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Window Decor Ideas to Make Your Windows Pop

Windows are a very versatile element on your home offering many different design and decorating routes you can go with them. Window decor ideas can range from a multitude of things anywhere from simple shades to decorative film.

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Your home’s windows are often a main design aspect and should be decorated carefully to match your home to give it extra flare. However, it’s important to not go overboard because that can lead to gaudy and cheap looking windows.

We’ll go over our favorite window decor ideas to help you decide what to do with your windows.

Shades, Blinds and Curtains

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A clear favorite for window decor is to hang treatments such as shades, blinds or curtains in your windows. They provide privacy and style.

Plus, there are almost endless options to choose from when dealing with blinds, shades or curtains.

Shades

Shades are a great window decor piece because they offer a clean and sleek look. More homeowners are leaning towards modern design and shades offer just that.

Plus, you can even have automatic shades installed that can be opened and closed with a remote control or even your smartphone.

Some popular styles of shades include Roman, honeycomb and roller shades.

Blinds

Window blinds are an extremely popular window decor option because of their versatility and ease of use. You can control how far you want them pulled up or down as well as how open or closed they are to let in different levels of sunlight into your home.

Blinds offer a more traditional look for your home so if that’s your style, blinds are for you. Common styles of blinds include Venetian and vertical blinds.

Curtains

Curtains are more of an add-on to your current window decor. They’re often a thinner fabric and are used more for aesthetics than privacy.

Curtains are most commonly used on larger window areas such as bay or bow windows and create an elegant look.

Decorative Film/Glass

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If you’re looking for a more unique window decor option, then might we suggest decorative film. There are many different design options for window film.

You can achieve the look of classic stained glass or if you want more privacy you can go with a frosted film.

Colored window film is also an awesome window decor idea because it adds some flare and character to an otherwise plain part of your home – the clear glass of your windows.

Not only does window film add to the looks of your home, but it helps block out unwanted UV rays to help keep you healthier and your furniture from fading.

If you want a more permanent option, you can choose to have decorative glass installed on your windows instead of just a film.

Window grids are also a great decorative glass feature you can have installed on your windows.

Exterior Window Decor Ideas

Your window decor doesn’t have to be limited to the inside. There are a few different things you can do to improve the looks of your windows and home from the outside as well.

Curb appeal is king and you want your home to look as good as possible for your own satisfaction as well as for potential home buyers if you’re in that situation.

Exterior Shutters

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Living in the Midwest, you might be thinking, “I don’t really need shutters. Those are more for southern and coastal homes.” Truth is, exterior window shutters can offer any home an aesthetic appeal.

The addition of shutters can really make your home’s exterior pop and complement everything else very nicely.

With beautiful vinyl windows and complementing shutters, the whole neighborhood will envy your home’s beauty. Feldco has two beautiful styles to choose from and a plethora of colors to help match your home.

Window Planters

window planters hanging from a window

Another great exterior window decor idea is to install window planters or boxes on the outside. Window planters are so great because as you may know, there are tons of flowers to choose from.

They’ll add a beautiful splash of color to your home and can be changed out whenever you’d like. Just be sure you maintain your flowers to keep them looking great otherwise they’ll create a big eyesore if you let them rot and wither.

Window Awnings

Awnings are a less common exterior window decor feature but they have many benefits. They help give your home a unique design and also help your home be more energy efficient.

They block those hot summer rays and help keep your home cooler which leads to lower energy bills from not having to crank the air conditioning so much.

There are many different styles and colors to choose from when you choose a quality awning company.

Seasonal/Holiday Window Decor

People love to decorate their homes for the holidays. Your windows can benefit from this decorating as well.

Whether it’s hanging wreaths or something spooky during Halloween, your options are practically endless.

Department and craft stores always carry great holiday window decor to pick from. The only thing you should keep in mind is to not go overboard because that can take away from the rest of your home’s design elements.

Beautiful Window Decor Starts with Beautiful Windows

The most important thing to take into consideration when deciding what window decor ideas to use is you need good looking and properly functioning windows.

If your windows are old and worn out of shape, then installing any decor will end up looking tacky and hurt your home’s appeal.

Replacing your old windows with energy efficient vinyl windows will not only make your home look great, it’ll help you save on energy bills.

Plus, when you choose Feldco, you’ll have a wide variety of styles and colors to choose from as well as wood grain finishes. We’ve been serving the Midwest for over 40 years with the best replacement windows and have been named America’s #1 Window and Door Company.

Starting your window replacement project is as easy as getting a free quote online. With over 350,000 homeowners served, we’d love to help you next.

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