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Window Treatment Trends and Options

by emily

in Design & Trends, Furniture, Interior Design, Interior Design

Dressing the windows in the home is an important element, often putting the finishing touch on the decor of a room. There are so many options available to you for window treatments.

It is essential to consider the specific needs of the space and what function you need from chosen window treatments. Are they there to provide privacy, filter light or merely for decorative purposes?

If you are furnishing a new home or redecorating, you’ll need to consider what you want on your windows. We look at some of your options.

Roman shades

These are different and a little more special than roller shades in that it folds in on itself creating a neat stack with plenty of visual interest. It is very popular to use these shades in kitchens and bathrooms where you often don’t need the entire window covered.

Blinds

Blinds are an excellent way to bring some natural texture into a room by using wood, bamboo or rattan. These are often layered with curtains to create a layered feel. The blinds can be used to block light and add privacy as needed while the curtains soften the look.

Curtains

Solid blocks of colour, printed patterns and long, vertical stripes. There are so many options now when it comes to choosing curtains. You are sure to find the exact colour to complement your decor. Curtains have recently been upgraded with the addition of contrasting ribbon trims or tassel fringes for additional texture. Also consider layering sheer curtains underneath to achieve a visually interesting feel while adding additional privacy.

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Frosted

Ideal for letting light into a room while obscuring an unappealing view or remaining private, frosted windows are particularly popular for bathrooms. You can choose a simple opaque look or have a pattern etched into the glass. The easier options include frosting film or spray.

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