A new season is upon us and you know what that means: New decorating trends are here! At Half Price Drapes, we love staying up to date on these ideas but we also encourage our clients to focus on what they love – not what happens to be in style for a few months this year. Here are some of the decorating trends we’re seeing for summer 2017. Using houseplants as a part of décor Many people love houseplants indoors because they help filter the air, they bring an outdoor element inside, and they … [Read more...] about Summer 2017 Decorating Trends: Is Your Home in Style?
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As summer approaches, there may be a lot of changes you want to make to your home. At Half Price Drapes, we love the warming weather and take it as a great opportunity to make sure we’re making the most of views outside our windows. Here are a few tips to help you do the same. Fully frame your windows As you look for beautiful curtains to frame your windows, make sure that you get the right fullness. We recommend that you choose panels that are two to three times as wide as the actual window. … [Read more...] about Here Comes Summer: How to Frame Beautiful Views Outside Your Windows
In a lot of ways, having a living room that’s huge is a great problem to have. However, homeowners who’ve tried to decorate a huge space know just how challenging it can be. Read on to get some simple tips that could help you successfully decorate a large living room. 1. Create different zones If you have a ton of room, start breaking the space up by creating different zones. Each one should have its own seating arrangement. This helps the space to feel both accessible and purposeful. One … [Read more...] about 3 Ideas for Decorating a Large Living Room
Creating a cozy room from scratch can seem as though it’s going to take a lot of time and it’s going to take a lot of money. Nothing could be further from the truth. If you’re just starting out and want a simple way to create a cozy room that you can add your own personal touches to as time goes on, then follow these four steps. 1. Get a candle with a bright scent you love Did you know that the sense of smell is the sense that most quickly brings up emotions? A room that’s cozy doesn’t just … [Read more...] about How to Create a Cozy Room on a Budget in 4 Easy Steps
Have you always wanted to decorate with dark colors but you’re afraid it’ll make your home look too severe? Half Price Drapes is here to help you learn how to decorate with dark colors. Read on for some great tips and then find your perfect black or gray curtains. Dark doesn’t mean colorless If you choose a dark palette, don’t assume that it just means black, gray, or possibly navy. It also means deep shades of other colors, like purple, red, brown, and green. In fact, the darker shades of … [Read more...] about Ready to Go to the Dark Side? Learn How to Decorate with Dark Colors
If your home is in serious need of a facelift, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and not know where to start. At Half Price Drapes, we’re here to provide five different ideas to help you get started. 1. Add accent pieces You don’t have to change out every piece of furniture in a room to change the way it looks. Instead, you can simply replace the accent pieces. For example, swap out your pillows, add some new wall art, or bring home a new area rug. 2. Replace your window treatments Window … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Give Your Home a Facelift