Woven Wood Shades & Blinds
Woven Wood Shades & Blinds
- Textured, casual feel to calm any space
- Bamboos, grasses, reeds and planks
- Open knits or tight privacy weaves
- Organic and elegant materials
- Liners available for enhanced privacy
Woven wood shades, or bamboo shades, are an attractive natural alternative to other popular window treatments. Available in a variety of materials including bamboo, grasses and reeds, woven shades add texture and style to any room. Optional add-ons include cordless and motorized lift options, privacy liners and edge banding. These natural shades can easily be combined with other window treatments to give your room a style all its own.
Custom Woven Wood Shades
Woven Wood Shades have been an influencer and designer favorite for years. These natural woven shades add a refined, organic touch to any space. This is especially true in homes with bohemian or Farmhouse décor. The materials used to create these unique shades include bamboo, grasses, reeds, and rattan of various shades to make these blinds a natural fit. Available in all sorts of custom sizes, these products are among the more popular large and small wood shades for windows. You can read more about how to use custom natural woven shades in your home on our blog.
What Are Woven Wood Shades?
Woven Shades or Woven Blinds for windows are a type of window covering made from a variety of natural materials, usually from sustainable sources. Each one is specially woven to produce a unique texture with natural variances throughout. These variations create depth and warmth while adding interest, making Woven Wood Shades some of the most sought-after among those searching for a richer, more luxurious option to traditional window coverings. There are many colors and styles to choose from, so no matter your style of décor, you can find the perfect woven shades for your windows.
See how Woven Roller Shades make an excellent addition in a modern farmhouse style home in the video below.
Lift Types for Woven Blinds
When it comes to choosing the perfect Woven Roman Shades for your home, it's important to understand the different types of lifts available. We've created a list of the different lift types, so you can choose the one that's right for you. It is important to remember that these natural shades do not operate like a woven roller shade. Instead, these rattan window shades raise and lower in folds, similar to a Roman Shade.
Operating your woven wood shades with a standard cord is the most traditional lift option. This style features a singular pull cord that is used to raise and lower the blind. When you raise the shades, the cord cinches the material from the bottom, causing it to lengthen as the shades compress.
Continuous Cord Loop
With a continuous cord loop, the cord runs on a pully system within the shade's interior, making it an excellent option for larger window coverings. Unlike a standard cord style, the cord length doesn't change when raising the shades, which some may find more visually appealing. The loop is also fixed to the wall, making it easy to reach and operate.
Cordless Natural Woven Shades are strongly recommended from our team of design experts. These are ideal for those with young children or pets, as it removes any dangerous, dangling cords. You’ll also get a cleaner, less-cluttered look. The lifting system is integrated into the shade, allowing you to raise and lower your window covering by simply adjusting the bottom rail.
See a Cordless Woven Wood Shade in action below.
Top Down/Bottom Up
Woven Wood Shades with a Top Down/Bottom Up Lift will let you lower or raise the shades form the top or the bottom. This style provides greater flexibility and privacy, allowing you to create a custom setting for any need. Top Down/Bottom Up shades are ideal for any area, including sun-facing windows or high-traffic areas.
Motorized and Smart Home Compatible
Home-automated Woven Wood Shades are growing in popularity thanks to their ease of use. Using a remote control or app on your phone, you can raise and lower your shades with the touch of a button. You can also set them on a timer, which is great for traveling or windows that are hard to reach. All motorized products are also cordless, making them the safest choice in homes with children or pets.
Optional Privacy Liners for Woven Wood Blinds
While there's no doubt that custom Woven Wood Shades are an excellent way to filter light and add ambiance to any room, some may find the need for additional privacy. Light can sneak through the natural gaps in the organic materials. Fortunately, there are optional liners available that are easily added to any natural woven shade, giving you the ultimate peace of mind. Include an optional liner to increase privacy with a Natural Woven Shade.
Light Filtering Liner
If you're looking for a liner that allows light to enter your home while still reducing heat, a light-filtering liner is an ideal option. These liners dampen the effects of the sun without completely blocking it out, keeping your home light and bright while helping it stay cool and comfortable. The liner will also help cover any visible gaps in the material.
Blackout liners are perfect for bedrooms and any other space where you want to keep the sun out. They can lower the internal room temperature by up to 60%, helping reduce your cooling costs during the warmer months. Additionally, black-out shades help your home reduce heat loss by up to 40% in winter, saving on your heating bill. Perfect for areas where you’d want to completely block incoming light, like a bedroom, nursery, or media room, a blackout liner is an excellent way to save money and ensure you create a dark, calming space.
Custom Woven Wood Shades are stunning on their own, but if you're looking for ways to add a finishing touch to encapsulate your style, consider one of the following decorative accents.
Adding a valance to your Natural Woven Shades is an easy and affordable way to give it a clean and finished look. Simply attach the valence after installation for a gorgeous, high-end look you’ll love. An ideal cherry on top of a custom window covering.
Edge binding is when you add a fabric hem along the edges of your shades, giving them a sleek and tailored look. These hems can vary in width from around one to three inches and are available in various colors and patterns. Perfect for adding an accent color.
Our Favorite Woven Wood Shades
We picked our Top Five Favorite Woven Wood Shades from our private collection at Blindsgalore. Take a look!
Watch Blindsgalore’s Boutique Natural Woven Shades transform @julie.thedesigntwins’ living room.
Measuring and Install Advice for Custom Woven Wood Shades
For a quick and easy guide on how to measure for inside or outside mounted woven wood shades, please watch the video below.
An easy-to-follow install guide for your woven wood shades can be found on our installation page, which is grouped by brand.
If you have any questions about customizing your woven wood shades, measuring or installing your product, please contact our in-house team of design experts. We'll be happy to provide assistance over the phone (877.702.5463) or through email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For a personal one-on-one consultation, book an online appointment with our in-house virtual designer to discuss design solutions via webcam.
Woven Wood Shades FAQ
While traditional woven woods may have been in use for centuries, modern woven wooden window treatments remain a staple of today’s designers for many reasons. Woven wood shades bring a dramatic, personal touch to any room. These simple shades add texture and sophistication to your windows with natural materials like rattan, bamboo, jute, grasses and reed. They’re suitable in both modern, eco-friendly environments and traditional farmhouse style décor.
Because Woven Wood Shades are knit together using natural materials, there may be slight gaps between each weave that prevent total privacy. However, many of Blindsgalore’s woven wood shades are customizable with a blackout or light-filtering liner to give you the level of privacy you desire. Simply include either option when customizing your woven wood shade.
These natural woven shades are easy to clean with only a duster or microfiber cloth. For wood and bamboo shades, gently wipe down with a dry cloth using long, even strokes. For grass or woven materials, use the soft brush attachment on your vacuum to avoid snagging a cloth on the textured material. Be sure to consult the instructions included with your shades first.
Blindsgalore’s Woven Wood Shades are extremely durable and, with proper care, can provide you with beautiful privacy and sun protection for years to come. As a woman-owned company built on integrity and a commitment to unmatched customer service, at Blindsgalore, we believe affordability and quality go hand in hand.
Woven Wood Shades are typically installed using 2 or 3 brackets on the inside or outside of your window frame. Brackets only require 1 or 2 screws each, making installation a breeze. It shouldn’t take you longer than 30 minutes to install a woven wood shade for the first time. For specific install instructions for your woven wood roman shades can be found on our installation page.