Home Decor and Design Trends for 2017

Escapism, Mediterranean Vibes, Renewable Materials and Flexible Furniture are the hottest home decor trends this year.   Sweet Escape: From private reading nooks to “She Sheds”, “Man caves” and sunrooms, these tranquil spaces are must haves in 2017. Imagine curling up with a good book and a hot cup of tea, or enjoying an afternoon relaxing in the sun and …

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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 …

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 …

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The Interesting House: Accents to Add Intrigue and Individuality to Your Home

We’ve all seen them – those houses that seem filled with stories, where every room has character. Whether it’s the antique coffee pot or the intricate glasswork hanging from the ceiling, some spaces just beg to be wondered about, explored, and drunk in. There’s no one design plan that will have that result – the only sure fire way to …

Controlling Light in Home

Harnessing the Power of an Underrated Resource: Consciously Controlling the Light in Your Home

Most of us recognize the power of lighting, at least semi-consciously. Having to get out of bed in complete darkness can take a toll on our moods and energy levels, and trying to read in a shadowy room can make anyone frustrated. It can be easy, though, in the busyness of our everyday lives, to forget about the impact that …

Joy Home Projects

The Joy of Projects: How to be Perpetually Excited about Your Home and Your Life

Home renovations can be stressful. And expensive. And time-consuming. And difficult. Paint stinks and dust makes you blink and who needs new sinks, anyway? If you can set up a space beautifully the first time, why would there ever be any need to change it? We’ll tell you why. Because the secret to happiness is in projects. Making plans, brainstorming, …

Fall Season Decor Tips

The Season of Fall is Upon Us: Cozy Up Your Home With Simple Decor Tips

With the last of the summer days upon us and many people returning to school in September, there is no denying that fall is coming. Warming up your home for the fall season is easy with a few interior decorating changes that are simple to do and make a world of difference. Getting yourself into the spirit of fall can …

Hunter Douglas PowerView Motorization System

Introducing… The New Hunter Douglas PowerView Motorization System

Hunter Douglas has always set itself apart as a company that is on the cutting edge of fashion and technology. No exception is made in terms of quality and innovation, particularly for the top of the line PowerView Motorization system that can be used with an array of Hunter Douglas products. The motorization system allows you to easily control your …

Top 5 Decor Resources

Our Top 5 Home Decor Resources for You to Consult

Home decoration and interior design is a very personal process that can span years in order to get all of the pieces and style qualities in our living spaces. It requires research and the advice of experts that you trust, including the team at Custom Blinds by Design. Professionals like us are well-versed in what works and what doesn’t, as …

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Custom Blinds By Design: Home Staging Testimonial

Recently, Custom Blinds By Design had the pleasure of working with Guy and Jim Sachs in order to stage their home. They were an absolute pleasure to work with and the whole experience went smoothly. Part of the relationship between Custom Blinds By Design and our clients involves building a unique sense of trust. We get to cultivate a vision …