Personalize Windows

Personalize Your Window Treatments

While there are many articles about how to use window treatments to create certain moods in your home, reduce your heating bill and control light, there is not as much advice out there about how to personalize your window treatments. Custom window treatments are one way to make sure that the blinds, drapes, shades or shutters you choose for your …

Eco Friendly Window Coverings

Eco-friendly Window Coverings for Your Home

As we enter 2017, the environment continues to be at the forefront of many of our minds. Making environmentally conscious choices benefits every living thing on earth; from global ecosystems right down to the health of our own families. Every little bit helps, so whether you are a seasoned tree-hugger or are making a new commitment to improve your environmental …

Making Modern Window Treatments Fit

Making it Modern: Where do Window Treatments Fit in?

Modern design is all about bold, clean geometric lines and tons of light. The big windows normally associated with modern homes are very often left undressed – or are they? Though window treatments can contribute to the warmth and opulence associated with old libraries, they can also comfortably fit into the more industrial-feeling modern architecture. Here at CBBD, we want …

Home Decor Design Trends 2017

Home Decor and Design Trends for 2017

It seems like just yesterday we were ringing in the New Year and celebrating the arrival of 2016 but somehow it is already November and we are only a few short weeks away from 2017. As such, interior design specialists and trend-setters have been working away to forecast the hottest home decor trends for the coming seasons and we wanted …

Farmhouse Design Accents Modern

Farmhouse Accents for Modern Homes

Farmhouse accents such as reclaimed wood, palettes, and rustic antique looks are all the rage in interior design right now – and what could be better than decorating with sustainable and recycled materials? The best part is you don;t have to undertake a huge renovation project or jeopardize the decor you already have in place in order to add some …

Maintaining Privacy Bathroom Windows

Maintaining Privacy with Bathroom Windows

Maintaining privacy in the bathroom is of critical importance but not at the sacrifice of light control. There’s nothing quite like waking up to a bright sunny morning – and nothing to spoil it like having to have a shower in the dark. Natural light has tons of health benefits, and having it streaming into the room while bathing, pampering, …

Awkward Spaces Window Treatments

Awkward Windows: Stylish Treatments for Every Space

Awkward windows can be a challenge in any space but seem to crop up most often in older, character homes where the style of windows have not kept up with the latest window fashions. Instead of going through the hassle of replacing your windows, we have some tips that can take care of the problem of dealing with awkward windows …

Blackout Windows

Blackout Windows to Sleep Tight

It is no secret that the key to sleep success is having a very dark, blackout bedroom. This is because when light is no longer present, our bodies start to produce the hormones necessary to induce the most restful kinds of sleep. Sleep goes on to affect every aspect of our daily lives from our moods to our metabolism! It …

Curtain Tie-Backs

Curtain Tie-Backs to Style your Home

Curtain tie-backs are a simple accent to one’s window treatments but they can change the entire dynamic of those windows. By extension, this can change the feel of rooms in which they are found. Typically found on custom drapery, curtain tie-backs are window hardware that can be decided at the time of professional consultation or might be something to add …

Window Treatments Complimentary

Window Treatments & Complementary Windows

Window treatments are fantastic but they are only as good as the windows they are paired with and when building or renovating your home or simply consulting with a professional about which treatments to pair with your existing windows, there are some important things to consider about your possible choices. Of course, a consultant from Custom Blinds by Design will …