Susan’s Blog

Creative Valance Designs on a Budget

The entire planet is going through the pandemic and stuck at home. There is much uncertainty about the economy and its recovery. Many are delaying purchases out of fear we may not cover quickly, and need cash for a rainy day. The challenge for most …

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Tips on choosing the right window treatments for your home

The options available today for window Treatments are endless, that is why sometimes it becomes so hard to know what are the options available and how you can make a decision selecting window treatments. Few guidelines for choosing the perfect window covering: Budget: Custom window covering …

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Why Draperies are Artwork for Your Windows

Draperies are the artwork for your windows! The way I look at window treatment is the artwork for your windows. Certainly, we need to cover our window for privacy or to reduce glare on the tv or to protect our flooring or furniture from fading. …

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What to Expect at Your Installation by Gailani Designs

Drapery installations are not all the same. Customers will experience a wide range of quality of installation from designer to designer and installer to installer. That’s why, at Gailani Designs, we focus on the entire experience from the initial consultation through the installation and beyond. …

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Special Swag Draperies for a Home

Proposed window treatment for a residence in Oak Brook, IL This grand arched window for a home in Oak Brook, IL called for special treatment. There are many ways you can treat a dramatic window like this. In this instance, my client specifically wanted swags …

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Window treatments for arched windows

Window treatments for  arched windows need some planning ahead: Arched windows can be challenging when it comes to draperies or any window treatment. Some clients ask whether we need to start from above the arch and down, or we start under the arch. There is …

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