Take 30% off on all window shades - Valid through 03/03 - No code needed

How to Style Your Home with Black Blinds

Are you decorating your home and looking for the newest trend in window treatments? No fear, we’re here! This blog post will tell you everything you need to know about black blinds and how to style them for your home. With these stylish and functional black blind ideas you’ll be able to create a look that is both modern or sophisticated in no time at all.

Black Blinds: The New Trend 

Black is the new black! No more whites, grays, neutrals, home owners are looking to spice things up with bold colors. Chic and timeless, black home decor is quickly becoming the newest interior design trend for 2022. With the decrease in popularity of traditional farmhouse style, modern interiors are taking center stage. Open any design magazine and you’ll find clean lines, natural materials, and black decor on nearly every page. This shift in interior style has also made its way to window treatments. Black blinds are a sophisticated finish to a modern space. They are versatile to match your decor for years to come and won’t show dirt the way other colors do so you won’t have to worry about changing or replacing them.  

Match your Home Decor with Black Blinds

If you’re looking to create an intimate and elegant space, add black to your home decor. The color black symbolizes protection, power, and sophistication, but it can also intimidate (Olesen 2022). It’s important to make sure your space feels right for you, despite new interior trends. There are ways of incorporating black in a little or a lot. Black window treatments are a great way to frame your windows and add depth to your room. There are many different options when it comes to window coverings, so you can find the right black blinds to add to your space. 

Black solar roller shades in kitchen

Black Shades for Windows

Window shades are rolled up and down to control light and privacy. Black shades for windows are a great way to add contrast to your room without being too bold. Black solar shades come in a variety of opacities to fit your needs. The higher the percentage of opacity, the more you can see through. The lower the percentage, the tighter the weave of the shade is and the less you can see through the window. Black light filtering shades have the same benefits as solar shades do, but they offer more privacy while still allowing light to pass through. Black shades are perfect for kitchens, living rooms, and home offices. 

Black Vinyl Window Blinds

For rooms that require more privacy or room darkening, black blackout blinds can fulfill those needs. These modern black vinyl window blinds are opaque in material so no one can see through and no light can pass through either. If you have a front facing window, blackout blinds are perfect for keeping your nosy neighbors out of your home. For bedrooms and nurseries, blackout blinds help darken your room and can even help you sleep better and longer. 

black blackout shades over the sink

Black Wood Blinds for Windows 

For a more traditional look, black wood blinds for windows are a great option. Since wood blinds and faux wood blinds have horizontal slats, you can easily adjust the slats to let in more or less light without compromising your privacy. Black faux wood blinds are a wonderful alternative to real wood blinds. Not only are they eco-conscious, they are more durable and water resistant. They are long lasting and won’t warp, crack, or break due to water damage. 

Black and White Window Shades

Committing to black window treatments might seem like a bold choice. You can still be on trend with black and white window shades. Zebra shades have alternating horizontal light filtering and room darkening stripes that allow you to adjust your light control and privacy similarly to traditional blinds. Rather than tilting the slats, you roll the shade to overlap or space out the stripes. Another option is to have double shades. This allows you to have two window shades instead of one. Add a black blackout shade over a white solar shade to have the best of both light filtering and room darkening. Leave the solar shade down during the day to have natural light, and roll the blackout shade down at night for privacy. 

black and white zebra shades product picture

ShadeMonster’s Tips for Black Blinds 

The possibilities for incorporating black into your home decor are really endless. Black window treatments are a beautiful and elegant way to be on trend, but we realize that not everyone will be willing to go so bold with their choices. Tone down your black shades with a white valance or switch it up and add a matte black valance to white shades. Whatever your window treatment needs are, ShadeMonster is here to help your dreams come true. With over 200+ colors, fabrics, and textures to choose from, you’re guaranteed to find the right window treatments for your space. 

Why Trust ShadeMonster With Your Window Treatment?

ShadeMonster boasts over 25 years of experience creating custom window treatments. Our products come directly from our local factory guaranteeing high quality customizable materials, competitive pricing, and quick turn around. Contact us today for your free estimate, and have your new shades in less than 7 business days! 

Still Need Help Deciding On Your Window Treatment?

ShadeMonster’s team of experts are happy to assist. Call now for free consultation: (866) 206-8056


Olesen, J. (2022, February 11). Black color meaning: The color black symbolizes power and sophistication. Color Meanings. Retrieved May 11, 2022, from https://www.color-meanings.com/black-color-meaning-the-color-black/ 

Court, H. (2020, March 26). Black is back: The new 10-year trend. Hadley Court – Interior Design Blog. Retrieved May 11, 2022, from https://hadleycourt.com/black-is-back-10-year-trend/ 

Newmark, A. (2022, March 30). Black is the latest interior design trend. ajc. Retrieved May 11, 2022, from https://www.ajc.com/life/private-quarters/black-is-the-latest-interior-design-trend/3FDCB4OZG5HT5AO6KFTCCIZ5CU/