The New Photo & Video Gallery

Hello! So excited for my first post on the beautiful new Bali Blinds website. Have you peeked around yet? There are so many great new features to help you find just the right window treatments, and educate you on their care. I’m a visual person, so my favorite new feature is the updated photo and […]

Porch Living

It’s warming up and my thoughts are turning to my porch. There’s no place I would rather be. With the fresh air and cool breezes, why not come outside and enjoy the view? The first thing I like to do when it warms up is to clean off my furniture. It gets so dusty out here […]

How to Use Free Swatches to Your Advantage

Choosing window treatments can sometimes feel like a mind game. Should you go sleek and simple, or should you choose pattern and color? What if you layered curtains, too? My advice would be to take a step back, and take note of the things that make your favorite room, well, your favorite. Maybe the room […]

5 Ways to Create Big Impact in Your Kitchen

What do you think of when you hear the term home décor? My first thoughts go to pillows, rugs, my collection of sentimental items on the bookcase, or my favorite photo on my bedside table. What I don’t always think of is décor in the kitchen! Until we completed our kitchen renovation last year, I didn’t realize how necessary […]

The (Window) Fabrics In Our Home

As Scott and I continue renovating each of the rooms in our house—from the reading room to the dining room to the bedroom—at some point, we find ourselves debating fabric swatches when we’re considering window treatments. Our sweet spot for coverings has surprisingly been the ever-casual-but-cool Roman shade, as we now have four rooms where we’ve […]

Tailored Roman Shades: Completing the Bedroom Windows!

I feel like inviting everyone I know over to our home for a dinner party—in our bedroom. That’s not too strange, right? Our bedroom has come so far! Earlier this year, we shared where this room began. It was a former kitchen-turned-master, and one of the biggest changes came in the form of those three new windows. They […]

Color Inspiration for Your Home: Lilac Gray

Pantone recently released the 2016 Color of the Year, and for the first time it’s not one, but two shades! Serenity and Rose Quartz are both gorgeous, but I want to highlight another Pantone color that falls right in between—Lilac Gray. It’s predicted to be one of the top colors this spring, and it’s definitely one […]

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New Year, New View

Instead of thinking new year, new you—why not try a new view? Elevating the look and feel of your home for 2016 can be as easy as updating your window fashions. Installing new shades or blinds can drastically change your view and even offer perks like UV and glare protection, temperature control, and sound absorption, […]

European style: Houses and windows edition

I’m the kind of person who notices houses everywhere I go. I love checking out cute houses in my neighborhood whenever I go for a walk, and I snap lots of pictures of houses and buildings when I’m on vacation. (Not just the famous ones either—random ones on the street that I find charming for […]