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 Navigate the Bali Blinds Website to the Fullest

For the last several years, we’ve been slowly amassing a large collection of Bali Blinds for almost all the rooms in our home. We’ve dabbled in several styles, including tailored Roman shades, and solar and roller shades, and depending on the room, we’ve also covered an array of control options, from cordless to motorized! Having navigated […]

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 […]

Seven Drapery Styles You Need to Know

Although drapes can seem pretty straightforward, there are so many options beyond pattern to create a totally custom look. I love playing around with different styles in different rooms and especially love mixing casual patterns with more formal headers—and vice versa—to create style juxtaposition. I’m usually not a huge fan of grommet top treatments, but, in […]

Have Your Pet and Clean Home, Too

We have three pets that we couldn’t love more—two (large!) pups, Jack and CC, and one (tiny!) cat, Libby. A question we hear more often than almost any other is, “How do you keep your home so clean? Where’s all the fur?” I’m here to tell you, we have fur! We find doggy drool marks on the […]

A Fresh Home for a Fresh Start

After a busy holiday season, the new year is always welcomed with open arms in our home. Like for so many others, January 1st not only signifies a time of inward reflection and resolution, but it truly feels like a fresh start. As the prior year winds down, Scott and I talk about everything the last 12 […]

Tips for Cutting Down the Electric Bill This Winter

Do you feel that chill in the air?  If you’re like me, you’re drinking hot cider and spiced lattes, layering on your favorite sweaters, and craving heartier meals. It’s also the time of year when Scott and I start closing our windows and start winterizing our home. Our house is an old lady, so there are several […]