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 …

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Brighten your space to beat the late winter blahs

February can be a difficult month. The coziness of early winter has given way to sluggishness, the festivity of December is long over, and the motivation of the New Year has faded. We start to hope for an early spring just over the horizon, but also have to settle in for the possibility of a long winter. Fortunately, the lengthening …

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Personalize Your Window Treatments

While there are many articles about how to use window treatments to create certain moods in your home, reduce your heating bill and control light, there is not as much advice out there about how to personalize your window treatments. Custom window treatments are one way to make sure that the blinds, drapes, shades or shutters you choose for your …

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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, …

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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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Blackout Windows to Sleep Tight

It is no secret that the key to sleep success is having a very dark, blackout bedroom. This is because when light is no longer present, our bodies start to produce the hormones necessary to induce the most restful kinds of sleep. Sleep goes on to affect every aspect of our daily lives from our moods to our metabolism! It …

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Window Treatments & Complementary Windows

Window treatments are fantastic but they are only as good as the windows they are paired with and when building or renovating your home or simply consulting with a professional about which treatments to pair with your existing windows, there are some important things to consider about your possible choices. Of course, a consultant from Custom Blinds by Design will …

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Window Treatments: Preserve the Life of Furniture

When it comes to window treatments, we hear a lot about their style and functional potentials in terms of how they can change the look of a room via light control or fabric chosen. What we hear less about is how investment in quality window treatments and especially films are actually a tried and tested true way of preventing damage …

Drapery Treatments

Fall in Love with Drapery Treatments

Draperies are a timeless solution to a window treatment problem and they are always still regularly in demand. They offer a functional layered look that helps finish a room and complete your stylistic decor choices. Draperies do not need to be the finishing point of room though. They can be the starting point, providing inspiration for the rest of your …