Susan’s Blog

How to Style Woven Wood Shades

Keeping it Natural: How to Style Woven Wood Shades   One of the best parts of living in the Midwest is watching the beautiful change of seasons throughout the year. Illinois, in particular, is home to several species of trees–from elegant crimson maples to towering …

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Drapery trends for today’s home!

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 panels that …

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How to re-design your child’s bedroom!

Re-design your child’s bedroom! Surprise them with a freshly decorated bedroom when they come back to visit! Now that summer vacation is almost over, August is the start of the back-to-school season! As students of all ages start to bust out their backpacks, many first-year …

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5 Benefits of Cellular Shades or Honeycomb shades

5 Benefits of Cellular Shades   Cellular shades, also known as honeycomb shades, are a solid, practical choice for interior window coverings. They’re easily distinguished by the unique honeycomb pattern along the side of the shade and tend to be a standard choice for homes. …

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Sheer Draperies, tips and ideas!

Sheer draperies, tips, and ideas:   Since I started my business in 1992, I have installed hundreds of sheer drapery treatments. The variety of sheer fabrics available today allows our clients to select what they love and within the price range, they are comfortable with. …

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How can a window treatment designer help you?

Window treatments can add an amazing warmth and beauty to your spaces whether it is your home or place of business. Meet Susan Gailani and how she helped many clients like you in transforming their spaces into an elegant, beautiful and unique places to live …

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How to create luxurious draperies for master bedrooms

Luxury draperies: Luxury? Yes. Sophistication? Of course. Uniqueness? Absolutely! That is the feeling you get when you look at this gorgeous master bedroom suite. The client had purchased a traditional bedroom set and wanted a window treatment design that works well with the headboard. From …

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