Print fabric Roman shades offer a lot of color and character to any space they are added to. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to make a statement with them. The right shades, custom or not, can create the level of luxury and beauty you want to have in any room of the home. Roman shades are often stylish in any form, but this is one way to get even more excitement from them.
Orange and White Print Roman Shades by Christopher Peacock featured in Traditional Home
Patterns are an important part of any window covering. When it comes to print fabric Roman shades, these bright orange colored models are ideal when you need lots of color. If the walls are white and the furniture in a space is dull, a pop of color like this can really make all of the difference in the space.
On the other hand, some print fabric Roman shades can add a dynamic feel to the space. In this example, they are adding a lot of geometric composition to the room. The shape plays off the unique shape of the ceiling and the curved window. They add color, but the pattern is more about the geometric styling than anything else.
Yellow and black print Roman Shades in a boy’s room featured in Decor Pad
Blending in well with the surrounding space is another way to use printed fabric Roman shades. In this example, the yellow pattern is mimicked in the pillows. It looks great in this brightly colored space and really sets the tone for the window. Even a dreary day looks full of life in this type of setting. The pattern can set the tone and range from very formal to very laid back.
Roman Shades using Ravenna Indigo by Christopher Cloth featured in Traditional Home
Yet another example of print fabric Roman shades is this piece. It definitely offers some character to an otherwise boring space. The colors match well, but are less vibrant than other designs. However, the print pattern itself helps to create the modern feel of the space. It works because of the coloring and pop of interest it offers on this wall.
As you can see, the use of print Roman shades makes sense in many settings. Don’t shy away from finding a fabric option that really speaks to you or to the design of the room. Check out Duralee Fabrics for some great inspiration. You want to use it for the color, geometric qualities, and the simple or luxurious feel they offer. It can transform the space.
Beauty is the focal point of many rooms. London style unconstructed Roman shades can really add to that goal of creating a beautiful space. These shades have less of a structured or squared-off look. Rather than add a layer of formality of the space, these shades can offer something a bit more relaxed. However, don’t fool yourself into thinking they are not a stellar, amazing look that any bedroom window would love to call its own.
Here, you can see how the soft curve at the bottom of the Roman shades creates the unconstructed look. You can easily see how the custom fabric works so well in this space. The color is luxurious and the pattern perfectly suited for the feminine-inspired space. Yet, there’s more to it than that. The shape and styling of the Roman shade itself helps to add to the level of luxuriousness present.
Yellow Blue London Style Roman Shades by Matthew Patrick Smyth featured in Elle Decor
Formality is not just for the bedroom. These London style unconstructed Roman shades can attest to that. They are very ornate and fit the room perfectly. They could be more structured in this environment. However, because they are not, they are less formal and they add a layer of softness to the space as a result. The flaring at the bottom of them and the curves at the top and the bottom offer the right style choice for this room.
Robert Couturier London Style roman shades featured in Elle Decor
Simplicity is the focal point of this space. It’s relaxed and, even though it is a bit more formal than some spaces, the window coverings help to soften the tone with their less-than-formal structuring. They hang loosely, creating a beautiful look without too many straight lines.
London Style Roman Shades using fabric by Norbar Fabrics featured in Traditional Home
Shabby chic is one of the best terms to describe a room where the look is soft and comfortable. Here, this small window is given the royal treatment with a bit more character than you might expect. It looks as though someone tossed a beautiful drape over the top of the window to create the romantic appeal it offers. That’s not the case at all, but it does add to the romantic feel of the room.
Making the right style statement is something these London style unconstructed Roman shades do so well. Consider options from Lee Jofa, for examples. Can you picture this being in your space, creating a dazzling design, and offering a simplistic way to dress up a room?
Adding texture, color, and style, Roman shades with border additions really do make a standout statement in any room. You will want to select the right blend of materials for the space you have. Typically, one solid color or a pattern, most Roman shades for living rooms, bedrooms or even the nursery offer an easy-to-use style with an elegant look. However, you can do so much more with them than you thought. Just look at how easy it is to use them with a border.
Roman Shades with Lime Green Border designed by Delphine Krakoff featured in Elle Decor
Whimsical and playful, sometimes Roman shades with a border can really add to the feel of the space. In this piece, the basic drapery options would fit well – just a sheer drape could work. However, by using this specific style, you get more attention and add a lot of depth to the space. There’s no doubt this is a fun play area and the shades make it so. The right Roman shades fabric makes all of the difference.
Tony Duquette cotton Green Roman Shades with border featured in Elle Decor
Don’t mistake Roman shades with boarders as being something only for a playful or simplistic look. They can also work very well in a situation like this. They look great because the border actually frames the shades. In fact, this is the perfect example of how these shades can become nearly artwork in your space. Select the right fabrics for Roman shades to create such a look. It can set the tone for the space in a moment.
Taylored Roman Shades with Red Border by Steven Gambrel featured in Elle Decor
Pop the color and use it for separation. In this room, where the colors are all about the style and design element of the space, you can see how these Roman shades with boarder can actually create a space for the eye to rest so the rest of the space does not get too overwhelmed. The pop of red helps to bring out the color on the walls surrounding it, too.
Teal Blue Roman Shades with white border by Angie Hranowski featured in Decor Pad
You can use borders like this in many ways. The key is to make the border tell the story for the space. If the space is whimsical and light, be sure the border and Roman shade combined offer that perhaps in the color, pattern or the style. You can easily transform a room with the investment of these types of custom Roman shades and take your otherwise boring space to a whole new level.
Do you think that Roman shades need to be very formal and sophisticated? That’s not the case at all. In fact, unconstructed Roman shades can tell their own story and provide you with the exactly what you want in terms of design in your living space. Roman shades do have a level of beauty to them, but it takes the right fabrics to make them work.
Coral pink Relaxed Roman Shades featured in Decor Pad
In this picture, you can clearly see the beauty that unconstructed Roman shades can offer. There’s no need for the formal lines of these drapery options in a bedroom. For example, the room is made softer by the folds and less straight shades. The slight dip in them offers just enough appeal to soften the entire room. At the same time, the colors are soft and blend well with the nursery feel. Sometimes, letting them hang like this creates a more interesting look than you thought was possible.
White Linen Roman Shade featured in Decor Pad
Don’t mistake unconstructed Roman shades for something that’s too loose or informal. In fact, you can create them to have just the right level of ambiance for the space. In this picture, for example, you can see the softer dip in the middle (because there are no hard lines and bars holding the middle section in place) but there is still the atmosphere of formality because of the added pinpoints on the edges and the clean, white lines. They fit beautifully into this space because of the coloring and lines offered.
Brett Design Roman Shades in Kips Bay Showhouse 2010 featured in Elle Decor
Sometimes unconstructed Roman shades are the perfect fit for the space. If your space is screaming for a simple way to cover the windows, perhaps because there is so much more going on in it, consider something like the picture below. Without the lines, it stands out against this lavish wallpapering. It looks great because it is less formal and far more simplistic in this type of space.
By taking out the lines and creating a more unique shape, unconstructed Roman shades work in living rooms, bedrooms and even in the informal office space. They look great and of course work well but they do not have that structured look that you simply do not need.
Striped Roman shades create a beautiful option for any room of the home. Used in a bedroom or living space, they can create a significant visual impact within just a few minutes. They can be one of the best options to transform an otherwise boring room into something that’s fabulous.
Striped Roman Shades using Osborne & Little’s Eugenia silk designed by Stephen Shubel featured in House Beautiful
Designed for visual impact, these striped Roman shades for the living room can help the space to really pop. They create interest in the windows and help to add dimension to otherwise boring white walls. The clean lines keep the modern feel present here while still softening the tone of the room significantly.
Stripes can be soft and welcoming or more studios. They help to contribute to the clean lines of any room. In this example, the striped Roman shades add a layer of interest to the space. The lines help to hold the straight lines of the windows while working in contract with the lines of the corners, ceiling and even the couch and rug. It’s a stellar statement and a great way to define the room without a large investment.
White Grey Striped Roman Shades featured in Decor Pad
Sometimes, you want the drapes to be less of a focal point and more of an additional element of design to the space that’s more subtle than other design options. In this example, the Roman shades for the seating area are easier on the eye and softer in their coloring. The lines are straight, but the Roman folding of the drapes softens them. Here, they work well as a compliment to the room rather than taking away from the other items. They blend well with the color scheme and soften the tone of the space.
Striped Roman shades may be exactly what you need in your space. Choose specific options for Roman shades for kids rooms. Choose from an assortment of colors and styles. Have them custom made for the perfect fit. Then, allow them to work in with your current design to help to add some level of visual interest to the space. You would be surprised by just how easily a few simple lines can transform an entire room into a beautifully designed escape.