Many people don’t understand how important birds are for our eco-systems. They are responsible for keep our bug and insect populations in check, and they are food for larger animals that are equally important to the eco-system as a whole. At Half Price Drapes, we’ve learned about some simple steps that can be taken to help make your home bird friendly. Plain glass is the enemy of birds The biggest thing you can do is to ensure that you don’t have any windows that are completely bare. Birds … [Read more...] about Bird-Friendly Design Ideas for Your Home
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If you're seriously considering making major changes to your home then you’ll need a team of pros to help you. But who exactly should you hire? At Half Price Drapes, we work with clients who are simply changing up their bedding and curtains, clients who are building a home from the ground up, and everyone in between. Read on to learn more about some of the people who may get involved in a home remodeling project. You may only need a handyperson In many cases, hiring a handyperson is enough. … [Read more...] about Who Do You Need to Hire to Complete a Home Remodeling Project?
If you want to use plenty of color when you decorate, but you aren’t sure how to do it and create a cohesive look, then this is the blog for you. Read on to read the two most important tips and then shop for your new favorite curtains at Half Price Drapes. Tip Number One: Count everything in the room When you’re thinking of where to add colors, consider everything both inside and outside of your room. If you can see it from the room, then you should consider it. Most people will consider … [Read more...] about Getting Ready to Decorate with Color? Don’t Miss These Two Tips
Moving into a new apartment is a lot of fun, but often times the fun can be dampened when you learn that there are some upgrades you’re not allowed to make. For example, mounting a TV may require screwing into your walls, or getting the color you want in the kitchen may require you to paint. The reality is that though most of the time you’ll see people say they can’t do these things, the reality is that you can – but you must be willing to pay the consequences. The consequences could be … [Read more...] about Is It Worth it to Lose Your Apartment Deposit? Decorating Options to Consider
You do want your kid to have a room they love but you don’t want to have to completely remodel a year from now because their tastes have changed. Half Price Drapes is happy to provide five tips to help you create a room they’ll love today and can grow into tomorrow. 1. Choose big pieces that are timeless The biggest purchases in a room should be those that are timeless. For example, pick out a bed and end tables that they’re as likely to love as a teenager as they do as an eight-year-old. Even … [Read more...] about Kid’s Room Creation: 5 Ways to Ensure You Design a Room Your Kid Can Grow Into
Many people dream of being an interior decorator but the truth is that it’s not the right job for everyone. At Half Price Drapes, we know that all it takes is high-quality products and a keen eye to design your own home, but when it comes to designing others, here are the seven things you should keep in mind. 1. There’s a difference between a designer and a decorator It’s common to use interior decorator and interior designer interchangeably but in reality they are different. Anyone can start … [Read more...] about Considering a Job as an Interior Decorator? These Are the 7 Most Important Things to Know