10 Ways To Spruce Up Your Windows

10 Ways To Spruce Up Your Windows

Windows are often the focal point of any room or even on the exterior of your home. Take some time to spruce up your windows and your home will be instantly transformed to a more inviting living space. Here are 10 ideas on how to take your windows to the next level.

Window Boxes 

Window boxes add charm and a splash of color to a home’s exterior. If you are feeling crafty, check out this article on how to make your own.


Window Ledges

Whether inside or outside, an extended ledge is a perfect place to showcase potted plants and dress up your windows.

Window ledge image via remodelaholic.com

Exterior Shutters

Awnings typically manage to work double-duty, adding curb appeal while also filtering the sunlight that comes into your home and protecting your windows from the elements.

Exterior shutters image via vixenhill.com

Interior Shutters

Interior shutters can do so much more than just look amazing from inside the house and out. Window shutters help control light, give privacy and can reduce your energy bills.

interior shutters image via houzz

Paint Interior

Skip the curtains and paint window interior window frames a contrasting color to add pop to your home.

interior window trim image via pinterest

Unique Tie Backs

Get creative by using bangles, neckties, doorknobs, belts, necklaces or napkin rings. Check out this article for more creative ideas. 

necktie curtain tieback via hgtv

Lace It Up

Add lace to your screens for a truly unique idea.

lace window screen image via http://bloggen.designmadde.se


Awnings work as a secondary covering for your window and can bring a complimentary decorative element to your home. Awnings are also helpful in controlling internal temperature with the added shade they provide.

Copper awning image via http://designyourawning.com

Roman Curtains

Roman curtains are fabric window coverings that stack neatly at the top of the window when retracted. This style creates a more clean-lined architectural look than full-length drapery in most situations.

fabric roman shade image via http://bdgstyle.blogspot.com

Café curtains

This style of treatment originated in Vienna in the 1800s in street cafes. Cafe curtains are suspended on a rod halfway down the window – they add privacy below while allowing for natural light from above.

cafe curtain image via http://www.emformarvelous.com

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