The ABC’s of Window Treatments
When you think of covering your windows you might only think of panels and blinds but there are many more options. For the next month I will show a different type of window treatment for each letter of the alphabet.
A is for Austrian Shade……….. This is a workable shade that has fabric shirred vertically between scallops. When this shade is down, the fabric is still gathered.
Source Jackie Von Tobel
Suitable fabrics for this treatment would be sheers or light weight drapery fabrics such as silk. The pink silk one below is the prettiest one I’ve seen (and I didn’t even make it) !
Source Elizabeth Houses
The style of this shade would be considered formal so it would be appropriate for a dining room or a master bath not your family room.
Source House Calls
It makes a great first layer underneath panels because it tends to pull in at the sides a little when raised.
Source DW Online
In the picture above it is shown on a sidelight for privacy and has tassels for embellishment.
You didn’t know frou frou could be so good, did you ?
Next up…… B is for Balloon Shade