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Bamboo roman blinds can incorporate many sizes and shapes of bamboo, different color and size cords binding them, and can be made in a variety of unique patterns. Bamboo roman shades are easy to maintain and keep clean, whereas any fabric shades collect dust, cobwebs and grime. This is one great reason to choose bamboo roman shades. Anther great quality of bamboo is that is comes in many color tones; reds, browns, yellows, or nearly white.... 

If you have skylight or roof windows, specialized blinds are required to keep out the harsh unwanted ultraviolet rays of direct sunlight, which can fade flooring and furniture. Skylight blinds will also help keep your interior cool in during the summer months when the sun beats down on your loft windows. You also have plenty of choices when considering what type of loft blind or shade to use; awning blind are one popular alternative, but... 

Plantation shutters have certainly stood the test of time. This window shutter style was developed in ancient Greece. Plantation shutters were used to protect homes from the elements before the invention of glazed windows. And they were used on isolated plantations to provide security from bandits. Their functionality has certainly been proven, and they’re also an attractive window treatment. Plantation shutters can be used on most... 

Curtains and window coverings are a big part of your bedroom decor; they not only add color and interest, but also provide the important functions of light control and privacy. You want your bedroom windows to be as large as possible, to let light in and open up the space when desired. But, you also need privacy and the ability to shut out the light in your master bedroom, guest or children’s bedrooms. If you are redecorating a bedroom,... 

Whether you are planning a home theater, baby nursery or need to sleep during the daylight hours, then you probably need a way to completely shut the light out of your room! There are some tradeoffs to consider in terms of higher cost and design and attractiveness with any of the options available that can make your room entirely dark versus typical blinds and window treatments. Read on to learn what options you have to make your room dark... 

The curtain rod has evolved into a design statement all its own as a practical and decorative window covering alternative. The days of the plain and functional white rods are over, and now we have many options available to compliment our window treatments and add dramatic flair to our drapes and curtains. Many window treatments now include decorative curtain rods as a part of their overall design, and the rods are intentionally exposed to... 

There’s a fine difference between curtains and drapes. If you’re looking for a functional window treatment that will block strong morning sun or keep your neighbors from watching you walk around in your bathrobe each morning, then most people will say you need a “curtain.” If style is more important than function and you’re seeking a more formal look, then most people will use the term “drape” to... 

If you’re looking for an affordable, yet stylish window treatment option, look no further than interior vinyl shutters. Today’s vinyl shutters are available in many colors and natural wood finishes that make them tough to tell apart from real wood shutters. Budget considerations aside, you may want to consider vinyl shutters over wood as an easy-maintenance alternative, since they are not painted and the finish won’t peel... 

If you have a sun room, then you need blinds or shades. And not just for the windows. Sure, the glass roof of your sun room lets in natural light but sometimes this can cause problems as well. Once used only as a hothouse to grow plants, today sun rooms more often provide additional living space in the home. Whether you use your sun room as a living room, playroom or home office, controlling sunlight is important to your enjoyment of the... 

A classic window treatment, Priscilla curtains seem to always be in style, offering a cosy, warm country style feeling to your home decor. Characterized by ruffles and white or off-white neutral fabric, Priscilla curtains are often made with a sheer or semi-sheer fabric, but can also be found in heavier, more opaque fabrics and many other colors and floral printed fabrics as well. Widely available in home decorating stores and through online...