It’s the season of ghouls and goblins, of creative costumes, and of leaves crunching under trick-or-treaters’ tiny feet. Why not use your windows to give those candy-hunters a fright – or make them grin?
What does luxury mean to you? For some luxury is a synonym for decadence, but I believe it’s a more complex idea. I think luxury is the perfect marriage of form and function -- where quality and durability meet excellent style and customization.
How does this concept of luxury apply to window treatments? Well, they’re a great place to see form and function in action.
Whether you’re baking from scratch or painting your house, DIY feels great! But while some projects are clearly DIY-friendly, others can be surprisingly tedious or complicated—and you might not always guess which are which going in.
Let’s take a couple of common home improvement projects and see how they stack up. To do this, we’ll weigh the following criteria:
October is Child Safety Month by the Window Covering Safety Council and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Take the opportunity to make your home safer for your little ones... without sacrificing excellent style. Here are seven handy tips!
We are really excited to bring Pantone's Fall color trends into our home décor, how about you? The shades for Autumn and Winter are anything but dull, and offer a lot of room to set the mood for the season without losing bold colors. Radiant Orchid and Mauve Mist bring different points on the purple spectrum into play, alongside rich Sangria. Royal Blue and Bright Cobalt bring elegance and zing to the blue end of things, while Aurora Red, Misted Yellow and Cypress are muted warm tones.
I find that clients who are looking to redecorate are often nervous to use color pairings that are outside of the norm because they see it as an all-or-nothing commitment. It’s not! Like with any color palette, your design should balance bases and accents; a harmony of neutrals and pops of color. The key is to use these bolder hues in tasteful moderation. If you’re ready to step out of the box of pre-determined color schemes and into the world of unexpected color pairings, these ideas should help get you started.
Whether you've got an older student in your life heading back to school, or you're creating a productive work space for yourself at home, it helps to take the time to really think about what you need out of the space, and plan accordingly. Here are a few ideas to get you started!
Some people need absolute silence and privacy in order to concentrate. For others, upbeat music and “house traffic” keeps them focused. Think about ways to deal with distraction.
No matter what time of year it is, beach-inspired decor can give you a taste of paradise, right at home. Whether you are decorating a single room in your home or trying to create a year-round escape, choosing a beachy theme is one of the easiest paths to instant relaxation. In order to make this area as peaceful as possible, you will want to keep these hints in mind when creating your year-round paradise.
With many kids heading back to school this week, it's a good time to establish a good study space. Homework doesn’t have a ton in common with real estate, but one concept applies to both: location, location, location! For kids, the place where the homework happens can make all the difference. Here are some options to consider depending on your kids’ needs and how life works in your home.
When dressing the windows in a master bedroom, it’s important to remember the functionality of the pieces in addition to their beauty. A bedroom is to remain serene, quiet, and dark in the evenings and early mornings to give you the most restful sleep you can get! If you have undressed windows, or under dressed windows with blinds or shades that are letting in too much light at night, your sleep can be negatively affected. That was just that case for this client’s bedroom, and just the reason!