Protect your home and furnishings with a fabric that blocks UV rays, but is still sheer enough to let light in without obscuring the view. Stoneside’s (downtown, 1420 Fifth Ave.; 206.452.0555; stoneside.com) GreenGuard Solar Shades (not pictured) are low-emission, eco-friendly and made in the USA. The remote control, motorized options make maneuvering these shades a snap. Try Stoneside’s online suite of design tools that provide easy access to help with fabric, color and accessory decisions. Schedule a free in-home consultation with Stoneside’s design partner, Emily Nagel, a LEED-accredited interior designer, to get your window treatment journey off on the right track.
For a polished look that complements interior décor whether classic or modern, take advantage of Room & Board’s (University Village, 2675 NE University Village St.; 206.336.4676; roomandboard.com) custom window treatments service. They can easily get you outfitted in everything from draperies to Roman shades (see above, available in top-down or bottom-up versions), and there’s a wide variety of fabrics and colors to choose from. We also are fans of the thick wood blinds (not pictured, $75 and up), crafted out of Northwest basswood, which are available in crisp white, for a beachy feel, to lighter blond and henna woods, all the way to dark brown and black. We love the light-blocking features these thick blinds lend for those bright summer mornings.