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Roman Shades Window Treatment Ideas

What Are The Different Types of Roman Shades?

…e simply results in evenly-sized horizontal folds falling down the window. Roman Shades are usually constructed with a series of horizontal bars to create the gentle folds, with eyelets and cords on the wrong side to draw the shade up. Do be aware that if you do not choose a liner or you select a sheer fabric, the cords and drawstrings will be visible from the outside of the window. Do not let that deter you as the beautiful undulating ripples of…

The Different Types Of Window Treatments: Styles of Roman Shades

…they can be ethereal, light and effortlessly blend into your surroundings. Roman Shades are simply made from a flat piece of material that folds up accordion style and is pulled up by a cord which evenly raises the blind. Like other different types of window treatments, roman shades when lowered provide light control, privacy and can even help with temperature control if lined with an insulating fabric. However, unlike other treatments, when raise…

How To Make Roman Shades Using Mini Blinds

…be a fun project for us DIYers. If you are feeling adventuresome and bold, roman shades can be made in one day, depending on the number of windows, with only a few pricked fingers. If this idea has sparked your creativity, there are three types of do-it-yourself, homemade roman shades; all of which can be completed in a day with a little focus and perseverance. The materials necessary to make each style are quite similar across the board, so let’s…

Window Treatments in New York, Redefining Your Living Space with Roman Shades

…gners recommend them for clients who want a one-of-kind, distinctive look. Roman shades are offered in two basic styles: flat fold and teardrop. Flat fold roman shades have a neater, more contemporary look that many New Yorkers prefer, while teardrop romans are more formal. No matter which style you prefer, you can have your shades made in an endless variety of fabrics offered through the manufacturer. Or, if you are working with an interior desig…

3 Ways To Make Roman Shades Fit Your Style

…at least you can say you tried to save them. Here are a few ways to revive roman shades and take them from drab to fab. Tie Dye It Source: Pinterest, Odomah Shibori is a Japanese dyeing technique that typically involves folding, twisting or bunching cloth and binding it, then dyeing it in an indigo bath. This technique is the base which common day tie dye was born. It has experienced a resurgence in interest over the past handful of years and is a…

How Do I Properly Wash Roman Shades?

…ush attachment. Make sure to take special care for the pleats and folds on roman shades as dust is more likely to settle there and build up. If your home tends to collect above average dust, I recommend a few times a week or as needed. 2. If your shade is embroidered, quilted, or has fringe, handle with care and opt for a microfiber cloth or fresh duster. Giving the duster a quick spritz of dust repellant will add in removing dust from your shade….

Blindsgalore's Ultimate Guide to Window Treatments

The Ultimate Guide To Window Treatment Ideas

…c. I love the nubby, tweedy look of wovens, even if I can’t do the Rhumba. Roman Shades Roman shades give the rich impression of drapery with the functionality of a shade that opens and closes easily. When closed, they hang like a panel, like a good solider and when raised, they fold up and look similar to a valance, like a cloud. Roman Shades are available in so many fabrics, creating a burst of color or texture in your room. Different styles fit…

Design Blogger, Emily Clark, Loves Blindsgalore’s Roman Shades

…red roman shades, outfitted in a stylish edging for a sharp tailored look. Roman shades are so classic and offer the luxury of drapery with a clean look that softly outlines the window. Emily also chose cordless, as with five children in her house, we made sure there were no dangling, enticing cords. A blackout liner sealed the deal for peaceful and restful sleeping. Roman shades are more popular than ever for an affordable elegance that is carefr…