Accents Add Individuality Home

The Interesting House: Accents to Add Intrigue and Individuality to Your Home

We’ve all seen them – those houses that seem filled with stories, where every room has character. Whether it’s the antique coffee pot or the intricate glasswork hanging from the ceiling, some spaces just beg to be wondered about, explored, and drunk in. There’s no one design plan that will have that result – the only sure fire way to …

Controlling Light in Home

Harnessing the Power of an Underrated Resource: Consciously Controlling the Light in Your Home

Most of us recognize the power of lighting, at least semi-consciously. Having to get out of bed in complete darkness can take a toll on our moods and energy levels, and trying to read in a shadowy room can make anyone frustrated. It can be easy, though, in the busyness of our everyday lives, to forget about the impact that …

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 …

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 …

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 …