Who says you have to hire an expensive interior designer to make your home look like it was decorated by a professional? With access to high quality furniture and accessories, plus the best design tools around, you can create an incredible space even if you don’t have experience. Here at Half Price Drapes we’re especially excited about the apps included in a recent Business Insider article titled 5 apps that will help you in re-designing your home, office to latest trends. Akanksha Jain writes, … [Read more...] about The 5 Best Interior Design Apps
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In the past few years, great advancements have been made in the way people can interact with virtual reality. According to The New York Times, this technology is now helping people visualize design ideas for their homes before they make a purchase. In an article titled, “Your New Home: Ready to See Now, via Virtual Reality,” Kate Murphy writes, “Interior design projects that don’t go well, or don’t happen at all, tend to have one thing in common: a failure of vision. You may fail to envision … [Read more...] about Is the Future of Interior Design Tied to Virtual Reality?
If you think you’ve known the proudest grandmother in the world, think again! A North Carolina grandmother showcased in the Daily Mail article, Is this the world's proudest granny? Woman creates 'pride and joy' room covered with her grandchildren's faces - and she even has clothes to match, tells her unique story. As Martha Cliff writes, “The 'world's proudest nan' has spent thousands of dollars and a week decorating her home with wallpaper, curtains and cushions covered with her … [Read more...] about Grandmother Shows Incredible Pride in Her Grandchildren
Once winter’s finally said goodbye for the year, many homeowners are looking for ways to bring the light from outside into their homes. A recent question in Herald Homes struck our fancy, in an article titled Creating a summery bedroom. A reader asked Deb Nelson, “Hi Deb, any tips on creating a summery bedroom? After the winter I’d like to update my room to make it feel lighter and brighter. Thanks!” Deb had plenty to say and wrote, “Making a few seasonal updates in a bedroom can be a nice way … [Read more...] about Get a Designer’s Advice on Creating a Summery Bedroom
Learning how to effectively decorate takes practice and most people have to make mistakes to really learn how they want to decorate their home. Vogue recently posted an article titled 12 Home Decor Mistakes All 20-Somethings Make that has some ideas we agree with. Alyssa Kapito and Vivian Muller write, “Twenty-somethings often have artwork that’s just too small for their space. It makes a room feel cramped, while oversize artwork above your sofa, or a large gallery wall, will help everything … [Read more...] about Common Mistakes 20-somethings Make When Decorating their home
For those living in cramped quarters, it may seem very strange indeed to consider a home with too much room, yet many homeowners know that an excess of space can have its own interior design dilemmas. Brownstoner, a blog that focuses on Brooklyn design, recently published a post called, Designers Tackle an Unusual Problem in This Carroll Gardens Home: Too Much Space that shows how one family dealt with this issue. Barbara Eldredge writes, “Of all the interior design challenges faced by Brooklyn … [Read more...] about A Good Problem to Have: A Designer Takes on the Challenge of Too Much Room