By BiSM1LLah-empiritrage. Window Treatment. At Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:32:44 AM.
Window treatments should facilitate looking out of the window from within the room and prevent or hamper looking inside the room. This can be achieved by the proper shades, coverings and shutters. While ventilation is unaffected the view from the window is enhanced while privacy is maintained. Choosing the right blinds for the purpose will go a long way in decorating the inside of the house while maintaining privacy as well. The kind of blinds chosen for privacy will depend on the kind of house and where the window is facing.
Other window treatment ideas for overly bright rooms are curtains with heavy fabrics and dark colors. Such curtains coupled with the valances complete the whole look of the window treatments. Heavy shutters can also enhance the look of the windows drastically. The various shutter styles suitable for the purpose are raised panel or colonial style. Rolling blinds are available in various printing designs, semi-light filtering and black-out type and these also give a new look to the windows. The rolling shutters can be placed both inside or outside the house and can be decorative due to the use of different colors or materials such as bamboo. Awnings are a common choice for highly lit rooms. The positive point in the case of awnings is that the window treatment ideas which make use of awnings allow breeze to come inside while keeping the sun out.
When looking into different window treatments it is important to think about the room. Are you designing the treatments around existing decor or completely renovating? Here is a tip to consider when using a light filtering blind as part of a window treatment layer to create a combination of treatments to soften the blinds and add flair. This can be done pairing a floor length sheer and drape or by adding a colorful valance.