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Small Luxuries: Motorized Window Coverings Offer Benefits to All
Free yourself from the mess of cords and the bother of blind rods. Motorized blinds and drapes make managing natural light easy
"rods. Motorized blinds and drapes make managing natural light easy... public. Motorized blinds, shades and draperies offer many benefits for many people... having motorized window coverings, which eliminate the need to fuss with wands or... help your window coverings function flawlessly.... Motorized blinds and draperies were thought of as an indulgence available only to... bank. Motorized window shades must be light enough not to burn out the motor. I can't..."
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! Shade on top, plantation shutter on the bottom. Perfect! Looking..."
Shade in Summer, Sun in Winter
"ribbon windows, tall windows, just about anything outside of traditional punched openings... depending on window placement and orientation, among other things — to provide some sort... type of shading. Enter louvered sunshades. These cantilevered assemblies filter the... top of windows lets the low winter sun enter below them. Below is a sampling of some... on the windows like many of these photos. My furniture ending up having a striped..."
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..."
6 Patio Cover Types to Shade You in Style
Protect yourself and your deck from the blazing sun with umbrellas, cloth, built structures — or nature's perfect shading solution
"that big windows and doors and a patio or deck can provide. And for much of the year... fabric for shade was awesome. Using sun shades vertically on a lanai in Hawaii did give... retractable motorized screens for shading and insect protection and on the second level... trees; shade and sun when you want them. Besides, during the rainy season, the area... their shades with old Hot air balloon fabric! they are so beautiful and practical..."
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... kind of window covering would work for tall asymmetrical windows? The windows are... a long shade that covers the 3 windows. The higher side of each upper window is 54... adjust window coverings on two story windows, motorization gives you a sleek look and..."
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... unique window shapes and different ways to treat the windows. Great article! Excellent... by the windows. My picture windows have puzzled me for 15 years. I don't know if..."
Bedroom Window Treatments to Block the Light
Sleep tight with curtains, shades and more designed to keep out bright rays while letting stylishness in
"curtains, shades and more designed to keep out bright rays while letting stylishness... over the windows in hotels, or when visiting those enemies of vampires everywhere, the... with 2 shades): personally, I don't find shades ugly, though some are uglier than... to get shades (darker than blinds) and mount them inside the windows frame, so the... different window treatments - blackout shade under horizontal blinds plus a three panel..."
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..."
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..."
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..."