An ornate wooden border trim invites guests to a quaint window seating area in this traditional dining room. Patterned window treatments and orange and white throw pillows frame the space and provide a cozy feel to this charming nook.
A single silk Roman shade successfully balances the tall, vertical built-in bookshelves in this traditional dining room. The window seat and dining table provide a cozy area for intimate dinners or a great game of checkers.
A white pedestal dining table and ghost chairs allows for an unobstructed view of the window seat. Natural light floods this white space to keep the room feeling bright and spacious. Three round colorful art pieces paired with a black and white rooster silhouette add color to the room and break up the all-white interior.
A long window seat bench is decorated with a mix of throw pillows featuring blush patterned and bright blue patterned pillows for a pop of color. Bamboo chairs with matching blush cushions fill the remaining sides of the wood dining table. The window panels are treated with roman shades and a patterned valence.
Low-placed crank handles make it easy to open and close the windows, despite their soaring height. Marvin’s Ultimate Casements have a wash mode that allow homeowners to turn the exterior of the window towards the interior to wash from inside.
Whether you choose vinyl or wood, replacing your old windows will return as much as three-fourths of your initial investment. The best reasons to replace your windows are beauty, comfort and added home value; you’ll also get a boost in energy efficiency, especially if your old windows are single-panel glass or excessively drafty, but your energy bill savings will be modest.