Choosing the right window treatments can not only bring together the look of a room but it can also change how much light enters your living space, which can give it an entirely different look and can even change the color of your walls.
You don't have to spend a fortune on curtains, however. If you already have an old duvet cover, fabric shower curtain or fitted sheet that's a color or pattern you love, turn it into curtains by hanging it from a tension rod over your window. Since these items are already hemmed, that means less sewing labor for you. For high-quality custom-made curtains at a discounted price, check out Curtain Exchange, which sells on consignment leftover curtains from show houses and curtains rejected by interior designers' clients.