Roman Shades with Border

Posted on 15-09-2012 by

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

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

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

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

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.

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