December 23, 2013

Window Treatment Wednesday: Home Atmosphere

How to Create a Better Home Atmosphere With Window Treatments 

Gray interior shutters on a row of windows in a home.Your home is a canvas, and every interior design choice you make sends a message about your style and preferences. Whether you aim for a “warm and cozy” ambiance, want a “polished and put-together” look, embrace the “traditional,” or lean towards the “contemporary,” your home’s interior design reflects your personality. One of the most influential elements in shaping this atmosphere is your choice of window treatments.  

The Impact of Window Treatments on Interior Feel 

Windows are the eyes of your home, and how you adorn them can significantly impact the overall feel of your interior. The right window treatments not only enhance aesthetic appeal but also contribute to the comfort and mood of a room. They also play a crucial role in controlling natural light, providing privacy, and even influencing energy efficiency. 

Create Warmth & Coziness With Natural Wood Window Coverings 

If your goal is to infuse your home with a “warm and cozy” atmosphere, consider the timeless appeal of natural wood window coverings. Wood exudes warmth and creates a connection with nature, making your space feel inviting and comfortable. You can choose wooden blinds or shutters to achieve this look, allowing the natural grain and texture to add character to your windows. 

The Professionalism of High-End Window Coverings 

For those aspiring to a “polished and put-together” aesthetic, investing in high-end window coverings is an option. Premium materials, impeccable craftsmanship, and sophisticated designs can elevate your home’s interior, giving it a professional and refined feel. You can use custom drapes, tailored shades, or top-of-the-line blinds to achieve this polished look. 

Embracing Tradition Through Draperies 

Draperies have an innate ability to evoke a “traditional” and comfortable atmosphere. The flowing fabric and classic designs create a sense of timelessness and elegance. And when you select rich, textured fabrics and elaborate patterns, they can enhance the traditional feel of your space.  

The Classic Feel of Roman & Sheer Shades 

For a touch of tradition without the heaviness of draperies, Roman shades and sheer shades provide an excellent balance. Roman shades, with their tailored and structured appearance, bring a classic charm to your windows. On the other hand, sheer shades allow soft, diffused light to enter, creating an ethereal and timeless atmosphere. 

Choosing the Perfect Window Treatments for Your Home 

To ensure your window treatments align with both your functional and stylistic needs, consider factors such as sunlight control, privacy, and energy efficiency. You can also choose window coverings that offer adjustable features, allowing you to strike the right balance between natural light and privacy. Additionally, you can opt for energy-efficient materials to enhance your home’s sustainability. 

The Window Treatment Leader 

Hirshfield’s Window Fashions provides window treatment solutions for homeowners and business owners in the Midwest and has a reputation that stretches back to 1894. We’d love the opportunity to help you select custom window coverings that create the ideal atmosphere for your space. Contact us today to schedule a consultation or visit one of our showrooms.  

Since Frank and Elizabeth Hirshfield opened their first store in 1894, it has been our mission to do the best job possible meeting customer needs and solving customer problems. Hirshfield’s. People and products you can trust. 

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