Different Types Of Blinds That Are Best Suited For Living Rooms
A busy living area, often a place in the home that is used to retreat back to after a long day, or alternatively spend some quality family time together, deserves the love and attention the rest of your home gets. While the process of decorating a space as large as your living room may feel daunting, designing a space that will appeal to you and your family both in terms of functionality and decor style may be easier than you once thought.
Strip back the core components of your lounge, and start with the basics, and by basics, we mean your window treatment.
Why switch up your living room windows?
Changing your living room blind makes all the difference, as light evokes a new and renowned atmosphere evoking calmness and clarity, and who doesn’t want their home to feel like that after a long day. Having the utmost control of your light and privacy in your home should always be at the top of your priority list when designing a space, especially in your living room.
Choosing to swap out your worn and old window coverings with a fresh new blind, will give your room a whole new vibe that is long-lasting and on-trend for years to come.
Which blind is best for my living room?
Determining the way in which you want to style your revamped living room all depends on how you intend to live in it. Is it a busy social space, often occupied by friends and family, or are your younger children often using it as their play pen? Is it simply you want to add a fresh new sense of life to your lounge, so that you can have a serene retreat to call your own? Whatever your desires and interior dreams, we have put this handy guide together to help you choose the best blind type for your living room.
Functional and fabulous
Roller blinds are one of the most popular blind options for your home, they take the hassle out of using and are fairly simple to hang. Our range of Roller blinds for living rooms give you an endless choice in terms of pattern, design, colour and finish, all at an affordable price. This blind type also has blackout qualities and durable fabric, meaning it is a great choice for a busy family living room, especially a home filled with little ones!
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Texture adds charm
With the increased popularity of cottage-core and heritage home interiors, adding a calm, warm, and welcoming feeling to your home has definitely seen new heights. Roman blinds offer a deluxe feel to any window, especially a living room that wants to offer a more serene and relaxed feel throughout. Our selection of Roman blinds offer high-end, quality and embossed material that adds a rustic finish to your home. These blinds also pair perfectly with other textures and material - if you’re really wanting to add a sophisticated edge to your lounge, then add in some thick neutral curtains or a sheer voile for added charm.
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A blind for that is the ‘perfect fit’
Now not everybody is handy with a hammer, or even has the time to hang blinds, and our Perfect Fit blinds make it easier than ever to give your living room windows a makeover. These blinds offer complete control, are easy to use and simply click into the window frame perfectly. They do exactly what they say, perfectly fit, and are available in a range of made-to-measure sizes, materials, designs and colours.
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An organic feel to your home
Although Scandinavian home interiors has been seen and adapted throughout the years, it is still prominent in todays home decor trends. With neutral and natural decor hitting the top for the most searched interior trend of 2022, it’s fair to say this style isn’t going anywhere. Adding in soft touches, organic materials and lighter shades explores a calmer sense of clarity within a home, and who doesn’t want that?!
Real and Faux Wooden blinds offer a natural essence whilst also providing with you the quality and texture to complement your home style. Real Wood blinds are unique as they come in a range of different shades of stained wood, and are really durable, offering a high-end and expensive feel in your home. Faux Wood blinds also have many benefits, they are a really affordable, eco-friendly, option and due to them being waterproof, are super easy to maintain.
You can browse all of our Real and Faux Wooden blind options here.
Design a modern living room
We are all trying to live smarter and safer, whilst looking after ourselves, the environment, and while watching our spending, and Motorised blinds are an amazing option for those wanting to tick all of those boxes! Motorised blinds are essentially just electrical powered blind, they replicate the appearance of standard blinds, but they're not restricted to being controlled manually. These blinds can be raised or lowered with the push of a button, by using a simple remote control to operate the fully rechargeable battery powered, wire-free motor, operating the blind.
You also have the option to operate your blinds hands-free by pairing with your smart home device. This is simple to do by pairing your Amazon Alexa, Google Home or other smart home applications using the Somfy Connectivity Kit. They are a safe option for homes as they can be controlled even when you’re not in, ideal for those who are out at work all day or taking a holiday!
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If you want to really create a stylish look in your living room then you must experiment and add layers to your space through lighting, furniture and accessories. With our extensive range of living room blinds, you will definitely find a blind to suit your living room space.