Trends come and go, but one thing is always true: Lighting is important. The amount and type of light that your home has will impact how well you can live within it, the way it looks, and how much your utility bills will be. At Half Price Drapes, we’ve been interested in a new trend that’s gaining some traction: Highlighting. Highlighting is the cheapest way to light your home Highlighting, otherwise known as daylighting, is a way to light your room with only natural light. This is done during … [Read more...] about Highlighting: The Newest Trend to Fill Your Home with Light
Astute home decorators will take their natural light into consideration but it can be harder than it seems. Figuring out how to take best advantage of natural light requires a homeowner to understand that every view isn’t created equally, and each window faces a different view and should be used in a different way. Each exposure has its own pros and cons and at Half Price Drapes we suggest you work with them – not against them. following is a brief primer to make it easier to take advantage … [Read more...] about Natural Light Basics: What are the Different Exposures?
Do you have a hard time falling asleep at night? Or do you have trouble staying asleep once you’ve gotten there? If you answered yes to either of these questions, and are searching for solutions, then Half Price Drapes has good news: Blackout curtains may offer the help you’ve been looking for. Turn off the light no matter what time of day or night it is Complete darkness is a natural sign to the brain that it’s time to sleep. While it won’t magically make you fall asleep every time, it can … [Read more...] about Searching for a Good Night’s Sleep? Consider Blackout Curtains
If you’re considering all the options for curtains in your living room and you’re just not sure is right, then Half Price Drapes invites you to consider these four reasons that sheer curtains may be the right choice. Read on to learn all about it and then shop our many options. 1. Sheer curtains allow you to take advantage of views Do you have a beautiful view out your living room windows that you don’t want to give up? Whether your windows are small or are floor-to-ceiling, sheers offer you … [Read more...] about 4 Reasons Sheer Curtains May Be the Right Choice for Your Living Room
What happens when you step outside on a beautiful sunny day? Do you feel your mood instantly lift? This is because natural light actually has mood-boosting properties – and a lot of other benefits. At Half Price Drapes, we’re proud to offer options like sheer drapes that allow plenty of natural light in while also affording you privacy. Natural light can improve your mood According to scientists, serotonin – a chemical our brains produce that’s sometimes referred to as a “happy hormone” – is … [Read more...] about Opening Your Home Up to Natural Light Has Many Benefits
If you want your baby to have the most beautiful nursery in the world – but you don’t want to spend your life savings on an interior designer – Half Price Drapes has some ideas to get you started. Include plenty of texture There are a lot of things to focus on when decorating any room, including colors, materials, etc. Don’t get so caught up in those issues that you completely forget texture. Sure, fuzzy rugs are great for a nursery, but why not drape a beautiful canopy over the crib? Or add … [Read more...] about How to Decorate a Nursery So It Looks Like It’s Professionally Curated