Category Archives: Design Tips

best shades for your window: why designers choose bamboo shades

Best Shades for Your Window: Why Designers Choose Bamboo Window Shades

When it’s time to buy window treatments, it’s not only hard to identify the best shades for your window. It can also be difficult to know where to start. Do you go with the cheapest option? Do you go with the most expensive option? Do you match the wall? Or do you match the trim? Or is it not supposed to match at all? What features should you look for in a window shade? How do you know what will look great in your home? There’s no universal right answer, but we do see a lot of the interior designers we work with leaning heavily on the bamboo window shade. But why do designers choose bamboo window shades so often? read more...

Popular Window Shade Features

4 Most Popular Window Shade Features in 2021

We’ve already discussed the most popular window shades in 2021 and talked about the differences between the different types of window shades, window blinds, and shutters currently trending with homeowners and interior designers. However, did you know that once you decide on the type of window treatment you prefer, you’re not finished? It’s almost more fun to decide which features you’ll add to your window treatments. So, to give you a few ideas, let’s take a look at the 4 most popular window shade features in 2021!  read more...

how to choose window treatments

How to Choose Window Treatments: The Do’s and the Don’ts

Many consider window treatments the “finishing touch” – kind of like the icing on the cake, but savvy designers will disagree. Window treatments aren’t a finishing touch or a last minute accessory. Rather than thinking of your window treatments as the icing on the cake; consider them one of the main ingredients. If you’re wondering how to choose window treatments, the best advice we can give is to make them one of the top priorities when addressing design elements for your space. read more...

How to Make Windows the Focal Point of a Room

When designing a space, a room sometimes has a natural and obvious focal point. Natural focal points are generally structural elements like a fireplace, exposed beams, or a distinct arrangement of windows. Windows can make a great focal point for a room (particularly when they offer a lovely view), but how do you make windows the focal point of a room?   read more...

top 5 kitchen window treatments

Kitchen Window Treatments Combining Function & Style

Maybe you just spent the last several months renovating your kitchen. Maybe you just built your dream home (including your dream kitchen). Maybe you just purchased your 1st home and love the look of your almost vintage kitchen. Regardless of what stage of life you’re at or what style of kitchen you have or whether or not you feel this is the end all be all of kitchens in your lifetime…you need to find the right window treatments for your kitchen windows. If you’re like a lot of others out there, you aren’t sure where to start. All you know is you want them to do their job, but look great. So, where do you find the perfect combination of function and style for your kitchen’s window treatments? Start by considering some of the top trending kitchen window treatments. read more...