Decorative Ideas for Your Wood Sash Windows
It long has been a saying that if you have had wood sash windows installed in your home, you would not need any excess decorations to help improve your home decor plans. However, this stupendous praise has been compromised in recent times by the arrival and quick advent of PVC or plastic windows.
The hype and popularity of the latter has made the timber windows jade a little on the esteem front, but there are plenty of ways to step up the fashion quotient of your wood windows without replacing them. So what are the ways in which you can use decorative experiments and come out a winner? Well, with wood sash windows, it is far more difficult to get away with callous fashion experimentation than with clothes or other segments of interior decor.
This is exactly what we have a few decorative ideas and tips at hand to help you make merry while dressing up your window frames!
Valances: Using valances over your wood sash windows is a great way to keep things fresh! In fact, wood window valances have often been considered as the best adornment for window frames – especially if you can have them made and installed in a unique fashion! For instance, hand-crafted artwork or fabrics can look out-of-the-world over a well-polished timber window.
Colors: Use colors – both on the window frames as well as on the panes. The use of colors that match with the furniture or wall colors can create a mesmerizing effect on the ambiance of the room. This is not possible with steel or PVC window frames, which when colored other than their natural grey or white, may look artificial and drab. On the other hand, judiciously colored wood sash windows can create magic within the four walls!
Glass paintings: Use the panes to show off your glass painting skills. Glass painting, especially on polished wood frames can look as majestic as those adorning the old regal palaces of the Dukes and Duchess themselves! The fact that the wooden frames highlight the color and the glass paint better is another advantage you could consider while decorating your timber windows!
Flowers: Flowers are the ultimate decorative idea or weapon – whatever you may choose to call it. You can actually create a Swiss picture perfect wood sash window with flowers placed in fashionably astute positions in front of the window itself.
Antique Furniture & Drapes: Nothing sets up the tone of a grand interior decor theme better than antique furniture and royal drapes. Add these to the room, along with polished and glazed wood windows, and you will have an ambiance that even George III will be proud to live in!
So what are you waiting for? If you have a wooden window frame that needs some polishing done, use these ideas to liven it up. And if you implement the ideas right, there is no challenging the fact that your windows and your home shall be your neighbors’ envy – and your unflinching pride!