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Practical Arched Window Treatments That’ll Work for You


Contrary to popular belief, arched windows are actually very treatable! While there are many ways to go about dressing your arched windows, we want...
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4 Ways to Dress Up Your Arched Windows


Arched windows have forever been viewed as beautiful architectural details that are impossible to treat with window treatments. We agree that arched windows are...
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A New Year Calls for New Window Treatments


Happy New Year from everyone here at Arizona Blinds! We may be biased but we think that a New Year calls for new window...
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3 Reasons Customized Window Treatments are the Better Choice


When it comes to choosing new window treatments for your home, you are given two specific options to choose from. You can either go...
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Add Quality and Class with Customized Shutters


For Arizona homes, customized shutters are all the rage. They allow you to add high-quality window treatments and a classic style to your home,...
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Custom Shutters that Fit Perfectly into Your Home


Here at Arizona Blinds, we are extremely proud of our newfound partnership with O’Hair Shutters . Our partnership with O’Hair Shutters is the only...
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Where to Use Automation in Your Home’s Window Treatments


When you think of automated devices in your home you might think of a garage door, automatic locks, or timed lights. All of these...
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The Perks of Automated Motorized Window Treatments


Motorized window treatments were once thought of as an elite luxury, but today’s technology has turned them into a design option for nearly every...
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How to Mix Different Types of Window Treatments


Mixing different types of window treatments in your home is a way to break free from traditional home decor. Matching used to be the...
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Designer Tips & Tricks: Window Treatment Motorization


Automation and motorization have become extremely important over the past few years in terms of window treatments. At Arizona Blinds, we understand the importance...
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Shutters for Every Type of Home in Phoenix, No Matter the Style


When it comes to Phoenix, AZ , we are like a melting pot of home styles. There are modern, Spanish, mid-century modern and traditional...
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Customized Shutters That Fit Perfectly in Any Window


Is your Phoenix home made up of architectural details that add visual interest and character to your home? If so, chances are those architectural...
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Custom Shutters Keep You in Control of the Strong Phoenix Sun


Living in Phoenix, Arizona comes with a long list of perks: beautiful views, comfortable winters, and year-round pool season, but it also comes with...
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Motorized Window Treatments: Safety, Convenience and Privacy


Welcome to the 21st Century—home of the smart car, solar roofs, fingerprint locked photos and motorized window treatments . This century is all about...
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3 Fabric Patterns That Look Better Mixed Than They do Matched


When it comes to mixing the decorative elements in your home, it can be difficult to perceive which colors and patterns will look better...
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When to Mix and When to Match Color in Your Window Treatments


To mix or to match: that is the age old question when it comes to decorating your home. Although both of these techniques are...
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Dress up Your Dorm with Window Treatments


Starting college can be one of the most exciting times in your life. You get to go to a new place and meet new...
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Block Out the Sun For Your Teenager with Black Out Shades


It is no secret that most teenagers don’t only like sleep, they love it! With the constant emotional, physical and mental growth teenagers are...
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Designer Tips & Tricks: Window Treatments for Pet and Child Safety


When you are picking new window treatments for your home, it’s very important to keep the safety of your pets and children in mind....
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Fun Themed Window Treatments Any Child Will Love


Your child’s bedroom is the one area in the home that they can truly make their own. No matter what age, their bedroom’s design...
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Shade Your Patio with RollerShades


RollerShades will be your home’s savior during the summer. If you have ever wanted to enjoy your backyard patio during the summer months but...
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Add Outdoor Drapes to your Gazebo


Having a gazebo can take any homes’ backyard to the next level! While gazebos are great for blocking direct overhead sun- especially around noon...
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Make your Patio an Outdoor Room with Window Treatments


Backyard patios tend to be forgotten when it comes to interior decorating , most likely because they are not interior rooms. That being said,...
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Frame Your View with Window Treatments


Living in the valley of the sun comes with quite a few perks, great views being one of them! With gorgeous mountains and desert...
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How to Use Textures from the Desert in Your Home


When you look out into the Arizona desert and take time to enjoy everything it has to offer, you may start to notice more...
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Designer Tips & Tricks: Block The Heat & Keep The View!


In Arizona, many homeowners are faced with a common problem; how do you block out the heat while simultaneously keeping your beautiful Arizona view...
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Be Inspired by the Colors of the Desert


Inspiration comes from all around. There is no right or wrong answer to what you can be inspired by; a favorite painting of yours,...
Three Reasons Solar Screens are Right for Your Arizona Home

3 Reasons Solar Screens are Right for Your Home


Whether you are an Arizona native or new to the state, chances are you have overheard the mention of Solar Screens. Solar Screens are...
Reflect the Heat with Panorama Solar Window Film

Reflect the Heat with Panorama Window Film


Have you ever wondered if there was a way to block that harsh sun from seeping through your windows and heating up your home?...
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Two Window Treatments That Will Cool Down Your Home


Solar Screens and Solar Film are two extremely functional window treatment options offered here at Arizona Blinds! While they are two different products, Solar...
Spring into action this spring season and update your home, starting with your windows!

Spring into Action


Now is the perfect time to make some changes in your home to get a fresh start this spring! There are plenty of ways...
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5 Tips for Spring Cleaning Windows


Spring has sprung, meaning it’s time to get down and dirty and get your home sparkling clean! Don’t forget about the windows so you...
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When It Comes To Your Home, Live With What you Love!


Considering that we all lead busy lives these days, it’s essential that we live in a stress free and happy environment. Your home can...
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Optimize Your Space This Spring


Blinds are not just for the inside of a home. They can bring a little something extra to any outside patio, deck, gazebo or...
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3 Tips for Decorating with Green


This year, green isn’t just for Saint Patrick’s Day. Emerald green was recently named the Pantone 2013 color of the year. You may be...
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Brighten up This Spring and Save Money with Solar Screens


Spring is in the air and the gloomy winter weather is almost a distant memory. Make sure to prep your home for summer before...
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Kid-Proof Window Treatments


All parents know that when you have kids, everything gets dirty. And we mean everything, even your window treatments Sure, most window treatments are...
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3 Simple Steps to Create Romance with your Window Treatment


Is your home lacking in romance? There are a number of reasons a room or home could seem cold and off-putting. Colors, accessories and...
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How to Modernize Drapes


  Draperies tend to come with the stigma of being old fashioned and traditional however with the use of pattern and color, they can...
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3 Ways Window Coverings Effect Weight Loss


Window treatments and weight loss?  How do those two things go together? Well, your window treatments could possibly determine whether or not you keep...
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New Year and a New Room: Trends in 2013


  It’s time to update those old window treatments and bring in the New Year. Nothing says starting anew like taking down those old...
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Arizona Blinds Has 3 Resolutions for 2013!


Don’t settle for less in 2013! If it’s your space be committed to making it the best space it can be. At the beginning...
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Silk and Velvet for New Year’s


Add an element of fabulousness to your New Year’s Eve soiree this year with silk and velvet drapes. Now that cooler weather is here...
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Save More, Make More with Window Treatments for Your Business


  What does the end of the year usually look like for your business? Is it a mad dash to spend the end of...
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Window Treatments Could Improve Your Mood


Do the winter months have you down? As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, do you find yourself sleeping more and...
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Holiday Decorating Tips for Your Windows


  Does your family start decorating the house for the holidays the day after Thanksgiving? Or do you wait a few weeks before the...
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Window Treatments So Good Your Guests Might Never Leave!


  The holidays are in full swing and that means it’s time to spruce up your guest room! We have some great tips for...
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Get Bold and Stay Bold!


Just because autumn is here doesn’t mean you have to use fall tones and hues for window treatments in every room. Bold and daring window treatments are...
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The Illusion Solution!


We know you always wanted to be a magician as a kid but your magic tricks were not up to par. Well, we think...
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Not Sleeping So Well? Maybe it’s Your Drapes!


We know from personal experience that nothing seems to go right on days when we feel tired. Even after a full eight hours of...
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How to Layer Window Treatments


The layered look is a popular and reoccurring trend for  window treatments  this season! Layering is when you use two types of window treatments...
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6 Ways to Update Kitchen Windows


The kitchen is a space for gathering family and friends to cook, converse and eat. Because the kitchen sees so much action already; it’s...
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Room Divider Drapery


If you live in a small space, have a room where multiple activities occur or have rooms adjacent to each other, a great idea...
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Tips for Draperies in Your Bedroom


A bedroom is something different to everyone. Some people like a casual escape, while others prefer to indulge in luxury in their bedroom retreat....
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A Great Idea for Unique Windows


Many luxury homes have a window that is meant to stand out. Maybe it’s a small feature window or a window with a unique shape that...
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Don’t Let The Sun Shine In!


Most Arizona residents know the state’s reputation for scorching summers that extend from early spring to late October. The brutal weather outside also effects...
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Drapes vs. Curtains – The Battle Is On!


Unless you are an interior designer or watch a lot of HGTV, you might not know the difference between draperies and curtains. Both draperies and curtains have panels...
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What Does “Top-Down/ Bottom-Up” Mean?


“Top-down, bottom-up” is a common phrase, but you may not necessarily know what it means when it comes to your windows. In the world...
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Tips for Bringing the Indoors Out


How would you like your outdoor porch to become your new favorite space? Bringing the indoors outside is a great way to get more...
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Theater Rooms


Your friend just grabbed the popcorn from the microwave and your dog is keeping your spot on the sofa nice and warm. Now, it’s...
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Draperies Are Not Just for Windows!


Draperies can be a beautiful and useful design element for your home. While their function is to control how much sunlight enters a room,...
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College Life: Who Needs Window Treatments?


Summer must come to an end sometime, making going back to school inevitable; however, most college students don’t actually have a plan for living...
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Window Treatments for Sliding Glass Doors


Finding a window treatment for your sliding glass door can be a little tricky. Because they constantly glide back and forth, it’s difficult to...
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Turn your Windows into a Focal Point with Bold Window Treatments!


Sick of plain windows and the drabness they bring to your space? Turn those boring windows into the focal point of your space with...
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Drapery 101: Learn the Ins and Outs of Drapes!


While drapes may seem simple and straight forward, there are actually a lot of different elements and options that go into draped window treatments. For...
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Fall Cleaning Tips – The Best Ways to Keep your Window Treatments Clean


Having blinds, drapes, shades and other window treatments in the home can be a huge advantage, but they do require a bit of TLC. Window...
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Man Caves Need Window Treatments Too!


Is there a constant white streak on your flat screen from the sun? Was it hard for you to see Larry Fitzgerald catch that...
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5 Ways To Make Your Ceilings Appear Taller With Drapery


Wish you had taller ceilings? Don’t we all! Luckily with the right kind of drapes you can make your room appear taller!  Here are...
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Types of Window Shades


When shopping for new window treatments, most people think to purchase new draperies or  blinds , but how much do you know about shades?...
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Creativity in the Details: Tiebacks


A tieback is usually made of a thin loop of fabric or a curved piece of metal and attaches the drapery panel to a...
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Get the Cottage Look with Pastels


The cottage style is timeless, giving a warm and inviting feel to a space. This season, update the traditional cottage flair with the trendy...
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How to Use Window Treatments in a Sunroom / Arizona Room


A sunroom is a relaxing space designed to allow a little of the outdoors into your home. Sunrooms are fun to decorate because this...
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5 Tips for a Refreshing Spring Look


Spring is the perfect time for a new look in your home. The ritual of spring cleaning is inevitable, but when was the last...
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What is Solar Film?


Most people have seen tinted car windows and know that the purpose is to reduce glare from the sun – especially in Arizona, with...
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The Benefits of Having an Expert’s Advice


Did you know that Arizona Blinds offers in-home design consultations One of our team members will visit your home to accurately measure, show you samples and...
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New Color Trend for Spring: Tangerine


Tangerine, orange, cantaloupe, apricot, cayenne – no I’m not grocery shopping! Tangerine is the hot new color this spring! A warm shade of orange, whichever...
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3 Reasons to Fall Back in Love with Shutters


Shutters have been looked upon as old-fashioned and un-trendy lately, but we want to give you 3 reasons to fall back in love with...
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Two Different Office Decorating Styles


One room in the house that is often neglected is the office, because many people prefer function over fashion in the room where business...
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Mad Men’s Cool Style


The popular television show Mad Men has captivated viewers all over the country. The 1960’s-set television show features intriguing characters like Don Draper and Peggy Olson,...
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Four Things You Need For Every Bedroom


Every decorating style is different, and every room has a different style, but there are some things that every room needs, and this is...
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Why Are Tassels So Popular?


Tassels have been around in design for ages. They’ve been in clothing design, shoe design, décor, and yes, draperies . Things with tassels tend...
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The Beauty of Pleated Drapes


Pleated drapes have been in the window dressing world for a long time, and yet they are still just as elegant as when they...
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3 Ways to Use White in Home Design


White on white home design is a quickly rising trend. It is modern and sleek and minimalist, with the potential to be whimsical and...
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Room Darkening Drapes


Some people like to wake up at dawn. In the mornings they let the sun streaming through their windows wake them up, and they...
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3 Window Treatments for Sliding Glass Doors


Glass doors can be hard to deal with, window dressing wise. Which treatment still allows easy access to the door, will the pull string...
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5 Trends in Window Hardware


When picking out your window treatments, you can’t forget about the often overlooked aspect of hardware. It can transform your window treatment from good to...
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Redone Florals


Floral patterns have been around for a long time and have been reinvented and re-imagined in all kinds of ways, but if you want...
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4 Unique Knick Knack Displays


Knick Knacks can be simply clutter collecting dust around your house, or they can be displayed in beautiful unique ways! Here are four ways...
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5 Things to Consider about Window Dressing


When decorating your home, there are several things about your windows and yourself that you need to consider before completing your window dressing. 1....
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3 Things To Do At A Window Seat


1. Read a Book- Pick up an old favorite, or grab that new book you’ve been dying to read, pull back the shades or...
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10 Trendy Color Schemes


Color schemes can make or break a room, and yet it can be incredibly difficult to settle on just one. Better Homes and Gardens...
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Using Drapes as a Canopy


Drapery is incredibly versatile, and you can definitely use it for more than just covering your window! Make all your friends and family ask...
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7 Ways to Reuse Your Old Drapes


Now that you have new drapes from Arizona Blinds, what will you do with your old drapes? Here are 7 ways to reuse your old...
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New Trends: Silk Drapes


If you want to be the classiest house on the block, the trend that you should try is silk drapes. Silk drapes are luxurious,...
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The 3 Most Popular Curtain Lengths


“How long should my curtains be?” is an important question that needs to be asked and answered before you attempt to dress your window...
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Let the Sun Shine In


Living in Arizona, it’s hard for people to imagine that we don’t always get enough light in our houses. But it can happen, especially...
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What is a Grommet Anyway?


A grommet is that metal ring attached to the fabric of a  curtain that goes around the rod to hold the drapes up. They...
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Repurpose Those Drapes into Unique Doors


There are many ways to make your bedroom or guest room unique, such as an interesting painting or a vintage dresser. One inexpensive way...
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Blue is the New Red


According to trend reports, shades of blue are the new red when it comes to curtains . Shades that vary from the palest of...
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Elegance For Less


When redecorating or decorating your home , you often want it to look as luxurious as possible. That’s where the recent drapery trend of luxe fabrics...
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Look Chic and Save the Earth


“Going Green” is a really popular trend all over the country right now, especially in interior decorating, and window treatments are no exception. There...
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The New Trend? Simplistic Shades


Don’t you love it when simple and easy decorating styles are popular and you are able to easily make your home sleek and stylish?...
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What Window Treatments Should You Use For a Bathroom?


Bathrooms can be tough to decorate, especially when it comes to the windows. Once you figure out what kind of glass you want there...
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Why Your Window Treatments Are Important


Window treatments should never be the last thing in a room to be noticed. Many people add window treatments as an afterthought and don’t...
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Four Ways to Dress a Bay Window


Bay windows can be extremely difficult to finish and dress up with curtains . Check out our four ideas for dressing up your bay...
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Cornices vs. Valances


You’ve decided that you need top treatment for your windows but aren’t sure what kind to get? Cornices and  valances are two different types...
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Striped Drapery


Have you ever heard that wearing horizontal stripes make you look wider? How about vertical stripes make you look taller? Well, we aren’t sure...
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Neutrals Are Back!


Neutral home colors are a popular trend this year, yet again!  Neutrals are sophisticated, soft and versatile! If you want to keep your home...
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To match or to complement, that is the question.


When looking for new window drapery , people always ask if drapes should match their wall color, or complement it. Well, it’s a great question!...
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Global Influences


Design Trends of 2011- Globally influenced designs are a very popular trend for 2011. Drapes are the perfect way to incorporate bold patterns and...
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Honeysuckle Hues


Every year, Pantone announces the fashion and home color of the year . This year, honeysuckle was declared 2011’s “in-style” color. The fun and...

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