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Window Treatments for a Colonial Home

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Colonial HomesEvolving from European influences, colonial homes are incredibly popular in the United States.  Colonists brought architectural influences from Europe to their new land, and the style evolved from there.  When we think of a colonial home today, we think of their distinct use of geometry, but there are many variations throughout the country – many of these dictated by the necessity of coping with the local climate.
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Window Treatments for French Colonial Homes

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Window Treatments for French ColonialsWhen French colonists settled in the Louisiana Territory in the early 1700s, they were influenced by the building techniques of the Caribbean and West Indies.  The homes style that they created is now known as French Colonial architecture.  Common features include wide porches, French doors, and raised living quarters.  The unique characteristics of the style influence homeowners’ choice of window coverings.
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