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What Shades to Use With Large Windows


When homeowners think of window treatments for extra-large windows, shades aren’t always their first choice. After all, it’s much more fun to visualize gorgeous, billowing drapery than streamlined, horizontal shades! Plus, choosing shades that work well—both structurally and aesthetically—over a large span can be a little bit tricky. But shades do have their advantages over […]


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How to Integrate Color Into Your Window Treatment


When it’s time to have a new window treatment installed, many homeowners will gravitate toward fabrics in shades of brown, black, and white. These neutral tones coordinate well with nearly everything, which means that there’s little risk of the new drapery clashing with furniture or being an eyesore. But while neutrals are the safe option, […]


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Drapery and Wood Paneling


Keep in mind that drapes can change your perception of a room. Long, floor-length drapery tends to make a room look (and feel) bigger than it actually is. Meanwhile, short drapes have more of a “compact” vibe, making a room seem quaint and cozy. You can use these characteristics to your advantage when it comes […]


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Bay Windows


Bay windows have long been adored by homeowners, and it’s not terribly difficult understand why. This architectural choice has a real knack for “opening up” a room, making it seem much brighter and larger than it actually is, and they can provide an incredible view of the outside world. You can even add ledges or […]


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Ready-Made or Custom-Designed: The Great Drape Debate


When shopping for a new window treatment, one of the first decisions you’ll have to make is whether you’d like to use ready-made drapery or custom drapery. Their unique qualities can definitely tip the scales in one direction or another


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Ready-Made or Custom-Designed: The Great Drape Debate


When shopping for a new window treatment, one of the first decisions you’ll have to make is whether you’d like to use ready-made drapery or custom drapery. Their unique qualities can definitely tip the scales in one direction or another!


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How to Pair Drapes With Blinds


Pairing drapes and blinds can give your rooms a really distinctive look. It also gives you more ways of controlling the light that comes into the room. But to really get the most out of the combination, there are a few things to remember.


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The Oval Office Curtains: A Look Through History


The White House Oval Office is one of the few rooms in the world that is instantly recognizable. For Americans, it has developed almost iconic proportions, as the workplace for 18 presidents. Decisions that affected the course of history were – and still are – routinely made in this office.


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Drapery Buying Tips


Drapery makes the room. They can add elegance and style, turning any run-of-the-mill room into a space to remember.


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What Length Should My Drapery Be?


These days, while there are industry standards that apply to drapery lengths that have been established over time, homeowners are more apt to try something that suits their particular taste, to experiment for a truly unique look.


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