The main living room window treatments purposes include providing privacy and control the light coming through the windows to your room. Also window treatments for living room may be used as additional shields from cold in winter and heat in summer. However, besides these practical help which living room window treatments curtains provide, they serve as a room decor, even a part of your home interior.
You might have notices already that once you change one curtains model to another one, use dark drapes instead of light semi-transparent window treatments, the whole room atmosphere changes. Some living room window treatment ideas foresee “enlarging” your room. Changing the curtains to solid light color shade (mostly off white color) window treatments, you visually make your home space wider. And vice versa, if you have too high ceilings and windows, you may “cut” this “extra” length using various ruffles and valances. Other window treatment ideas for living room suggest using stained glass or balloon shades, shutters or shades.
Sometimes windows may stay bare. No curtains are recommended to those home owners which windows ‘look” at the sea, mountains or a fancy landscape. In this case one – way mirror glass windows are used. The person outside sees your window as a mirror, and for you it looks like a clear glass. However, windows with no curtains leave your room without its charm and individuality.