The Best Blackout Curtains That Aren’t Actually Black

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* Environments free from light promote deeper sleep
* These blackout curtains block unwanted light and look great in the day
* Designs include eye-catching arrows, stripes and relaxing treetops

For the average person, getting a good night’s rest requires a few key elements. One of the most important is the environment in which you sleep. Your bedroom setup and sleeping arrangements can be the difference between a night of undisturbed, energy-refueling sleep and a night of patchy sleep which leaves you feeling worse than when you went to bed. So long as a pitch black sleeping environment doesn’t scare you (ghosts and closet monsters), the more light you can remove from your bedroom set up, the better your sleep will likely be.

Try a pair of these blackout curtains for creating an optimum sleeping environment. Unlike many boring black blackout curtains you may have seen before, these options do the same job but look great, too. Styles covered in arrows, stripes and treetops are available and work to add an extra dimension to your home decor while providing you with an ideal resting environment.

1. AlphaOmega Racing Retro Stripes Blackout Curtain

Sporting stylish, retro racing stripes, these AlphaOmega Blackout Curtains will provide you with the dark environment you need for sleep and an eye-catching one during the day. The navy blue color tastefully combines with yellows and creams making them great for lounges, bedrooms or really any room in the house. They are crafted from 100% lightweight polyester and are completely white on the reverse. You’ll also find the 4-inch pockets in the material make hanging and drawing the curtains simple.

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2. Becky Bailey Big Arrows in Navy Blackout Curtain

If you’re after a curtain option to attract attention, then the Becky Bailey Mud Cloth Blackout Curtains could be the choice for you. While the deep navy color allows these curtains to pair with a range of internal color palettes, the allover arrow design ensures your eyes are drawn in their direction when you enter the room. The polyester material provides the sun-blocking power you need for a sleep free from stray and passing lights.

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3. Becky Bailey Big Arrows in Cream Blackout Curtain

Another option which draws in visitors attention is the Becky Bailey Mud Cloth Blackout Curtains in cream. They sport the same design as the pair above but with a cream colored base covered in black arrows. The lighter color palette means they are better suited to a slightly less imposing combination with lighter home interiors. There’s still of course no need to worry as the thick polyester will still the sun at bay and ensure leaking light isn’t the reason you don’t catch all the Zs you’re after.

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4. SilverPegasus Meteor Stripes Blackout Curtain

It’s mightily popular in jeans, so why shouldn’t it be in curtains? Enjoy the dark denim style and color in these SilverPegasus Meteor Stripes Blackout Curtains. They match with both darker and lighter interiors and deliver a subtlety that’s rare in blackout curtains. The lightweight material of the curtains also makes opening and closing them effortless.

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5. Gale Switzer Lush Lily Autumn Blackout Curtain

While darkness is what you need for a relaxing night’s rest, these Gale Switzer Lush Lily Autumn Blackout Curtains provide you with what you need for a relaxing day, too. The white based curtains feature a range stenciled leaves in yellows and greens. This random plant arrangement is ideal for mixing with lighter interiors. Plus, the 100% polyester is lightweight for easy drawing and thick enough that not even the brightest outdoor light will penetrate.

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6. Tordis Kayma Heart of my Heart Blackout Curtain

If you love the feeling of being miles away from the city and lost in nature’s goodness, the Tordis Kayma The Heart of my Heart Blackout Curtains will definitely speak to you. They sport a beautiful scene of treetops in a fading landscape. When they’re not creating a lightless sleep environment, they’ll help send you back to the environment you love to be most. The green palate means they can be blended with lighter room colors as well as some greens.

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