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By Smith Williams Subscribe to RSS | February 11th 2012 | Views:

Is it that you are taken aback by the window coverings at your friend’s place and wondering what are they made of? Just keep aside your wonders and try some new materials for your own windows. Yes, it’s discussed about the roman shades – the elegant way to dress up your windows. These are perfect for home decoration. The huge of blend of colours of the roman shades has made them immensely popular among the home owners. It is true that most people want to renovate their homes but at the same time keeping the budget in mind.

Considering the quality, durability, budget, design and everything in mind the roman shades are the best option to drape up your windows. Before choosing the shades you need to make a list of your requirements. It is better to go for a bit of expensive ones as they will last long and you need not have to keep changing them.

Before purchasing you need to know about the type of fabric that is available. There are natural roman shades made of natural materials like leaves, jute, reeds, bamboo and woods. These give a rugged effect to produce a different look. They are equally popular like the fabric for those who look for something different.

The soft roman shades on the other hand are made of patterns or picture. The shades are generally kept rolling up. The designs are revealed once they are rolled down. As far as the colours are considered, the roman shades are available in various colours as compared to the natural ones. The different fabrics used to make soft roman shades such as cotton, plastic and blackout lining.

There are double roman shades available that are designed to serve two purposes: privacy and sunlight defense. In addition to that, the double roman shades can be easily raised or lowered according to convenience. The shade has an immovable layer at the back of the shade. Such shades ensure privacy and complete blockage of sun. There are blackout roman shades which have thick lining for the purpose of blackout thus providing complete security from the sunlight.

The relaxed roman shades are another type of shades whose appearance is more relaxed and casual. Plain and simple materials are used to make these roman shades. Another type is the thermal roman shades usually used in chill weather to retain warmth through the glass windows. Matchsticks roman shades are made of small and thin pleats. They are used for windows that are smaller in size.

There are different other types and materials of roman shades to choose from according to your requirement. The vibrant shades of the shades shall never dishearten you. The variety of the roman shades has made it use like a wall hanging as well just as a home decoration. You can even frame it with dried flowers to increase its grandeur. The shades look really beautiful both as a window drapery and wall hanging. It represents elegance, sophistication, class, taste and beauty.

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