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Combine Blackout Curtains with Window Shades

Black out curtains and draperies paired with window shades

Combine Blackout Curtains with Window Shades

Create a warm and cozy atmosphere in your home by combining blackout curtains with light filtering window shades. Gemini Blinds creates custom blackout curtains, draperies and window treatments with exquisite fabrics. Homeowners often use the term blackout curtains when referring to custom drapes and drapery. Vibrant colors with luxurious fabric textures set the tone for a warm and cozy fall and winter season.

Over the next few months, your home will be alive and buzzing with holiday celebrations. Your home decor serves as a backdrop, setting the scene and atmosphere for every holiday event and family gathering. Do you want something that will contrast with your interior decor or something that will subtly complement it? Here are five elements that you should consider when choosing your window treatments is:

1- Room Darkening and Blackout Capabilities

2- Light Filtering Features

3- View-Through

4- Privacy 

5- Energy Efficiency

Contrasting blackout curtains and wooden blinds

Combine Hunter Douglas Window Shades With Blackout Curtains For Total Light Control

The potential to achieve the aesthetics that you desire is unlimited with Hunter Douglas windows treatments. Pair Hunter Douglas Silhouette® Window Shades with side panel drapery for both room darkening and light filtering options. Silhouette® Window Shades feature elegant vanes that appear to float between two sheers. When open the sheer provides a stunning view through while maintaining modest privacy from the outside. Choose fabric which diffuses natural sunlight or a room darkening fabric for enhanced privacy. Adding side panel draperies not only completes the finished look, but it also helps block any light gaps at the sides of your window shades.

Blackout curtains and energy efficient window shades

Hunter Douglas Duette® Honeycomb Window Shades have a rigid honeycomb structure that provides insulation to your windows. Available in various light filtering and room darkening fabric opacities. Add flowing drapery to soften the appearance Duette® Honeycomb Shades. Help reduce your energy bills and provide dimensional beauty to your windows by combining custom draperies with window shades, blinds, and shutters.


Window Shades Are A Great Alternative To Blackout Curtains

Depending on the style of your home decor and the size of your rooms, different window coverings will suit your space. For tall ceilings and large rooms consider decorating your windows with drapery and curtains: creating a beautiful and traditional design flare. Other types of interior styles and living spaces look fantastic with Hunter Douglas window shades and blinds. Get all the benefits and style of window coverings without overpowering smaller areas with heavier drapes. You can achieve room darkening, light filtering, view through and privacy with Hunter Douglas window treatments. Elevate and transform your space with elegant fabric folds, luxurious textures, patterns, and colors.

Blackout curtains with Silhouette Window Shadings

Hunter Douglas Pirouette® Window Shadings are a three-dimensional fabric window shade. The Pirouette® Window Shadings allow light to filter through the sheer backing or block it out almost entirely. The soft fabric folds combined with the functionality of the window shade are a great alternative to blackout curtains and drapery.

Luminette® Privacy Sheers by Hunter Douglas are available in a wide selection of drapery like fabrics. The beautiful sheer fabric vanes rotate 180 degrees to provide light control and privacy. Perfect for covering large windows such as sliding glass doors, Luminette® Privacy Sheers are a beautiful and elegant solution to traditional curtains and window drapery.

Blackout curtains and wood blinds.

The Most Popular Alternative To Blackout Curtains and Drapery

One of the most popular alternatives to blackout curtains is Hunter Douglas Vignette® Modern Roman Shades. Modern Roman shades are available with multiple design features to elevate your home decor, including:

  • Contoured or flat fabric folds
  • Different fold sizes
  • Expansive selection of fabrics and textures
  • A large array of colors and patterns

Hunter Douglas Vignette® Duolite® combines a light filtering roman shade with a blackout roller shade nestled behind it. Vignette® Duolite® allows you to operate your shades independently on a single roller for maximum light control.

Blackout curtains and room darkening shades

Hunter Douglas Design Studio™ Roman Shades are available in hundreds of fabrics. Traditional Roman shades add depth and artistry to any room with four distinct Roman shades styles:

  • Batten Front
  • Batten Back
  • Gobble
  • Flat

Roman shades can be custom made to fit your windows with a blend of cotton, linen, silk, and synthetic fabrics. Finish the look of your window down to the tiniest details by selecting complementing tapes, trips, valances, and cornices.

The majority of inquiries that Gemini Blinds receives about blackout curtains or drapes can be divided equally into two categories. Homeowners often discover they want Hunter Douglas window treatments instead of curtains. Alternatively, they appreciate the beauty of combining modern window shades with traditional draperies. Either way, Gemini Blinds has the experience to guide you in choosing the right combination of window dressings that will enhance the aesthetics of your interior decor.

Contact Gemini Blinds at 914-698-8011 to explore all the window treatment and custom drapery options for your home or commercial space. Ask about the benefits of cordless and motorized Hunter Douglas shades and custom drapes that will enhance your lifestyle and beautify your home.


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