Our guide to creating a beautiful patio door window dressing

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Posted 29/06/2021

No made to measure blinds team worth their salt would dodge the issue of window dressing ideas for patio doors, so it’s about time we tackled it in style.


To give you a few bright ideas to pick up and run with we’ve spent hours scouring our collection to bring you some new approaches that we know you’ll love. In fact, we’ve been so thorough that all you have to do is click on the one you want and we’ll guide you through from there.


Patio door coverings are ideal all year round

One of the most misunderstood things about all the patio door covering ideas out there is that they only have to look the part in summer. The truth is that your patio doors are a key source of heat loss, which means finishing them with some stylish made to measure blinds is essential all year round. Pick the right style with a little help from the experts and you’ll have something that keeps you cool and in the shade in summer, and cozy and snug in the winter.


Patio door coverings work best when they’re eye-catching

Vertical blinds and roller blinds are the two most popular styles when it comes to patio doors, but which one you choose is very much up to you. If you want to be able to close out the sunlight and keep in the heat with ease, think rollers. And if you want to add an extra touch of style that works in all seasons, you’re probably better off starting your search over in the Vertical aisle:


- Keep it basic and elegant with a simple white vertical blind that allows you to get just the right balance of light and shade, no matter what time of day it is



- Opt for eye-catching colours like this soothing green vertical blind and you’ll be able to add something a little different to your favourite spot in the house



- Go for luxury and elegance with designs like this refined patterned roller blind so that you can bring the rest of your interiors into play



- Make it memorable for your guests and visitors with a little help from vintage style patterned blinds that show your interiors off in all their glory



The perfect fit comes as standard

Patio door coverings can be tricky to get right because you have the handles and hinges to consider if you want to get a fit that’s nice and snug. Rather than crossing your fingers and wishing for the best, why not make a quick click on our YouTube channel? We can talk you through everything you need to know thanks to our team of DIY pros led by Kev, and you’ll be measuring up with ease in no time. Sound like a plan?




Why not take a look at our brand-new Perfect Fit blinds? The name says it all, and with a set of these taking pride of in your home you’ll never have to settle for second best ever again. Just what you want to hear when it’s time to fall in love with your interiors all over again.


What happens next?

Take your time, picture yourself relaxing in all 4 seasons, and then explore the rest of our range to find something that ticks all the right boxes. Once you’ve found half a dozen that meet that brief, send us their names and we’ll send you some free samples. It’ll make the final choice ten times easier!

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