Decorative Window Shades

by Giorgina Devereaux





Decorative window shades are a stylish solution for windows and are available in the following:

 

-Fabric Shades & Roman Shades
-Honeycomb Shades
-Illusions Shadings
-Natural Woven Shades
-Pleated Shades
-Roller Shades
-Sheer Elegance
-Solar Shades



Fabric Shades

 

Fabric Shades offer endless possibilities, like fabric Roman shades for a lovely look, or Sussex fabric window shades for added elegance.

decorative-window-shades-balloon-fabric-shade-christopher-lowellWhether you are looking to create a mood that is refined or relaxed, along with having the option of choosing from a wide array of bold colors or neutral tones, then fabric shades may be for you.

 

You can have fabric shades custom made in your precise size and can choose from a lovely assortment of fabrics. 

You can also personalize these fabric shades by adding decorative details and operational upgrades. 

 

Fabric shades are available in the following styles:

 

  • Balloon Fabric Shades

  • London Fabric Shades

  • Sussex Fabric Shades

  • Roman Shades are available in the following:
     

    • Classic Roman Fabric Shades

    • Cuffed Roman Shades

    • Flat Roman Fabric Shades

    • Relaxed Roman Fabric Shades

    • Soft Roman Fabric Shades

 
 

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Balloon Fabric Shades

 

Balloon Fabric Shades:  Balloon Fabric Shades are a striking choice that can make any window a focal point.  These shades are available with inverted pleats that are generally spaced 10” to 15” apart and the shades cascade into poufs along the bottom edge.

 

With narrower balloon fabric shades, there is one pouf while the wider window shades have more.  These may be made in custom widths up to 120” and heights up to 108”.  When raised, the stacking height of these window shades is generally 11” to 15”.
 

 

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London Fabric Shades


London Fabric Shades:  This elegant and sophisticated shade lies flat at the top and falls neatly from inverted pleats to gentle swags along the bottom with wings on either side. 

 

The narrow London Fabric Shades have one swag while the wider shades have more than one swag. 

These shades are available in custom widths up to 120” and heights up to 108”. 

For these fabric shades, the stacking height when raised will be anywhere from 11” to 15”, depending upon the shade height.

 

 

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Sussex Fabric Shades


Sussex Fabric Shades:  The beauty about Sussex Fabric Shades is that its lines fall casually from the top into loose tucked pleats at the bottom, with wings at either side of the window shades.

This relaxed drape is available in an assortment of lightweight fabrics and solid colors.

 

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Classic Roman Fabric Shades

 

Classic Roman Fabric Shades:  With this particular shade, the fold lines are inverted and seamed, creating precise and defined folds when raised and clean horizontal lines at 11 ¼” intervals when lowered. 

 

For visual impact, you may consider framing these types of shades with panels, which further helps insulate and control light. 

These window shades are available in custom widths up to 120” and heights up to 108”.

Depending on the shade height, the stacking height when raised will be 8” to 10”.
 

Cuffed Roman Shades:  Cuffed Roman Shades offer clean classic lines with the added cuffed bottom hemline that is quite fashionable. 

The resulting look is a casual feel that will add comfort and warmth to your room. 

 

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Flat Roman Fabric Shades

 

Flat Roman Fabric Shades:  Flat Roman Fabric Shades become flat when lowered and then fold up neatly at the top when fully raised. 

The fold lines are generally spaced at 10” intervals and are available in custom widths up to 120” and heights up to 108”.

 

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Relaxed Roman Fabric Shades

 

Relaxed Roman Fabric Shades:  Relaxed Roman Fabric Shades combine a casual softness, along with a comfortable attitude. This shade falls smoothly and evenly from the top to form soft, unstructured swags at the hemline.  With the narrow shades, you will have a single swag. 

 

This shade is available in custom widths up to 120” and heights up to 108”.  The stacking height will be 11” to 15” when raised, depending upon the shade height.

 

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Soft Roman Fabric Shades

 

Soft Roman Fabric Shades:  This particular shades is a classic choice for tailored elegance with draped, overlapping folds spaced neatly at 4 ½” to 6” intervals.  When raised, the shade folds evenly to the top.

 

These window shades are available in custom widths up to 120” and heights up to 108”, with the stacking height being 8” to 10” when raised, depending upon the shade height.


Fabric Shades Options

 

The following options are available for Fabric Shades:

 

  • Lift System:  Included in the lift system is Loop Control.  This enables you to evenly raise, lower, and position shades using a continuous loop that is secured by a cord guide.  This eliminates dangerous, dangling lift cords for extra child and pet safety. 

 

  • Two on One Headrail:  One headrail over two side-by-side shades allows for a unified look.  This is also ideal for wide windows where a single shade is heavy.  The lift cords on each shade allows for independent light control.

 

  • Motorization:  This is an effortless way to raise and lower shades.  It is available in a single or multi-channel to operate up to 4 shades at distances up to 50'.

 

  • Lining:  For maximum privacy and light blocking, you can opt for a 3-ply blockout lining. 

 

  • Dual Shade:  This allows you to operate the top layer shade separately from the undertreatment.  It multiplies light control options by combining the front layer of the shade with an independently operated sheer or blockout layer underneath.  The undertreatment is available in sheer fabrics. 

 

  • Top Upgrade:  A Top Upgrade consists of a decorative valance that is either a straight or curved shape.  This gives you the opportunity to coordinate or match the fabric in your shades. 

 

  • Trim Style:  This adds a lovely touch to your shades.  Trim is available in the following:  ribbon loop trim, tassel fringe, skirted braid, ruffle hem, crochet lace trim, satin ruffle, sheer ribbon, velvet ribbon banding, and Grosgrain ribbon banding. 

 

  • Cord Options:  A cord loop eliminates dangling cords for additional safety. 

 

  • Cleats/Tassels:  Cleats are used to tie off control cords while the matching metal tassels serve to replace the wooden tassels that come with shades.  These are available in the following finishes:  black, rust, nickel, brass, pewter, and are available in a scroll and fleur de lis design (only in a black color).

 

Honeycomb Shades

 

Honeycomb Shades (also known as cellular shades) have the look and feel of fabric, but offers softness, along with deep, even coloration that won't fade even in full sun locations.

 

decorative-window-shades-honeycomb-shadesYou can find these shades with top and bottom rails that are fabric-wrapped for a uniform look.  

The unique hexagonal shaped cells of these window coverings provides substantial insulation with little weight, keeping rooms warmer in the winter and cooler during the summer months. 

This results in home energy consumption, which means added savings on your utility bill. 

 

The fabulous thing about Honeycomb Shades is that it offers light control and privacy. 

You can have your Honeycomb Shades made with the top down/bottom up option, which allows you to select which part of your window you would like to allow light in through. 

 

Other options include permanent tie downs, built-in cord stops, loop control, the cordless lift system, and shade motorization.  These options offer pet and child safety since they eliminate dangerous, dangling lift cords.

 

Honeycomb Shades are available in the following styles:

 

  • Petite Cell Honeycomb Shades

  • Petite Blockout Cell Shades

  • Grand Cell Honeycomb Shades

  • Grand Blockout Cell Shades

  • Twin Cell Honeycomb Shades

  • Triad Cell Honeycomb Shades

  • Semi-Sheer Honeycomb Shades

  • Linen Blockout Honeycomb Shades

  • Dual Light Honeycomb Shades

  • Honeycomb Arch Shades

  • Honeycomb Skylight Shades

  • Vertical Honeycomb Shades

 

 

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Petite Cell Honeycomb Shades


Petite Cell Honeycomb Shades:  Petite Honeycomb Shades are the smallest cell size, which gently filters natural light for a soft, diffused effect in your rooms while still offering privacy. 

The raised, unique cell structure of these window shades allows them to stack compactly making them practically disappear. 

 

With the blockout option of these shades, you are given extra light control, privacy, and sound insulation.  

These shades are available in custom sizes from 12” to 120” high and 6” to 120” wide.

 

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Petite Blockout Cell Shades


Petite Blockout Cell Shades:  This line of shades gives you the opportunity to enjoy complete room darkening. 

Room darkening is ideal for a nursery, bedroom, or media room, along with the insulating benefits of the small cell size. 

 

The cells on these shades are lined with 2 fabric layers that are sandwiched around a thin, white blockout film.

The excellent construction of these shades creates a soft and pleasing appearance. 

 

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Grand Cell Honeycomb Shades


Grand Cell Honeycomb Shades:  Grand Cell Honeycomb Shades have a large cell size that softly filters natural light for a subtle effect in your room. 

In addition, you still enjoy privacy while having light control and sound insulation. 

The structure of these cellular shades allows them to stack compressed together. 

 

These shades are available in custom sizes from 12” to 120” high and 6”to 120” wide. 

 

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Grand Blockout Cell Shades

 

Grand Blockout Cell Shades:  This exquisite line of shades gives you complete room darkening, along with the insulating characteristics.  The cells in these shades are lined with 2 fabric layers contained around a thin, white blockout film.

 

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Twin Cell Honeycomb Shades

 

Twin Cell Honeycomb Shades:  Twin Cell Honeycomb Shades offer the light filtering and privacy benefits of single cell window shades, along with greater insulating power. When raised, these shades stack compactly. 

 

They are available in sizes from 12” to 120” high and 6” to 120” wide. 

 

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Triad Cell Honeycomb Shades

 

Triad Cell Honeycomb Shades:  Triad Cell Honeycomb Shades have a triple cell configuration that creates more heat-trapping air pockets for superior insulating value that blocks 75% of heat transfer through your windows.  When lowered, these shades provide privacy while allowing in soft and diffused light. 

 

You can find these shades in custom sizes from 12” to 120” high and 6” to 120” wide.
 

Semi-Sheer Honeycomb Shades:  These shades offer the subtle texture of fine fabric that softly diffuses light entering your rooms while providing moderate privacy.  This is the perfect complement to larger windows because of the grand cell size of these shades. 

 

You can choose from different warm neutral tones that will coordinate beautifully with any color scheme. Also, these shades provide substantial energy savings during the summer and winter months and blocks 99% of harmful UV rays from entering your home. 

 

They are available in custom sizes 12” to 120” high and 6” to 120” wide. 
 

Linen Blockout Honeycomb Shades:  Linen Blockout Honeycomb Shades are available in an assortment of rich linens.  In addition to the beauty these shades provide, they blockout light in much needed areas, such as the nursery, bedroom, media room, or any other room where you prefer darkness. 

 

They are available in custom sizes 12” to 120” high and 6” to 120” wide. 
 

Dual Light Honeycomb Shades:  This shade ingeniously combines separately operating semi-sheer and blockout shades for total light control throughout the day and evening hours.  You can lower the shade from the top for that light-filtering sheer and raise it from the bottom for total blockout.  The Dual Light shade top fabric is always semi-sheer while the bottom is blockout.  This shade is available in grand cell sizes only.   

 

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Honeycomb Arch Shades


Honeycomb Arch Shades:  This shade is the perfect solution for unique window and door shapes.  They make great window coverings for arch-shaped windows that require privacy and light control.


 

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Honeycomb Skylight Shades

 

Honeycomb Skylight Shades:  Honeycomb Skylight Shades are ideal for windows that function as a skylight.  It offers privacy and light control in rooms that have high ceilings.  For these types of windows, a skylight pole is available to facilitate opening and closing of the shades. 

 

Vertical Honeycomb Shades:  These shades are perfect for patio doors and for large windows.  The honeycomb cellular construction traps air, which then creates insulating pockets that keep outdoor heat at bay during warm weather.  This results in utility bill savings since it allows you to turn down the AC. 

 

Vertical Honeycomb Shades are also fantastic energy savers during the winter since they confine the heat inside your rooms. 

 

Honeycomb Shades Options

 

The following options are available for Honeycomb Shades:

 

  • Lift System:  With this system, you can lower your shades from the top to allow in sunlight with the top down/bottom up option or you can opt for one of the following:  loop control, multiple shades on one headrail, cordless, or motorization, which will enable you to raise your shades with ease. 

 

  • Multiple Shades on One Headrail:  The Multiple Shades on One Headrail allows wide windows to have a uniform, streamlined appearance with one headrail for two, three, or four side by side shades. 

 

  • Loop Control:  This continuous-loop lift mechanism enables you to easily and evenly raise, lower, and position even the largest shades while eliminating dangling cords.  Aside from eliminating the danger that dangling cords pose to children and animals, this feature provides an uncluttered look. 

 

  • Cordless:  The bottom rail handle provides a convenient way to push up or pull down to easily position shades.  This upgrade replaces lift cords, which is an added safety feature ideal for homes with small children and pets.

 

  • Cordless Top Down/Bottom Up:  This option allows you to lower your shades from the top to let in sunlight, while remaining closed at the bottom to conserve your privacy. You can also raise your shades from the bottom or position both the top and bottom areas at any level you wish.  To lower and position the shade, simply push up or pull down using an unobtrusive handle. 

 

  • Top Down/Bottom Up:  You can lower shades from the top, allowing natural light in with complete privacy or raise them from the bottom for a traditional approach.

 

  • Motorization:  The motor is concealed behind the shade with a small sensor hanging to the side.  It comes with controls set to raise or lower the shade completely.  You may also set the shade on your desired position.  The motorization feature works best on lightweight fabrics and is not recommended for heavy fabrics.

 

  • Motorization Remote Controls:  A single channel remote control will operate one shade or a group of shades.  The multi-channel remote control will operate 4 shades, plus a group of shades.  Neither of these remotes requires direct line of site to the shade and can be used from a different room. 

 

  • Motorization Wall Switch:  If you are concerned about losing the remote control or prefer it mounted on the wall, then you may wish to consider a single-channel or multi-channel wall switch.  These wall switches are battery operated and do not require hard wiring. 

 

decorative-window-shades-illusions-shadingsIllusions Shadings

 

Illusions Shadings offer the light control advantages of blinds in elegant fabric. 

It bathes your décor in soft, flattering light that is filtered to protect home furnishings from the harmful rays of the sun without interfering with your outside view. 

 

The sheer fabric surrounds thin, soft polymer vanes that provide diffused light when the vanes are open and light control and privacy when closed. 

The beauty about these shades is that they discretely disappear into the headrail when raised.

 

Illusions Shadings are available in the following:

 

2” Horizontal Illusions Shadings:  This offers a great look for smaller to medium windows.  It blocks up to 65% of incoming UV rays when open and up to 95% of UV rays when closed.  The vanes disappear under a color coordinated headrail when the shades are raised. 

 

These shades are available in custom sizes from 12” to 122” high and 12” to 114” wide.

 

3” Horizontal Illusions Shadings:  The wider vane size allows for a more unobstructed view from any window.  It blocks up to 65% of incoming UV rays when open and up to 95% when closed.  When the shades are raised, the vanes disappear under a color coordinated headrail.  

 

This is available in custom sizes from 12” to 122” high and 12” to 114” wide.

 

decorative-window-shades-vertical-illusions-shadingsVertical Illusions Shadings:  Vertical Illusions Shadings are an excellent solution for extra large windows and patio doors. 

The beauty about this type of window treatment is that you can match fabrics in horizontal shadings for the perfect color coordination in the entire room. 

 

It offers the light diffusion of sheer window shades, the light control of vertical blinds, and the elegance of drapery, which makes them a fantastic choice. 

 

You can find these window treatments in custom sizes from 24” to 144” high and 12” to 192” wide.

 

Illusions Shadings Options

 

The following options are available for Illusions Shadings:

 

  • Motorization: This is a convenient and effortless way to raise and lower shades. You can choose a single-channel remote or wall switch to operate one shade or a 5-channel to operate more.

 

  • Split Draw:  This allows you to open your Vertical Illusions Shadings to either side or from the middle like a traditional drapery.  You can choose left, right, or split draw. 

 

  • Light Dimming:  Room darkening fabrics offer a powerful light control option.  Even though all Illusions fabrics protect the interior from sun damage, a room darkening fabric offers the ideal solution for rooms, such as, a media room.   

 

Natural Woven Shades

 

Natural Woven Shades is a fantastic way to incorporate renewable, sustainable materials into your home. 

It allows you to express an easy confidence in decorating because of its relaxed look while giving you the opportunity to select from various distinct styles. 

 

You can enhance any style of Natural Woven Shades with decorative and functional upgrades. 

The fabulous thing about this type of shade is that you can create your own custom woven shades by choosing from natural materials, such as, bamboo, reeds, exotic grasses, and woven blends. 

These types of natural materials possess variations in color, texture, and grain, including slight cracks and small knots.  It’s this type of exotic appearance that adds uniqueness and warmth to the room while softly filtering light. 

 

To create drama, impact, and unique style consider mounting soft, sensuous panels over the Natural Wovens for a lovely textural balance.  You can also choose wood blinds for their insulating characteristics and light control, and add flounce top panels to frame and accentuate tall windows. 

 

Natural Woven Shades are available in the following styles:

 

  • Natural Woven Flat Fold Shades

  • Natural Woven Waterfall Shades

  • Natural Woven Panel Track

  • Natural Woven Bamboo Cornice

  • Natural Woven Hobbled Valance

  • Natural Woven Roll-Up Valance

 

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Natural Woven Flat Fold Shades

 

Natural Woven Flat Fold Shades:  Natural Woven Flat Fold Shades consist of a classic style of bamboo blinds that fall neatly from a 6” self-valance.

A self-valance is applied over a shade to not only give it a decorative effect, but also functions to conceal the headrail components.  When fully lowered, Natural Woven Flat Fold Shades lie flat and when raised, they stack into flat folds.

 

These shades are available in custom sizes 13” to 95” wide and 12” to 120” high. 

 

Natural Woven Waterfall Shades


Natural Woven Waterfall Shades: 
This lovely shade flows gracefully from the top in an uninterrupted fall.  As you raise them, you will notice how they evenly rise from the bottom into neat, flat folds. 

 

You can opt for a back valance to hide the headrail and can choose from custom sizes that are available in 13” to 95” wide and 12” to 120” high. 

 

Natural Woven Panel Track:  A Natural Woven Panel Track offers a lovely alternative to standard window treatments.  This panel track is the perfect solution for patio doors, wide windows, or can serve as a room divider.  The versatile panels slide along a smooth operating track for ease of use. 

 

Each shade is made from carefully selected materials, such as, bamboo, reeds, and grasses.  You can customize these window treatments with an upgraded valance or wood cornice. 

 

These shades are available in custom sizes from 36” to 96” high and 48” to 144” wide.  

 

A great accent is to have these shades made with a solid twill edge binding, which is available in different colors.  Solid twill edge binding not only enhances the beauty of the shade and ties in the rest of the colors in the room, but the natural twill tape binding at the outer edge provides a polished look. 

 

Natural Woven Bamboo Cornice:  Natural Woven Cornices allows you to add warmth and casual charm to the window treatments.  They look beautiful over shades or may be used as a stand alone treatment.


Natural Woven Hobbled Valance: 
A Natural Woven Hobbled Valance makes a fabulous window accent and you can even opt to include edge binding for that extra special touch.  This particular valance may be used alone or to add textural contrast over shades. 

 

They are available in 12” or 18” heights and widths from 13” to 95” to complement windows of nearly any size. 
 

Natural Woven Roll-Up Valance:  These window treatments are accented with two solid twill pieces and 1” wide bands in various color choices.  They look lovely when used alone or can be used to add contrast over window treatments, such as, a fabric shade or wood blinds. 

 

Natural Woven Roll-Up Valances are available in 6 ½” or 12 ½” heights and custom widths from 13” to 95” to complement windows of varying sizes.   

 

Natural Woven Shades Options

 

The following options are available for Natural Woven Shades:

 

  • Lining:  You may wish to order privacy lining for additional privacy and enhanced insulation.  If you prefer total light blocking, you may opt for blockout lining.  The linings present a uniform look from the exterior.

 

  • Solid Twill Edge Binding:  This decorative trim is offered in various colors and makes a gorgeous accent to the shade. 

 

Pleated Shades

 

Pleated Shades bring a splash of color, texture, and style to any room or window.  These window treatments look lovely season after season and consist of durably luxurious fabrics that resist fading, drooping, and sagging.

 

Pleated shades are available in the following:

 

  • Pleated Shades

  • Cordless Pleated Shades

  • Pleated Arch Shades

  • Pleated Skylight Shades


 

Pleated Shades


Pleated Shades:
  Pleated Shades offer the best of both worlds because they combine the fashion appeal of stylish colors, patterns, and textures with the functional benefits of a dependable, easy to operate window shade.
 

These are available in custom sizes from 12” to 96” high and 13” to 144” wide.


 

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Cordless Pleated Shades

 

Cordless Pleated Shades:  The cordless operation allows you to raise, lower, and easily position these shades with a gentle push up or pull down of the handle.  This eliminates dangerous, dangling lift cords making it safer for homes with small children or pets. 
 

 

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Pleated Arch Shades

 

Pleated Arch Shades:  Pleated Arch Shades offer the perfect solution for unique window and door shapes since it can be custom made to fit these shapes. 

 

Pleated Skylight Shades:  Pleated Skylight Shades are ideal for windows that function as a skylight.  It offers privacy and light control in high locations.  For these types of windows, a skylight pole is available to facilitate opening and closing of the shades. 

 

Pleated Shades Options

 

The following options are available for Pleated Shades:

 

  • Blockout Liner:  If you prefer total light blocking, you may opt for blockout lining.  The linings present a uniform look from the exterior.

 

  • Top Down/Bottom Up:  You can lower shades from the top, allowing natural light in with complete privacy or raise them from the bottom for a traditional approach.

 

  • Loop Control:  This continuous-loop lift mechanism enables you to easily and evenly raise, lower, and position even the largest shades while eliminating dangling cords.  Aside from eliminating the danger that dangling cords pose to children and animals, this feature provides an uncluttered look. 

 

  • Two on One Headrail:  One headrail over two side-by-side shades allows for a unified look.  This is also ideal for wide windows where a single shade is heavy.  The lift cords on each shade allows for independent light control.

 

  • Skylight Pole:  This pole is used to operate out of reach skylight shades.  It is available in the following sizes:  up to 6’ or up to 10’ in length.

 

decorative-window-shades-roller-shadesRoller Shades
 

Roller Shades are an excellent choice for adding color, texture, and flair to any room. 

The great thing is that you can customize your Roller Shades by choosing from a variety of different colors, textures, floral designs, striped patterns, and opacities from sheer to complete light blockout. 

This enables you to create the best assortment of trendy fabrics and screens for your home. 
 

Roller Shades are easy to operate, and with a simple pull of the cord, you can position the shade at the perfect height.

Roller Shades are available in the following:
 

  • Roller Shades

  • Flat Fold Roller Shades

 

Roller Shades:  Some Roller Shades are manufactured with steel rollers, which offer precise, reliable operation.  They are many high fashion colors and patterns to choose from and you can even order roller shades that are made from earth friendly, PVC free materials that are also 100% recyclable.

 

You can customize your Roller Shades with a choice of hem styles, hemline trims, and shade pulls. They are available in custom sizes from 12” to 120” high and 12” to 127” wide.


 

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Flat Fold Roller Shades


Flat Fold Roller Shades: 
Flat Fold Roller Shades lie flat when fully lowered and stack in softly tailored folds when raised. You may customize these lovely shades by choosing from among different decorative hemline trims.

 

Roller Shades Options

 

The following options are available for Roller Shades:

 

Lift System:  Loop Control has a loop mechanism that allows for smooth operation. 

 

The Cassette System offers the easy operation of Loop Control, plus a headrail covering the roller and mechanism. This creates a neatly finished and tailored look. 

 

Motorization is an effortless way to raise and lower shades. You can choose from a single-channel remote or wall switch to operate one shade or a 5-Channel to operate up to 4 shades.

 

Top Down/Bottom Up:  You can lower shades from the top, allowing natural light in with complete privacy or raise them from the bottom for a traditional approach.

 

Room Darkening Fabric:  Room darkening fabric is ideal in rooms where you prefer total light blocking.   

 

Accent Rod:  You can opt for a decorative metal accent rod at the bottom of the hemline for tabbed and scalloped hem styles.  You can choose from different accent rod finishes and finial styles. 

 

Decorative Detail:  Give your roller shades extra flair by including a decorative edge.  You can choose from the following decorative edges:  petite ribbon loop trim, twisted loop trim, wood bead, or shell trim. 

 

Hem:  You can choose from different hem styles for that distinct look.  The following hem styles are available:  Diana hem, wave hem, scallop hem, tabbed hem, and a straight hem. 
 

Shade Pulls:  A nice touch of elegance and sophistication for a Roller Shade is to attach a shade pull.  Shade pulls come in different styles and finishes, such as, a ring style or one that features a tassel. 

 

decorative-window-shades-sheer-eleganceSheer Elegance

 

This is a great solution for large windows and sliding doors since it combines the beauty of sheer window shades with the light control of vertical blinds. 

You can choose from different patterns, such as, leaf patterns, striped patterns, or from neutral tones that will coordinate beautifully with any color scheme in your room decor.

 

Sheer Elegance elegantly softens and diffuses light.  It allows you to control light by simply rotating the vanes and eliminating the need to draw the panels open.  For total light control and privacy, you may wish to add the room darkening option.  Another excellent option is the valance upgrade, which conceals the headrail by incorporating a matching fabric insert.

 

Sheer Elegance Shades Options

 

The following options are available for Sheer Elegance Shades:

 

Room Darkening:  This option is perfect for total light control and privacy.

 

Valance:  A valance conceals the headrail and incorporates a matching fabric insert giving the shade a uniform and sleek appearance.

 

Solar Shades

 

Solar Shades give you the opportunity to enjoy the view, with less glare while providing important UV protection.  These window shades make a clean, contemporary statement because of its sleek lines and sophisticated materials. 

 

You can choose from different semi-sheer fabrics that function to preserve your view even when lowered.  The fabric used in Solar Shades provides excellent UV protection that save your furnishings from fading, and also minimize glare on TV and computer screens.  In rooms that get excessive sun exposure, you will notice how these shades reduce heat transfer from the outdoors, which further add to your comfort while reducing your AC bills.

 

Solar Shades are available in the following:

 

  • Solar Roller Shades

  • Solar Roman Shades

 

decorative-window-shades-solar-roller-shadeSolar Roller Shades:  Solar Roller Shades are fabulous looking, contemporary roller shades.

The major benefit of solar roller shades is that they offer solar protection along with glare reduction. 

You can find these shades with loop control that allows you to easily raise and lower your shades while eliminating dangerous, dangling lift cords. 

For the best view, you can choose a semi-sheer fabric or a semi-sheer metallic fabric for that high tech effect.

 

decorative-window-shades-solar-roman-shadeSolar Roman Shades:  Solar Roman Shades give your home the classic look of fine fabric flat fold Roman shades, but with the added bonus of solar protection and glare reduction.  

You can choose from semi-sheer or semi-sheer metallic fabrics.

 

Solar Shades Options

 

The following options are available for Solar Shades:

 

Fascia Valance:  A Fascia Valance is a cassette style system that completely conceals the hardware.  You can choose the fabric for the Fascia Valance to match your shade material or aluminum to match the bottom rail. 

 

Top Down/Bottom Up:  You can lower shades from the top, allowing natural light in with complete privacy, raise them from the bottom, or combine both operations for the perfect mix of natural light and desired level of privacy.





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