5 Ways to Refresh your Interior for 2017

  • By Catherine Dove
  • 23 Jan, 2017

Do you fancy a refreshing change to your interiors for 2017 but you’re not quite sure where to start? You don’t need to get the wall paints out or hire the carpet fitters. Window decor contributes a hugely to the style, sophistication and general feel of your interior, so making this small change can keep your space looking contemporary and new. Here are 5 ways that  blinds  or  curtains  can completely transform your interior.

1/ Let the Light In

Designers have always suggested that letting natural light into your interior brings in a comforting warmth and emphasises space. Sheer  curtains  come in a wonderful array of colours, letting beams of light filter in without the harshness of white light. From simple panels of sheer fabric, to textured, patterned or embellished sheer materials, allowing natural light into your space will always be a trend that is in style.

2/ Embellish It

Personalise your window treatments with bespoke embellishments that will catch the eye and add an extra wow factor to your interior. Although beads and ribbon trims always create beautiful detail to your window decor, alternative embellishments, with more character, such as buttons, shells and pom poms are expected to be very popular in 2017.

3/ Metallics

The variety of curtain poles available is only growing as we move into 2017. Metallics are starting to make a grand appearance in living rooms and bedrooms, from gold, bronze and silver rods to layered metallic curtains and drapes, such as below. The complex textures combined with metallic shine create a stylish contract that will add an entirely new feel to your interior. Crystal look curtain poles can add an extravagant touch that can’t be overlooked.

4/ Fun Patterns

Don’t be afraid to go bold in 2017. Brighten up your interior with window treatments that are characterised by you and the style you like. With limitless options on colour, style, texture and material, you really can go wild! Are you into stripes or spots, detailed elegance or contemporary bold? Creative patterns become a focal point within your space, totally changing the aesthetic, so start thinking about what patterns would represent you.

4/ Combine!


Everything on this list can be combined to create a unique, bespoke and innovative window dressing. Contrast sheer drapes with a bold patterned  roller blind , such as above, finishing off the look with a matching gold pole and holdbacks. Don’t forget to consider the trim and embellishments to really give your window a wow factor! The combinations are endless, and often quite daunting. Our team can help you find the perfect composition of window treatments to completely transform and refresh your interior for 2017.

Get in touch on 0118 9770 220 or drop us an email at sales@alamoblinds.co.uk  for expert advice and inspiration on creating an amazing window dressing for your space.
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