Windows are one of the most important parts of any home. A window can help show off a beautiful view, bring in light and allow air to circulate inside. It’s important to have the right window treatments for all the windows in your home. Blinds are a useful addition to any room. Blinds help block out unwanted light fully. They also help the homeowner control the exact amount of light that gets into any room. Effective window treatments such as curtains are a must. Good window treatments can add color, an extra layer of warmth and make the room feel like well decorated and welcoming.
Just like blinds, window treatments are available in many colors. Buyers can find curtains in nearly any shade of the rainbow. It’s a good idea to pick out curtains that mesh well with the existing colors in the room as well as the color of the blinds. Darker colors such as deep browns and greens pair well with darker colored blinds. Lighter colors like white and beige also work well with lighter colored blinds. At the same time, curtains can be a great way to help contrasting color and drama to any room. Pair deep red curtains with creamy white blinds for a look that is striking and unique.
Another important factor when thinking about curtains for the blinds is the kind of fabric used. Curtains come in many fabrics from silk to wool to cotton. A room that gets a lot of sun can benefit from window treatments that are lighter to help keep heat to a minimum. Thin cotton is a good choice for the curtains here. Cotton works well with many types of blinds including metal blinds and wood blinds. For a luxurious touch, consider high-end fabric choices. Silk curtains work well in rooms with upscale furnishings. Pair thick silk curtains with custom made blinds for a look that is all about classic elegance and high style.
The ultimate goal should be to create an end product in each room in your home that is thoughtful and truly well put together. Choose the window treatments for each room carefully. A formal dining room with lots of dark wood furnishings may require a different set of curtains than a kitchen that gets a lot of light each day.
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