Windows are easily overlooked in most people’s homes. By adding a little pizzazz to your windows, you can take your space from drab to fab! As we’re designing for our Chicago interior design clients, windows are some of the lowest hanging fruit, in terms of making maximum impact for minimal budget.
There are countless options when it comes to sprucing up your windows. Do you want to add curtains just because you think they look beautiful (I am totally guilty of this!), or are you looking for a more functional option (i.e. blocking sunlight, or providing privacy from nosy neighbors)? There are so many fun ways to dress up your windows, from roller & roman shades, to blinds & curtains. Yes, it is possible to have functionality, AND be aesthetically pleasing.
Looking for specifics? Here are some of the options you have when it comes to your windows.
My personal favorite is a combination of roller/roman shades and curtains. The curtains add a soft and beautiful frame for the shades. Designer tip: Don’t be afraid to mix different window treatments! It’s what give your space character, and maximizes functionality. For example:
No matter what you choose, make sure to personalize them to match your unique style and needs. And of course, have fun with it – go with the option that you think will best suit your lifestyle/space!