More often than not, my clients are seeking a balance of beauty and privacy; however, that was not the case with this pair! This quiet, private living room already brushed elbows with their wooded yard, so seclusion was not a top priority. The issue in this case was the strong sunlight that shone through the trees, turning the space into a bright sauna of a room.
Congratulations! You’ve made the big decision to hire a professional to design and install new window treatments in your home. Hiring a custom window treatment designer is a great first step. Their expertise and style sense will help you find the right fit for each and every window in your home, and you won't have to cart samples back and forth from the local home improvement store. Whether you’ve changed your décor, moved into a new home or just need an upgrade from your old blinds, it's our job to help you get the right fit at every step of the process.
If there’s one thing that should be preserved when choosing new window dressing its the light.Natural light is why I was so excited to start planning for my client’s dining room space. Her large windows were letting in tons of sun and we were on a mission to savor it all!
With all the hustle and bustle composing our busy lives, it’s easy to forget that sleep is an essential means of balance and happiness. Without the correct allotment of sleep, your day, week, month can quickly accelerate to a confusing, tired, grouchy mess. No thank you! One way to ensure a night of restful and rejuvenating sleep is to style your master bedroom into a space that promotes - and doesn’t prevent - a good night's sleep. Here are some things to help you make sure your bedroom décor is not sabotaging your sleep.
Natural light: do you get too much? Not enough? Whatever your situation, you can make the most of it with a little management. Here are some pointers to think about as you develop your décor to help you make sure you're making the most of the light.
The kitchen tends to be the heart of the home. It is a place where families and friends gather for more than just meals, but for conversation and togetherness. It's a source of nourishment, and companionship. The colors we choose to surround ourselves with have been shown to have a direct impact on our mood so it is important to put some thought into one of the most important rooms in the house. Using the right color schemes make it possible to create an inviting kitchen space for living and entertaining that is conducive to good conversation, happy feelings and relaxation.
I just adore the look of wood furnishings and wood blinds together. It evokes a wonderfully warm, cozy feeling that can be difficult to find nowadays. It helps when the client I’m styling for is equally as warm and inviting! Here’s a quick look at a simple before and after that brings wood back into focus.
Summer means sunshine and happiness, but nobody is happy with a house that feels like an oven. Not everybody enjoys the refrigerated feeling - or the electricity bill - that comes with air conditioning either. So what are some easy ways to beat the heat without all of the expense? Consider these tips and key elements to keep cool this summer.
Hunter Douglas continues to lead the industry with innovative window treatment designs, fabrics, and operating systems, creating brilliant interior and exterior decor that matches your home. Recently, we were wowed again by a display of functional, beautiful designs when Hunter Douglas released their newest window dressings to us. The product launch showcased designs that are technologically and stylistically advanced, and invited us to share them with you. Here are a few of our favorites!
When you think of turquoise, what comes to mind? Perhaps it’s the perfect hue of a deep lagoon surrounded by white beaches and palm trees. Maybe it’s the optimistic brightness of a fifties-era chrome-finned car. Or possibly the robin’s-egg blue of the chunky jewelry you bought last time you road-tripped through the Nevada desert. Wherever you find it, turquoise is a pretty happy color. No surprise that splashes of it are showing up everywhere this season!