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Window coverings? Help!
Leanne Schweighardt
February 19, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I cannot decide what window coverings to use in my kitchen. I will likely leave them open most of the time for light. I attached a couple of pictures that actually look much darker than it is but any ideas would be a great help! The kitchen is painted a medium grey (BM Chelsea Gray) with all white cabinets. Thanks!
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Deborah Butler, Brickwood Builders
I like to keep it very simple. Something like this.

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February 19, 2013 at 2:13pm   
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ReMax - Lisa
I would leave it as it is, unless you need privacy but it doesn't look like it with the trees outside.
February 19, 2013 at 2:19pm     
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bdennison
I'M WITH REMAX. GREAT AS IS
February 19, 2013 at 2:31pm   
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Chroma Design
First off, nice kitchen. At first I was inclined to suggest a simple modern style valance. I feel most windows are best served by some kind of treatment. It dresses up a window and adds to the room. But then I looked closer at the positioning of your recessed lights above the sink. They are so close to the wall and they already wash the wall. Therefore, a valance would cut off the light needed for tasks at the sink and all the light would hit the top of it. So, I think a relaxed roman shade is best and would soften the space.
February 19, 2013 at 2:33pm     
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bumbles12
I love the look of a bare window. It opens up the area and makes it look more spacious. If you have to have a covering why not just a roller blind or a sunscreen blind? Use it only at night. Just a thought.
February 19, 2013 at 2:34pm   
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michigammemom
I also like the idea of a woven shade in a lighter finish to contrast with your darker paint color.
February 19, 2013 at 2:36pm     
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Leanne Schweighardt
Thank you. I was thinking just some white, light material roman shades. I think I will leave it without for a while just to make sure!
February 19, 2013 at 2:47pm     
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bumbles12
Nice kitchen by the way...... ;)
February 19, 2013 at 3:02pm     
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jdforney
White linen flat roman shades, mounted inside the window frame.
February 19, 2013 at 3:07pm   
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The Decorating Therapist
Due to the stacking, putting most fabric window coverings in this window will make it appear shorter than it is, You might want to use something like the Hunter Douglas Vignette. The beauty of this type of product is that the shade completely disappears inside the headrail when it's drawn up, and with the headrail only being about 3" high, it wouldn't block your view or the sunlight during the day. Once it's lowered, you would have complete privacy at night, and the beauty of a fabric shade at the window. It's very low maintenance, and can be washed off with a baby wipe if something splashes on them. It's not an inexpensive window treatment, but well worth considering.
February 19, 2013 at 3:37pm   
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Sara Bederman Interior Design
I would recommend a flat roman shade for a nice tailored look but add a valance to get a bit more height out of your window and improve the proportion beside your cabinets.
February 19, 2013 at 4:02pm     
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