The Best Window Treatments for Bow Windows

If you have bow windows in your home, you know that they can be tricky to decorate. With so much natural light streaming through the window glass, it’s tempting to go with sheer curtains or blinds but those options just don’t cut it. You want a more elegant touch to make your space feel cozier and welcoming. So what are the best types of treatments for bow windows?

The first thing we recommend is a gorgeous set of curtain panels made from luxurious silk fabric that drapes beautifully over your window frame and adds both color and texture. These will help bring warmth into your space without sacrificing any views out onto the outdoors world beyond!

A cozy window seat is also a fantastic way to transform your bow windows into an inviting space. It can be as simple or elaborate as you like, but these seats add warmth and charm that will make it difficult for any guest to resist sitting down on its luxurious fabric with their morning coffee in hand!

Making Your Bow Window Elegant

A bow window brings a lot of character to any space, but it can also be the most difficult type of window to decorate. An elegant and welcoming space is what you want for your bow windows so let’s take a look at some ideas on how to achieve that!

When selecting treatments for your bow windows, don’t forget the rest of your room. You want to make sure the window coverings provide a seamless look with other furniture and design elements in the space so don’t just select something because it looks good on its own!

Add some art over your bow window or even one that is part of your wall treatment like wallpaper. This will draw attention away from the window and make it look like part of your interior design.

If you want to draw attention away from the bow, use a bolder material on one side with either a lighter or more neutral tone for the other half. This will create interest in an otherwise less pronounced area by balancing out both sides while still keeping continuity throughout the space.

If you have a large space with two bow windows, use one to frame the other. This way it will feel like they are intentional and connected to each other instead of just being placed in random spots on your window coverings.

Use sheer curtains for an elegant look or heavy drapery panels that block out light if you prefer a more closed-off ambiance.

Bow Window Treatments for Specific Needs

The best type of window treatments for your bow windows depends largely on the specific needs you have. If you want privacy, use heavy drapery panels that block out light but allow some airflow through them while still providing a more enclosed feel to your space. For an elegant look and maximum sunlight exposure, choose sheer curtains or sheers paired with panels. Subtle patterns are also an excellent option for accenting your windows and adding some character to space without being too overwhelming.

Learn more about our services at Murdica Window Treatments by reaching out to us and see how we can help you with your bow window covering and other window treatment needs. We offer free consultations!


Contact us now and one of our knowledgeable and friendly staff will help you decide what you need, and what we can do to help you achieve it. One person will handle your project from beginning to end!