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Rooms Reign Supreme With Roman Shades
Relaxed or tucked into lavish folds, Roman shades triumph over plain curtains for a tailored, elegant window look
"Roman shades triumph over plain curtains for a tailored, elegant window look... another window treatment or left on its own, these flexible shades have reigned supreme... Roman shade is a lined or unlined quantity of drapery fabric sewn to internal rings... Roman shade creates a series of concentrated folds. Whether used in conjunction with... Roman Shades", etc. I make all styles of Roman shades & other custom window treatments..."
Balloon Shades Float Into Fashion
"formal window treatments to add texture and luxury to traditional rooms... family of window treatments, the balloon shade is the opulent, not- so-distant cousin... Roman shade. Large balloonlike puffs are created by inverting pleats in the fabric... expanse of a window, allowing the material to scallop at the bottom. The balloon shade... balloon shades in rooms that are traditional in style and require little change in..."
Awkward Windows and Doors? We've Got You Covered
Arched windows, French doors and sidelights get their due with treatments that keep their beauty out in the open
"Arched windows, French doors and sidelights get their due with treatments that keep... large windows and adjacent sidelights, or gorgeous arched windows. They might add... home has windows and doors that are not so simple to cover, such as front doors with... two side windows of the 3 panel window so the middle window was open to our neighbors... roman shade in the center window of the three window wall, with the floor length..."
Your Windows: Roman Shades 101
"Your Shades a Personal Touch With Pattern, Texture and Trim... covering windows in floor-to-ceiling ripple-fold draperies, instead opting for a dubious... Roman shade. When my seamstress gave me reasons why this was a better fit than plantation... Roman shades are super functional and offer creative opportunities for personalization... Roman shade, but there are lots of good readymade versions in retail stores. Whether..."
No-Fail Window Shades
"Room: Window Coverings Made With Woven Woods... dressing my windows, I don't mind letting nature call the shots. Natural woven shades are... durable window coverings on the market. When I don't have the budget for a fussy window... window treatment, this is a go-to look that works without fail. Generally made from... The only windows I haven't covered in my new house are awaiting natural blinds. They're... have no window covering as I look onto our private back yard; dining & living room..."
How to Dress Tall Windows
Get the right mix of light, shade, privacy and style for towering windows by exploring these coverage options
"light, shade, privacy and style for towering windows by exploring these coverage options... towering windows. While window coverings provide a range of functions — privacy, light... Palladian window (with its arched top) since behind that window on the second floor is... kind of window covering would work for tall asymmetrical windows? The windows are... rical-windows-with-pointed-arch- Pamlazo, Motorized shades work the best if you want..."
Treatments for Large or Oddly Shaped Windows
Get the sun filtering and privacy you need even with those awkward windows, using panels, shutters, shades and more
"awkward windows, using panels, shutters, shades and more... Windows come in all shapes and sizes, yet the one thing they have in common is their... roman shades etc but roman shades have a better balance with the open top window... in your shades! @psf513 Triangle windows can be covered with cellular shades or shutters... problem of arched topped windows. The custom valance follows the shape of the arch and... unique window shapes and different ways to treat the windows. Great article! Excellent..."
Made in the Shade, the Modern Way
"run for shade, I slather on the SPF and drag my chaise longue into the warmest, sunniest... in the shade. Until now. We’re fortunate that our home has a spacious, sunny deck... dappled shade. Over the winter one of those trees fell and nearly hit another neighbor’s... one to shade our space, and we’re worried it will significantly block our view when... create shade while honoring our home’s modern aesthetic. Here are the eight best ideas..."
How to Choose the Right Window Shades
Should you roll with rollers or do as the Romans do? This mini guide to choosing window shades can help
"say that shades are the warm, fuzzy version of blinds. Whereas blinds are made of hard... aluminum, shades are made of soft materials, like linen, cotton, silk and every imaginable... whereas shades are constructed in a continuous roll, and the only adjustment for light... options of shades available to you.... patterned shades by Delia shades in the third image posted. The simple roller shades... roman shades or grass weave shades, especially CONRAND shades, either by themselves or..."
Roman Shades: The Just-Right Window Coverings for Summer
"roman shades offer a classy and practical alternative that warm up windows while... roman shades are simply fabric window covering panels that can be raised or lowered... Window coverings bring a soft polish to the interior design of any room. If drapes... those window coverings installed is more important than ever. But, how do you choose... on both windows. We have a large window over the tub, and a very tall window on another..."
How to Make a Top-Down, Bottom-Up Window Shade
Block light and control privacy high or low with a no-frills magnetic covering you can whip up for less than $30
"costly window treatments that open from the top portion of the window as well as the... Magnetic Window Shade What a really simple solution you had for a window cover. It would... for the windows we had in one apartment we rented that had window frames made of cast... large window that I have been hesitating to get treatments for because if the cost... of your window. The width should be the inside width of your window frame plus about..."
Roller Shades Raise the Curtain on Style
"humble window treatment is stealing the scene with fresh patterns, color and pizzazz... roller shade has perhaps received second billing to window coverings such as draperies... Roman shades. Traditional white roller shades have been the humbler, less flashy... crop of shades is changing perceptions of the window treatment. These models are equipped... Delia Shades! I'm rethinking my windows as I comment. We just had roller shades..."
What’s the Right Way to Hang Roller Shades?
Over or under? It depends on how you want your shades to look, how much light you want to block and other factors
"want your shades to look, how much light you want to block and other factors... roller shades. Is blocking light more important? Appearance? Here’s what to know to... nothing on 5 windows and 2 sliding glass doors. I made lined roman shades for windows and... several windows with leaded windows at the top of larger bottom windows, and I don't... seen the shades pulled up and away. Once my tile work was finished the shaded no longer..."
A Relaxed Shade Swoops In
"for your windows with gently draped Roman shades... Roman shade that can be used alone on a window or layered under curtains for a more... single window or a large bank of windows, functional or nonfunctional, it just looks... a soft shade and, unlike a balloon shade, it's not meant to create volume.... Roman shade but want something more delicate, try a Roman swoop. This is my favorite... type of window treatment. Instead of a tailored straight edge, it has a soft swoop..."
Woven Wood Shades Tie Rooms Together
Contrasting sharp modern edges or complementing a contemporary look, these window shades are a lovely finishing touch for any room
"these window shades are a lovely finishing touch for any room... laid-back window treatments. Woven wood shades provide a moderate amount of light diffusion... interior windows with the beauty of woven wood shades.... these shades are delicately woven together using strips of cotton twine. The variety... these shades on very long windows will look better with a regular rise cord/vs a... make the shade appear to bow away from the window when it is raised. All of these shades..."