Window sills – not an area that many people think of when it comes to interior decoration, but one that can make a whole lot of difference to any room or space. Most window sills are either left bare and forgotten about, or hidden under mounds of clutter. But with a little thought, window sills can soon become a key feature of a room and transform the atmosphere of a space.
Window seats are features that many people only dream of, but they hold very real potential in small houses as well as large. Window sills can be easily extended into a comfy seat, perfect for sticking your nose into a book or daydreaming outside the window. If you have a bay window, you can even fit a sofa or chairs into the appropriate space – window seats don’t have to be what they are traditionally thought to be.
Plants and Flower Arrangements
Plants are a great way to spruce up window sills and bring a little bit of the outdoors into your home. Cacti are the perfect solution if you are not a big gardener – lasting long periods of time with very little maintenance required. The variety of shapes, colours and sizes available in plants and flowers mean that they act as a form of artwork in themselves – making your window sill space unique and personalised to your tastes. Small potted plants are also a practical choice, providing opportunities to move about your arrangements as and when you feel like it.
Artwork and Photographs
For even more personalisation, framed photographs and artwork are the perfect addition to any window sill area. We recommend smaller pieces, as big artwork can drown out space and detract from the view outside. Small and complementary artwork can look unique and delicate, with photographs adding a personal touch. Regardless of the time of year, these pieces work, and you can always switch them up if you would like a bit more seasonal theming or colour coordination.
Talking of seasonal theming, window sill accessories to fit the time of year can be a fun and creative way to make a window space look unique. Here are some of our ideas to fit the time of year:
- Easter decorations
- Halloween decorations
- Cinnamon sticks
- Mini Christmas trees
- Fairy lights
- Christmas decorations
- Blankets and cushions
Lighting can be the make or break of any indoor space, and the same can be said for window sills. If your room doesn’t get much sunlight or your window sill space is small, thought through lighting can make a world of difference. Strip LED lighting can frame a window and sill perfectly, drawing attention to what space has to offer. Fairy lights and candles are the perfect cosy solution to add warmth and brightness to window sills that would otherwise look dull and cold.
Get in Touch with Skirting Boards Direct
If you are looking to revamp your window sills and need a starting point, Skirting Boards Direct offer a wide range of window sills in a variety of materials, from oak and pine to MDF and meranti. For further information and details, browse our range of products online or get in touch with us today.