For every reasons, a living room is the center of the room where people gather no matter how large or small. By that, a living room must be designed in certain way to get the most comfortable atmosphere. Among many things, living room windows must be treated first.
There are many ideas of window treatment that you can apply. From the simple one by applying some curtains for large space to complex one like installing some valance for covering the window trim. Though, the difficulty by the types of window you have.
For big living room windows for example, the treatment is usually more difficult compared to small window. Just like when installing blind for covering the entire window, you at least need two or more people to help you. While for small window, even you can apply drapes for couple minutes only.
While if you need some ideas of living room windows, just take a look this design.
1. Traditional Window Style
It’s easy to say that the field of home décor has been changed a lot. But among the types of window treatment that always existed is traditional window style.
As an example, this window has unique treatment that make it special. Since the room consisting more wood compared to other material, a pale green color makes everything more natural.
The window itself is divided into two parts, which upper part is shortened than the bottom part. Some wooden blind then applied nicely at to limit the amount of light during the day.
2. Curtain and Blind Combination
You can even combine a curtain and blind with a harmonious look, especially if you have a small window next to door. Take a look at this design if you don’t know how to do it.
For informal living room style like this, a relaxing feeling will show up due to sweet combination between blind and curtain that made from fabric with the same tone.
It will complement each other since both having similar blue accent color. With all those arrangement, this mini living room could be the most enjoyable place to spend your time.
3. Residence Window Treatment
The best window treatment must consider everything that should be opened and what should be covered. This window residence tells you how to do it perfectly.
It’s all about the focus actually. From this example, the sofa is positioned to face the TV as the main amusement tool at living room, while the huge size of window is only for view.
By that, you don’t need to use some curtains for large window since the focus is on TV. The huge amount of light at the day won’t bother you because your focus is on TV.
4. Complete Window Treatment
The reason to apply any curtain ideas for window is to limit a view, both from outside and inside. Especially if you living at the hustle bustle of the city, you anything to keep your privacy.
While using blind is already enough, but you can get more if you add a curtain or drape to accompany it. By that, you will have a double protection from any unwanted sight.
Here, the blind that applied is using café-style shutter while the long curtain has the same color with the couch in order to create a harmonious look among the furniture.
5. White Symmetrical Window
The amount of light that comes inside to the home will be important aspect to consider if you live in snowing area. You must have a series of windows or simple huge window.
This living room using the first option with a series of symmetrical windows. It’s a perfect treatment to bring a proper amount of light inside the room.
Because sunlight is rare thing in snowing place, you bring it inside as much as you can. That’s why, you don’t need a valance for covering the window at any case.
6. Luxury Curtain Fabric for Window
Window treatment could be a determinant aspect to get luxury living room look. By applying a dark large curtain that made from fabric, you can get a luxury look from a simple treatment.
A fabric will provide soft feeling and looking to entire space, especially with bold dark color. It will affect to the whole room and provide the atmosphere that needed.
The dark shade offers a contemporary look while the window acts as brighter agent. With a velvet sofa and colorful accent rug, this living room will be the most comfortable place.
7. Mountainous Living Room Window
Having a place near a beach or hilly mountain, you must apply different treatment for the window. You surely don’t want to miss any view of it, that’s why you need different approach.
Take a look at this picture, there only windows without anything that could distract the view like curtain and drape. A clean white symmetrical window is what you need for this kind of living room.
You don’t even need some drapes for covering because it will avoid you from getting some good views of beach or hilly stone. With simple window, it’s more than enough.
8. Dark Window Blind
There are plenty ideas you can apply to avoid any excessive light from daylight and streetlight at night. One of them is by installing dark blind in your window.
By applying dark blind, you are not only preventing from any unwanted light, but also creating light ambience from it. Especially if you pick a stripped blind style.
But since most blind is made from stiff material, try to measure your window size first. By that, you can get the right size of blind without making some adjustment.
9. Traditional Window with Roller Blind
The combination between light brown and cedar color provides the best classic style at this living room. More special with traditional window treatment along with it.
This window is consisting different size. Though, since the window using the similar style between each other, it becomes easy to apply some treatment at each.
A blind for covering the light is a nice treatment to apply, especially if your house is located in area which always full of light like what you see on this picture.
10. Modern Window Valance
A valance is designed to be a light filter. Again, it means to filter any excessive light that enter the room, not to entirely prevent. And this window dress is perfect for any living room.
For urban house, a modern valance will be useful part at your home especially if you pick the right type. At the day, valance will give you a shade look to entire room.
Looking at this living room, the light shade that is filtered by valance giving warm in ideal temperature. So, valance for window will be a nice complement for every case.
11. Full Size Patterned Window
To get the best beautiful view and in order to cover yourself while enjoying your time from living room, a full size of window could be the best option you can take.
Just like what you see from the picture, the windows are standing from the flooring to the ceiling. There are some shades for covering the space in case you need a private time.
The best thing about this window is the unique form of pattern at the glass. Combined with green shade and room arrangement, this living room could the best place in your home.
12. Curtain and Window Film
In order to keep the light flows through entire living room and lighten everything inside in a fair amount, one thing you can do is by installing a film at the window.
A window film is a simple application with massive effect. It will lessen the amount of the light that enter the room while at the same time gives unique look to the windows.
Nowadays, window film is available in various pattern and motif. It will be more amazing if you add some curtains for large windows, especially with long curtains.
13. Shingle Style Window
One of many curtain ideas for covering the space is to give a private moment. But with a great view outside the house, of course you don’t want to miss any single of it.
So, the best to way to enjoy it from inside the room is by applying a huge scale window without any curtain. It will give you a massive look about the outside view.
With symmetrical form and combination between grey and white color, this living room offers the most comfortable place at your home for any occasion.
14. Blue Shade Window Blind
With every advantage that you can get from huge size window, there are many disadvantage as well. Among them, fading furniture is inevitable impact from excessive light amount.
To avoid that, a blind for window is necessarily needed. It’s not only save your furniture and whole interior at living room, but also enhance the entire look as well.
This blue shade blind is really gorgeous for complementing the whole furniture and the arrangement of living room. Overall, this is practical design which pretty easy to make.
15. Traditional Window Wall
Sometime wall restricts you from getting the best view from outside the house, especially if your home is positioned near the lake just like what you see in this picture.
A set of windows at this living room also plays as a wall. But because the number of window is big, the best types of window that you can use is the traditional one.
Traditional window mostly didn’t have complicated design, so it will ease you when the time to clean comes. A diagonal shape with less pattern is kind of style what you need.
16. Simple Window Blind Treatment
For small living room with small window, the best window dress must be a practical and simple. One option that meets those characteristics are blind.
Compared to curtain or drape, blind offering a simplicity that will save your space a lot. It’s not all blind of course, rather than a specific blind that is made from fabric only.
A roman blind is a nice option since has ability to make generous effect to entire room, especially when it pulled up. Just to make sure that choose a blind that has similar tone to the wall.
17. Modern Futuristic Window
Different style of living room needs different window treatment. For modern living room with futuristic style, a huge size of window without pattern is the best option to take.
Just what like you see at this living room, you don’t any shades for covering the beauty of your living room design from outside. In fact, you don’t need to hide at all.
The window is actually standing from flooring to the ceiling, but separated into two parts to keep the sturdy, besides to give something like pattern rather than plain.
18. Flexible Window with Shutter
The best window is not always made from glass. There is different way to make a gorgeous and functional window even from wooden material. Look at the example for sure.
This types of window are called shutter which consisting of several small window that connected by some hinges. You can open all at once, or you may open single by single.
It will give a full control of privacy that you need while giving a fair amount of light and air circulation. With medium blue and medium green, everything looks perfect.
19. Wood Plain Window Style
One sure way to bring any warm inside the room, especially from the garden, is by using plain window. It will help you to get the right amount of light, as with warm.
By that, never try to apply any valance for covering because it will prohibit you from seeing the outside, and vice versa. You won’t get enough warm if you insist to put anything like that.
With everything mostly constructed from wooden material, it’s better to keep everything simple without anything tuft that could lessen the warm atmosphere.
20. Window Pattern with Panel Curtain
The main reason to apply curtain ideas for living room windows is to cover your privacy. But how do you apply curtain will determine the beauty of the room.
At common, mostly curtains are applied by hanging them at some frame. But you can use different way just like what you see on this picture. It’s applied directly to the window frame.
With a panel curtain, you will have a focal point at your living room. Especially when the light is shining, this panel curtain could provide you the best backdrop for lighting ambience.
21. Sliding Door Windows
It’s very common for every home using sliding door window. It could give some advantages since you can cut your budget to make some doors and windows at the same time.
The key is to use the same material that you used at living room, at least from the color. The sliding door window at this design is perfect if you need the best example.
The trim at the windows are similar with other tone that applied at other element. It’s why, you don’t need any curtains for large door window like this.
22. Roller Blind Window Treatment
Besides offering simplicity, a roller blind also provides couple advantages. For example, you can change the pattern or the color only a matter of minutes, nothing more!
It’s a simple method of treating the window compared to other. When the time comes to change due to summer or winter time, just take off the fabric and left the system over there.
Because it simplicity, roller blind is only perfect for small living room which everything limited. It’s different from huge living room, here you can use some drapes for big window.
23. Cubical Patterned Window
Having a house surrounded by green trees is a dream for many, and if you lucky to have it, don’t waste the view by installing any drapes for the goodness.
The only treatment that you need is by applying some pattern at window. In order to make everything looks simple and clean, just try to use cubical pattern like what you see here.
The trick, use a thin trim while the frame remains big that made from metal or iron. It will make sure that the glass remains still for long time no matter the weather.
24. Long Shade for Levelled Window
This living room is admirable for every reasons, especially with two levelled windows. It will provide the fair amount of natural light while seeing the vast green view.
But if you have two level windows to cover, you will need custom model and long shades for every window, from flooring right to ceiling without a break.
This living room, for the example, using long shade with floral motif to cover the double windows. By that, you will get both functionality and appearance.
25. Door and Window Combination
At a glance, you will look similarities this window treatment with the previous one. But if you pay more attention, there is one thing that distinguished between those two.
The door at this design is just like any ordinary door, while the door at the design before is using slider. Though, the pattern and the frame are pretty much the same.
So, any blind for covering the window is not necessarily needed because it will hide the unique pattern. Just let it be stand without any additional tassel or everything that hang.
26. Dual Tone Window Curtains
Of course it’s not a common application to find a dual tone window curtains. But everything that looks different will have extraordinary appearance.
By looking at this design, you will see the amazing combination between two different colors. It consists of white and pale brown color to create a balance in the whole room.
It’s long and large curtains for sure, and never cheap. But having this dual tone window curtains will improve the living room appearance to a further level.
27. Gold Accent Window Treatment
Everything looks so different with gold accent on it. In this design, the window treatment ideas that applied is based on incorporating gold accent to the window.
It beginning with the frame and the ring and ended with gold floral accent curtains. Add more with glass table frame, everything becomes more elegant rather than before.
The different seating place accompanied with stripped rug are complementing the elegant look from the gold accent. Actually, it’s not only elegant, but also luxurious as well.
28. Draped Curtain Window Treatment
This large living room is stand out for everything that it has. A lovely and squishy sofa with mini rounded table next to it, making the most comfortable place at the house.
While everything is painted in clean white, the flooring and everything that made from wood are colored in furnished rustic. Such a lovely combination between those two.
The best thing about this living room is the arrangement of draped curtain. It’s simple application actually, just by hanging them in certain way without other treatment.
29. Green Pinched Window Pleats
Looking at the design, this is a contemporary living room actually but being different and life because the various color that applied at every interior and furniture.
Though everything is in different color, but the window is actually using a single green color but in different hue and shade. Just give more attentions at it to get the details.
The drapes for window is colored in medium green, as well as with the standing vas right there. But the window frame is painted in pale green which gives a shade view between those colors.
The important key when you choosing living room windows are about functionality. In example, do you need a small or large window? What is actually the benefit of installing shades for? Or, is the curtain ideas for your living room is match with the design?
Those ideas of living room windows will help you to find the answer. And yet, you will have the right window treatment for your living room.