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Curtain designs and ideas for the kitchen

There are plenty of ways in which you can make your kitchen feel more warm and welcoming. Usually it’s the accessories and all the small details that make a big difference in the décor. For example, some beautiful curtains can drastically change the atmosphere and turn it from simple to elegant and from cold to cozy. If you’re having trouble figuring out the type of curtains you should be using in your kitchen, maybe these examples can help with that.

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This traditional kitchen has an overall classical and elegant look. It’s very bright, especially since all the cabinetry is white and the walls feature the same neutral color. The curtains are a way of adding some extra elegance to the room and also of making it feel more personal and inviting while also maintaining the same classical look.

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But curtains can also be used to make the atmosphere of a room a little more casual. For example, this kitchen also features a traditional décor but the burlap window treatments make it feel relaxed and casual. In order to gain more sunlight, the curtains were tied up on the window, featuring a lovely decorative side while maintaining their functionality.

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Here we have yet another kitchen with a traditional interior décor. This one also has curtains but in this case the windows feature balloon-shade valances with stylish country look. They are great for decorating the windows without blocking the sunlight. In this particular case they were also used a way to create a coherent décor by adding color to those areas.

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And since we’ve already established the fact that curtains have a double function and serve both as decorative elements and as protection against the sun, let’s now focus more on the way curtains can change the décor. This kitchen, for example, has an overall simple décor. The color palette is warm and includes earthy tones but none of them are very bold or vibrant, the curtains, on the other hand, create a simple and but interesting focal point simply by featuring a bright shade of yellow.

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Posted in Kitchen on November 18, 2012

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Simona Ganea
She may not be very fond of people, finding them annoying most of the time, but she still enjoys helping them from the shadows. Her attention to detail drives others crazy yet remains her most appreciated characteristic.

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