& Window Treatments Guide
Online Tools & Design Programs For Designing Window Treatments
The Internet does more than let you shop for window treatments. There are some
sites that actually ley you pick you window type, the colors of your walls and
the covering that you want to try.
a set of drape and play with the color and length. If that doesn't look right,
switch the treatment to blind blinds, shades or many other choices. Try them in
dark colors, light colors, sample patterns and pleats. Switch from your living
room windows to bedroom or kitchen and start again.
you're done playing, save the results or request swatches to see if the online
tool or program was right about how that color and texture will look in your home.
the sites that provide the tools hope that you will wind up purchasing the window
treatments from them, but there are no commitments and you are free to check prices
and order from any dealer... or sew your own version of a window treatment.
those of you who have a subscription to Better Homes & Gardens, there is a
window treatment tool on their site that is only for subscribers. We suggest that you use the other sites (or software programs) that let you create
virtual window treatments without having to subscribe or be bothered by annoying
Elsewhere around the Web, you can also download your own window treatment design programs for a fee, although many of them offer a free trial download to try for a short time to see if it works for you.
There's nothing like virtually bringing your design ideas to life on the little screen to see how it will look in the real world. So go and experiment...and have fun!
Window treatment tools and computer software programs around the Web:
Hunter Douglas - Design Your Own - Check out this interactive tool that allows you to choose a color and design,, customize to your liking and take a photo to see the results.
Dream Draper - Get your free trial download of this powerful software program that allows you to visualize the perfect window treatment while also caculating sizes and measurements.
Blinds.com Window Shopper App - Snap a picture of your window, select the shade or blind your want to try, then order it online. Check out the demo here. Available for iPhone and Android.
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