Bamboo Shades Bring Warmth to the Family Room

Rachael Sneed | 02 Jan 2016 | Home Tours

Susan of This Makes That needed to cover the many windows in her family room and get lots of quality for her budget. She wanted a change from white wood blinds that would bring warmth to the space without emptying her pockets.

About the Shades

Budget Woven Wood Shades were the perfect solution to add warmth and texture. These shades are available with a privacy liner, but Susan chose the unlined version so she wouldn’t lose her view out.

They are exactly what I was looking for.  I wanted a warm, light color that would add warmth to the room but not make it feel too dark or overpowering.


A valance is included to give the shades a finished look when raised. The shades form soft folds when raised. Although Susan opted for a natural look, they are also available with decorative edge banding that can give shades a contrasting accent which is perfect for more formal spaces.

Susan breaks down all of the options she selected and why in her blog post, How to Select Woven Wood Shades.

Get the Look!

This living room is completed with Budget Woven Wood Shades in the color Bora Bora Camel. For both doors, the shades are outside mounted, and for all of the windows, inside mounted.


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