Creating Simple, Custom Draperies

There are basic design elements that go into selecting custom drapery or custom window treatments. The first step is to decide what type of window treatments you want to install in the room. There are many choices for window hardware that are made to compliment specific types of window treatments. Install the hardware before you measure for custom draperies.  The windows shown in the image above are gorgeous but they could look even better with … [Read more...]

Newborn Nurseries: Don’t Throw Your Budget Out The Window

Few parents will disagree that the build-up to the due date are some of the most exciting times you will ever experience.  During the nesting phase (moms will know what we're talking about), it's all about preparing that nursery into a mini-palace that's always been dreamed about. As you may have gathered through the awful pun to the title to this piece, we're actually going to talk about windows.  Most prospective parents appreciate that … [Read more...]

Time For Bedroom Curtains

We renovated a few areas in our house over the last few months.  Our stair railing was unstable, so we replaced that and we also replaced a few of our windows last month.  They were original from where our home was built in 1995 and many of them were foggy inside the double pane glass. The majority of our windows were also allowing huge drafts to come into our home.  During the winter months we ran space heaters throughout our home to cut down on … [Read more...]