Whenever people move into a new space or a new home, the first thing they get set doing is redesigning the space. After all, coming in to a new home can be a lot of fun, but can also be a lot of work. If not done correctly, your design ideas will leave you with a home that just does not sit quite right, taking your home from being your personal sanctuary to becoming a place where the energy just does not feel quite right. This is why it is important to get started on the right foot, and why the window treatment experts at House of Blinds can be really helpful in getting you off on the right foot with your design ideas. They know what is in style in your area and can help you truly make the best possible decisions for your space and with your existing fabrics and tastes. Here are a few ways to add a bit of glamour and pizzaz to your home with your window treatments:
- Floor to ceiling draperies: Of all the window treatment designs available, nothing quite gives off the air of glamour and elegance like a floor to ceiling window treatment. With a beautiful neutral tone that goes with just about any upholstery, you can give a room a dramatic look. Try incorporating a Greek design on the valance to add that extra flair of drama, then curl up in an arm chair with your favorite translation of Homer’s Odyssey.
- Heavy brocade curtains: If you have a room that is already steeped in charm, then you want to make sure that your window coverings only add to this feeling. A great way to ensure that this is the case is to match the tones, but add a little something in the window coverings. For example, if your formal dining room is a light blue in color, try going with draperies that have that same hue but with a bit of shimmer of silver. Most of all, with areas that have large windows, make sure the natural light has an opportunity to make an appearance. Sheer shades have been popular this season and can serve the dual purpose of letting in light while also giving off a certain air of elegance and power.
- Simple curtains: While shades, sheers, blinds, and shutters are all wonderful window treatments to utilize, simple curtains especially in outdoor areas can provide a relaxing atmosphere for an exterior area. For example, if you have a screened in porch, try hanging a curtain rod and simple floor to ceiling curtains to add privacy and a feeling of comfort in the outdoor space.
- Layer curtains: It has become particularly popular to layer different kinds of window treatments in order to produce a certain look. In particular, sheers paired with bold and contemporary patterns can give you a sort of dissonance that gives a room a lot of energy. Plus, move the sheers and curtains around to play with the lighting in the room depending on your mood or the season!