How to transform your space using window coverings.

Window coverings are often left as an afterthought, which is unfortunate as they can impact the overall look of your home. One of the easiest ways to create a luxurious space is by investing in quality window coverings. Even if you’re on a budget, you can transform the look of the most basic room into something more custom and finished. …

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The Top 4 Reasons We Love Blinds

When most people think of blinds, visions of tacky, white metal vertical blinds usually come to mind.  Probably accompanied by an old couch and a huge tv – perhaps even a some wood panelling.  In other words, dated. Well we are happy to announce: BLINDS ARE BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER! Gone are the days of cheap plastic or metal …

Professional Space Windows

How to Dress the Windows of a Professional Space

Whether you’re a dance instructor or a video game developer, you will likely need to include window treatments in your professional space. The concerns of a business are different from those of a home, so we have a compiled some guidelines for you to consider when outfitting your office. Avoid a lawsuit. Even if your business does not cater to …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

Motorized Window Treatments

Motorized Treatments Upgrade Your Windows

We live on the cutting edge of technology but still do somethings the old-fashioned way, and our window treatments tend to fall into this category. Technology has changed how we communicate, cook our food, travel and much more, but our window treatments haven’t yet made all the upgrades that technology can offer: until now. Motorized treatments from Hunter Douglas bring …

Drapery Treatments

Fall in Love with Drapery Treatments

Draperies are a timeless solution to a window treatment problem and they are always still regularly in demand. They offer a functional layered look that helps finish a room and complete your stylistic decor choices. Draperies do not need to be the finishing point of room though. They can be the starting point, providing inspiration for the rest of your …

Summer Home Decor Tips

Custom Blinds By Design Summer Home Decor Tips

Summer is a time when freshness invites itself back into our lives and we feel invigorated and ready to conquer the great outdoors. It’s the time of water balloon fights and barbeques, of catching up with family and friends, of countless do-it-yourself projects around the house. Few people think to bring some of that freshness into their home decor in …