Finding the perfect gift for the creative professionals in your life can be a huge challenge. Whether they’re an artist, a writer, an interior designer, or another type of creative person, these are five ideas they’ll be excited to unwrap. 1. A magazine subscription It’s true that magazine subscriptions as a whole are on the decline, but there are a few industries in which this isn’t the case. Creative efforts are one example. While many types of media are just as impressive online as it is in … [Read more...] about 5 Gifts for Creative Professionals
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Are you moving? Have you been trying to sell your house without success? The New York Times just published an article titled Essential Home Staging Tips that offers the best advice we’ve seen in years. Check it out or keep reading for our favorite of their tips. Cut down on clutter Most experts agree that the most important part of preparing your home for sale is to tidy up. Take items you don’t need and sell them, store them, donate them, or otherwise dispose of them. The less clutter you … [Read more...] about Essential Home Staging Tips from the New York Times
Has your bathroom seen better days? Is it hopelessly outdated? Are you struggling to know where to start revamping it? We have tons of ideas for you that will kick start your creative juices. You don’t have to paint the entire room Most people know that painting the bathroom will have a huge impact on the way it looks. However, they’re often hesitant to take on this project because it can feel overwhelming. The good news is that you don’t have to paint the entire bathroom to have an impact. … [Read more...] about Bathroom Makeover Basics: Are You Ready for a Facelift?
Valentine’s Day is less than a month away and it’s time to start thinking about how you’ll show your sweetie how special they are to you. A great option is to create a romantic dinner at home. These four ideas will help make it even more romantic. 1. Make appetizers ahead of time You do want appetizers for your date to much on while you prepare the main meal, but you don’t want to be trying to take care of a hundred things at once. Make something that can be prepared well ahead of time. Serve … [Read more...] about 4 Ways to Perfect a Romantic Valentine’s Dinner
As a homeowner you’re likely always on the lookout for ways to update your décor and the style of your home. One of the most important places to start is the living room. It’s common for bathrooms, kitchens, and bedrooms to be the first to receive a makeover, but, as you’re about to learn, there are several reasons the living room is an essential place to start – and some easy ways to get it done. Your living room serves several purposes One of the reasons living rooms are so important is that … [Read more...] about Easy Options to Update Your Living Room
At Half Price Drapes we’re proud to offer custom drapes in virtually any fabric, color, style, or size you need. However, as our customers sort through their many options they often wonder what the best fabric will be. While the final answer will depend on your specific needs, your home, and your preferences, there is much to be said for linen. Linen’s popularity is on the rise both in the U.S. and in Canada. Larger retailers have been embracing it as a trend for 2016, which has helped spike … [Read more...] about Is Linen the Perfect Fabric For Custom Draperies?