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Living Room Window Treatment Ideas

Living Room Window Treatment Ideas

Your living room is one of the most used rooms in the house and by all members of the family. That’s why getting the most out of your front room interior design project is crucial to having a space everyone can enjoy. While carpets, entertainment centers and color choices often help to make a living room stand out from the crowd, window treatments are an often neglected but important part of any living space. Use these ideas for your window treatments and get a design that’s perfect for anyone and everyone who enjoys this special room.

Panels and Valance

Basic and complete, a simple valance and two window panels can make any living room feel homey and welcoming. Use sheer panels to match all of your interior design ideas perfectly, and then use a set of heavy black out curtains cleverly disguised behind the sheer panels to block out light or dark easily.

Roman Shades

These accordion like shades come in a huge variety of fabric options to please even the most discriminating fabric. Best of all, roman shades are very easy to install and can provide your front room with a completely enclosed window or a completely open one.


When simple blinds aren’t enough of a look for your design, you can use swags to make a really big impact in a little way. Swags are often used to decorate double hung windows, to showcase the window sashes. Side by side windows can really benefit from the use of a swag in your living room design.

Tie Back Panels

You can easily dress up any window with a versatile yet elegant tie back panel. Using long and flowing curtains and fabrics, drape the materials over a lush curtain rod and tie back one or both of the panels to let your living room really feel elegant.

Pleated Shade

Similar to a roman shade, a pleated shade is set inside of the casement of a window and typically runs on a track inside the window seal. If you’re looking to match your living room design ideas with the perfect window treatment for your front room then a pleated shade is the best choice for you. These hefty window treatments work especially well when trying to get away and the living room is used more as a movie theater because pleated shades are very good for blocking out all sunlight.