Light, light and more light! The designer's talent shows through here in ability to make a space that's both formal and relaxed — with aid from those amazing floor-to-ceiling windows. Soothing tones of blue and cream and a flowering branch placed just so echo the great outdoors. A flokati pillow and a zebra print pillow add some modern funk, and simple accessories bring personality without clutter.
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 beautiful bay window floods this white and green living room in soft light. A modern coffee table mixes with a traditional end table, and a white, slipcovered sofa and green armchairs add simple elegance.
This may be a hard-working laundry room, but it feels anything like one. HGTV fan MrPeabody prevents a pure "utility" atmosphere by integrating the home's rustic architecture, wooden ceiling beams and warm pendant lighting.
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.