By: Kns Window Fashions  09-12-2011
Keywords: Decorating, Fabrics, shades

Window Blinds or Window Shades? 

What’s the difference? 

Window blinds are generally fabricated out of hard or ridgid materials and are considered “hard window coverings” Metals, Woods, Faux Woods, Verticals, and Shutters are classic examples of window blinds. Generally window blinds can be lifted up or rotated open or closed allowing maximum light control and privacy.      Shades on the other hand are usually fabricated from softer materials.  Softer materials equals softer look.   Shades can usually be lifted from the bottom, drop down from the top, or operate both ways if desired. 

Common Shade types are:  Cellular, Roller, Roman shades, Pleated, and Screen shades.                                                                       

Specialty shade types are:  Silhouette, Pirouette, Luminette, and Vignette Shades  

Drapery shade types include:  Austrian Shades, Balloon Shades, Privacy sheers, and Roman shades

What are those beautiful flowing drapery treatments you see in the decorating magazines and in the movies?

Why they are swag treatments of course!

      Nothing is as elegant or as sophisticated as a swag valance. 

From the timeless Kingston Swag to the modern over the pole varieties,

our vast array of styles and fabrics can give your home that special look and feel.

      Our experienced decorators will design the perfect swag treatment to fit your very own style and décor.  All of our swag valances are individually crafted in our on site workroom facilities and are velcro mounted for easy care and removal.

Soften the look of your windows with a decorative valance. 

Although practical and useful window blinds and shades are usually rectangular in shape.   Consider adding a decorative valance to soften the look.  Hundreds of styles, thousands of fabrics, board mounted or installed on a decorative rod, the choices are limitless. 

Valances are also a great way to add color or texture to any room, and hey are affordable as well.

Window Blinds?.. Which One Do I Need?

Sun Control, Privacy, and Practicality are just a few of the advantages that these popular products offer.  With so many blinds and shades available, choosing the proper one for your needs is very important for your look and lifestyle.Shutters, Cellular and Pleaded Shades, Woods and Faux Woods, and specialty Shades.. KNS Window Fashions has them all!     

Cozy, Warm & Beautiful!

      Looking for the perfect way to finish a bedroom?  How about a beautifull custom quilted bedspread, or even a warm comfy comforter.  KNS Window Fashions can bring your dreams to life!       Bedspreads, Comforters, Pillow Shams, Dust Ruffles, Pillows, even Table Runners, and accessories.. We do it all, and manufacture everything on site to ensure quality control and prompt delivery.

Looking For The last Piece Of The Puzzle?    

  Nothing says custom like the perfect accessory to finish your decorating project. 

Decorative Wrought Iron and Wood Poles, matching rings, finials, and tiebacks, are just one way to accessorize your room. 

Perhaps simple toss cushions, a table cloth, or even placemats or napkins are all that is required to complete your look.

      Look no further.. We have them all! 

      If we don't have, we can get it.  If we can't get it, it can't be got!   

We also do upholstery!  Got a favorite chair that has seen better days?  Don't Discard it..Recover it!

Keywords: Decorating, Fabrics, shades, window blinds

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KNS Window Fashions is Located at 102,5908 - 50ST In Leduc, just south of Edmonton on Highway 2. We are committed to Quality and Service and have been serving Edmonton and Area since 1983. We also offer an easy to read price list and catalogue available to the trade. We have a 3600 square foot show room and a full service workroom.