With the bright sun of the summer months coming on you may want to start thinking about how you want to dress your windows. The UV rays from the sun can fade your furniture, carpet, and flooring as well as cause skin damage if you are caught in its rays. There are a lot of options for window dressings out there and what you choose can determine not only how the light enters you home but the interior design and feeling. You want to have a home that feels modern and current -while other choices are practical and timeless. Here are some of the most popular trends in window dressings for 2022.
The most popular trend in window dressings for 2022 are roller shades. These stylish alternative to blinds, are installed inside the window frame. This allows you to highlight windows with extra thick molding, as you can filter light without covering the architectural details. What increases appeal of these dressings is that they are easier to operate than traditional blinds, rarely getting tangled. Roller shades can be used to completely block all light from entering a room, ideal in bedrooms and home theaters however, they can come in a wide range of opacities including sheer and light-filtering. The adaptability, style and usability of roller shades make them a popular choice across the board this year!
To add a natural and calming design element to your windows try matchstick shades. They get their name from the many thin strands of bamboo, strung together to create a flat surface to be used as a window covering. Add a modern and organic feel to your home to these shades which can let light in, in a dramatic and ambient way. They can come in tight or loose weaves so you can decide just how much light you want to let into your home.
This classic window shade come in a wide array of materials. Popular in past decades, these shades are comprised of one continuous piece of fabric and either roll up fold up forming crisp pleats. You can choose a wide variety of materials which can let more or less light on depending on your taste while insulating your home due to their tight fit against your windows.
Top Down, Bottom-Up Shades
Unique and fashion forward, top-down, bottom-up shades are exactly what they sound like. They are window treatments which you can raise or lower from the top or bottom or a combination of both. This can provide you with varying privacy as needed while still allowing light into your home.
Decadent and so classic they may seem dated, fans of period pieces, from the renaissance to the 1980’s will be a fan of these frilly shades. Described as a window shade in which the fabric falls in a series of puffy festoons created by vertical rows of shirring, these fluffy shades are for those who believe more is more, especially when it comes to elegance. These dramatic shades add a touch of traditional glam to your space.
The window treatment which provides no privacy at all. Are they even there? It’s hard to know as they bend the light and create style, mystery, and ambiance for lovers of wanting to see the outdoors and be in touch with the natural light throughout the day and night, adding style to a window without blocking light.
Grommet Curtain Panels
These heavy-duty curtains are the reinforced with metal or plastic eyelets lining the top of the fabric, allowing you to open and close them with ease, while still allowing for a neat, finished look. These are often used in conjunction with French doors due to their ease of opening and closing.
For those with children hoping to get a little more sleep on the weekends or those who work night shifts and need darkness to get the rest they need during the day, blackout curtains will help you get the rest you need. Get a break from the sun when you need it. A blackout material attached to a stylish curtain will help you get well deserved sleep at any hour of the day.
CC Sunscreens’ Window Screens
Sunscreens (also known as solar screens or privacy screens) are custom fitted window screens which cover the entirety of a window in order to block the sun’s rays and heat before hitting the window’s glass. CC sunscreen window screens are particularly helpful in this hot desert climate where the sun’s rays can quickly heat up your house, increasing your cooling bill. In addition, the UV rays of the sun can damage your floors, carpeting furniture and even your skin. To find out more about CC Sunscreen, window screens contact us today for a consultation.