Guest Contributor: Andrea Boffo, CEO of PlusVoucherCode What are the perfect blinds for windows? Blinds for windows typically have a series of slats or vanes that are stacked together and can be adjusted with the means of a cord, wand or remote control. They became popular in the 1980s and are still widely used in commercial spaces. Given the plethora of blinds … [Read more...]
A Tale of a Bay Window Curtain Rod
I recently had a chat with an old client who struggled with dressing her bay windows and asked me for advice. She didn't want to hire a designer to do fancy swags or ornate tops. She wanted simple panels to go with the rest of the house. "I want the curtains that open and close, not just dust collectors", she said. Then she confessed that a proverbial handyman came along. You … [Read more...]
Extra Long Curtains Online? Where to Get Them?
Quality extra long curtains and drapes were hard to find. Finally, some wise manufacturers recognized a huge market for them. Yay! Life-savers! Except, many people still make expensive mistakes when ordering online. Even if you spend less than a hundred dollars, it's a lot of money to waste, right? Firstly, you don't want to pick the wrong fabric that looks … [Read more...]
Arched Windows Dilemma. Should I Cover Them?
There is something about arched windows that gets me inspired. An arch and arched windows go back to Roman times and it is undeniably one of the most important inventions of our time. It's creation changed the face of the architecture as we know it. Sometimes, I secretly hope for the client to leave them uncovered. To me, architecture is the bones and if the bones are strong … [Read more...]
Case Study: Two Story Curtains with a Valance
I was thrilled when Kate called me to help with the two story curtains for the great room. She sounded very excited and so was I. Being energetic and fun people in their fifties, Kate and John (made-up names for privacy) were craving to finally update their home with the finishing touches so that they could enjoy it for many years! I was so honored. Kate and John … [Read more...]