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Your draperies are to impress!

If you like to entertain and always have guests over for the holidays and special occasions, then your dining room must be designed to impress! Extra ordinary draperies are the first thing that will be noticed in your dining room. Make your draperies the conversational …

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Mixing patterns to create beauty, elegance and style!

There are a few rules to follow when mixing patterns in your drapery designs: Mix patterns that compliment one another, not fight each other. Two large patters will look odd together, instead mix smaller patterns with the large ones for  harmony. Take a look below, …

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Proposed commercial project for a lobby!

Designing window covering with the WOW factor! That was the goal for this commercial project. The client wants simplicity, uniqueness, and quality. Take a look at the drawing below. The idea was to use the fabric in a way to create columns and define the …

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Hunter Douglas Silhouette with LITERISE!

Hunter Douglas, the leader in window fashions, has developed genius shades, with a LITERISE system that eliminates the cord for child safety. Available in gorgeous colors, these shades are easy to operate, elegant and provide privacy when needed. We carry all Hunter Douglas products! Call …

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Hunter Douglas Blinds and shades!

The choices are many, and the applications vary. Hunter Douglas offers products for any style, and budget! Call (630)420-0800 for a free estimate. We offer a free phone design consultation as well! Watch the videos below to learn more about Hunter Douglas products!  

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Architella Shades by Hunter Douglas!

Architella shades are one of the most popular shades from Hunter Douglas. It has gained it’s popularity because of it’s energy saving design as well as its applicability to any decor. Here is a video to help you understand how Architella will help you save …

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To Line or not to line!

Now a days, not to line custom draperies is unheard of! The only time I would not line is when providing cubical curtains for a medical building. The question is what type of lining to use? The selections are several, and vary from very inexpensive …

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