10 Window Treatments Under $70 You'll Love for Your Living Room

Treat your windows to something pretty and update the look of your space with some fresh new curtains. We've rounded up 10 window treatments that work for any style.

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July 17, 2020

Paint has a well earned reputation as the easiest, quickest and cheapest way to makeover a room. There’s something deeply satisfying about the instant gratification and the transformational impact gained from painting the walls in your home.

That said, what if I told you that there was actually a quicker, easier and cheaper fix to reimagine your space? A way to elevate your design without finding dried clumps of paint on your hair for 3-5 days after completing you project.

Enter: window treatments.

Never underestimate the power that a set of roman shades, gauzy sheers or classic curtain panels have to up the ante in your living room design. Window treatments serve as a visual focal point and work double time to express personal style and provide privacy for your family.

Conviced you need new curtains? Check out these budget-friendly window treatments to shop for your living room.

$29.99 - $39.99

Brighten your living room with these sleek, color-block blackout panels. The sophisticated curtains feature a white base and a bold gray trim that creates a striking contrast against neutral and vibrant backdrops. Bonus? The blackout panel design appears higher quality than standard curtains and is crafted to provide your family with complete privacy throughout the night.

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$129 $40
69% Off!

Luxurious and lustrous, these pewter curtain panels are fail-proof picks to give your living room windows high-end appeal. The weighty drapes are expertly crafted from heavy cotton velvet and exude drama with their smoky tone and subtle, shimmery finish. Snag a single panel or scoop up a set and choose between two standard lengths to best fit your space.

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Skip the heavy drapes and show off your charming window frames with these textured Roman shades. This natural shade design offers your living room the same privacy and shade expected from standard blinds while simultaneously ushering warmth and dimension into your design.

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Breezy and beautiful, these curtains are crafted from soft woven cotton trimmed with playful pom-poms. Perfect for a bohemian living room, these curtains are a fun, functional way to bring color and cheer to your space.

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$24.99 - $34.99

Make the most of your neutral family room design with these understated, striped window sheers. The lightweight panels feature an ivory base that invites sunlight into your space and faded charcoal stripes that bring interest to your walls without overpowering their surroundings.

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$79.99 $65
19% Off!

Toast-up your windows with this decadent sesame drape set. Each pair is crafted from a machine-washable polyester and designed with room-darkening technology to ensure complete privacy after dark. Shop the set to enhance the warm color palette and gilded accents at play in your contemporary or transitional living room.

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Who said printed wallpaper was the only way to make a statement with pattern on your walls? Save yourself from the (inevitable) wallpaper-induced tears, and snag this set of bold, gray-and-white striped drapes to dial-up your living room walls. Their dramatic stripe motif ensures that these panels pack a punch in neutral designs and hold their own in colorful spaces, too.

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$76.98 $52
32% Off!

Refresh your traditional or transitional living room with these energizing damask window panels. The ultra-traditional print feels fresh in this lively, white-and-green color story and the light-blocking technology gives the drapes a weighty, expensive appeal. Pair with a black rod and simple white sheers to round out your view.

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$60.99 $52
15% Off!

Escape the eyes of the outside world with these cozy, blackout Roman shades. These cordless shades are crafted from fabric and yield a luxurious look in any living room design. Even better? Each shade is expertly designed with energy-saving insulation that aids in lowering your monthly bill each month.

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Bring your garden view indoors with these vibrant and whimsical posy sheers. Cheery pops of pink, green and marigold will create a jaw-dropping display against your windows and inspire plenty of compliments.

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