When it’s time to buy window treatments, it’s not only hard to identify the best shades for your window. It can also be difficult to know where to start. Do you go with the cheapest option? Do you go with the most expensive option? Do you match the wall? Or do you match the trim? Or is it not supposed to match at all? What features should you look for in a window shade? How do you know what will look great in your home? There’s no universal right answer, but we do see a lot of the interior designers we work with leaning heavily on the bamboo window shade. But why do designers choose bamboo window shades so often?
At Blinds Chalet we are dedicated to focusing on the windows, and we have a history of success! Consider this a bit of a highlight reel featuring various projects and collaborations throughout the years that we found inspired homeowners and designers to expect the best for the window treatments they installed in their homes and offices.
We’ve already discussed the most popular window shades in 2021 and talked about the differences between the different types of window shades, window blinds, and shutters currently trending with homeowners and interior designers. However, did you know that once you decide on the type of window treatment you prefer, you’re not finished? It’s almost more fun to decide which features you’ll add to your window treatments. So, to give you a few ideas, let’s take a look at the 4 most popular window shade features in 2021!
Many consider window treatments the “finishing touch” – kind of like the icing on the cake, but savvy designers will disagree. Window treatments aren’t a finishing touch or a last minute accessory. Rather than thinking of your window treatments as the icing on the cake; consider them one of the main ingredients. If you’re wondering how to choose window treatments, the best advice we can give is to make them one of the top priorities when addressing design elements for your space.
When designing a space, a room sometimes has a natural and obvious focal point. Natural focal points are generally structural elements like a fireplace, exposed beams, or a distinct arrangement of windows. Windows can make a great focal point for a room (particularly when they offer a lovely view), but how do you make windows the focal point of a room?