You see plenty of decorating rules, trends, and other information on how you should design your home. In fact, Half Price Drapes often offers such tips for you! However, the truth is that the only real rule is that you should love the items you choose! Here are some rules you’re officially given permission to break. A kitchen should be neutral Many designers will tell you that the chicest kitchens are light, bright, and neutral. The truth is that you can successfully incorporate bright … [Read more...] about Decorating Rules You’re Allowed to Break
The 5 Principles of Decorating Everyone Should Know To those who aren’t professional interior decorators, creating a home design style can seem impossible. At Half Price Drapes, we respect that everyone has their own unique vision but we believe that if everyone understood these five principles of decorating, designing your own interiors would be a lot easier. 1. Perspective Oftentimes, creating the most appealing space requires a shift in perspective. Stop looking at the labels, the functions, … [Read more...] about The 5 Principles of Decorating Everyone Should Know
It may be hard to believe, but fall is already here! At Half Price Drapes, we’re always keeping an eye out for the latest trends. We believe in offering classic draperies that are well made and will stand the test of time, but we also offer some funkier options. We’re excited to keep an eye on these trends to see where they go from here. Bold patterns are in for fall We love patterns! In fact, we have a whole line of patterned faux silk curtains, as well as patterns in virtually all other … [Read more...] about Are You Ready for the Hottest Fall Decorating Trends?
No one wants to pay more for their utilities than they have to, yet millions of Americans have higher than average bills because they don’t know the simple tricks that can help reduce costs. At Half Price Drapes, we know that every penny can matter to a family. That’s why we’ve come up with these three ways you may be able to reduce your energy costs. 1. Take a look at your lightbulbs It was only a few years ago when LED bulbs were too expensive to replace every light, and they weren’t made … [Read more...] about 3 Ways You May Be Able to Significantly Reduce Your Energy Costs
When you want to boost your home’s value without spending a fortune, it can seem as though you’re out of options. The good news is that Half Price Drapes has some unique ideas for you. Here are four home improvements that you can complete for less than $500 but can have a big impact on how much your home sells for. 1. Landscaping All it takes to spruce up your yard is a trip to your local nursery and a little hard work. When you give your front yard a makeover, you’ll instantly boost your … [Read more...] about 4 Affordable Home Improvements That Can Boost Your Home’s Value
Homeowners who want to decorate their home with a pop of color used as an accent often stick to some pretty standard color combinations. While there’s certainly nothing wrong with decorating in reds and blues, or whites and blacks, at Half Price Drapes we were particularly interested in some recent color combinations that worked wonderfully together but likely don’t occur to most people planning their décor. Yellow décor with purple accents This is an edgier option but if you get the right … [Read more...] about Interior Decorating Color Combinations That May Surprise You