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Katherine Hobson
Ms. Hobson is has worked in many facets of the interior design industry and has lent her expertise to various publications throughout her career. She uses her knowledge of the housing industry and keen eye for decorating to provide knowledgeable content that makes decorating your home a joy, not a chore.

Roger O'Neal
Mr. O'Neal is very interested in sustainability, and worked in the flooring industry before turning his passion toward other aspects of interior design. He is particularly well-versed on the merits of bamboo products, and works to educate homeowners as to the most eco-friendly ways to outfit their homes.

Georgia Goodwin
Mr. Goodwin began his career as a carpenter, but his love of architecture, interior design and writing led him to become more involved in the blinds industry. He has since lent the benefit of his experience to a variety of organizations and publications.
Nov 18 2011Holiday guest quarters should include a place to relax and read
Nov 16 2011Furnishings may mean more when they reflect homeowner's taste
Nov 11 2011Burnished look in metals works well with modern and traditional decor
Nov 10 2011Metallic mini blinds from Blinds Chalet come in a range of unique colors
Nov 7 2011Planning out holiday time sleepovers should include bed arrangements
Oct 28 2011New and practical choices expand options for kitchen flooring
Oct 24 20118-gauge mini blinds offer added durability with spring tempered slats
Oct 3 2011Embassy micro blinds easily fit hard-to-cover window shapes and sizes
Oct 3 2011Quick fixes, including new window blinds, can help a rental reflect a student's taste
Sep 21 2011Affordable mini blinds complement organized book shelves
Nov 21 2011Woven wood roman shades combine elegance and natural look
Nov 16 2011Bamboo woven wood shades make a transition between interior and outdoors
Nov 15 2011Adding several conversation niches softens the look of a formal space
Nov 10 2011Caman natural woven wood shades offer homeowners double savings
Nov 4 2011Bamboo ring draperies combine the looks of drapes and woven wood shades
Oct 31 2011Bamboo woven wood shades are a good choice for a home workshop
Oct 21 2011Eco-friendly bamboo woven woods shades have variated textures and colors
Oct 20 2011Australian designer Joan Hall relies on design 'essentials' for room makeovers
Oct 14 2011Good composition and personal style will lead to unique home designs
Oct 7 2011Signature Privacy Woven Woods Blinds offer total light and visibility control
Nov 14 2011Homeowners should choose window coverings for light, privacy and other issues
Nov 4 2011Deluxe double cell blackout shades combine energy savings and light control
Oct 10 2011Blackout shades come in many styles to bring about restful sleep
Sep 26 2011Day and night shades offer consumers two shades for price of one
Sep 21 2011Room darkening treatments for skylights come in variety of styles
Jul 13 2011Room darkening window shades help ensure better sleep for 'zombie brides'
Jun 29 2011Choice of window treatments may depend on how an area is 're-purposed'
Jun 8 2011Blackout shades solve lighting dilemma for home screening area
May 3 2011Choice of window covering can promote undisturbed sleep for better health
Apr 28 2011Light-blocking window shades are one way to treat sleeplessness shown in study
Jul 10 2012Blinds Chalet Announces New Cordless Wood Blind
Aug 25 2011Blinds Chalet's cordless blinds offer safety for young children
Aug 11 2011Ultimate cordless cell shades provide style, durability and child-safe construction
May 11 2011Child's room needs to be attractive and safe to suit youngsters and parents
Mar 9 2011Child-proofing a home should start with window safety
Jan 27 2011Design a room with cordless cell shades that grows alongside children
Jan 13 2011Cordless window blinds offer safety for outfitting windows in a child's room
Oct 26 2010Cordless blinds or shades can be a safe choice at holiday time
Oct 12 2010Cordless blinds are an easy and safe aid in child-proofing
Jul 22 2010Childproofing a hotel room
Nov 21 2011Grommet draperies are a good window treatment for contemporary style decor
Nov 15 2011Adding several conversation niches softens the look of a formal space
Nov 15 2011Apartment dwellers should use imagination to get the home style they want
Nov 14 2011Neutrals can keep popular vibrant colors from overpowering a room
Nov 8 2011Home fix-ups before guests arrive should preceed holiday decorating
Nov 7 2011Choosing right fabrics for a room re-do is a designer's trick of the trade
Nov 4 2011Bamboo ring draperies combine the looks of drapes and woven wood shades
Nov 2 2011A bedroom makeover starts with moving out items for a clear view of the room
Oct 27 2011Custom drapery can help create a good first impression in the foyer
Oct 20 2011TV's Prohibition gives designers ideas on bringing Jazz Age styles to today's homes
Mar 7 2011Window treatments will instantly improve the look of your home
Aug 22 2011The rich look of wood blinds are available in affordable mini blinds
Jul 18 2011Bamboo blinds can add to a Zen-inspired space
Jun 27 2011Give your bachelor pad life
Mar 15 2011New window shades and blinds can create a greener home
Feb 3 2011Refresh your living space with unique decor
Dec 28 2010Homeowners can take small steps to reduce their carbon footprints
Aug 12 2010Woven bamboo shades are a versatile way to go green
Aug 3 2010Brothers building 100 percent sustainable home
Jul 27 2010Go green while living at college
Jul 12 2010Colorado realtors adding green glossary to home listings
Jul 8 2010Making a home eco-friendly
Nov 8 2011Home fix-ups before guests arrive should preceed holiday decorating
Aug 12 2010Alabama residents experiencing record setting heat
Jun 30 2010Combine green design an energy efficiency with woven bamboo shades
Jun 29 2010Woven shades can provide energy efficiency
Jun 29 2010Take advantage of tax breaks with cell shades
Jun 28 2010Reduce energy bill, temperature with honeycomb shades
Jun 9 2010Cell shades may help reduce cooling costs
Jun 8 2010Bamboo blinds efficient, eco-friendly
May 28 2010Fixing window frames and installing shades may help reduce summer energy bills
May 25 2010Shades can do more than dress up a window
Aug 22 2011Green design trends are influencing homeowners' choice of furnishings
Jul 25 2011Energy-saving cellular blinds arean attractive addition to a basement re-do
May 4 2011Home improvements to cut down on your air conditioner usage
May 2 2011Going green with your interior design for spring
Mar 15 2011New window shades and blinds can create a greener home
Feb 17 2011Energy-efficient products tax credit extended
Dec 28 2010Homeowners can take small steps to reduce their carbon footprints
Aug 4 2010German skyscraper adds energy efficient feature
Aug 2 2010Save money on energy bill with interior shutters
Jul 29 2010Fair features energy-efficient window blinds
Nov 21 2011SmartPrivacy style of faux wood blinds provides more privacy and light control
Nov 18 2011Window treatments and shelving in bathrooms can mirror styles in other rooms
Nov 16 2011Decorating products need to stand up to use in a bathroom update
Nov 11 2011Faux wood blinds fit a mix of contemporary and traditional styles
Nov 10 2011Signature faux wood blinds have both sophisticated style and durability
Nov 2 2011Faux wood blinds offer an attractive backdrop to homeowner's collection
Oct 28 2011White as room's main color allows the eye to roam freely over the space
Oct 21 2011Faux wood blinds have the rich look of wood at an affordable price
Oct 19 2011Adding a new element to a room can liven up the existing decor
Oct 13 2011One-day production or free offer provides service in a hurry from Blinds Chalet
Oct 5 2010Blackout shades may help with weight loss
Nov 18 2011Homeowners' conversion of unused space into new rooms is on the rise
Nov 16 2011'Slow home' design addresses storage and sustainability for homeowners
Nov 15 2011Apartment dwellers should use imagination to get the home style they want
Nov 14 2011Cellular shades are among those that offer a choice of blackout fabric
Nov 4 2011Deluxe double cell blackout shades combine energy savings and light control
Oct 21 2011Many benefits come with versatile honeycomb cellular shades
Oct 19 2011Cellular shades are a good choice when redecorating a bathroom
Oct 17 2011ComforTrack cell shade offers insulation and blackout fabric
Oct 10 2011Sloped roof of an A-frame home presents decorating challenges
Oct 3 2011Quick fixes, including new window blinds, can help a rental reflect a student's taste
Nov 18 2011Horizontal fabric shades are a good choice for a white-based room
Nov 11 2011Shabby chic style includes muted hues, soft fabrics and vintage look
Nov 7 2011Horizontal fabric shades combine function and looks of shades and blinds
Nov 3 2011Horizontal fabric shades are a good complement to new room arrangement
Oct 27 2011Fall is a time to try new decorating styles based on design 'concept'
Oct 25 2011Choosing the right window treatment can add light and keep privacy in a home
Oct 17 2011Versatile horizontal fabric shades combine qualities of several window coverings
Oct 10 2011Fabric roller shades can be matched to furnishings around reading nooks
Sep 22 2011Fabric roller shades are a good choice for decorating bathrooms
Sep 16 2011Family rooms need window treatments that shed light on activities
Oct 19 2011Motorized shades in room darkening materials create restful bedrooms
Oct 13 2011Aging in Place design changes help elderly live in their own homes longer
Aug 30 2011Adding skylights to home is made easier by installing motorized window shades
May 26 2011Motorized window shades add ease in controlling light through the home
Apr 6 2011Skylight window treatments can be controlled by remote or electric switch
Mar 21 2011Ceiling color and motorized shades come together well
Mar 11 2011Privacy and light can be managed by motorized window coverings for skylights
Feb 16 2011Motorized window shades can control light streaming through large windows
Feb 9 2011Motorized window blinds are a good choice for skylight window treatment
Feb 2 2011Motorized blinds can help older adults create age-friendly homes
Oct 14 2011National Hockey League Roller Shades
Oct 6 2011Blinds Chalet Smart Privacy™ Faux Wood Blind
Mar 14 2011Show off your team loyalty with MLB window shades
Mar 7 2011Show Off Your Team Colors With Collegiate Shades
Mar 4 2011Cut down on light and energy waste with room-darkening shades
Mar 3 2011Solar blinds can control light that may damage older window fabrics
Feb 9 2011Residents re-invent their show home
Feb 7 2011Shades and blinds add style and function
Jun 1 2010Noise reduction shades great in city homes
May 25 2010Motorized blinds are featured in hotel
Nov 14 2011Homeowners should choose window coverings for light, privacy and other issues
Nov 7 2011Bright lighting, easy to use fixtures are among senior-friendly home improvements
Sep 21 2011Extra living space may lie in an attic renovation
Sep 7 2011Textured look featured in crinkle fabric shades for noise reduction
Jun 29 2011Choice of window treatments may depend on how an area is 're-purposed'
Jun 9 2011Location of a window should be considered when choosing right treatment
May 3 2011Choice of window covering can promote undisturbed sleep for better health
Mar 23 2011Noise reduction shades and short naps are sleep aids for better health
Feb 11 2011Study: Too little sleep may lead to heart problems or stroke
Feb 7 2011Window treatment choices can address light, location and design issues
Nov 17 2011Light-filtering and room-darkening options are available for skylight shades
Oct 31 2011Constructed for privacy, pleated shades can be outfitted to many window sizes
Oct 31 2011Function and style have merged in rugs made for the bathroom
Oct 12 2011Entryways need a welcoming look during holidays and year-round
Oct 4 2011Decorative throws can complement window treatments and upholstery
Oct 3 2011'No holes' construction gives pleated shades more privacy and light control
Sep 15 2011Skylight shades from Blinds Chalet have added benefit of room darkening material
Aug 30 2011Coverings for odd size or shape windows aren't a dilemma for Blinds Chalet
Aug 22 2011Pleated, light-filtering skylight shades offer style and energy savings
Aug 19 2011Temporary makeover can keep family home stylish until renovation occurs
Jun 21 2011Make the most of your space
Dec 30 2010Use accessories to create a vibrant living space
Dec 29 2010Framed fabric squares can serves as visual focal points for rooms
Nov 18 2010Consider lifestyle before selecting window treatments
Jun 28 2010A cost efficient design found in mini blinds
Jun 1 2010Noise reduction shades great in city homes
Nov 18 2011Holiday guest quarters should include a place to relax and read
Nov 18 2011The right display is needed to show collectibles in the best way
Nov 17 2011Roller shades remain one of the most versatile window coverings for all decors
Nov 14 2011Roller shades can coordinate with new paint colors and finishes
Nov 7 2011Bamboo sunscreen roller shades fit the growing 'lndustrial' style
Nov 3 2011Cabinetry and shelving provide organized storage in a mudroom
Oct 28 2011EcoGreen roller shades are environmentally friendly as well as stylish
Oct 27 2011Furniture and accessories need to 'grow' with a child
Oct 24 2011Blackout vinyl roller shades provide total privacy and affordability
Oct 18 2011Roller shades are a versatile choice for windows in a laundry area
Nov 22 2011Tried-and-true tips create new looks without a complete room overhaul
Nov 14 2011Designer stresses individuality as an important element in home decor
Nov 11 2011Apartment dwellers should allow their personal taste to shine in decor
Nov 4 2011Blind Chalet's Lumina roman shades come in a range of elegant material textures
Nov 2 2011Roman shades are a classic window cover that blends well into color families
Nov 2 2011Long-term quality and 'smart' furniture are top trends at High Point Market
Oct 27 2011A quick room makeover can be achieved with simple changes
Oct 27 2011Blinds Chalet's most affordable roman shade combines style and ease of care
Oct 19 2011Roman shades have staying power when a dining room is rearranged
Oct 17 2011Roman shades from Blinds Chalet available with several features
Mar 21 2011The importance of child-safe window blinds and shades can't be understated
Feb 14 2011Window cord safety awareness growing
Feb 8 2011Cordless blinds safer for small children
Oct 7 2010Create a safe and beautiful room with cordless window shades
Sep 23 2010Create a pet-friendly environment with cordless blinds
Jun 30 2010Roller shades can keep dogs safe in the summer heat
Jun 24 2010Be safe when it comes to blinds with cords
Jun 23 2010Summer calls for safe decorations in the baby's room
Jun 8 2010Summer vacation is the time to childproof windows and blinds
Jun 1 2010UK making a push for blind-safety
Nov 15 2011Apartment dwellers should use imagination to get the home style they want
Nov 11 2011Homeowners can carve out hidden storage with double-duty bookcase
Oct 27 2011Wood shutters provide a warm, elegant look to any home
Oct 4 2011Shutters help bring a new look to an outdated kitchen
Sep 28 2011Shutters offer insulation and light control as well as style to fit many decors
Aug 18 2011Get Chalet Composite Shutters in white for that cottage feel in the home
Aug 17 2011Blinds Chalet shutters offer light control, durability and style
Aug 4 2011Cutting cost doesn't mean cutting quality or selection to upgrade window treatments
Jun 25 2011Homeowners want durable products to create period-style look for their homes
Jun 2 2011Easy installations give built-in look to shelving and storage units
Nov 22 2011A mix of rustic and elegant textures are prevalent in farmhouse and cottage looks
Nov 17 2011For elegant soft sheer shades, Blinds Chalet is offering a special discount
Nov 16 2011Matching window covering hues to wall color opens up a room
Nov 11 2011Soft sheer shades are a good choice to outfit a great room's windows
Nov 8 2011Simplicity in design creates a cozy atmosphere for designer's Michigan home
Nov 7 2011Soft sheer shades are elegant, but durable addition to the 'atmospherics' look
Nov 2 2011Functional items don't have to skimp on style in home design
Oct 25 2011Soft sheer shades bring together feminine and masculine looks in a room
Oct 24 2011Next year's top colors draw from the rich hues of nature
Oct 18 2011A well-coordinated bedroom includes stylish window treatments
Nov 22 2011Tried-and-true tips create new looks without a complete room overhaul
Nov 21 2011Designer solar screen shades work well in both business and residential settings
Nov 14 2011Good construction is as important as beautiful design in key furnishings
Nov 8 2011Simplicity in design creates a cozy atmosphere for designer's Michigan home
Nov 7 2011Bamboo sunscreen roller shades fit the growing 'lndustrial' style
Nov 4 2011Bamboo sunscreen roller shades are attractive from the inside and the outdoors
Oct 31 2011Window coverings can help protect collectibles and furnishings from sun damage
Oct 28 2011Starting with paper cutouts, furniture arrangement is made easier
Oct 25 2011Solar screen shades fit consumers' desire for durable, energy-saving products
Oct 14 2011Use of glass can magnify tight quarters in a small kitchen
Aug 26 2011'Top down bottom up' window shades allow light and privacy at the same time
Sep 10 2010Top Down Bottom Up shades can cure a room with too much light
Jun 30 2010Control light with cordless top down bottom up shades
Nov 18 2011Vintage furnishings with modern convenience fit today's homes
Nov 15 2011Adding several conversation niches softens the look of a formal space
Nov 14 2011Neutrals can keep popular vibrant colors from overpowering a room
Nov 1 2011Dining room can be spruced up as time and money allows
Oct 27 2011Indoor greenery can be offset by the natural look of wood blinds
Oct 25 2011Valances and cornices fit well with a mix of vintage and modern furnishings
Sep 22 2011Valances bring the gap between wood and soft furnishings in cottage decor
Sep 13 2011Homeowners shouldn't overlook their ceilings in a design scheme
Sep 2 2011Valances and cornices add an elegant finish to wide range of window ensembles
Aug 4 2011Cutting cost doesn't mean cutting quality or selection to upgrade window treatments
Nov 10 2011'S' curve line is among most unique vertical blinds from Blinds Chalet
Oct 19 2011Computer eye strain can be relieved with choice of window coverings
Oct 13 2011Smooth PVC vertical blinds offer a contemporary style at affordable prices
Sep 30 2011Screen panel track blinds solve the problem of covering extra large windows
Sep 21 2011Light control easy to accomplish with vertical blinds
Sep 19 2011Wood grain vertical blinds
Aug 25 2011Vertical blinds range from textured styles to bamboo panel alternatives
Jun 29 2011Window coverings that manage light easily make guests feel at home
May 12 2011Paint or window treatments can trick the eye into seeing more space in a room
Apr 1 2011Movement to open design offices requires more control of light and sound
Jan 21 2011Custom blinds can help indecisive decorators
Jan 19 2011Custom blinds, wallpaper can change the feel of a room
Nov 21 2011SmartPrivacy style of faux wood blinds provides more privacy and light control
Nov 18 2011Holiday guest quarters should include a place to relax and read
Nov 18 2011Window treatments and shelving in bathrooms can mirror styles in other rooms
Nov 18 2011Vintage furnishings with modern convenience fit today's homes
Nov 16 2011Decorating products need to stand up to use in a bathroom update
Nov 16 2011Furnishings may mean more when they reflect homeowner's taste
Nov 16 2011Simplifying a home's color scheme helps create a unified pattern
Nov 11 2011Faux wood blinds fit a mix of contemporary and traditional styles
Nov 11 2011Burnished look in metals works well with modern and traditional decor
Nov 11 2011Homeowners can carve out hidden storage with double-duty bookcase
Nov 22 2011Tried-and-true tips create new looks without a complete room overhaul
Nov 22 2011A mix of rustic and elegant textures are prevalent in farmhouse and cottage looks
Nov 21 2011Woven wood roman shades combine elegance and natural look
Nov 21 2011Designer solar screen shades work well in both business and residential settings
Nov 18 2011Holiday guest quarters should include a place to relax and read
Nov 18 2011Homeowners' conversion of unused space into new rooms is on the rise
Nov 18 2011Horizontal fabric shades are a good choice for a white-based room
Nov 18 2011The right display is needed to show collectibles in the best way
Nov 17 2011For elegant soft sheer shades, Blinds Chalet is offering a special discount
Nov 17 2011Light-filtering and room-darkening options are available for skylight shades
Jul 10 2012Blinds Chalet Announces New Cordless Wood Blind
Nov 18 2011Vintage furnishings with modern convenience fit today's homes
Nov 16 2011Simplifying a home's color scheme helps create a unified pattern
Nov 11 2011Homeowners can carve out hidden storage with double-duty bookcase
Oct 28 2011Taking cue from colors around them, homeowners find ideal color schemes
Oct 28 2011Blinds Chalet's Distressed wood blinds work well with any rustic decor
Oct 27 2011Indoor greenery can be offset by the natural look of wood blinds
Oct 21 2011In traditional or modern settings, wood blinds add classic beauty
Oct 14 2011Wood blinds can be matched to art frames in a home's wall gallery
Oct 10 2011Wood blinds from Blinds Chalet come in range of colors for bedroom decor