Oftentimes, window treatments are one of the final touches to a room. However, the mood and atmosphere can change by utilizing different solutions. Looking at the blank canvas above, the room is full of natural light and the overall design uses neutrals. We created two looks to complete this room with window treatments – one with soft treatments and another with shutters.
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STEP ONE: CHOOSE FABRIC SHADES
Soft fashion window treatments are a great way to add color and pattern to a space. We chose a pattern from our Materials Library to create custom fabric shades that tie together the neutrals and pops of green that are already in the room.
Featured: Flat Roman Shades (S3) in Mable, Linen (bk 2179)
STEP TWO: ADD DRAPERIES
To frame the double doors, we added kick pleat draperies with tie tabs on Kirsch® Wrought Iron poles. The wrought iron pulls from the other finishes in the room. By setting the poles higher to the ceiling, we draw the eye upward and keep the space feeling large and light. We could call this a done deal, but why stop here?
Featured: Flat Roman Shades (S3) in Mable, Linen (bk 2179) / Kick Pleat Draperies with Tie Tabs (D25) in Glam, Stone and Glam Wheat for the ties (bk 2176) / Also featuring Kirsch® Wrought Iron pole, end caps, and brackets in Iron Oxide
STEP THREE: LAYER IT UP
Featured: Flat Roman Shades (S3) in Mable, Linen (bk 2179) / Kick Pleat Valances (V38A) in Glam, Stone with alternate pleats in Glam, Wheat (bk 2176) / Kick Pleat Draperies with Tie Tabs (D25) in Glam, Stone and Glam Wheat for the ties (bk 2176) / Also featuring Kirsch® Wrought Iron pole, end caps, and brackets in Iron Oxide
STEP ONE: CHOOSE SHUTTER
For our second solution, we chose to highlight the wooden beam and architecture of the room with custom crafted shutters. Shutters provide directional light control from floor to ceiling or from left to right, depending on louver orientation.
STEP TWO: CHOOSE WOOD FINISH
Our Woodland Harvest® Custom Shutters are made with premium select hardwoods. UV inhibitors in our finish help resist color fading and yellowing, even in the hottest windows. For those wanting a more special look, we can custom color match as well! Our water-based paints are environmentally safe in your home.
Featured: Woodland Harvest® Plantation Louver Mover Horizontal Bypass XL and Plantation Shutters
WHAT’S YOUR TAKE?
Which look do you prefer and why? Let us know in the comments! Visit our website at lafayetteinteriorfashions.com for more inspiration.