If you spend a lot of time on social bookmarking sites like Pinterest, you will undoubtedly be aware of the fact that geometric patterns are extremely popular for the home right now. Often done in rugs, throw pillows and window treatments, these designs typically feature a brightly colored background with a neutral design on top of it, grabbing the attention of anyone who is walking by without appearing too busy and competing with the rest of the room. Some people like this type of design … [Read more...] about Express your personal style with trendy printed cotton curtains
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Decorating your house becomes a mixture of expressing your personal style and finding a practical way to pick durable items when you have pets. Of course, very few of us would ever trade our four-legged friends for nicer furniture, but it would be nice to be able to choose decor without wondering how your dog or cat will react to it when it comes into the house. Here at Half Price Drapes, we're a big fan of recommending that homeowners hang their drapes "high and wide" … [Read more...] about Can solid silk drapes work if you have pets?
Many children love the idea of bunk beds. There is something exotic and fun about sleeping in one bed that's stacked on top of another, reminding many children of summer camp or playing army. However, it's no secret that the child that's assigned to the bottom bunk often feels as if he or she has gotten the short end of the stick. After all, it's darker and more cramped under there, and in some situations it's even uncomfortable to sit up all of the way. However, … [Read more...] about Make the bottom bunk into a spot for relaxation with velvet blackout drapes
Because the days lengthen and people don't tend to be as busy during the summer, now is a great time to take stock of your interior and look for spots that might need improvement. Even if you love the way your house is decorated, over time, specific pieces can become damaged or ratty, which can diminish the overall look of your house. Since you live there, you might not even notice when this starts to happen, so it's a good idea to occasionally check accessories such as your … [Read more...] about Do I need new drapes in my kitchen?
If you want to quickly make an impact on an entire space without spending a lot of money, show-stopping drapery is a great tool to consider using. Especially in a small area like a dorm room or studio apartment, you might not get your pick of furniture. Rather than spending a lot on accessories that you may not want to use later on, you can save a lot of money by choosing to express the bulk of your personal style through interesting drapery. Rather than picking somewhat subdued window … [Read more...] about Add a fun eclectic element to your home with mismatched drapery panels
It's the summer solstice! In addition to being the first day of summer, this means it's the longest day of the year, giving all of us plenty of opportunities to spend time outside and welcome this favorite season. And while you might be spending time doing something nice outside today, it's also a great time to make sure that your home is in great shape for the summer. Chances are that you will want to take advantage of the good weather while it sticks around, so it will be … [Read more...] about Let the solstice inspire summer decor in your home