Choosing the right window treatment for your home is not just about picking the correct size. There are other important factors that should be considered as well.  Below you’ll see some of the most common mistakes that are made when finding the right window treatment.

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Forgetting the function
Many homeowners begin their DIY window treatments project by looking for fabrics or design ideas they love and forget the most important aspect of window treatment design, what function are the window coverings meant to serve? Is sunlight an issue? Is privacy an issue? Is there a view that needs to be preserved? These are all important questions to answer before styles are considered. Source: PRWeb

Doesn’t match your décor
With so many window covering styles to choose from, many homeowners quickly feel overwhelmed and default to a traditional style without considering if it matches the decorating scheme of the home. If your home is more modern, stick to streamlined window treatment styles like roller shades, vertical window panels and simple drapery panels.  Source: AngiesList

Lacking street appeal
For example, using plantation shutters on colonial windows may not seem like a problem to some, but from a designer’s perspective and the view from the street, these look awful! There are too many lines going across and down. Also, try not to use too many different styles of window coverings in your home as it can look messy and lack cohesion. Another important note is to be careful of the colors of blinds and sheers, as these can be seen from the outside, and need to look good with your external features. Source: Sourceable


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