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New Year, New Window Styles and San Antonio Design Trends

January 11, 2017

This time of year is an ideal time to revamp your interior fashion and window treatments with the hottest styles of 2017. From painting your living room, to buying new window coverings or changing out accessories, we have tips on what’s in vogue this year for interior design and window treatment trends in San Antonio.

Duskier Tones & Pastels

Both pastels and duskier colors are seeing more use while clear, vibrant colors are on the wane. Shades of gray, blue and green are very popular in addition to dusty hues of pink, blue, and yellow. Many hues on the spectrum are reminiscent of nature from deep blue to Pantone’s color of the year, “Greenery.”. Neutrals are still found throughout the color palette with whites, grays and darker browns balancing out the other colors.

Soft green wall in San Antonio kitchen with shutters.

Painting some of your walls in a neutral tone and then adding in flashes of color with feature walls, accessories, and small furnishings may be one of the easiest things you can do to update the color in your home. Then it’s easy to have the latest colors in your interior design today and change the accessories out when color trends adapt after some time. For more color inspiration, check out Behr’s colors trends for 201

When considering new window treatments, pick those in neutral colors like Polywood® plantation shutters in white or a wood-like stain. These will easily complement any style or color scheme and won’t need to be changed if you swap room colors in the future.

Natural Textures

Natural textures aren’t going anywhere in 2017. Fibers that are popular include woven rugs and baskets, knotted wood, and twine. You’ll see these textures showing up in new places like on headboards, furniture, and conversation pieces. Think of how you can incorporate what you already own and add texture to it like wrapping a frame in twine or creating an interest piece out of old wood.

San Antonio bedroom with reclaimed wood shutters.

Incorporating texture into your design through window treatments add another degree of interest to your décor. Reclaimed wood shutters are constructed from historic, weathered wood that was once part of fences or buildings. The wood has unique knots and grain lines that bring an organic quality to any home. Additional window treatments that bring texture into your home are Ovation® wood shutters or traditional woven shades.


Accessories and hardware that incorporate varying metals are showing up across San Antonio. Nickel, wrought iron, and gold are especially popular currently. You can incorporate metals in your décor by adding industrial, rustic, and older pieces such as stools, chairs, or light fixtures that are built from metals. Also, don’t hesitate to utilize nickel or brass in your sinks or hardware for a more contemporary look.

Quaker style barn door in San Antonio kitchen.

Barn door shutters and sliding barn doors are a stunning way to get the visual benefit of metals and add an industrial or homespun look to your room. Barn doors are constructed from solid wood and are available in a wide array of hardware such as wheels, tracks, and pull handles that are made of steel.

Find Out More About The Latest Window Treatment Trends

If you’re in the market for a fresh look for your home, start with your window treatments. Call Sunburst Shutters San Antonio at 210-876-0377 or fill out the form below to schedule a free in-home design consultation and find the best window treatments for your individual house, style, and budget.