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 …

Window Treatments Complimentary

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 …

Air Flow Windows

Air Flow Tips for Your Home Windows

At Custom Blinds by Design, we talk a lot about how window treatments help determine light control in your home and can therefore dictate temperature levels, longevity of your furniture and even the cost of your heating bill in winter. What we discuss less, but is of equal importance, is how window treatments help air flow through your home while …

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 …

Window Treatments Flooring Furniture

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 …

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 …