Welcome back to the blog! Lately, we are being asked more and more if living rooms without curtains are a good design choice. Needless to say, I’m a big fan of the non-curtain trend (I haven’t had them since I left my parents’ house!) So today, we address your most common doubts!
Is it OK not to have curtains in a living room?
When it comes to the living room, curtains have the power to set the tone and atmosphere. They frame the outside world and provide privacy when needed. But imagine a world where windows stand naked, unadorned by curtains… living rooms without curtains are becoming increasingly popular for several reasons.
¤Embrace Natural Light: Without curtains, you can fully embrace the natural light that pours in through your windows, making your living space feel brighter and more vibrant.
¤Modern Aesthetics: Living rooms without curtains lend themselves to a sleek and contemporary aesthetic, perfect for minimalists or those who appreciate clean lines.
¤Showcase Views: If your living room boasts breathtaking views, skipping curtains allows you to fully enjoy and showcase the outdoor scenery.
¤Easy Maintenance: Without curtains, you eliminate the need for regular washing and maintenance, making cleaning routines simpler.
What about not having curtains in the bedroom?
Ah, the bedroom—a sanctuary for rest and rejuvenation. The question of whether to keep or kick out the curtains takes on a different flavor here. Curtains in the bedroom offer privacy, control over light levels, and a cozy cocoon-like vibe. However, envisioning a curtain-less bedroom invites the outside world in, harnessing the magic of the rising sun and the tranquility of a starlit night. It’s all about striking the perfect balance between the free-spirited openness and the need for privacy and light control. For me, if you don’t mind the morning light -which, by the way, makes waking up more natural and pleasant- in an absolute yes!
How can I make my window look good without curtains? Ways to dress a window without curtains
If you’re considering a curtain-free living room, there are numerous ways to ensure your windows still look appealing and inviting.
¤Venetian Blinds: With their adjustable louvers, these shutters offer excellent control over light and privacy and can add a timeless charm to your living space.
¤Roman Shades: These fabric window coverings can be tailored to your style, offering a soft and polished look while still allowing light to enter.
¤Valances or Cornices: These decorative toppers add a touch of flair without covering up your windows completely. They’re the visual cherry on top!
¤Window films? Well, let’s just say they aren’t exactly stealing the spotlight on my list of favorites. But, hey, don’t dismiss them entirely! While they might not be the belle of the design ball, they do have their moments, especially when it comes to bathrooms. Check this beautiful window films by Hanna Hnunn or these other from Purl Frots
So…can you leave windows without curtains?
I sure can, and I have no doubt that you can too! Curtain free interiors are all about embracing modernity, giving your living space a touch of contemporary elegance and openness.. However, as we mention before it’s important to consider factors such as privacy, sunlight control, and the overall aesthetic you want to achieve. Choosing alternative window treatments or design elements can help you strike the right balance between openness and functionality.
So, there you have it! I believe It is absolutely possible to leave windows without curtains. Give it a shot…and remember, curtains are not going anywhere if you ever long for them again!
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Okay, if I still haven’t managed to sway you… here you have some gorgeous curtain inspiration