The Blind Alley, Custom Drapery and Window Covering Specialists serving Bellevue, Washington and the Greater Seattle area since 1984.


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Below is a selection of homes in the Greater Seattle area that The Blind Alley has decorated with a casual window décor. Please feel to free to contact us if you have any questions regarding these unique treatments.

   One of the latest trends are grommeted draperies or panels that are slid onto the rod or pole as shown here.

One of the latest trends are grommeted draperies or panels that are slid onto the rod or pole as shown above.


   Contemporary dual-toned sheers add interest when used with minimalist décor.

Contemporary dual-toned sheers add interest when used with minimalist décor.


   Here is a great combination of solid and print that creates just the right look for this casual living room. If you are one who loves matching draperies and furniture, then this is the room for you!

Here is a great combination of solid and print that creates just the right look for this casual living room. If you are one who loves matching draperies and furniture, then this is the room for you!


   Here is a great example showing how to treat those small fireplace windows with the same fabrics as a full-sized window, without having the small windows appear over-dressed.

Here is a great example showing how to treat those small fireplace windows with the same fabrics as a full-sized window, without having the small windows appear over-dressed.


   These Roman shades in this striking plaid are the centerpiece of this dining room.

These Roman shades in this striking plaid are the centerpiece of this dining room.


   The same striking plaid is shown here in the kitchen as a valance only over wood blinds.

The same striking plaid is shown here in the kitchen as a valance only over wood blinds.


   A contemporary setting using a simple upholstered cornice over Hunter Douglas Luminette Privacy Sheers.

A contemporary setting using a simple upholstered cornice over Hunter Douglas Luminette Privacy Sheers.


   Box pleat valance in upholstery weight fabric in a family room.

Box pleat valance in upholstery weight fabric in a family room.


   Dowelled Roman shades on French doors.

Dowelled Roman shades on French doors.


   And dowelled Roman shades, in stripe pattern in the kitchen.

And dowelled Roman shades, in stripe pattern in the kitchen.


   Striped Roman shade in a boys room, with matching pillow.

Striped Roman shade in a boys room, with matching pillow.


   Levolor 2" Venetian blinds in brushed aluminum in a contemporary room setting.

Levolor 2" Venetian blinds in brushed aluminum in a contemporary room setting.


   Casual Roman shades with goblet pleated draperies on iron rods with branch finials.

Casual Roman shades with goblet pleated draperies on iron rods with branch finials.


   Gathered tab-top sheer draperies on iron rods with branch finials.

Gathered tab-top sheer draperies on iron rods with branch finials.


   Cuffed panel draperies and valance combined on a single wood pole.

Cuffed panel draperies and valance combined on a single wood pole.


   A Kingston valance in plaid and solid, color-coordinated lining, over Hunter Douglas Silhouette Window Shadings.

A Kingston valance in plaid and solid, color-coordinated lining, over Hunter Douglas Silhouette Window Shadings.


   Pleated Roman valances, with leather straps, over Hunter Douglas Silhouette Window Shadings.

Pleated Roman valances, with leather straps, over Hunter Douglas Silhouette Window Shadings.


   Gathered rod pocket valance in floral print with coordinating solid pattern in the pocket and hem. Note the matching seat cushions.

Gathered rod pocket valance in floral print with coordinating solid pattern in the pocket and hem. Note the matching seat cushions.

   Here is a closeup view of the matching seat cushions.


   Here are two flat Roman shades (with single pleat at bottom when lowered) in a striking plaid.

Here are two flat Roman shades (with single pleat at bottom when lowered) in a striking plaid.


   An elegant, but casual treatment on a pitched window using tieback holders instead of conventional drapery hardware.

An elegant, but casual treatment on a pitched window using tieback holders instead of conventional drapery hardware.


   Woven wood shades with side panels and simple decorative rods.

Woven wood shades with side panels and simple decorative rods.


   Another version of woven wood shades with side panels and decorative rods.

Another version of woven wood shades with side panels and decorative rods, and matching bedspread, pillows and headboard (below).

   Another version of woven wood shades with side panels and decorative rods and matching bedspread, pillows and headboard.


   Reverse tuck Roman shades.

Reverse tuck Roman shades.


   Hand-traversing full draperies with dual toned skirt and heading.

Hand-traversing full draperies with dual toned skirt and heading.


   Stationary side-panels on decorative iron rods with Hunter Douglas Duette shade for privacy.

Stationary side-panels on decorative iron rods with Hunter Douglas Duette shade for privacy.


   Stationary side-panels with grommets and continuous valances on decorative nickel hardware.

Stationary side-panels with grommets and continuous valances on decorative nickel hardware.


   Casual Roman shades with tails.

Casual Roman shades with tails.


   Combination flat and hobbled Roman shade with side banding.

Combination flat and hobbled Roman shade with side banding.


   Hand-traversing full draperies on wood pole with Hunter Douglas Duette shade for privacy.

Hand-traversing full draperies on wood pole with Hunter Douglas Duette shade for privacy.


   Another version of hand-traversing full draperies on wood pole, with detail below.

Another version of hand-traversing full draperies on wood pole, with detail below.

   Finial detail from the image above.


   Bedroom ensemble with spread, skirt and pillows, with drapery detail below.

Bedroom ensemble with spread, skirt and pillows, with drapery detail below.

   Drapery and hardware detail.


   Hand-drawn full draperies with Hunter Douglas Duette shades with Top-Down/Bottom-Up option for privacy control.

Hand-drawn full draperies with Hunter Douglas Duette shades with Top-Down/Bottom-Up option for privacy control.


   Stationary side-panel draperies with Hunter Douglas Country Woods blinds for light and privacy control.

Stationary side-panel draperies with Hunter Douglas Country Woods blinds for light and privacy control.


   Doweled Roman shade.

Doweled Roman shade.


   2" horizontal wood blinds with color-matched S-Curved wood vertical blind.

2" horizontal wood blinds with color-matched S-Curved wood vertical blind.


   A very unique side panel treatment using three color-tones of the same fabric.

A very unique side panel treatment using three color-tones of the same fabric.


   This comfortable family rooms features a casual swag in a mini-plaid with button accents.

This comfortable family rooms features a casual swag in a mini-plaid with button accents.


   A plaid café curtain on a brass pole mounted inside the window casing.

A plaid café curtain on a brass pole mounted inside the window casing.


   Full-width, single-pole swags on wood rods with Levolor 1" Classic Riviera blinds for privacy.

Full-width, single-pole swags on wood rods with Levolor 1" Classic Riviera blinds for privacy.


   Cartridge-pleated, layered-draperies with banding on a 2" wood pole with rings.

Cartridge-pleated, layered-draperies with banding on a 2" wood pole with rings.


   Top-banded draperies with star-studded pendant rings and a smiling sun finial on a brass rod.

Top-banded draperies with star-studded pendant rings and a smiling sun finial on a brass rod.


   Paneled sheer café curtains with matching fabric-wrapped rods and rings, all topped off with gathered balloon valances.

Paneled sheer café curtains with matching fabric-wrapped rods and rings, all topped off with gathered balloon valances.


   Paneled sheer café curtains with matching fabric-wrapped rod and rings, all topped off with gathered balloon valances.

This pole swag finishes off this large window. A Hunter Douglas Duette Honeycomb shade with Top/Down-Bottom/Up option is included for privacy and light control.


   Another set of pole swags on multi-level windows with privacy and light control provided by the Hunter Douglas Silhouette Window Shadings.

Another set of pole swags on multi-level windows with privacy and light control provided by the Hunter Douglas Silhouette Window Shadings.


   These soft, light-diffusing sheers are tied in hourglass shape with a rosette band.

These soft, light-diffusing sheers are tied in hourglass shape with a rosette band.


   This pole swag features contrast lined cascades with side panels on an iron rod with branch finials and tieback holders. With privacy and light control provided by Hunter Douglas Silhouette Window Shadings.

This pole swag features contrast lined cascades with side panels on an iron rod with branch finials and tieback holders. With privacy and light control provided by Hunter Douglas Silhouette Window Shadings.


   Here is a cute laundry room window treatment featuring a wood rod with rake and hoe finials.

Here is a cute laundry room window treatment featuring a wood rod with rake and hoe finials.


   Iron rod and rings with relaxed pleat side panels over Hunter Douglas Duette Honeycomb Shades with Top/Down-Bottom/Up option.

Iron rod and rings with relaxed pleat side panels over Hunter Douglas Duette Honeycomb Shades with Top/Down-Bottom/Up option.


   Shown here is a doweled Roman shade.

Shown here is a doweled Roman shade. The horizontal dowels stabilize the fabric and improve the appearance of the folds when the shade is raised.

   The horizontal dowels stabilize the fabric and improve the appearance of the folds when the shade is raised.


   Wood rod with iron rings and finials on relaxed pleat drapery panels with attached overlay valance.

Wood rod with iron rings and finials on relaxed pleat drapery panels with attached overlay valance.


   These Roman shades add a warm glow to this cozy den.

These Roman shades add a warm glow to this cozy den.


   Hunter Douglas Provenance woven wood Roman shades blend with other woods in this semi-formal setting.

Hunter Douglas Provenance woven wood Roman shades blend with other woods in this semi-formal setting.


   Side-panel with decorative hold-back and Hunter Douglas Skyline Gliding Window Panels.

Side-panel with decorative hold-back and Hunter Douglas Skyline Gliding Window Panels.


   Doweled Roman shades add a warm glow to this room.

Doweled Roman shades add a warm glow to this room.


   Woven wood shades in a bay window setting.

Woven wood shades in a bay window setting.


   These woven wood shades add a pleasant accent to this kitchen.

These woven wood shades add a pleasant accent to this kitchen.


   Straight-edged padded cornice boards in the bath with Hunter Douglas Duette Shades for privacy.

Straight-edged padded cornice boards in the bath with Hunter Douglas Duette Shades for privacy.


   Draw draperies on iron decorative rod with iron rings and branch finials.

Draw draperies on iron decorative rod with iron rings and branch finials.


   Grommet-topped side panel draperies on brushed aluminum rod with matching bedspread and Hunter Douglas EverWood Blinds for light control and privacy.

Grommet-topped side panel draperies on brushed aluminum rod with matching bedspread and Hunter Douglas EverWood Blinds for light control and privacy.


   Pleated draperies with shallow unpadded cornice board that finishes the top.

Pleated draperies with shallow unpadded cornice board that finishes the top.


   Hand drawn draperies with rings on decorative metal poles in a bay window with Hunter Douglas Brilliance Pleated Shades.

Hand drawn draperies with rings on decorative metal poles in a bay window with Hunter Douglas Brilliance Pleated Shades.

   Close-up of the rings, decorative metal pole and finial and the double-tuck top-pleated drapery.

Close-up of the rings, decorative metal pole and finial and the double-tuck top-pleated drapery.


   Rod pocket hourglass drapery over privacy glass in a retro bath.

Rod pocket hourglass drapery over privacy glass in a retro bath.


   Grasscloth valance over Hunter Douglas Designer Screen Shades in bath.

Grasscloth valance over Hunter Douglas Designer Screen Shades in bath.


   Box pleated drapery side panels on wood poles with metal rings, with Hunter Douglas Silhouette Window Shadings for light control and privacy.

Box pleated drapery side panels on wood poles with metal rings, with Hunter Douglas Silhouette Window Shadings for light control and privacy.

   Close-up of the side panels on wood poles with metal rings.

Close-up of the side panels on wood poles with metal rings.


   Casual drapery with rings on Robert Allen European-style wire drapery support.

Casual drapery with rings on Robert Allen European-style wire drapery support.


   Hunter Douglas Skyline Gliding Window Panels on a sliding glass door.

Hunter Douglas Skyline Gliding Window Panels on a sliding glass door.


   Hunter Douglas Designer Screen Shades with Cassette headrails in a bay window over the kitchen sink.

Hunter Douglas Designer Screen Shades with Cassette headrails in a bay window over the kitchen sink.

   And here is a view of Screen Shades in a lighter color in the kitchen.

And here is a view of Screen Shades in a lighter color in the kitchen.


   Double-tuck top-pleated drapery with drapery rod from Paris Texas Hardware.

Double-tuck top-pleated drapery with drapery rod from Paris Texas Hardware.


   Roman shades in the family dining room with matching full draperies in adjoining family room.

Roman shades in the family dining room with matching full draperies in adjoining family room.


   Grommeted silk side-panel draperies with Robert Allen Cufflinks metal rod and finials.

Grommeted silk side-panel draperies with Robert Allen Cufflinks metal rod and finials.


   Fashion Tech woven Roman shades and silk side-panel draperies with Robert Allen Ferraforte metal rod and finials.

Fashion Tech woven Roman shades and silk side-panel draperies with Robert Allen Ferraforte metal rod and finials.


   Grommeted side-panels on a bamboo pole accent this Asian-themed bedroom.

Grommeted side-panels on a bamboo pole accent this Asian-themed bedroom.


   Another example of drapery with rings on Robert Allen European-style wire drapery support.

Another example of drapery with rings on Robert Allen European-style wire drapery support.


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