Kitchen Blind Ideas

Kitchen Blind Ideas

Regular Kitchens Polyester roller blinds are great for most kitchens. Splashes wipe right off and they’re resistant to water. You can also match one of our hundreds of designs perfectly to your décor. Click Here » Right next to the sink Faux wood venetians are great next to the sink as they’re completely waterproof. They won’t warp in the heat and they wipe clean easy too. Click Here » Cold spaces Our Duo blinds are perfect for draughty kitchens. The honeycomb pockets help trap heat to keep your kitchen toasty. What’s more, the light fabric won’t cling on to moisture or smells. Click Here » Facing the road Our Enjoy Vision roller blinds let in plenty of light but also give lots of privacy. You can quickly change from open to closed plus they’re water resistant too. Click Here » Over the counter Aluminium venetians are so tough and durable. They won’t rust and food just wipes off clean. They’re great for controlling the light too so you can see just what you’re doing. Click Here » Facing the garden A magic screen blind is great for kitchens with a view. It allows you to see out during the day without others looking in and is made from 100% polyester so it’s water resistant too. Click Here » Make a feature of your Kitchen window Kitchens are one of our shutter blinds’ favourite environments. Not only are they able to handle all the heat, moisture and mess with consummate ease, they look great in modern and traditional settings. Click Here »
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I love roman blinds, white venetians and most of all plantation shutters. We are lucky enough to have recently bought a house with huge windows … even if they are brown aluminum frames. There is a wonderful 1.8m wide window about my kitchen sink. We are also lucky enough not to need to cover it for privacy. But at this time of year the Australian sun belts through there right about the time you want to cook dinner and it’s like standing in a sweat box. I was going to put up a white timber venetian blind as we have done in other areas of the house, but I would prefer to have it pulled up most of the day and the weight of that width is pretty heavy. Any other suggestions for such a wide window where I don’t need to cover it for privacy but do need to block out the afternoon sun?
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Kitchen Blind Ideas

Great post and perfect timing. I’ve been trying to gather ideas for the type of window treatment I want for our kitchen window. This is our first house, and even though we moved in just over a year ago, we still just have a bare, beige shade the former owner left. It looks awful! This post has given me a lot of great ideas. I love the idea of a Roman shade or maybe a bamboo one. Also, I have to add how much I’m enjoying your site! I only just started reading blogs a few months ago, and I stumbled on your site last week. I’m hooked! I’ve found so many great ideas that I can’t wait to try. Your sense of color and style are right up my alley. You’ve even inspired me to start my own humble, little blog. Thanks and please keep posting!
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Kitchen Blind Ideas

Next Slideshow Ideas for Multiple Windows Ideas for Multiple Windows Windows don’t only stand solo, but often come in pairs, trios, or greater multiples. Whether treated individually or as a group, multiple windows in a room require clever window treatment ideas. See how these expansive banks of windows get dressed to the nines while providing smart functionality. Begin Slideshow »
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Kitchen Blind Ideas

Twice as Nice For the ultimate in flexibility, consider shades that can be raised and lowered from the top or bottom as needed. “These simple and sleek shades by Kirsch can drop down from the top or raised up from the bottom to allow you to control the view or the sunlight as needed,” says the retailer. Layered Effect To create a tailored look in a simple, monochromatic kitchen, designer Teri Thomas chose a valance and Roman shade in the same fabric. She used a custom-printed fabric from Galbraith and Paul for both the shade and its box-pleated topper, says contractor Duane Johns of Advanced Renovations. Pretty Pattern In a kitchen with simple style and a mostly white color palette, a splash of pattern can add personality. “Help frame a beautiful view with a valance mounted above the window. This ikat-patterned fabric, Bansuri in Slate, has a rich neutral that adds interest to the solid white cabinets,” says the manufacturer. Light and Lively Window treatments not only add softness and style, but also control light, protecting interior furnishings and materials from damaging UV rays. “Flat Roman fabric shades from Smith & Noble are available with a privacy lining that offers sun protection,” says Kara Roberts, Director of Merchandising for the company. Shown here is a Flat Roman Fabric Shade in Samara/Stone with privacy lining. Formal Effect Designer Robin Baron gave this elegant country kitchen the perfect finishing touch with an ornate scalloped valance above the sink. “I always say ‘great design is in the details’ and this beautiful valance is a perfect example,” says Baron. “I used the detail of iron hooks to create the dramatic pleating in lieu of a traditional pole and embellished the classic linen floral fabric with tassel trim, and matching tape, giving weight and importance to this country-inspired valance.” Barely There If you want to filter light and soften the look of your kitchen window – but don’t want anything heavy or opaque, consider using a fabric with a loose weave, such as linen, for example. Here, designer Annette English complemented the otherwise pared-down look of the space with lightly textured material from Dan Marty Fabric. Tailored Alternative “When planning a kitchen layout, placing the sink under a window is a great option,” says designer Karen Sealy. “Having a nice view can make washing the dishes or prepping food more enjoyable.” In this space she specified shutters to complete the room’s transitional style. “Using shutters is a low-maintenance alternative to drapery that still controls light levels and views,” she says. French Accent When they remodeled an older family home with French architectural details, kitchen designers Marvin Daniel and Brian Pilgrim of KDW Home wanted to give it an open and airy look that still felt in keeping with the style of the home. Roman shades in a French provincial fabric added just the Old World accent the updated space required. Exotic Element “Fabric shades are like great art: They transform a space and its inhabitants,” says Kara Roberts, Director of Merchandising for Smith & Noble, the manufacturer of the Moroccan-style shades shown here. Flat Roman shades fold up at the top when fully raised and lie flat when lowered, creating a low profile look that works with a wide range of fabrics and prints. Coordinated Charm Fabric-based window treatments are a great way to balance all the hard surfaces in the kitchen while also adding pattern and color. This custom arched shade can raise and lower to control sunlight and privacy. “Whether up or down, the shade keeps the kitchen feeling sunny with splashes of yellow from this Thom Filicia fabric, Prospect in Shadow,” says the manufacturer. Continue the look by using fabric in places like lampshades (see the shades on the wall sconces), barstools, chairs and even Fido’s bed.
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Kitchen Blind Ideas

I LOVE these ideas, but all of these kitchens have something that mine do not: windows. That’s right. I have a kitchen without a single window. The dining room was an addition to the house and it doesn’t get much sunlight. However, I am in DESPERATE need of making my house less cave like. All of my lights give off a yellow dim glow and I am tired of straining my eyes to cook/clean/read/relax. Any ideas for windowless kitchens?
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Kitchen Blind Ideas

Hello hello everyone, so happy to have a great contributing writer back today, Shannon from AKA Design is here to discuss the various ways to dress up a kitchen window and her ideas are superb. I love how she also includes a little history! Please welcome back Shannon and her inspirational roundup.
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Kitchen Blind Ideas

An excellent post! I, too, dreamed of a Father of the Bride kind of house–but my dreams were of the original movie with Spencer Tracy and Elizabeth Taylor. And my dream house always had a window over the kitchen sink! In addition to that, my husband went to the Volvo dealership and got brochures the week after our first baby was born. There was no way we could afford a Volvo at that time, but he surely wanted one! I got one after our third son was born, and I have to admit I felt as though I’d arrived. 🙂 Anyway, I like all these kitchen window treatment options! I usually end up with a DIY valance of some kind and leave the lower portion of my kitchen windows untreated; we’ve been fortunate to live in houses where privacy wasn’t an issue. Right now my window is sporting a no-sew faux Roman shade–the look of a Roman shade but a very inexpensive DIY version. It doesn’t move up and down, but it does a great job of blocking the sun’s rays when they’re the brightest and hottest.