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Help me with window treatment for pool room
Adam Craig
January 9, 2013 in Design Dilemma
This is a front room with a street view so night time privacy is necessary.

Just got the pool table and painted the room.

Now I need some help with window treatment. I was thinking about 5 2" wood blinds similar color as the trim.

Any thoughts on this? Budget is in play so please no barn door suggestions. :)
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mmilos
I would do roman shades in a beige fabric close to your pool table felt.
January 9, 2013 at 11:48AM   
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Jayme H.
I think wood blinds, unless light ones, would be too dark...I would go for a light shade like mmilos suggested.
January 9, 2013 at 12:01PM   
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Adam Craig
Really? Like an light oak? I was thinking matching color with trim would blend well
January 9, 2013 at 12:30PM   
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katelyndunkel
I'd find some fun fabric that brings the red and beige together and make curtains for each side of the window and use a thick wood curtain rod that matches the window trim. Then I'd put bamboo roman shades up to give you privacy at night.
January 9, 2013 at 12:32PM     
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PH Interiors, LLC
Adam, I agree with your instincts. This is a pool room so no need to brighten it up - go with the mood and the darker 2" blinds to match the trim. A lighter stain would look like a mistake. I do agree with Katelyn, tho, that a couple floor to ceiling drape panels on either end of the window would be cool.
January 9, 2013 at 12:42PM     
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PH Interiors, LLC
In my response above, I am assuming there will be a light fixture over the pool table.
January 9, 2013 at 12:48PM     
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Adam Craig
Thanks PH -

There will be a light over the table. I am going for a jazz bar look for this room.
January 9, 2013 at 12:57PM   
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serendipity794
Adam, do you have the light picked out? Any plans for what you will put on the walls? That may affect the answer too.
January 9, 2013 at 1:00PM   
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Jayme H.
Wasn't thinking of a light oak
January 9, 2013 at 1:31PM   
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Jayme H.
Are u going for an Art Deco look?
January 9, 2013 at 1:47PM   
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Julie Thome Draperies, Inc.
Adam, I see nothing wrong with your idea. If budget stretched to it, maybe add an upholstered cornice, and then some drapery panels (stationary) would introduce more color/pattern and sound absorption.
January 9, 2013 at 1:47PM     
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Blinds Direct Canada
I think Shutters would look absolutely amazing in those windows . I sell Shutters that would match your existing frame colour.
http://www.blindsdirectcanada.com/shutters-toronto.html
January 9, 2013 at 1:47PM     
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