All of us are in need of a quick fix to our problems. Yes, we want to live the good life and earn substantial money. We often imagine ourselves relaxing by the jacuzzi overlooking an orchard filled with daisies and large expanses of property. But how many of us work toward achieving this coveted lifestyle?

A better question would be to many who crib about not having enough. How do you make good use of your money, limited if it even is. Because when you know where to put your money on, things can escalate in the right direction.

A lot of it has to do with the window dressing ideas in your home. Chances are you have turned a blind eye towards your curtains, vinyl shades or other window treatments in your bedroom. It is necessary to keep in mind that a window shade can make or break the appearance of a room to a substantial extent, so it is necessary to not turn a blind eye against them.

Alexa and Google Home are classic examples of smart technologies that have made their presence known now to millions across the globe. Smart blinds can be connected to the smart home hub and assist in lowering the energy HVAC system uses.

In this section, we discuss how to decorate your windows for a large room; it could be a living room or one of those master bedrooms that are highlights of your personal space.

Understand the Appearance

Those who have an aesthetic sense of taste of style are always at an advantage. While knowing what goes with what comes naturally to most of us, others rely on YouTube videos, seek professional help or consult a friend to help them choose a party dress or a part of home decor that goes along well with the rest of the indoor space instead of sticking out like a sore thumb.

Coming to a living room, for instance, there are multiple options you can choose from. You can go for curtains or drapes, or motorized modern window treatments that have proved to be quite a solid alternative for modern homes. Whatever you choose, however, must be based on the factors discussed below.

  1. Check the Amount of Space: A large room doesn’t necessarily mean you have all the space required to experiment with different styles and have more than one window treatment installed on a window. While it is a romantic thought, there might be a decent amount of furniture in front of the window. When space is a constraint, you can opt for roller blinds, which generally take up less space than other blinds as they roll easily on a compact aluminum or wooden roller. Moreover, they can also be installed outside the window to enhance the curb appeal of your apartment.
  1. Outside View: This might be quandary that may be difficult to solve, but understand this. Your choice of window treatment must be dependent on how attractive the outdoor view of the room window is. If it faces a backyard with scrap material and doesn’t paint a rosy picture, it is better to not have sheer or translucent shades installed in your room. Go for blackout honeycomb or wooden shades that can hide the view easily. On the contrary, when your room is overlooking a garden or is on the 30th floor of a building from where the city is visible, you’d want to purchase something that underlines the importance of your apartment. Get sheer curtains or valances to exacerbate the appeal of your home.
  1. Colour of Walls & Furniture: The colors that you choose for your window treatments may well be in sync with the overall colors of the room. The idea is to create a balanced effect instead of making the room look either too gaudy or too dull. Whether you choose contrasting or similar colors depends on your personal taste but have them tested with the design, find a palette of hundreds of different colors and designs that you can filter according to your specific needs.

Which Window Blinds Should You Go For?

 Our recommendations are the popular choices as well as some ideas you may not have heard of, but get them included in your decor if you want compliments coming your way from one and all.

Panel Glide Blinds

Panel Blinds are a “modern vertical blind”, these are your best alternative to what some consider as out dated blinds. Panel Glide Blinds are a top choice for larger width sliding doors, as there will be no gaps between each panel unlike a linked roller blind. Panel Blinds have lots of benefits, and are available at a better price point compared to something like curtains. Being easy to open, you can access your sliding doors without a hitch. We’ve also seen panel tracks being used for room dividers, so if you have an extra large room, you can corner off a section for use as a separate area. Utilising extra space like this is something that can increase the value of your home as well as rental yield.

Faux Wood Blinds

Customizable, affordable, dust resistant, moisture resistant, and easily installed are some of the many features of these wood replicas. Faux wood blinds are the popular option in many homes, they are also available in a myriad of colors and textures that can-do justice to the appearance of your room, at times even magnifying its beauty multifold. Whether you choose from wide or narrow slats is up to you, but you can have both privacy and copious amounts of natural light when they’re in place.

Motorized Zebra Sheer Shades

Complemented by a sleek and attractive design that can be installed on any kind of window, sheer shades come in motorized options that can be controlled by way of a remote or even through Ok Google and Amazon Alexa. All you need is get a few apps on your phone/tablet and have the disrupting Z Wave technology follow your phone and verbal instructions to open, close or adjust your blinds throughout the day.

Roller Blinds

These blinds work best if you need to have a decent outside view without being spotted in your own home or wish to have natural sunlight through the windows without that heating up your indoors. Roller blinds are also called solar blinds, as they keep the ultraviolet and infrared radiation of the sun and its blinding glare at bay without your furniture and floorings get affected.

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