This soft blue bedroom features a custom upholstered headboard with nailhead trim. The window treatment behind the bed and dramatic wall art, highlighted by the table lamp, extend the appearance of the room's height. A textured contemporary nightstand topped with metallic accessories complete the look.
The layered look is definitely in style when it comes to window treatments. From drapery panels to shades, these items now come lined for a number of reasons. Layers help to keep warm air in during the winter and out during the summertime, and also help protect furniture and decor from fading. Aesthetically, lined window treatments offer a high-end look. "Layers provide energy-saving qualities and make the face fabric hang much nicer for a custom look," says Janet Barragan, senior vice president of window design at Curtainworks. Image courtesy of Curtainworks
The impressive backsplash combines the homeowner's love of pink and peonies. A climbing vine with vibrant pink peonies sits on a gray ombre background, which adds subtle drama that echoes the fabric of the window treatment. Bookmatched walnut cabinets feature clean lines, while a custom pink stove and island make a dramatic statement.
Designer Linc Thelen designed the whole front of this house and reconfigured the center fireplace with a custom façade and hidden cabinetry for the dining area. The design uses simple, streamlined furnishings, including an acrylic coffee table and small splashes of color. Sheer window treatments keep the space light and bright.
This luxurious yellow contemporary master bedroom is inspired by the 5-star hotels. The large space is balanced using an exaggerated headboard over the king-size bed. A gorgeous silk fabric on the custom floral pattern bedding and window treatments are the focal point of the room. The beautiful chandelier is the crown jewel of this master bedroom.
As seen on HGTV’s Property Brothers, the focal point of this bright yet cozy living room is a brick fireplace with a white faux finish. The wood-and-metal coffee table and acacia wood flooring balance the more feminine, floral window treatments. Jonathan and Drew had the rose-colored mirror (a family heirloom of the homeowners) custom framed for the mantel.
Fabric-based window treatments are a great way to balance all the hard surfaces in the kitchen while also adding pattern and color. This custom arched shade can raise and lower to control sunlight and privacy. “Whether up or down, the shade keeps the kitchen feeling sunny with splashes of yellow from this Thom Filicia fabric, Prospect in Shadow,” says the manufacturer. Continue the look by using fabric in places like lampshades (see the shades on the wall sconces), barstools, chairs and even Fido's bed.
For a family home in Houston, the designers of Laura U Interior Design created a comfortable seating area just off the kitchen. The team used color and accessories to create a cohesive look throughout the wide open area. “While the majority of the color palette is neutral, we weave a lively turquoise through each space: pillows and an area rug in the family, bar stool frames in the kitchen, and a show-stopping chandelier in the breakfast space,” they explain. “The entire space is further unified through the window treatments which are a combination of Hunter Douglas Silhouette shades and custom drapery with a turquoise band on the leading edge. A cheerful yellow and just a dash of orange set off the color scheme while touches of gold and a natural wood (teak root table and driftwood at the island) add eclectic charm.”