At Half Price Drapes, we’re always keeping an eye on new decorating trends that are making their way around, but we’re also keeping an eye on what’s going out of style. Of course, we will always recommend that homeowners choose curtains and draperies based on their own personal preferences, but we also think it can be fun to get a look at what designers are doing. Here a few decorating trends that are reportedly already passé. Shiplap If you’ve watched any decorating shows in the past few … [Read more...] about Say Goodbye to These Popular Decorating Trends
Anyone who follows any type of fashion, whether clothing or interior décor, knows that what’s in style is cyclical. Just take a look at your local mall and you’ll likely see high-waisted jeans – a fad that was first popularized in the ‘80s. When it comes to décor, at Half Price Drapes we’ve seen the fads come and go over the years. That’s why we offer both contemporary options and classic styles. As we look at what’s becoming popular this year, it appears that minimalism may be on the way out. … [Read more...] about Will 2017 Be the End of Minimalist Décor?
Some of the interior decorating trends we’ve seen recently have been quite interesting, while others are just minor changes from what’s been popular for years. Here are a few of the interior decorating trends that we’re going to be keeping our eye on. Cork board walls In past years, we’ve seen a trend to pinning pictures and mementos to walls. While this is a great way to create a unique, meaningful mural of sorts, the main problem is that it destroyed walls. This year we’re seeing designers … [Read more...] about New Interior Decorating Trends We’re Keeping an Eye On
If you and your partner are moving into together, then there’s a lot to be excited about – but there are also some serious decisions to make. If you’re both coming from homes that are fully furnished, then you’re going to have to decide whose furniture will make its way to the new space, along with window treatments, and other décor. Here are just a few tips that can take some of the pressure off in this situation. Start by agreeing on a theme Before you move into together, sit down and have a … [Read more...] about Interior Design Tips When Combining Two Households
We recently shared some of the anticipated 2017 design trends that experts say are going to take the world of interior designs by storm, but today at Half Price Drapes we’re going to discuss some of the 2016 trends that those same experts swear are heading to the past. Say goodbye to quote art You know what they’re talking about – art that has a cliché saying on it. Experts say that this once-popular trend has been overdone and that homeowners are moving on from it. Instead, expect to see art … [Read more...] about 2016 Design Trends to Say Goodbye To
When you read the title of this article you likely think that it’s a bit of an exaggeration. After all, blackout curtains are just curtains, right? Well, according to some studies – and many of our experiences with our customers – blackout curtains may be a bigger deal then you think. Are you ever interrupted by outdoor lights? If you’re ever interrupted by outdoor lights in the room in which you sleep, then blackout curtains can improve your sleep more than you may realize. You may think that … [Read more...] about Blackout Curtains Could Literally Change Your Life