Over the past decade or so, men’s decorating tastes have done a complete 180, shifting from dark wood paneling and traditional stylings to sleek modern interiors. Bachelor pads and man caves are now expected to be fashionable spaces, seamlessly blending comfort, the latest technology and stylish furnishings.
When making an investment into your home, like a new kitchen, wood floors or custom window treatments, it’s important to ensure the result is time and money well spent. The look and function of the home upgrade should last for years to come; especially considering many of us can’t afford (nor do we have the desire!) to renovate every year.
Considering custom drapery for your home? Our drapery-certified designers answer some of the most frequently asked questions they receive from clients during in-home design consultations.
With the holidays hot on our heels, it’s only a matter of time before we ring in the New Year. And with the New Year comes exciting new trends in home decor. With most 2016 predictions still yet to come, we’re excited to share some color trend announcements from two trusted authorities - Pantone and Benjamin Moore.
As a designer, I’m often asked by clients if drapery is in style. Many of them remember the dramatic panels, valances and hardware popular several decades ago and have trouble envisioning drapery for the contemporary home.
With fall foliage in full swing, it’s only a matter of time before you pop into your favorite store to find holiday decorations already on the shelves. You may not be ready, but in just a few months, end-of-year festivities will be upon us.
Changing a few key pieces with the season is a great way to combat decorating boredom. Marie Antoinette, known for her love of lavish interiors, changed the décor of the Palace of Versailles every season. Now most of us aren’t willing to bleed a country dry just to redecorate, but we can certainly relate to the desire to switch things up.
You may think that bare windows only impact the design aesthetic of your home, however window treatments play an often overlooked functional role, increasing privacy, energy efficiency and UV protection. Here are three ways the right window treatments will help keep money in your wallet.
Rising energy costs and record setting temperatures have had most homeowners scrambling to make energy efficient upgrades to their homes – purchasing energy-star appliances, installing insulating window treatments and choosing a smart thermostat to optimize energy usage.
I’ve been selling Hunter Douglas window treatments for 35 years – a brand I’m proud to represent. When you’ve been selling Hunter Douglas for as long as I have, you tend to forget there are other window treatment manufacturers in the market. Hunter Douglas’ product offerings are top-of-the-line and in my opinion, the hands-down best solution for your windows. Here are five reasons why you should choose Hunter Douglas for your home.
As much as you may love your home, there’s probably at least one eyesore you can’t help but zero in on. It could be a poorly placed utility feature like an air duct or thermostat, or a portion of your house that is showing some common wear-and-tear, like a scratched wall. Whatever the untenable feature may be, with a few creative tricks, it is possible to camouflage or completely hide your home’s eyesore.
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