Friday, February 12, 2010

Window Treatments

Window treatments are quite important in the overall context of interior decoration. It is no longer a neglected aspect of home décor. There are plenty of options when it comes to choosing window treatments. Options range from blinds, cafe curtains to shutters, shades and other simple materials that can be used to decorate your window. So while you start thinking over right kind of window treatments, first check out the style and décor of your home.

Mini-blind is the most common window covering used in most of the houses. Advantages associated with mini-blind are availability of many colors and materials, different price range and tailored of your window. Whereas on the downside, mini-blinds easily collect dust and that makes them difficult to manage. You also need to keep in mind that these are sold in specific sizes so you must measure your window opening adequately.

How about window shade? Gone are days when people were forced to use plain white shades. Now window shades are available in plenty of colors and appear very stylish. One can always adjust the length of shades in accordance with measurements of the window. The best part about window shades is that they are easy to manage and clean.

Many people prefer to go for balloon curtains as they give a formal look to the window. They cost comparatively less and available in variety of colors and fabrics. One more idea could of using flannel, satin or eyelet sheets on window. Homes with country kitchens can always go for shutters. Furthermore, you can decorate your window treatments with dried flowers, ribbons and bows. To sum up, it does not cost much to decorate your windows and all you need to do is a bit of searching and surfing.

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