Stylish ideas for living room windows


There are so many options when it comes to windows that […]

There are so many options when it comes to windows that roller blind fabric it can be hard to narrow it down. As always, it pays to consider the practical points before deciding on the aesthetics.What does your room look out onto and how much privacy do you need, both during the day and in the evening? How much light would you like to let in or block out?Apart from their obvious good looks, this is one of the reasons that plantation shuttershave become such a ubiquitous choice in modern homes.

The different varieties ensure there’s a style to suit most requirements, from cafe style which cover the lower half of the window, tier on tier which allow you to have either the top or lower tiers open or closed) and full height. Not to mention the many colours and colour combos now availableThere are solid shutters too, once standard fair in Georgian and Victorian homes, providing security when the owners went off to their country piles for ‘the season’.

For this reason, many who live in period properties, choose to refurbish existing shutters or to replace these beautiful architectural features.If shutters are beyond your budget or you prefer a softer solution, take a look at the curtains and blinds ahead.From floaty white linen fabrics to blousy floral drapes that match or contrast with the walls, there are curtains that will create a cosy cocoon or blend subtly into the background.

A simple roller or roman blind in a cotton fabric is a quick fix that can be rolled down halfway during the day to beautifully diffuse strong sunlight or provide privacy at night.Of course, curtains and blinds can be teamed with shutters too, as the examples ahead stylishly demonstrate.Designed by interior decorator, Sera Hersham-Loftus, this beautiful home is hard to categorise. Sophisticated bohemian comes close, but in truth it’s a lot more decadent, sexy and exotic than that. To keep the look creative rather than confused, Sera artfully employs colour, with a dark ceiling to ground the space. Sera has fitted blackout blinds to the window, as the apartment gets so bright. 

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