THE BENEFITS OF CORDLESS BLINDS

There are many benefits of choosing cordless blinds and perhaps one of the most important benefits is safely.  With design innovation Hunter Douglas® has created cordless blinds that families with small children can find comfort in. From cordless alternatives to motorized operation systems, Hunter Douglas offers many options with safety, convenience and beauty in mind. What cordless blind options does …

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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 …

Kitchen Window Treatments

Three Things to Think About When Choosing Kitchen Window Treatments

Living and dining rooms get a lot of attention when it comes to design and decoration both because they feel like the centerpiece of a home, and because they are often the most public parts of our homes. The kitchen, however, is in many ways the most important room in the house. As a cooking space, it is very functional, …

Working with a Professional Windows

Working with a Professional: Tips for Getting Exactly the Window Treatments You Want

There are a lot of things to consider when trying to find fashionable and lasting window treatments for your home. Just getting the perfect colour, shape, and style can be challenging – add in cost, safety, and longevity, and you can have a real conundrum on your hands. Having a professional help you pick and install your window treatments can …

Eco Friendly Window Coverings

Eco-friendly Window Coverings for Your Home

As we enter 2017, the environment continues to be at the forefront of many of our minds. Making environmentally conscious choices benefits every living thing on earth; from global ecosystems right down to the health of our own families. Every little bit helps, so whether you are a seasoned tree-hugger or are making a new commitment to improve your environmental …

Making Modern Window Treatments Fit

Making it Modern: Where do Window Treatments Fit in?

Modern design is all about bold, clean geometric lines and tons of light. The big windows normally associated with modern homes are very often left undressed – or are they? Though window treatments can contribute to the warmth and opulence associated with old libraries, they can also comfortably fit into the more industrial-feeling modern architecture. Here at CBBD, we want …

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 …

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, …