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New Year, New Window Styles and Dallas Home Trends

January 11, 2017

The beginning of the new year is the perfect time to revitalize your home design and window treatments with the new styles of 2017. Whether it’s painting your family room, buying new window treatments or changing out accessories, we have tips on what’s fashionable in 2017 for interior design and window treatment trends in Dallas.

Duskier Hues & Pastels

Both pastels and duskier hues are trending while clear, bright colors are on the wane. Shades of gray, blue and green are extremely popular in addition to muted hues of pink, blue, and yellow. Many shades on the palette are suggestive of nature from sky blue to Pantone’s color of the year, “Greenery.”. Neutral tones are still found throughout the color palette with whites, grays and darker beiges balancing out the other shades.

Pastel green wall in Dallas kitchen with shutters.

Painting most of your walls in a neutral color and then adding in pops of color through feature walls, accessories, and small furnishings is one of the simplest things you can do to update the color in your home. Then it’s simple to use the latest colors in your interior design today and swap the little things out when color schemes switch in the future. For further color inspiration, take a look at Behr’s colors trends for 201

When thinking about new window coverings, choose ones in neutral tones like Polywood® plantation shutters in white or a natural wood color stain. These will easily complement any style or color palette and can stay in place when you swap room colors down the line.


Natural textures continue to be popular in 2017. Fibers trending up include weaved material in rugs or baskets, rustic wood, and twine. We’re seeing these textures popping up in new places like on headboards, furniture, and art work. Add new life into an old belonging with a small touch like wrapping a frame in twine or making artwork from old wood.

Dallas bedroom with repurposed wood shutters.

Adding textures to your design through window treatments add another layer of style to your décor. Reclaimed wood shutters are constructed using old, natural wood that was once part of doors or structures. The wood has unique twists and knots that bring an organic quality to any home. Other window treatments that bring texture into your home are Ovation® wood shutters or traditional woven shades.


Interior design motifs that incorporate mixed metals are showing up across Dallas. Gold, nickel, and brass are especially popular this year. You can incorporate metals in your décor by adding industrial, homespun, and/or retro pieces such as bar stools, chairs, or light fixtures that are built from metals. Also, don’t hesitate to utilize nickel or pewter in your faucets or hardware for a more fashion-forward aesthetic.

Contemporary style barn door in Dallas kitchen.

Sliding barn doors and barn door shutters are a fantastic way to get the visual benefit of metals and add an industrial or rustic style to your home. Barn doors are built of solid wood and are available in a wide array of hardware such as rollers, sliding tracks, and pull handles that are made of different metals.

Find Out More About The Latest Window Treatment Trends

If you’re looking for a new look for your home, start with your window treatments. Call Sunburst Shutters Dallas at 214-301-5066 or fill out the form below to set up your free in-home window consultation and get the ideal window treatments for your unique house, style, and budget.