Sherwin-Williams, the trend-setting paint company, names a Color of the Year every year. Last year, you may remember, it was alabaster white. They recently announced their 2017 Color of the Year and it’s quite interesting indeed. Drum roll: Color of the Year for 2017 Are you ready? Well, their Color of the Year for 2017 is Poised Taupe. Having trouble picturing it? Imagine a mix of brown and gray. It isn’t a hot color, but it’s not a cold color either. It’s neither dark nor light. It’s a … [Read more...] about Sherwin-Williams Just Announced Their Color of the Year for 2017
It’s hard to believe that winter is on the way since fall barely got here, but whether we like it or not, it’s quickly approaching. At Half Price Drapes, we’ve compiled some of our favorite tips to help you decorate for winter. Read on to learn more and then check out our blackout curtains that offer incredible energy efficiency in cooler months. Add new color in bursts Instead of saturating a room with colors perfect for winter, just pick a few bold pieces to do the trick. They can be … [Read more...] about Decorating Tips: Going from Fall to Winter with Ease
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