The weekend with the bank holidays is a prime time to re-do the interiors of your house. Most Britons maximise on this opportunity to do all the window dressing jobs they have been procrastinating for a very long time. Windows are the essence of every home —they let the sunshine in and give you a view of the outside world. Therefore, it is crucial that you take the right measures to decorate your home’s windows flawlessly. Window dressing will enable you to control the amount of light that is filtered in and make the rooms more attractive. So, if you have decided that you will be lucrative in the upcoming bank holidays, here’s is a how to go about it.
Begin with the Bedroom
The best option for bedroom window dressing is roller blinds. You can roll the sheets up or down to dictate the flow of light in the room. There are roller blinds available in the market with the blackout option if you are petulant in the mornings and do not like the sunlight to disturb you. Alternatively, you can also opt for thermally-insulated curtains but the if you like minimalist appearance roller blinds are the best option. You can also pair the roller blinds with sheer curtains to get an overall diffused effect.
Blinds for the Kitchen
Bank holidays is the perfect time of the year to get rid of the Roman blinds that have been on the kitchen windows. Even though these really do look eye-catching, they trap the cooking smells, steam and may develop mould. Search for water resistant blinds. Polyester roller blinds and faux wooden Venetian blinds are great options as they are both resistant to water and easy to clean. Simply wipe away the accumulated dirt. Faux wooden Venetian blinds also do not warp in the summer heat and their slats can be adjusted to control light according to your needs. aluminium venetian vertical blinds or roller blinds are also great for humid environment of the kitchen.
Change the Bathroom Blinds
Firstly, if you have curtains in the bathroom, it is time to replace them with the blinds as they are troublesome when it comes to cleaning. Just like the kitchen window dressings, bathroom blinds should also be carefully chosen in order to prevent mildew and mould. Avoiding picking a material that can trap moisture or steam. Go for polyester fabric blinds rather than linen, silk or cotton curtains. Real wooden blinds are not a great option so go for treated and faux wood options. Roller blinds are available in a variety of colours and designs and can maintain privacy. The adjustable slats of the Venetian blind can give you the control of the direct sunlight.
Choose the Right Colour
The key to flawlessly redecorate the windows is to choose the colours of the fabric accurately. Scientific research has proven that colours affect our psychology. The soothing effects of the blue colour can be optimized on in the bathroom and bedroom blinds. Whilst the living room can be decorated in green or neutral colours. Light colour will create a sense of openness, space, and reflect heat. However, make sure that the colour you choose for the window dressing matches or complements other fabric in the room, such as the upholstered furniture. If you are opting for wooden blinds, then select a tone that matches the trim of the windows.
The practical Venetian and roller blinds, and the colourful fabric blinds will enable you to rejuvenate the look of your house this summer, so make the most of your bank holidays!