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How to speak like a window treatment professional

February 20, 2018 / Category: Drapes and Curtains, Style, Window Treatments

how to speak like a window treatment professional
How to speak like a window treatment professional It may seem as if window treatment professionals speak in a different language. To help you make an informed decision and speak like a pro, I am continuing my series on Window Lingo. Here's a quick infographic summarizing of all the terms. Scroll down for more details [...]

Curtains and Drapes What’s the Difference

February 5, 2018 / Category: Drapes and Curtains, Function, Window Treatments

Curtain and drapes the difference

Curtains and Drapes Window treatment lingo can be confusing, mainly when we all use the words curtains and drapes interchangeably.  It may seem as if we’re speaking a different language, but once you learn a few key terms, you’ll see they are not confusing at all. Imagine the look on your friend’s face when you say […]

Creative Ways to Use Holiday Lights Indoors

December 8, 2017 / Category: Drapes and Curtains, Holiday, Interiors, Window Treatments

holiday Lights behind sheer curtains in living room

Brighten up those dark winter nights by using holiday lights inside your home.   No tree necessary but a cute dog helps.  This one is my favorite (I bet you can guess why.)  Hanging holiday lights behind sheer curtains makes for a soft, dreamy scene inside any room. Photo credit Via Johanna   Inside the Front Door We always focus […]

Thanksgiving Weekend

November 22, 2017 / Category: Holiday, Houzz

Thanksgiving Weekend

It’s Thanksgiving eve, and hopefully, most of you have a long weekend ahead.   Here is a great list for the upcoming weekend that includes the basic “go for a walk after dinner” and the not-so-basic “binge-watch Downton Abbey.”  Click on this link to go to the Houzz article: 9 Ways to Make the Most of Your […]

Ready-Made Panels

November 21, 2017 / Category: Drapes and Curtains, Window Treatments

Ready-made panels

We offer ready-made panels with custom fabrics and custom lengths.  You can still achieve a custom look with our ready-made panels.  Our ready-made panels are semi-custom-made because you can choose from a large selection of fabrics and five styles of panels that are ready to hang.  Also, we will work together to come up with […]

Top 10 Odd Shaped Windows

November 16, 2017 / Category: Drapes and Curtains, Function, Houzz, Window Treatments

Odd Shaped Windows

Almost everyone has odd shaped windows in their home.  These windows can be a challenge to cover with drapes or curtains.  Sometimes, drapes and curtains just won’t work in these windows.  In these cases, alternatives such as roman shades, shutters or blinds are necessary.   A window treatment professional can help you decide which window treatment […]

Why Custom Draperies?

November 14, 2017 / Category: Drapes and Curtains, Function, Houzz, Window Treatments

Why custom draperies

My answer to why custom draperies?  Above all, if done right the first time, you’ll love the look and save money in the long run.  Understandably, custom draperies are not cheap, but they are worth the investment.  More often than not, clients tell me they wish they had done custom draperies the first time around. Benefits of […]

Window Treatment Styles

November 14, 2017 / Category: Houzz, Style, Window Treatments

Window treatment styles

Window treatments should match your style and personality.  Window treatment styles range from traditional to contemporary with a lot of varying styles in between.  Fabrics, colors, and hardware all play into your style.  Just as everyone is a unique individual so are window treatments exclusive to the home and owner. Window Treatment Styles:  Traditional, Contemporary […]

How to Choose Window Treatments

November 13, 2017 / Category: Function, Houzz, Window Treatments

Window Treatment Functions

If your home is in the mountains like this one, you may not need privacy.  However, if your a city-dweller or suburbanite you need window treatments that offer privacy and light control.  There are many options when it comes to window treatments.  It can be challenging to make the right choice because of the many products […]

Amazing Gray a Royal Oak Industrial Loft

July 13, 2017 / Category: Featured Homes, Projects, Style

Royal Oak Industrial Loft Sheers Pillows

I was thrilled to work with Richard Ross on the window treatments and pillows in the living room of his Royal Oak industrial loft home.  Please read the article included here from the June-July 2017 issue of Detroit Home magazine.   Original article titled Amazing Gray linked here.  Photos by Beth Singer. A Royal Oak designer adds […]

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