Woven wood shades give a nice urban look. These effortless shades go with many different styles. Their style and function have a nice and easy feel.