Kitchen Window Treatments - Your Decorating Details
Kitchen window treatments add the decorating details to any decorating scheme.
Window treatments can be regular curtains, swags, louver doors, valances, drapes, decorated panels or anything
else you can think up!
When selecting drapes, blinds and curtains, keep your decorating scheme in mind and don't overdo it.
Don't go with anything too busy if everything else in the room has a loud or busy pattern.
On the other hand, if the room is rather plain or subdued some curtains with a nice pattern can really add some oomf.
In any event, you'll want to make sure that your window treatments are color coordinated with the rest of your kitchen.
Another thing to think about when selecting kitchen window treatments is material.
If you have a café type or bistro kitchen, you may want to go with wooden louvered doors or blinds –
these can be opened to let the sun on and easily slid shut at night.
If your kitchen is country you'll probably want cotton curtains with a matching pattern or embroidered design.
A Victorian kitchen will benefit from simple lace curtain panels.
A more modern kitchen might be begging for a simple valance or café curtain in a denim, corduroy or burlap type material.
Kitchen window treatments can also be used to hide flaws or trick the eye into thinking your windows are different than they actually are.
Smaller windows can be made to look bigger by hanging the curtains a bit further on either side so the curtain is actually covering the wall –
it will give the illusion that there is more window behind the curtain thus making the window appear larger.
If you want your window to look longer, you can hang a valance on the wall above the window with the bottom just meeting the top of
If you have spent hours scouring the local
stores for those perfect kitchen window treatments,
then why not try the internet? It lends itself
quite nicely to purchasing curtains and drapes and you get delivery right to your door! You can find a much larger
selection than you would locally and our online resources and
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