Let Sunshine In With Light, Bright Window Treatments

It may be cold outside, but you can add warmth with window treatments that let plenty of natural light inside.
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It's been cold, windy and gloomy here in the South, and quite frankly, I'm over it. To help lift my mood, I like to browse through amazing home designs — bright, cheerful photos are just a click away

If you're feeling blah like me, keep scrolling for inspiring window treatments that are intimate yet allow plenty of natural light inside. Spring is right around the corner, so stay strong!

Add a Little Sunshine Yellow

White Kitchen Pops With Gray and Yellow Patterns

White Kitchen Pops With Gray and Yellow Patterns

Photo by: Calico

This all-white kitchen is already bright and airy, but the yellow-and-gray fabric Roman shades bring softness and plenty of light — whether you keep the shades down or up.

Private Yet Bright

Elegant Master Bathroom With Marble Floors

Elegant Master Bathroom With Marble Floors

Photo by: Alan Goldstein ©2009 Alan Goldstein Photography

Alan Goldstein, 2009 Alan Goldstein Photography

This bathroom is nothing short of luxurious, with marble floors, a crystal chandelier and even a flat-screen TV. The floor-to-ceiling window treatments add a private, spa-like feel to the space without compromising on natural light.

Gray But Not Dreary

Contemporary Gray Living Room

Contemporary Gray Living Room

Although prominently filled with dark furnishings, this living room still gets plenty of natural light through semi-sheer window treatments. Pink accents hint at springtime ahead.

Cheerful Patterns

Sunny White and Turquoise Living Room From Sarah Sees Potential

Sunny White and Turquoise Living Room From Sarah Sees Potential

Photo by: Stacey Brandford Photography

Stacey Brandford Photography

This living room features neutral furniture and walls and gets color through furnishings that are easy to switch out with each season. The subtle pop of pattern and color in the window treatments flanks the sofa for a symmetrical, cheery look.

Energetic Color Palette

Contemporary Bedroom With Vibrant Pink Bedding

Contemporary Bedroom With Vibrant Pink Bedding

It's impossible to feel down in a brightly-decorated bedroom. The bright pink shades in the bedding carry through to the sheer, patterned window treatments that add energy to even the dreariest of days.

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Jewel Tones

Let the Light In

Trim It Up

Photo By: Photo Courtesy: Dan Piassick © 2013 Gibbs Smith, Allure of French & Italian Decor, Betty Lou Phillips

Natural Elements

Layer Shades


Cheery Yellow

From: Erinn Valencich

Fun Patterns

Stainless Steel

From: Erinn Valencich

New Neutrals

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