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Best Luxe Fabrics and Textures for High Traffic and Commercial Spaces


For commercial spaces that are constantly in use, you need drapery that is not only elegant but that also wears well. Here are a few fabrics to keep in mind:


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What Kind of Curtains and Drapes Work Best on Doors?


The room is not finished until the drapery has been hung. That is an old decorating aphorism, and so true. To give a room that finished look, the final touch that really brings it to life doesn’t happen until you hang the drapery.


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Best Drapery Hardware and Software, from Rods to Tie Backs


When choosing drapery for your home or business, deciding on a fabric and style is naturally where you focus most of your attention. But you don’t want to forget about the elements that will support the drapery. Choosing the right hardware is essential to ensure that your drapery is functional as well as beautiful. Whether […]


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Which Kinds of Drapery Work Best on Doors?


Nothing shows off a grand vista better than a sliding glass door or pair of well-placed French doors. They also encourage natural light and boast easy access to the outdoors. However, it can be a tall order to outfit these high traffic areas with a window treatment that won’t obstruct views or inhibit your comings […]


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Tips for Hanging Drapes in Difficult Spaces


No matter how beautiful the interior of your space is, your views of the outside world deserve to be showcased. From country estates and city lofts, to office buildings or five-star hotel presidential suites, doors and windows remain an important transitional piece in any space. Though they’re a universal part of any building, no two […]


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From Bedroom to Bathroom Best Privacy Shades and Drapery for your Home


Our homes are a welcome retreat from the outside world. That goes double for our two most private rooms: the bedroom and the bathroom. Both are fundamental areas that facilitate our recharge and allow us breathe a sigh of relief away from any prying eyes.


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Create an Aura of Elegance with Ombre Fabric Drapery


Ombre. It’s derived from the French and means “shaded.” Drapery uses the ombre effect to produce an alluring and elegant design. The color is lighter at the top and then gradually deepens into a darker hue toward the bottom. Custom hand-dipped ombre drapery can enhance any room, taking it from drab to divine.


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Best Luxe Fabric Choices for Residential & Commercial Spaces


For custom curtains and drapes that convey luxury, you’ll need to be choosey about the material. The fabric you select is the first in a line of important decisions like color, pattern and overall style. It also determines important aesthetics like how your drapery will hang as well as day-to-day considerations, like cleaning and care.


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Caring for Your Drapes: Cleaning Tips


Time for a little house cleaning. Here are a few tips to help you clean your drapes.


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Best Curtain Hardware and Software from Rods to Tie Backs


When it comes to drapery accessories, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer number of choices. Should you go with a wood rod or a classic brass pole with finials? Do you want fabric tiebacks that complement your custom curtains or iron simple holdbacks that match your hardware?


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