Your home décor should start with your window treatments!
Whether you want your décor to focus on your windows or seek less emphasis on your windows, your window coverings are your starting point. Once you know what décor you will use on your windows you can continue with the rest of your room.
You see, windows are an integral and noticeable part of the room
and they will need some type of covering or treatment sooner or later.
You need to make sure the window covering blends with the rest of the
room (or that the room blends with the window décor).
Even if you decide to leave your windows bare, this decision must be made BEFORE you start decorating.
Now let’s see, what is a window treatment?
Is it just something that covers the window?
Or is it something that decorates the window?
No, it is much more than that.
You can use window treatments not only to provide a function for your window, it can be used to enhance and add value to the window. Turning your window from just another necessary element into something more.
You see, your windows are a very important part of your home. They provide an opening to the world bringing in sunlight and air. They also provide a view to the outside.
But unfortunately these are not the only things that come along with windows. Very often, they are also an opening from the world to us, bringing in prying eyes, noise, harmful UV-rays, glaring sunlight, heat, or cold.
While it is true that some windows have a nice view to look out to, not all of them do. Some are oddly-shaped or simply not good-looking. Others are not properly aligned or disproportionate to the room.
Even if it looks glamorous and has a splendid view, you sometimes need to block that view to protect you from the glaring sun or to get some privacy. You want to be able to switch from privacy and sun-control to sunlight and view, easily how you want and when you want.
How can that be done without spoiling the architecture of your window?
On the other hand, some windows just need that little extra décor to liven them up (and your whole room).
Window treatments will answer all of these problems and more.
Considering that windows cover 20-40% of a room, decorating them is not only like adding some jewelry but it is crucial to your whole room décor.
Whether you have one simple window to decorate or many architectural windows to cover, let The Window Treatment Expert guide you with accurate information and intuitive ideas for window decorating and everything around it.
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Dec 07, 14 05:16 PM
A quick and easy way to cover your sidelights. Just put one rod on top and one on the bottom and your all set to hang up your sidelight curtains.
Nov 18, 14 01:25 PM
Question: I have two groups of 5 windows along a common wall in my living room. Each group is slightly recessed from a large overall window frame. Within
Oct 22, 14 09:30 PM
Honeycomb shades are a great idea for sidelight window treatment. These sidelight blinds come in bottom-up lifting system and top-down/bottom-up style and match to our door window shades.