Sheer window treatments have always been a favorite among homemakers and stylish interior designs. The main reason is that it is able to provide privacy without compromising light and structure. Sheer window treatments appear very lightweight and captivating at the same time. Here are some tips and tricks on how to properly design your windows.
Sheer window curtains are great when used alone since it creates a very warm and relaxing effect allowing a lot of light in through your windows. If you want to add more detail, you can use sheer curtain panels together with panel curtains or pinch pleated drapes. This will look more classic and sophisticated but still allows a lot of light which balances everything.
Plain white sheer fabric is one of the most commonly used items although you also have other choices like woven patterns and other plain colors. The colors and patterns you choose should always be consistent with your main room theme. Light and pastel colors are recommended for smaller rooms while others can experiment with bold and darker hues if they have larger rooms and taller windows.
Sheer panels, sheer valances, sheer Priscilla window curtains and sheer scarf curtain are other great alternative treatments. Sheer panel curtains are ideal for French windows or single-door windows. Sheer valances are available in simple plain colors as well as woven patterns. Valances along with scarf window treatments look very nice in country themed living rooms and bedrooms. It provides a warming effect due to the nice input of light from the outside. More detailed treatments would involve sheer fabric ruffled Priscilla. These are available in various mixed tones and colors.
Sheer curtains can compliment heavy drapes as well. There are various new fabrics, designs and patterns of sheer available such as cotton, linen, silk, wool and lace. Some even come with beads, embroidery and metallic threading. When combined with draperies, sheer will help balance the heavy aura. This type of style is usually preferred in very large dining room areas and living rooms with very tall windows. Without draperies, sheers will create a gossamer style with a fusion of modern and contemporary design.