Inspiration for Designing Your Window Treatments

Window treatments are a gorgeous element of decor for your home!

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Windows are sometimes, the most unnoticed detail of a house. That is, until you add some gorgeous décor to them! Some may dress up the windows with elaborate sills or a coat of paint. However, there are many ways in which you can decorate your windows to best fit your style and your personality. How do you imagine your perfect windows to look? Do you want to complement your home? Or, make a bold statement?

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Before you go out and invest in just any window décor, it’s best that you first inspire yourself with creative and quality window treatments. After all, average, run of the mill decor just won’t do it when trying to create a one of a kind setting within your home.

Here at White Oak Interiors, we believe that every element is crucial to the overall look of your home. That’s why we have put together a few points to help inspire you when designing your own window treatments. If you want your windows to best complement your home, be sure to keep reading to discover some great inspiration:

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  • Just the right length. There are quite a few elements that must be considered when choosing your window treatments, one of the most important details being your panel length. Something to watch for are panels that are too short. This can be the equivalent to high water pants, or long sleeves that sit just above your wrists. They are unflattering and not at all stylish. Your panels should be fitting for the length of your windows. However, for long panels, it is important that you don’t let them drag along the floor.

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  • A fitting rod. If you prefer to suspend your curtains or drapes upon a rod, then that is another detail that you must consider for your window treatments. Most importantly, you must consider the size. If your home features narrow or thin windows, then your rod must complement them with a thinner dimension. On the other hand, if you have very large windows, you will need a more heavy-duty rod. In addition, rods can be discovered with designer details, which should complement the style of your space.

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  • Placing your tiebacks. For those bright, cheery days, you will likely want to let in some natural light. To do so with window treatments, you will need tie backs. As you go to install them, you may wonder about how to properly place them. Contrary to what you may first imagine, tiebacks are not supposed to be placed in the middle, as they will cut the panel in half. For a more aesthetically pleasing placement, consider either one-third or two-thirds up your panels.

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Designing your window treatments doesn’t have to be a difficult task! In fact, these tips will assist you in choosing and placing yours. at White Oak Interiors, as an Crystal Lake, Illinois interior designer, we would be honored to assisted in you designing your home. If you are searching for a devoted Chicago interior designer, please feel free to contact us today.

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Carmen Boyer

Carmen Boyer

When you hire White Oak Interiors, you benefit from the expertise of a comprehensive design team who can solve problems, save you time, help you avoid costly mistakes, and most importantly, create an attractive, affordable space designed specifically to meet your lifestyle needs. OUR EXPERIENCE In addition to in-depth knowledge of products, materials, and finishes, White Oak Interiors has the training and expertise to plan, schedule, execute and manage projects from start to finish. We know and work closely with many vendors, contractors and other service providers to coordinate and orchestrate the entire design team. We also provide exclusive connections to procure materials, furniture, accessories and art – some of which you might not be able to find on your own. Working with White Oak Interiors involves some give and take. You will share ideas, and we will contribute insights and advice based on our talents, knowledge and experience. You will have many details to consider and many decisions to make. Your concept may grow and change as you undergo this process. The key to a successful project outcome is good communication. The more direct and specific you are, the easier it will be for us to successfully meet your needs and expectations. Never hesitate to ask questions about any aspect of the project!

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