10 creative ways to use sheer curtains

I love sheer drapes. They’re light, breezy, and can add a touch of romance and decadence to any space. And there are lots of creative (and beautiful) ways to use sheer drapes—they’re not just for your windows! Here are ten of my favorite examples. Would you try any of these ideas? 1. To decorate a […]


Finding inspiration in contrasting shades

In the last few weeks, Scott and I have made a lot of progress tying up the loose ends in our living room. Together, this is where we spend the majority of our time, and with this in mind, it was one of the first spaces we tackled upon move-in. After dealing with a lot of […]


Color crush: Pink & Gray

A couple weeks ago, I checked out the swatches from the refreshed line of Bali Cellular Shades, and I have to say, I’m impressed! These cellular shades, available in an array of new colors and styles, are the most energy efficient part of the Bali line. They’ll keep your house warm in winter and cool […]

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Taking the plunge with bold colors! Adding color to a room with window treatments

Have you ever wanted to go big and bold with something in your home, but you’re scared out of your mind to do so? That’s what was happening to us a few weeks ago when we were trying to decide on a window treatment for our living room. We wanted to be bold and go […]

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Bachelor pad redesign – The before

I have to admit, most of the time when friends approach me about helping them redesign their homes, I decline. But this friend, in this situation, was a different story. One of my very best friends bought his first home, and as a bachelor living alone, it was a big step. I wanted to do […]


Decorate. Insulate. Save! With our NEW Bali Cellular and Pleated Collection

We’re excited to introduce our updated Bali Cellular and Pleated Shades program—complete with dozens of new fabrics, new prints, customizable headrail colors, and so much more! To celebrate, we’re giving away $2,500 in Bali Cellular and Pleated Shades! Check out the details (at the bottom of this post) on how to enter. Bali Cellular Shades are now available in […]


New curtains for the dining room!

I loved the gray curtains I had in my dining room, but decided I really wanted something brighter. The good news is that I was able to move the gray curtains into other rooms, so I didn’t feel bad getting new ones. Here is what I selected:  Bali Drapery from the Dover collection, in the […]


Celebrate spring—with a clean start! Here’s a simple guide on how to clean your window treatments

It’s spring! (Okay, the snow just melted here in the Midwest, but I have seen a robin or two, and the tulips are pushing their way through the mud in the backyard, so I’m going out on a limb to say sunny skies are on their way.) Time to put the winter clothes away, brush […]


DIY colander pendant light & trending kitchen window treatments

Have you ever been in a beautiful space that felt lifeless? Yeah, me too. I make it my design goal to bring each room to life and make sure it’s going to inspire the people living in it. It turns out, when you add a quirky, unique piece to a room, like this awesome DIY colander […]