2. Lighten Up. Natural light in the kitchen is essential. Choose a shade that offers privacy and still allow plenty of light to enter the room.
3. Pick Current colors. If your using fabric, make sure it is a comtemporary tone, terra cotta shades mixed with green are very "in". Blacks and golds. You can also mix cotton fabric prints, either within a treatment or coordinating a print in the valance or cornice with another print on the cushion seats or place mats.
If your kitchen is particularly tiny, then light, cool colors can make it look larger and brighter, while dark, warm colors can make an oversized kitchen more inviting.
4. Use Texture. Another hot trend is Roman shades made of rattan, bamboo or other natural fibers. The…