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
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It’s certainly an interesting time to be alive, what with the advances in technology every year. One new, interesting idea we’ve been keeping our eye on is an app that allows strangers to offer design advice on your home. Currently only available on Apple products, this app requires you to do nothing more than take a picture of the space you want to design and then upload it to an app. Designers will then look at what’s there and offer ideas on the best style they see for the room, the best … [Read more...] about Would You Let Strangers Have Control Over the Way Your Home is Decorated?
The news is out and it’s exciting: Pantone’s color of the year for 2017 is greenery. This is a shade of green that’s bright, cheerful, and warm. It brings to mind new beginnings – which is what the new year’s all about. If you want to incorporate it into your home, there’s no reason to get out the paint bucket and change your entire décor. Just use these ideas to bring it into your home in beautiful ways. Get new pillows – or pillow covers – for your couch Greenery fits in with a lot of … [Read more...] about How to Add Pantone’s Color of the Year to Your Home
Fewer people smoke in the United States than in years past, but there are still millions who wish they could quit. It’s common for people to make a New Year’s resolution to quit smoking, but it can be much harder than it seems to non-smokers. One unique idea is to redecorate. It may sound silly, but read on to find out how new décor really could help a person quit smoking. Get rid of spaces that remind you of smoking Part of the difficulty in quitting is the physical aspect, but even harder … [Read more...] about How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution: Can Redecorating Really Help You Quit Smoking?
At Half Price Drapes we’re always keeping up on the latest in drapery trends. After all, it’s our business! Lately we’ve seen a lot of designers recommending Roman shades to their clients. We love these and other types of shades, so we’re on board, but we’ve also been wondering: Why are we suddenly seeing more sales in this arena? In the process of answering this question, we found out some interesting facts about Roman shades. The origin of Roman shades As you may have guessed, Roman shades … [Read more...] about Why Are Designers Recommending Roman Shades to Their Clients?