Window fashions can be as simple or elaborate as your budget and preferences allow. You may want different treatments for different rooms. Use window blinds or sheers under your new drapes to protect the fabric and provide privacy. Your daughter's room may need a simple pleated shade with a pouf, while your teen son wants purple mini-blinds, period! Shutters add charm, light control, and some sun protection, while quilted Roman shades can be handsome thermal blankets. Think about each room's needs for beauty, privacy, and heat/cold control.
From inexpensive and effective pull shades and mini-blinds to pleated shades, curtains, swags, poufs, shutters, drapery panels, draperies that open and close, valances and cornices--the choices are seemingly endless. Where do you begin? Right here, with articles, videos and photos that will provide ideas and help you narrow your choices. Then, you can find local experts to design, manufacture, and/or install your choices.