Generally when people think about monochrome décor, they think only of black and white interiors with a few splashes of grey thrown in. The reality is that monochrome is actually a very ombre option and uses base colors, shades, tins, and hues of shades of the same color to creative a finish that’s cohesive. For example, you could create a green monochromatic décor that incorporated emerald, mint, and olive, or a blue monochrome palette with cobalt, steel blue, and baby blue. The key to … [Read more...] about Is Monochrome Right for Your Home or Office?
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Are you tired of utility bills that are much higher than you’d like? Do you wish there were simple, affordable ways to reduce those utility bills? The good news is that there are. Here are some of Half Price Drapes’ common sense ideas for lowering the energy consumption in your home. Lighting changes can make a big difference LED technology is still the best way to keep your energy use low. The newest bulbs are incredibly efficient and can actually last for decades. For many people, that … [Read more...] about Common Sense Ways to Reduce Your Home’s Energy Consumption
Believe it or not, fall is just around the corner. It may seem like summer just began but it’s time to get ready for all the lovely things that fall brings with it: Fresh air, cooler temperatures, and an entry into the holidays. Many people are ready for the change while others wish summer would stick around forever. No matter which side of the fence you fall on, the truth is simple: Fall is coming whether you’re ready or not. So why not get ready? Embrace the changes of fall with affordable … [Read more...] about Fall is on the Way: Get Ready with New Décor
Showcasing your personal style can be challenging when you rent rather than own your home. You can’t make significant changes, like investing in new flooring or cabinetry, and many apartment dwellers also can’t paint walls. Not to worry – Half Price Drapes has some great ideas for you to make your rental your own. Make use of artwork Buying art can be expensive but there are a lot of options available to you. Perhaps you’ll start out by buying poster frames at your local art store and adding … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Decorating Rentals
When it comes to interior decorating, much of it is about your personal preferences but experts say there are a few hard and fast rules every homeowner should abide. Here are the ten commandments of interior decorating that will get you started on the right track. Your home deserves as much attention as you do. Pay attention to every room and take steps to keep your home updated. Simplicity is the best décor there is. If you’re looking for sophistication, there’s nothing better … [Read more...] about The 10 Commandments of Interior Decorating
It’s common for homeowners to think of their bathrooms as necessary rooms and to take only minimal steps to make them reflect their personality. Thankfully, we’re seeing more and more people embrace the fact that their bathroom really can be glam! Here are some simple tips we’ve compiled to help you get the glam powder room you’ve always wanted. Start with the lighting It’s hard to create a glamorous room when you’ve got a bright fluorescent light overhead. Why put up with industrial … [Read more...] about Who Says You Don’t Deserve a Glamorous Bathroom?