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Give your windows a spring makeover

I wrote a post earlier about updating your house for spring, but I thought it would be fun to dive into some specific ideas for giving your windows a spring makeover. After a long winter, it always feels so good to let the light back in! And with these fun ideas, it’s easy to spruce […]

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5 brilliant window treatment ideas for the bathroom

Everyone loves natural light, but when it comes to bathrooms, window treatments can be tough to figure out. Privacy is obviously an issue and sometimes it’s hard to figure out how to have a private space while letting in light. Other times, it’s a moisture issue—folds of fabric in the bathroom don’t always sound like […]

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The best window treatments for your style

Window treatments can make a big impact on the overall style of a room. They can be the workhorses of your design, subtle supporters, or dramatic accents. From drapes to blinds, shutters, and shades, when it comes to dressing up your windows there is something for every style. Photo Minimal In a minimal space, drapes […]

valance returns wood blinds

4 simple steps on how to order valance returns for wood blinds

It’s important to visualize how your blinds will be mounted before they are installed. How is this related to valance returns? Well, which style you choose will not only have a visual impact on your room, but also on the size of the valance returns you need to order to properly finish off your look. […]

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Decorating for a growing boy’s bedroom. Hint: It involves new Roman shades!

Have you ever had a room in your home that was done to perfection? Every detail thought out and executed well? That was our son’s nursery. It was carefully planned for months, and I loved the room the second we started on it. And then something crazy happened…he got older! (Go figure, a baby that […]

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Our new window treatments are up!

In my last post, I showed you guys the fabric and style that I picked out for my new window treatments, and how I made my decision. Now I’m excited to show you how they turned out! I’ve been patiently (or not so patiently) waiting ever since I placed the order, and the day my […]

roller shades

Roller shades 101: Making the rounds during award season

Simple and straight forward. Versatile, and sometimes surprising. Hardworking and extraordinarily capable. Are these accolades for your favorite actress in that indie movie that’s getting all the buzz this Oscar season? Or are they describing something more approachable, more accessible. . . . like Bali Roller Shades? Roller shades do have a clean, classic style […]

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Design idea: Drapes for doors    

During the coldest days of January and February, it feels like the winds can cut right through my house. Recently, I was watching a movie and the character had a heavy velvet drape covering the front door, which got me to thinking about both the beauty and utility of a draped door—especially one with large […]

curtains

The new curtains are here at last!

You know that time between when you order curtains and when they arrive? I’m referring to that exciting time when you are awaiting their arrival, wondering if they will be as beautiful as you imagined. I’ve been there for a few weeks. Then the wait was over. The boxes arrived. If you missed my selection […]