If you’re on the search for new draperies, one of the first things you should ask is what your purpose is. This may seem beside the point, but consider that the reason you’re buying curtains can be as important as your style preferences. Don’t believe us? Most people would assume that decorating their home and staging their home would require similar skill sets and focuses. However, there are actually five big differences between the two. 1. Staging wants to neutralize The goal when staging a … [Read more...] about 5 Differences Between Staging and Decorating a Home
In a perfect world, everyone would be able to hire an interior decorator and that interior decorator would always be able to create exactly what their client was looking for. Unfortunately, we live in the real world where most of us do our own decorating. With that in mind, Half Price Drapes offers advice from the experts on four ways you can create your own uniquely – and incredibly – designed home. 1. Buy the biggest items first The experts agree that one of the most important things to … [Read more...] about 4 Tips From the Pros to Create an Incredibly Designed Home
Moving in with your beloved is an exciting prospect but there are a lot of details to hammer down first. One of the things that many couples don’t consider is how their decorating preferences line up. At Half Price Drapes, we’re certainly not saying that if you can’t agree on decorations you shouldn’t be together, but we do think that talking through what you’re expecting is an important part of the pre-living together negotiations. 1. What wall colors do you like? If the issue is choosing … [Read more...] about Moving in with a Significant Other? 4 Decorating Preferences to Agree on First
If you have a large space to decorate, then you’ll likely find many people who don’t understand why it can be a problem. After all, they’d love to have more room in their bedroom, or a larger living room. However, you know that it can actually be rather tricky. One of the biggest comments we hear about decorating large spaces at Half Price Drapes is that homeowners don’t know where to start. Don’t worry – we have some tips that can help. Follow all the classic design tips We know you want … [Read more...] about Decorating a Large Space Can Be a Challenge But It’s Not Hopeless
If you’ve been talking about redoing your patio for years but have never gotten around to it, then this is the year. Instead of waiting until summer is halfway over before sitting down and thinking about it, get your plans ready today. This gives you plenty of time to shop around for the best materials, to find the best contractors (if needed), and to have your patio completed by the time it’s BBQ season. Decorate specifically to your summer needs One of the great things about designing a … [Read more...] about Now is the Time to Start Thinking About Your Patio Project
Would you be surprised to know that 98% of homeowners don’t like something about the way their home is decorated? That’s right – only 2% of those surveyed said that they had “achieved their ultimate vision” when it came to decorating their home. If you’re one of the 98% then you may be wondering if your tastes and wish lists match up with others around you. Here are some results from a series of surveys. Some of these results may surprise you. The younger you are, the more likely you are to be … [Read more...] about How Do Your Wants Line Up with Other Homeowners?