Decorating ideas for the windowsill

Many modern window textiles today give the windowsills optically clear. To leave them empty often does not look nice, so decorating ideas for the window sill are needed. Which possibilities are here, this article reveals.

Open and covered window sills

Very transparent curtains give the windowsill at least a little free. Other window decorations, such as Roman blinds or directly on the window-mounted interior blinds allow a view of the windowsill directly.

With translucent curtains, decorative items with clear outlines and simple colors are especially recommended. These then appear as a form and depending on the sunlight as a light-colored silhouette through, which can look very attractive.

Vases on the windowsill

Vases are very diverse decoration items. They come in many shapes, sizes and shades. Rustic in country house style is especially suitable for quite rural rooms. If white and light colors dominate, the interplay of vases in pastel shades can harmonize well with the room.

If you want flowers in your vase, you should limit yourself to individual flowers in delicate but clear colors. Even single branches, possibly with small flowers, look very attractive in the matching vase.

The vases, which look like narrow test tubes, also have a special appeal. They are, decorated with branches or single flowers, a very minimalist, but visually very effective decoration.


The slightly smaller vase shape are lanterns. They too can be suitable decorative objects for the window sill. However, one should limit oneself to one or two as bright as possible colors, and the variety of forms should not vary too much.

Decorative objects

The classic for the window sill are small bird figures in various designs. However, any other decorative object for the window sill is also suitable.

It is important that you should not overload the windowsill with figures, figurines and objects. This seems restless and has a visually only a little resounding effect.

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Deco items according to the season can be a very beautiful window decoration: poinsettias and small Christmas figures with Christmas lanterns in winter, spring flowers and fresh, budding branches in spring, fruits in autumn.

Tips & Tricks

As with any decoration, the same applies to the windowsill: less is more. Try to make a clear statement with their decoration and to realize it with as few and as simple objects as possible.

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