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, …

Exterior Window Treatments

Window Fashion and Treatments: Considering the Exterior While Planning the Interior

Window treatments are wonderful for adding dimension to a room, but they also have the power to influence how your house looks from the outside. Tasteful window treatments can be major players in ensuring that your home has a consistent, pulled-together feel from the moment you walk up the driveway to the time you’re cozying up in bed. In the …

New Year Window Treatments

Happy New Year! Things to Consider When Buying Window Treatments

Happy New Year! It’s time for fresh starts and new beginnings. If, for you, that means giving the house a facelift, you may have a lot of upcoming decisions to make about your new trimmings. To make it easier on you, we came up with a step-by-step guide to buying window treatments so that you can shop informed and come …

Holiday Decorating Tips

Custom Blinds By Design: Holiday Decorating Tips

As the days get shorter and colder, the Christmas lights shining in the dark become more and more welcome. Decorating for the holidays can be tedious, expensive, and frustrating or it can be an uplifting experience that will warm up your winter nights and get you excited to entertain. Take advantage of the opportunity to beautify your home and mix …

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 …

School Homework Space Decor

Back-to-School Classroom and Homework Space Decor Strategies

With the school supply frenzy of the end of August and beginning of September behind us, many people get settled into their studying routine and don’t have a lot of time to devote to decorating their classrooms, study spaces and homework areas. Sometimes, the cost of textbooks and school supplies at the beginning of the year can cut into a …

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 …

Window Coverings Change a Room

How Window Coverings Can Change a Room

Window Coverings are not always the first thing that people of think of when they want to dramatically change the look of a room, but don’t underestimate what an effect quality, stylish window coverings can have the look of your space. Before you head over to the paint shop or invest in expensive furniture, why not add a little pop …

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 …