This wide view of the great room lounge area shows the custom sheer drapery color-matched to the paint color used for the walls and ceiling. The drapes go from the ceiling line to the floor, to soften the hard edges of the tall windows.
Vintage rattan ottomans pair perfectly with a sleeper sofa from Linea and lightweight linen sheer drapes in this modern living room. The neutral space has large windows for letting in natural light and enjoying the oceanfront views.
Custom artwork by energy artist Sophie Taggart brings a jolt of color to this all-white dining room. A simple sheer drape fills the corner of the room and helps to soften the space's sleek, harsh lines.
A stunning chandelier draws you into this dark dining room with lacquered Mahogany walls and a large dining table. Bronze drapes and sheer curtains shimmer in the light of Neoclassical lamps, while the table is set with crystal candlesticks and fresh cut tulips.
This dreamy master bedroom features a soothing blue color throughout paired with soft neutral touches, like the sheer drapes that frame the window area. A tufted leather chair is positioned next to a modern gold floor lamp and bright blue end table, providing the perfect place for relaxing with a good book.
A set of twin beds in this cottage-style guest bedroom offer visitors more options than a full or queen model. Cornice boards upholstered in blue gingham are mounted above each bed and lined with a sheer drape that lends an ethereal, cloud-like feeling to the space. Quilts on the bed reflect the home's North Carolina heritage.
The calm and cohesive color palette throughout this neutral open living space draws inspiration from the brilliant colors of the Aspen landscape. Sizable windows open the room to natural light while the tall, sheer drapes give the impression of height and provide a grand feeling for the transitional living room. A stone fireplace adds warmth and ambiance when it's chilly out.
To create the formal living room, designers chose key pieces of unique furniture to define the room. Then, they completed the design with an eclectic mix of art, objects and photography to give the living space a gallery-like feel. To give the space a more completed look without blocking the natural light, sheer drapers with a subtle pattern was added to the windows.
A black velvet wingback bed with cream-colored linens and printed throw pillows sets the tone for this transitional bedroom. A dark gray metallic wallpaper provides the focal wall behind the bed with sheer neutral drapes on the windows.
A 59-inch flat-screen TV, mounted above the fireplace, provides entertainment throughout the year in this four-season room. Black wicker chairs provide a place to get warm by the fire. Semi-sheer grommet drapes may be drawn for privacy.
The kitchen flows straight into the dining room — a floor plan ideal for entertaining. An antique-style area rug anchors the dining area and softens the dark-hued bamboo floors. Sheer linen drapes can be drawn when privacy is desired.
A low-profile charcoal chaise lends a contemporary feel to the coastal living room of HGTV Smart Home 2013. Semi-sheer linen drapes may be drawn to create a wall of privacy between the living room and adjacent dining room.
A dramatic 51-inch-high Empire-style light fixture fashioned from wrought iron and washed wood is the focal point in this formal dining room. Semi-sheer linen drapes can be pulled around to create privacy in the dining room from the kitchen and living room, transforming the space into a cabana-like retreat.
A unique deep purple dining room features heavy drapes and matching valance on large window with sheer curtain; an ornate crystal glass chandelier; a silver metallic sideboard, a gleaming oval dining room table; and six twisted, gold leaf, metal chairs.
This ethereal bed is made of light-colored wood beams. Hung by rope, an airy white canopy is draped over the timber frame while white and tan linens and cover the bed. The small but sturdy concrete base gives the illusion that the bed is floating while the sheer drapery and textural rope add a hint of romance.