How to choose a colour and design of Roller Shade to compliment your home decor

How to choose a colour and design of Roller Shade to compliment your home decor

How to choose a colour and design of Roller Shade to compliment your home decor

Are you redecorating and looking to upgrade your window coverings to something more modern and economical? Roller shades are a window covering solution that won’t break the bank! These shades are easy to use and can be customized to any home decor. 

 

Before purchasing your roller shades, you first need to determine what kind of shade would work best for your needs. Are you looking for function or beauty? A little of both? Here are some questions that will help you determine the window shade that will best suit your window covering needs.

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1. In what type of space will the blinds be installed? A casual living space such as a living room or kitchen? Or a more private space like bedrooms and bathrooms?

If the shades will be for a bedroom, consider getting a blackout shade for maximum level of privacy. Casual living spaces, especially ones that are exposed to a lot of sun, a suitable choice would be solar shades. Solar shades come a various levels of openness, blocking the harmful UV rays of the sun while still allowing for visibility outdoors and limiting the view from outside. However, at night the effect is reversed and what can be seen from inside during the day can now be seen from the outside in.

2. What is the desired aesthetic of the space? Modern or rustic? Are you looking to compliment warm or cool tones? Will the blinds be in contrast to bold coloured furniture or minimalistic accent pieces?

Window roller shades are available in a wide variety of colours, textures and designs. By using the questions above, you can determine what colour palette you are looking for (neutral tones like white or beige, autumn colours like warm reds and browns or cooler tones like blues and greys) roller shades are available in an almost endless colour scheme. Solar shades are typically made of neutral and cool fabrics, while blackout shades are made in wider variety of colours.

 

If your home is mostly neutral tones like whites and ivories, you could go for a modern industrial feel with blinds in a dark grey or light blue or go bold and contrast the white walls with a colourful or striking pattern. If you are looking for a warm, rustic look, roller shades in a warm brown or beige tones would be an ideal design choice.

How to compliment colour choice with customization options

You can further customize your roller shades with valence and control options. If you have small children, consider getting your window shade motorized or with a cordless lift system. This sleek design choice will also give you peace of mind by keeping your family safe. You may choose to decorate your head rail with a valence option that comes in a variety of colours and designs to compliment the shade colour. You can also have your valence covered in fabric. You can choose a valence colour that compliments or contrasts your shade colour, depending on your aesthetic preference. You can even customize the colour of your chain! The options are endless!