One of the most diverse products for the window, blinds are available in different materials, paint colors, stain finishes, and slat sizes with the most popular being two inch. Blinds are a terrific value offering decent light control, privacy options, and can help to “edit” a view. Their timeless style looks great as a stand-alone treatment or layered under draperies.
Blinds are anything but basic at Linda’s Décors. While window coverings all have unique features and benefits, custom blinds, window shades and interior shutters are stylish and functional. Blinds, whether, real wood, faux or aluminum, painted, stained, or distressed, can be a one and done solution or a building block to a more layered look. Often with a value price point than other window treatments, blinds are a simplified solution that offer a lasting appeal!
Today’s wood blinds are available in a host of painted colors, unique stains, and even more unique distressed finishes. They can also feature fabric tapes instead of traditional ladders or strings. Blind slats are also available in various sizes, ranging from one-inch (mini) blinds, two inch and two and a half inch. When it comes to safety, custom blinds even comply with today’s safety standards featuring cordless and cord-free options that make them great for any room in the home.
Blinds work in decors from coastal to traditional, rustic to modern, and everything in between!
Window blinds are versatile for any room. In bedrooms, they can help dim the morning or afternoon sun. For common areas like living or family rooms, they offer varying levels of privacy. And, in spaces without optimal views, blinds and shades can help “edit” the view without losing the light.
Custom blinds and shade fabrics help you design a unique window covering specific to your decorating project. Like blinds, other horizontal slat type products like plantation shutters, café style shutters, and hardwood shutters offer another streamlined look at the window. All window treatments from Linda’s Decors are made with exceptional quality and workmanship. Whether it’s light filtering, room darkening or total blackout blinds, Linda’s Decors will help you select the best blinds and shading solutions for your space.
Sheer Shading Solutions
Window shadings like Hunter Douglas Luminette® Privacy Sheers, Silhouette® Window Shadings, and Pirouette® window shadings have both traditional and modern features. Luminette® is ideal for covering large architectural windows and sliding glass doors. Silhouette® has ‘S’ -shaped vanes contoured for elegance and beauty. Fabric window shadings work well on many different window types including casement, bay, and traditional double hung windows. Pirouette® has a more modern appearance with contoured vanes. In addition, Pirouette® shades also work for many horizontal window applications. All these window shades can be automated for luxury and convenience. For example, Hunter Douglas’ PowerView® Motorization is perfect for windows located over a bathtub or hard to reach transom windows.
Skylight shades can be manual or automated for ease of operation. Skylight window coverings are ideal for light and temperature control with a touch of a button. Blinds for skylight windows can offer light filtering features or complete room darkening. Most window coverings can be motorized and operated using a home automation system such as Alexa, Google, or Siri. Your window treatments can all be controlled by your smartphone – iPhone or Android or tablet for ease and convenience.
Shutters are a more architecturally interesting solution than any other window treatment on the market. Interior shutters are available in real hardwood (Heritance® Hardwood Shutters by Hunter Douglas) or a hybrid solution (New Style®) featuring a blend of composite and wood. Vinyl shutters are also available. Vinyl home shutters are suitable for spaces that may be more humid or moist such as bathrooms and basements. Composite, hybrid, or faux wood shutters make a great addition over a kitchen sink. They resist moisture and tolerate dampness and won’t warp, crack, fade or peel.
Hunter Douglas’ Palm Beach™ Polysatin Shutters™ are available motorized which comes in handy for those high or hard to reach windows.
Natural Woven Shades and Natural Woven Romans
Natural woven shades have a distinct look on their own! With a multitude of materials and opacity option, natural woven shades offer a natural, organic look and feel. Many products in this category are made from natural fibers such as bamboo, grasses, and reeds. These beautiful products feature fashion and function all in one solution! They work exceptionally well with coastal décor, rustic settings and even industrial chic! Woven wood shade materials are sustainable so you can feel good about enjoying great outdoor textures inside your home.
Natural woven materials can also be made into roller shades for that same look, only slightly different! Hunter Douglas’ Provenance® woven wood Roman shades are just one of the lines that Linda’s Decors carries. All come with a variety of lifting systems including cordless!
Cellular Shades and Honeycomb Shades
Cellular or honeycomb shades have stylish and energy efficient advantages. The honeycomb shaped cells are designed to trap air, keeping the heat out in summer and warmth in during winter months. Honeycomb shades help to also prevent harmful UV rays from fading rugs, floors, and furnishings. Top-down, bottom-up features allow easy placement of your custom shades anywhere on the window allowing total control over outdoor views and indoor privacy. Honeycomb shades are also available to provide room darkening ensuring for a better night’s sleep for everyone.
Lifting systems can accommodate a variety of applications but cordless shades and blinds are still the safest option for young children and pets.
Designer Roman Shades
Roman shades are very popular window treatments. Roman window treatments come in many styles available such as flat, relaxed, hobbled or with classic custom folds. Roman shades are so versatile with fabrics in cotton, linen, polyester, hemp, bamboo, and more. Roman shades look stunning stand alone or layered with a custom drapery. Fabric Roman shades can be made from any fabric such as stripes, solids, damasks or floral, and more. Roman window shades provide a designer look and offer just enough fabric for that perfect solution. Consider adding coordinating custom pillows and bedding fabrics to a room with Roman shades. It will ensure a perfectly curated look in any room of your home!
Vertical Blinds and Sliding Panels
Vertical blinds still have a place in today’s window treatment world. They have become much more stylish over the years enabling them to coordinate in most decors. Their fabrics slats range from small slates to large panels, or sheers depending on the desired look. Sliding panels can be an excellent choice for sliding glass doors, patio doors or even French doors. The panels can even be used as room dividers in laundry rooms or nursery rooms or anywhere space needs to be delineated. For a small home or apartment in or around Boston, or suburbs, a stylish window panel with tracks may be a practical and stylish solution.
Sunscreen and Roller Shades
Sunscreen or solar shades offer a wide variety of fabrics and opacities. From very sheer to complete light dimming, roller shades are great solution for virtually any style or décor. From easy operating spring tension to clutch roller and motorized, roller shades are a fantastic solution.
By choosing the level of desired privacy or view from inside and out, Sunscreen shades and roller shades have easy-to-use operating systems whether motorized or a clutch system. The shades can have matching headrails, cassettes, and brackets to provide a sleek look and roll up completely to conceal your shades.
Linda’s Decors helps you narrow down your window blind, shade and shutter choices in the comfort of your own home. Schedule an appointment to get an idea of how fabrics and materials will coordinate within your space and finish your room or home!