Interior design window treatments can work wonders to visually expand small windows and make rooms feel brighter and more spacious. Do you feel like the compact windows in your home make spaces seem dark and cramped? With some clever tricks involving curtains, blinds, and other solutions, you can enhance those petite windows to maximize light and the illusion of size. Keep reading for 5 tips to make small windows appear larger with treatments that reflect light and blur boundaries between interior and exterior views.
Use Light Colors for an Expansive Look
Soften Edges with Valances and Curtain Styles
Sheers Add Light and Airiness
Widen and Raise for Maximum Impact
Faux Arch Treatments Boost Height
FAQs About Designing Around Small Windows:
Go for light panels in solid pale tones or small prints that cascade softly without looking heavy. Layer with breezy sheers to add dimmable brightness and an airy aura. Extend rods wider than frames and well above tops to expand scale.
Slatted wood blinds, breezy Roman shades, and solar screens in light hues boost brightness in rooms to make small windows feel larger visually. Tilt angles control dimming as needed without fully blocking attractive outdoor views that lend spaciousness.
Yes, the simulated wood horizontal slats add texture and warmth to soften edges instead of highlighting a small picture window’s compact shape. With adjustable tilting, the slats also control incoming daylight for brightening rooms without fully blocking views.
Contact Bloomin’ Blinds today to schedule a free at-home consultation with one of our window treatment experts! We carry all the custom shades, sheers, drapes, and hardware solutions to make small windows shine beautifully in your home. Let us bring our interior design experience to illuminate the possibilities for your compact spaces.