Susan’s Blog

Do the Rooms in Your House Flow?

It is human nature to appreciate beauty and to want to live in an environment that has harmony and is reflective of the homeowner’s style. I have worked with many clients who are talented and naturally creative men and women, but who have not quite …

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Draperies for you home!

There are so many drapery styles you can select from for your home! There are many things you need to consider while planning your drapery design: Your personal style, whether it is Traditional,Contemporary, Modern,Mediterranean or any other style. Also, whether you like full-length panels,valances, shades, …

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Single Window Designs

One of the best things about single window treatments is the diversity of options in which you can style the glassware. At a past appointment, I experimented with several different looks for a narrow, arched window: Option 1 was to dress the window from the …

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Drapery pleats, many styles to choose from!

Often my clients ask what type of pleating I would recommend for their draperies. My answer would be, first, it depends on the general style of the room, and also the personal preference. In general, we recommend Ripple folds, Grommets, and Euro pleats, for a …

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Custom Draperies vs. Ready- Made

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Why Clients Buy Custom Draperies vs. Ready-Made I asked my clients what makes them buy custom draperies. Here are the answers: Ready-made looks very skimpy and drab. They are either too  long, too short …

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October is Child Safety Month

The Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are urging parents and caregivers during October to check their window coverings for exposed or dangling cords that can pose a strangulation hazard to infants and young children, and to retrofit …

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Fall colors! How about bringing them in your home?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Fall is a beautiful season.  We are lucky to live in the Midwest where we can experience the transformation of colors. Follow these simple tips to incorporate some of those dynamic colors into your home without breaking the bank: Come …

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