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All Things Natural Woods

Natural Wood / Woven Wood Shades

Natural Wood Basics 

  • Natural wood shades:  Natural wood shades, also known as woven wood shades or bamboo shades, are window coverings made from natural materials such as bamboo, reeds, grasses, and other renewable resources. They feature a woven design that adds texture and warmth to any space.


  • Benefits: Natural beauty, bring the outdoors in with the natural beauty of wood and other organic materials. They offer wonderful versatility, and are available in a variety of textures, weaves, and colors to complement any decor style. Natural shades offer varying levels of light control depending on the weave and material, from light-filtering to room-darkening options.

They also can provide some insulation against heat and cold, helping to regulate indoor temperature and energy costs.


  • Operation: Natural wood shades can be operated manually with a cord system or chain mechanism for easy raising and lowering. They can also be motorized for added convenience, allowing for remote or smart home integration.

Natural Wood / Woven wood Texture Options

  • Natural Wood Shade also know as woven weaves are shades crafted from organic fibers. Select from a range of materials including grass weaves, woven woods, bamboo, and more, with customizable options for light and privacy control. Embraced by designers globally. Woven treatments seamlessly blend sophistication with the essence of the outdoors within your home.


  • Bamboo Shades:

- Crafted from bamboo reeds, bamboo shades offer a natural and eco-friendly window treatment option.

- Available in various weaves, including tight weaves for enhanced privacy and open weaves for filtered light.

- Come in a range of colors and finishes, from light and airy to rich and earthy tones


  • Grass Weave Shades:

- Made from natural grasses such as sisal, jute, or seagrass, grass weave shades offer a textured and rustic look.

- Feature an open weave that allows natural light to filter through, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere.

- Come in a variety of natural colors and patterns, adding visual interest and depth to any space.


  • Woven Wood Shades:

- Constructed from a combination of natural materials like bamboo, reeds, and grasses, woven wood shades offer a unique

and organic window treatment window treatment option.

- Feature a layered weave that combines different textures and patterns for added visual interest.

- Provide customizable options for light and privacy control, with choices for lining or unlining to suit individual preferences.


  • Rattan Shades:

- Made from the strong and flexible stems of the rattan palm, rattan shades offer durability and natural beauty.

- Feature a tight weave that provides privacy while allowing diffused light to gently filter through.

- Come in various finishes and stains, from natural to espresso, adding warmth and elegance to any room.


  • Reed Shades:

- Crafted from natural reeds or grasses, reed shades offer a textured and earthy window treatment option.

- Feature an open weave that allows natural light to filter through, creating a soft and serene ambiance.

- Come in a range of natural colors and patterns, from light and airy to dark and dramatic, providing versatility to suit different


  • Matchstick Shades:

- Made from thin strips of bamboo or rattan woven together, matchstick shades offer a unique and textured window option.

- Feature a tight weave that provides privacy while allowing filtered light to gently illuminate the room.

- Available in various colors and finishes, adding a touch of natural elegance to any space.


  • Grass Cloth Shades:

- Crafted from natural grass fibers woven together, grass cloth shades offer a durable and textured window treatment option.

- Feature an open weave that allows diffused light to filter through, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere.

- Come in a range of natural colors and patterns, providing versatility to suit different decor styles


  • Overall: Each type of woven weave or woven wood shade offers its own unique aesthetic, texture, and functionality, allowing

our clients to customize their window treatments to perfectly suit their preferences and enhance the beauty of their space.

Woven wood shade with natural texture and earthy tones.

Natural Woods Color Options

  • Earthy Tones: Natural wood woven weave shades often come in earthy tones such as beige, tan, and brown. These warm and neutral colors evoke a sense of comfort and coziness, making them a popular choice for creating a welcoming atmosphere in any space.


  • Warm Hues: Some natural wood shades feature warm hues like amber, caramel, and chestnut. These rich and inviting colors add depth and dimension to the shades, creating a sense of warmth and intimacy in the room.


  • Cool Tints: In addition to warm tones, natural wood shades can also come in cool tints such as gray, taupe, and ash. These cooler colors offer a more contemporary and sophisticated look, perfect for modern and minimalist interiors.


  • Dark Shades: For a bold and dramatic statement, natural wood shades are available in darker shades like espresso, mahogany, and ebony. These deep and luxurious colors add a touch of elegance and refinement to any room, making them a striking focal point.


  • Light Finishes: Alternatively, natural wood shades can feature light finishes such as whitewash, driftwood, and parchment. These airy and ethereal colors create a sense of openness and serenity, perfect for creating a light and airy ambiance in the space.


  • Natural Variations: One of the most appealing aspects of natural wood shades is their inherent variations in color and texture. Each piece of wood is unique, with its own natural grain patterns and knots, resulting in shades that are truly one-of-a-kind.


  • Overall: the different colors of natural wood woven weave shades offer a wide range of options to suit various decor styles and preferences. Whether you prefer warm earth tones, cool hues, or dark shades, there's a natural wood shade to complement any interior aesthetic and enhance the beauty of your space.

Various textures and varieties of natural wood and woven wood shades.

Natural Woods Operating Options

  • Cordless Shades: These systems allow you to raise and lower the shade with no additional tugging. Say goodbye to the need for tugging and releasing, this system allows you to find the perfect position for light illumination or privacy control.


       - Cordless shades feature a design that eliminates the need for cords, making them safer for homes with children and


​       - The shades can be raised and lowered with a simple push or pull motion, making them easy to operate and maintain.

       - Cordless shades are available in a variety of styles and designs, including standard roll, reverse roll, and top-


  • Wand-operated Shades: These shades feature a wand mechanism for raising and lowering the shade with the touch of a button. This option is ideal for those who prefer a more tactile and traditional method of control. This is an affordable option and rechargeable.


  • Continuous Loop Shades: These shades are controlled by a continuous loop chain and use a clutch mechanism to control the movement, allowing for easy and smooth operations. Continuous loop are known for their precise and smooth operation, making them a great choice for larger or heavier shades.


  • Motorized Shades: These shades offer convenient and hands-free control. They can be operated by a remote, or integrated with smart home systems for automated scheduling and remote operation.

Different operating choices for natural wood and woven wood shades, including cordless, continuous loop, and  motorization.

Natural Woods Style Options

  • Waterfall Shade:

        - The waterfall shade features a cascade of soft folds that gracefully descend from the top of the window,

       creating an elegant and luxurious look.

       - As the shade is lowered, the fabric gently drapes in overlapping layers, allowing for smooth and seamless operation.

       - This style adds depth and dimension to the window, while also providing excellent light control and privacy.

  • Hobbled Shade:

       - The hobbled shade features soft, cascading folds that are gently gathered at the bottom, creating a relaxed

       and casual look.

       - As the shade is lowered, the fabric gathers in soft, overlapping folds, adding texture and visual interest to the window.

       - This style is ideal for creating a cozy and inviting atmosphere in any room, while also providing excellent light control

       and privacy.

  • Top-Down, Bottom-Up Shade:

        - The top-down, bottom-up shade offers ultimate versatility with its adjustable design.

        - This shade can be raised from the bottom or lowered from the top, allowing you to control both light and privacy with


        - With smooth cord operation, you can position the shade at any height on the window, giving you complete control

        over your view and natural light.

  • Overall: Each style of woven weave shade offers its own unique look and functionality, allowing you to create a customized window treatment that perfectly suits your

Various options including flat fold, waterfall fold, top down, bottom up, woven and natural wood shades.

Natural Woods Extra Options

  • Valances: Natural Wood Shades can be customized with or without a valance, which is a decorative fabric or board that

        covers the top of the shade when it is raised. A valance adds a finishing touch to the window treatment and can

        complement the decor of the room.

  • Lining: Natural wood shades can be lined or unlined, depending on the desired level of privacy, light control, and

       insulation. Lining options include light-filtering, room-darkening, or blackout linings, providing varying degrees of

       opacity and thermal insulation.


  • Edge Binding: Natural wood shades can be edge binded. Edge banding can enhance the over all look of your shade by adding contrast and depth.


  • Overall: By choosing the right operation and finishing options for your natural shades, you can enhance the beauty and functionality of your windows while creating a warm and inviting atmosphere in your home.

Woven natural wood shades with options for lining, and decorative borders along the edge.

Natural Woods Hanging Options

  • Inside Mount: Natural Wood Shades can be installed inside the window casing, also known as an inside mount. This installation method creates a clean and streamlined look, as the shades fit snugly within the window frame. Inside mounting provides maximum coverage and allows the blinds to operate smoothly without interfering with the window trim. It's ideal for windows with deep casings and provides a seamless integration with the existing decor.

  • Semi-Flush Mount: Semi-flush mounting involves installing the shades partially inside the window casing and partially outside. This installation method is perfect for windows with shallow depth encasements or limited space between the window frame and the wall. By mounting the blinds semi-flush, it allows for greater coverage while still maintaining a sleek and neat appearance. Semi-flush mounting is a versatile option that offers both functionality and aesthetic appeal.

  • Outside Mount: Natural Wood Shades can also be installed outside the window casing, known as an outside mount. This installation method is commonly used for doors or windows with shallow or irregular casings where inside mounting is not possible. Outside mounting provides maximum light control and privacy by covering the entire window opening. It also creates the illusion of larger windows and adds visual interest to the space.

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