The ABC’s of Decorating….T is for Terrific Window Treatment Tips!
by ipdesign |
February 16th, 2011 |
Strictly speaking, windows, along with walls, floors and ceilings, form the “shell” of any room. Your windows may be treated to blend unobtrusively into the background, or take center stage in your room’s design. However you chose to treat your windows, they are really a decorating opportunity to help you set your room’s mood and style.
Before you look into the wide range of possibilities, analyze your window needs and determine just what you want your window beauty treatment to do. Here are some terrific window treatment tips to help you along in the process.
Want to hide an unattractive view without shutting out sunlight? Why not try framing your windows with beautiful printed or textured sheer side panels?
Add some splash! Try accenting your window treatments with tiebacks, fringe or beads. It’s not only a clever way to get an even more custom look, but will add a splash of the unexpected to your design.
Add some drama! Decorative rods, brackets and finials have expanded dramatically and beautifully in today’s marketplace. From wood, to metal, to unusual materials, today’s rod choices are varied, unlimited and gorgeous!
Large Room? Small Windows? By extending your window treatment side panels and top treatments beyond the edges of small windows, your room will actually appear just a bit larger and more expansive.
Small Room? Small Windows? Try to keep your window treatment design, and color simpler in style. You’ll definitely find that your room will tend to appear larger.
Scrumptious Side Panels! Consider framing the beauty of your windows with scrumptious side panels. From silks, to tapestries, to sheer fabrics, side panels truly add beauty, flair and excitement to any window design.
Shady Shades! Never before have Roman shades been as popular as they are today! These beauty shades provide privacy in the most decorative of ways!