Window Coverings: Patterns and
your home with color, patterns and
No one wants a
boring room and, by adding color, patterns and textures to your
window coverings, you can be sure that your rooms will not be
boring. Interest and focal points can easily be added using
different patterns and textures and you can make each room feel
welcoming and homey. These are also affordable means of adding
to your interior home decorating.
you personal tastes and the style of the room to guide you as
you select the right curtains or blinds. Add character to a
room by adding color, patterns and texture. You can choose to
add drama to a room or just add a touch of interest. Are you
doing up a children’s room that you want to look happy and
playful or do you want a more quiet room with serene
colors and tranquil pattern suitable for a good night
find that patterns in your room will not only influence your
mood, but also change the perception of the room proportions.
If you have a small room, do not choose dark colors or complex,
busy patterns. However, if you have a large room, a complex
pattern comprised of several colors in diagonal or
criss-crossing lines may be perfect.
Patterns with vertical lines can add height or
length to a room. If you select a window covering with
vertical lines, the ceiling will appear to be higher. If
you select a rug with long stripes, you'll find that the
room appears to be longer. Horizontal lines, on the other
hand, add width to an area.
patterns to your window coverings that have lots of
contrast can add energy to a room.
Choose colors for the patterns that are similar and match
with the paint, wallpaper, carpet and furnishings. Matching
colour create a peaceful, calming
picture above you’ll notice that the material with the
pattern of the curtains is repeated in the borders
on the tablecloths and pillows on the bed. The bedspread and
the tablecloths are made in plain colors matching the