There are a million reasons you may want to store your curtains. Perhaps you’re saving them for someone who may need them, you might have sheer curtains in the summer and heavier velvet drapes in the winter, or perhaps you’ve changed your décor but you still love your curtains. No matter the reason, Half Price Drapes has some tips for you on how to store your curtains. 1. Clean your curtains first Before you store them, check your curtains for stains or wrinkles. They’ll be very difficult to … [Read more...] about 6 Tips for Storing Curtains
If you ask Benjamin Moore, the color of the year is Simply White. While some homeowners may immediately assume that this year’s palettes will be dull and boring, the truth couldn’t be further from the truth. Don’t let white fool you White is actually an excellent way to define a room as beautiful and sophisticated. In fact, Benjamin Moore is so taken by whites that their other color of the year is Alabaster. They claim that this second white color promotes a shift to mindfulness. You may be … [Read more...] about 2016 – The Year of Rethinking Neutrals
At Half Price Drapes we’re proud to offer custom drapes in virtually any fabric, color, style, or size you need. However, as our customers sort through their many options they often wonder what the best fabric will be. While the final answer will depend on your specific needs, your home, and your preferences, there is much to be said for linen. Linen’s popularity is on the rise both in the U.S. and in Canada. Larger retailers have been embracing it as a trend for 2016, which has helped spike … [Read more...] about Is Linen the Perfect Fabric For Custom Draperies?
In homes all over the country, front porches are quintessential part of the home. Screened in porches provide families with a spot to sit during cool or warm evenings, and offer mosquito-free space to enjoy the evening. They keep people connect with their neighbors and are simply a wonderful way to unwind after a long day. Here are some great options to add curtains to your porch. Window screens Adding window screens is the easiest and likely least expensive option for your porch. It will … [Read more...] about The Best Curtains for Porches
When you think of your bare windows you likely think that all you’re giving up is showcasing your unique style. While it’s true that window treatments are a great and affordable way to decorate your home, it’s also true that leaving them out of your plans can cost you cash. Check out these three ways leaving your windows bare can actually be costing you money. 1. Bare windows make your home more susceptible to theft The term casing refers to burglars checking out homes to see which ones have … [Read more...] about 3 Ways Your Bare Windows Are Costing You Money
Whether you’re just starting out with decorating your home and want the most bang for your buck, or you’ve lived in your home for years and are looking for a way to revitalize your décor, focusing on the exterior of your home is a great choice. Check out these four ways you can improve the curb appeal of your home. 1. Swap out old hardware Take a look at all the exterior hardware on your home. This includes house numbers, wall-mounted mailboxes, light fixtures, and entry door locksets. If … [Read more...] about 4 Ways to Improve the Curb Appeal of Your Home