Decorating great rooms with dramatic blinds

February 16, 2019

étoile home Dorothy fabric in Tea Rose made in to roller blinds cotton linen

Are you about to embark on a new design project? Or are you simply in the market to replace your tired old draperies, then remember this, curtains and blinds can offer just as much to the design of a room as the furniture itself. Window dressings can add a pop of bright colour to any room. It's like adding another layer of texture, you can use them to help tie a room together by choosing a fabrics with colours that feature in the rooms accessories like decorative pillows, vases, art or a gorgeous textured throw.

Blinds offer a more practical and functional option to curtains and use a fraction of the fabric, but the variety of styles and textiles available means they don't have to fall short on impact creating a simple, modern and streamlined look. They are great for small or high windows and windows above radiators, book cases or other bulky storage pieces.

Choosing the right kind can feel like a daunting task—there are so many colours, materials, patterns, and, of course, styles to sort through. You can view our complete collection of fabrics here. When you have found the perfect fabric for your project speak to a local curtain and blinds maker for the total number of meters required.

Roller shades remain an economical product because their mechanism and manufacture are inexpensive. However, prices may vary depending on the textiles and patterns chosen.

We are always happy to supply swatches, you can email us at or drop in to our shop at 216 Main Street in Liverpool.

Never underestimate the impact of a great fabric in a room, blinds are a great way to show your windows some love.

Photo courtesy of Luxaflex Blinds featuring étoile home's Dorothy Fabric in Tea Rose Pink

To read the article that accompanied this collaboration with Luxaflex click here

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