The “Best Time of the Year” Window Treatment Specials

Just received… hot off the e-mail presses from Hunter Douglas: Notice of special promotions coming up on Silhouette shades. They are the darling of the window covering industry. You can close the louvers for privacy and when they are open you still get heat and UV ray control all in one product that looks stunning … Continue reading


You really should check out the stylish and attractive window treatments at your local department store. I was very impressed! There are beautiful fabrics and up-to-date looks to satisfy even the most fashion conscious among us! With a little bit of coaching from me, your interior decorator, you can have them up at your windows … Continue reading

Banish the Winter Blahs with Freshly Designed Color Schemes

Do you want to get out of the winter blah rut and be lifted up in mood? I have got you covered! So lets get started on the job of lifting our spirits but not with that bowl of ice cream. First up is pink- one of my favorites. This season it will be in … Continue reading

Window Treatments That Focus On the View

When you have a great view and privacy is not needed, you can really play it up. That was the case in this client’s living room window. The pole swag was fitted specially to frame the great view of nature outside the window. It is beautiful and imparts the serenity of nature for my client. … Continue reading

Big Savings For Your Windows and Floors

Do you need new window treatments and new rugs? Do you know you can get both things on sale now? Get your fresh look without waiting, Hunter Douglas Duette shades are 10% off until February 28th, 2013. These are the beautiful double or triple honeycomb shades that are energy savers to boot. That in itself … Continue reading

Energy Saving Tips For The Outside Of Your Windows

It seems we always are talking about energy efficiency at our windows from the inside. But I have some exterior energy savings tips for the outside of our homes. See if any of these will work for your home. Awnings that overhang a window can keep the strong rays of the sun’s heat from pouring … Continue reading

2013 Interior Inspirations-Not Resolutions

I like inspirations, they do not get broken on January 2nd like resolutions do! You know I always have my ears and eyes peeled for interesting design inspirations and decorating ideas. I came across an article by Mary Carol Garrity that really spoke to me. By now, most of us have taken down our Christmas … Continue reading

Color Update for Family Room Design

The old bulky balloon shades were taken down and this family room got new draperies that carried their accent color on the banding. It pulls from the teal in the focal artwork over the sofa. Turquoise pillows are to be added to the neutral color sofa in the near future. Just making those design changes … Continue reading