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 …

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 …

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, …

Know When You Need Professional Help with Window Treatments

How to Know When You Need Professional Help with Your Window Treatments

There are a surprising number of things to consider when purchasing window treatments, and with the wide variety of products available on the market today, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t be able to find the perfect fit for your home and your life. However, in many cases navigating the world of window treatments can be overwhelming and frustrating. That’s …

Benefits Interior Shutters

The Benefits of Interior Shutters

At Custom Blinds by Design, we love our Palm Beach® Polysatin Shutters. Known as “plantation-style” shutters (because they were often found in large plantation homes in the South) these window treatments are installed on the inside of your windows and are made of an extremely durable UV-resistant polysatin compound. When you choose shutters, you’re choosing a long-lasting installation for your …

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 …

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 …

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 …