September 22, 2014 - The Great Room

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Get Cooking With the Right Window Treatments for Your Kitchen

If you enjoy cooking or entertaining, it’s likely that you spend quite a bit of time in your kitchen. However, the kitchen is one area of the home that can often be overlooked when it comes to extra decor. What many people don’t realize is how much of a difference window treatments can make in a room. By taking the time to pick out the proper window treatments to fit the colors and styles of your kitchen, you can totally transform the room, even on a budget. Adequate Lighting & Privacy A kitchen needs plenty of light, but it also requires some privacy. It’s important to find a window treatment that strikes the right balance between the two. Options like a valance provide plenty of light, but not much privacy, while faux wood blinds allow in enough light but can be closed when privacy is desired. Top -down, bottom-up shades are increasing in popularity, due to their ability to let…