While the wisest advise is always to buy what you love, 2016 looks to be a year in which decorators are really focusing on the many things window treatments can bring to the table. Natural fabrics will be all the rage Design experts say that window coverings will be popular in more natural fabrics like cotton. They also say that luxury will be the name of the game as windows become more popular as focal points in designing living room areas. Half Price Drapes offers the perfect balance of high … [Read more...] about 2016 Interior Decorating Trends are Here!
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Every year new trends come and go and it’s always a guess as to what will take the window covering industry by storm this year. The experts have their opinions and while they’re not all in agreement, we’re seeing some interesting ideas come to the forefront. Let’s take a look at some of the predictions for hottest window covering trends in 2016. Environmental concerns will be at the top of the list Many designers note that homeowners are becoming increasingly conscious of environmental … [Read more...] about Top Trends for Window Coverings in 2016
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
Though many people look for ways to increase the natural light in their home, there are also many reasons homeowners work to block light. They may want a darker, more dramatic look or they may need extra privacy, want to avoid UV rays, or work hours that require them to sleep during the brightest hours of the day. No matter why they seek it, there are many ways to block light from coming in the home. Use curtains to your advantage The right weight and texture of your window treatments can … [Read more...] about Setting the Mood: Using Curtains to Block Light
Just when you thought you finally settled on the right pair of curtains for that special spot in your home, another thought immediately enters your mind: What kind of rod or hardware do I need for installation? Perhaps more importantly, which hardware selections will best bring out and complement the beauty and style of those newly selected curtains? Here are some ideas, courtesy of Better Homes & Gardens magazine, for mixing and matching Hardware and drapes: Try going with curtain colors … [Read more...] about Drapery & Hardware Combinations
It’s one thing to mix and match styles of drapes until you feel as though you have a selection that will work more or less OK with a specific room or area—and quite another to make conscious design choices along the way that result in a more cohesive effect. As an article from the San Francisco Chronicle aptly notes, “The most successful home decor projects both observe the rules of good design and express the personality of the designer.” Here are some guiding design principles that can … [Read more...] about Designing with Curtains