Helpful Tips For The Use Of Drapery Lining

The question is often asked, to line or not to line? The use of drapery lining has benefits both aesthetically and functionally. Lining custom draperies adds a richer, lusher look, and it’s very important to help protect the main fabric from fading, fraying and...

Four Ways to Use Draperies Other Than Windows

Door Draperies: This was a trend during the Victorian era. It was a way to express opulence and wealth and fit into the notion that “more is better.” Door draperies are still being used, but it’s uncommon to see them. A potential client once asked for an estimate, but...

Most IMPORTANT Tips to Know About Drapery Panels!

Drapery Trends: Panels Are Perfect In So Many Places In recent years, we’ve seen increasing use of drapery panels as window treatments, replacing swag treatments or valances in popularity. Most drapery panels are used to add warmth to a room. Most are stationary...

How to be Creatively Artistic? Try a Feathered Valance

A young artist is the client of the month! She’s incredibly creative and expresses her artistic talent not only in painting, but she’s also an amazing dancer, she loves animals, and she has a collection of masks displayed on the wall representing the Central American...

How to Create the WOW Factor – The Illuminated Room

A new client in Burr Ridge, Illinois, asked me to design his living room and said he wanted a unique design. He further said he wanted me to create “the WOW! Factor” with a design that I’ve never done for another client. An exciting challenge for a designer, right?...