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 …

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 …

Window Fashion for Kitchens

Window Fashion for Your Kitchen: Where Functionality and Style Meet

The kitchen is a busy place in most homes. It is where meals are cooked, lunches prepared, coffee is brewed and a whole host of other things take place. It may even be the most used room in the house so it’s important that you take care of it. You’d be surprised how important kitchen window coverings can be but, …

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, …

Curtains or Blinds

Curtains or Blinds?

When decorating the windows in a space, it can be hard to decide between curtains and blinds. Depending on your lifestyle and the function of the space, the right choice doesn’t always seem straightforward. You’ve come to the right place – Custom Blinds By Design consists of industry professionals who know what works and where. To give you some guidance …

Kids Room Window Coverings

Fun Ways Window Coverings Can Add to a Kid’s Room

Kids’ rooms can be a challenge to decorate. With their ever-changing interests and constantly evolving needs, the bedrooms of children are areas of the house that can be hard to keep up with. Trying to buy new furniture or paint new murals all the time may be unrealistic, but there’s a simple and effective way to update your child’s room …