In some ways, decorating a child’s room is similar to decorating your adult room. That said, there are a few things you’ll need to do differently. After all, your priorities for your child’s bedroom will be different than your priorities when decorating a living room. Read on to read about five things you’ll want to consider when you’re decorating your child’s room. 1. Start by clarifying what the room is for Before you get started, make sure you know what your goals are for the room. Do you … [Read more...] about 5 Things to Consider When Decorating a Child’s Room
One recent interior designer made a bold claim: A person in their 20s has different design ideals than someone in their 30s, and a person in their 30s has different ideals than someone in their 40s. At Half Price Drapes, we think no one’s too young to start seriously decorating, and no one is too old to add some whimsy. That said, we thought some of their points were interesting. Tips for decorating in your 20s According to designers, the most important tip for decorators in their 20s is to … [Read more...] about Decorating Difference in Your 20s, 30s, and 40s
Those of us who follow the design industry have noticed an interesting trend: Younger homeowners tend to have more minimalistic taste than today’s older homeowners. Why is this? That may seem like a rhetorical question, but at Half Price Drapes we actually have some ideas about why this may have come to be. Younger people rebel against their parents Today’s millennials often had parents who were part of the baby boomer generation. They were people that acquired a lot of things and held on to … [Read more...] about Why Are Younger Homeowners Turning Toward Minimalism?
Many people don’t understand how important birds are for our eco-systems. They are responsible for keep our bug and insect populations in check, and they are food for larger animals that are equally important to the eco-system as a whole. At Half Price Drapes, we’ve learned about some simple steps that can be taken to help make your home bird friendly. Plain glass is the enemy of birds The biggest thing you can do is to ensure that you don’t have any windows that are completely bare. Birds … [Read more...] about Bird-Friendly Design Ideas for Your Home
Whether you don’t want to take the time to decorate your home on your own, or you don’t know how to get your style to shine through, it’s important that if you’re considering hiring an interior designer you think it through. Here are our five top tips on how you can find the best decorator for your home or business. Ask for referrals Do you have a friend or relative who’s had a great experience with an interior designer? Ask around and see if you can’t find some options. If you don’t know … [Read more...] about Don’t Hire an Interior Designer Until You’ve Read These Tips
If you're seriously considering making major changes to your home then you’ll need a team of pros to help you. But who exactly should you hire? At Half Price Drapes, we work with clients who are simply changing up their bedding and curtains, clients who are building a home from the ground up, and everyone in between. Read on to learn more about some of the people who may get involved in a home remodeling project. You may only need a handyperson In many cases, hiring a handyperson is enough. … [Read more...] about Who Do You Need to Hire to Complete a Home Remodeling Project?