You want to make your house as a comfortable place for you and your family to live in. You try to decorate your home based on your taste and your sense of art. You want to make your house represents the occupants. You want your house to be a comfortable place to live at day and night. At day, you want to control the light that comes to your house so that the sunlight does not disturb your activity inside the house. You want to control the heat that comes to your house as well by letting the air goes inside your home. If that is the case, you can put the window blinds to cover your windows.
By putting windows blinds or window shades, you still can open the window and let the air in but the light will not be too shiny. You can control the light that comes to your house in the daylight with windows coverings. Besides that, by using window shades, you can keep the privacy since people outside cannot see your activities in the house easily. Comparing to using curtain, it is more effective since you do not have to wash it.
You can choose the one that fit your style such as vertical blinds or woven wood blinds. Make your house look great and more comfortable by using window blinds. It is cheap and effective