Relaxed Roman shades are pulled up in smooth folds which maintain both light and views. The shades on narrow windows have a single swag while on wider windows there may be two or more swags. To give the Roman shades a lively look, you could opt for a printed fabric. The shades gently filter the light; a layer of lining could protect the fabric from the adverse effects of the sunlight while not blocking the light entirely.
When it comes to wide windows, tailored balloon shades combined with decorative drapery panels, could be hung as soft columns on either side of the window. Window shades could also give a fresh look to utilitarian spaces of your house such as bathrooms. This bathroom’s shades accompany other decorative objects, an iron chandelier and marble shower, and contribute to making a sophisticated look.
Durability and low maintenance of shutters have made them a favorable option for use in bathrooms. You can adjust the shutters to let the light in or close it off completely, when needed. The painted shutters in this spacious master bathroom, contrast the white frame and create a pleasant color-block effect. For bathroom windows with non-standard sizes, shutters may need to be custom-ordered.
Pale pink bathroom window curtains single out different zones in this bathroom. One curtain, attached with rings, creates a fanciful niche when closed. Another curtain, divides the tub and shower from dry spaces. The large curtain panels add a luxurious and a spa-like feel to the spacious master bathroom.
In this master bath, the Roman shades made of embroidered linen, have a touch of boudoir, a touch of garden room, as well as a touch of spa. The simple construction and modest motifs of these shades, bring a pleasant balance to the heavy cabinetry and embellished tiles of this bathroom. The unique design of these shades provides bathroom windows privacy while still letting the light pass through.
Hanging curtains or mini blinds halfway up is one of the most popular way of embellishing an arched window. In this bathroom, normal café curtains with simple rings are hung on a narrow panel, matching the iron window frame. The simple decoration of the window allows the surrounding tiles to show off their aesthetics and the vanity stand out.
When privacy is not a concern, you can opt for simple decoration of windows. In a room surrounded by hard surfaces, these plain beige curtains, when closed, can add a touch of softness to the bathroom as well as blocking the light. When open, these curtains can grant you access to the scenery outside.
In this bathroom, a free-standing bath tub is placed under the square window. Fixed shutters maintain the privacy of the bathroom but don’t block off the light. In case privacy is necessary, a light-blocking curtain across the window would do the job. In spots like this where the window arrangement will be exposed to water, choosing an all-weather fabric designed for outdoor use is the best option. Fabric that is water-resistant and has mildewcide covering, is designed to endure rain outdoors. So, these fabrics could keep their neat look in the bathroom, too.
Decorations may be unnecessary for a second-story bathroom window. If that is the case, then you can opt for installing a stained-glass or frosted window. Here, the light is freely flowing through an early 20th century stained glass and reaches the tub area and the rest pf the bathroom. The beauty of the stained glass is exhibited more because of the neutral colors on the walls.
You can take small bath window arrangements to next level. In this modern bathroom, a plain and delicate lace curtain is filtering the light through a small window. A tension rod is perfect for placing the curtains midway down the window which could also bring enough privacy. The plain features of the bathroom, gray walls and simple tiles of the shower, allow the lace curtain to look lively.
Framing this giant window with a lavish swath of sheer drapery gives the space powerful elegance. Behind the sheers are Venetian blinds that can be lowered for privacy. Matching the curtains to the wallpaper and fabric of the ottoman gives the room a cohesive look. A vaulted ceiling and neutral tile floor prevent the space from being overwhelming.