Although these two terms are often used interchangeably drapery is usually a more formal window covering and may include pleats in the design and construction. Curtains are generally less formal than drapes and are often sheered on a rod instead of using pleats. We offer both custom made draperies and curtains and will help design them for your specific needs, style, and space. The design will also consider the type of lining required for the desired fullness, the stack back when the treatment is open, and light penetration.
Another way to customize your window fashions for your taste and needs is motorization of your blinds, shades, draperies and even shutters. This allows your window coverings to be raised, lowered, tilted or opened with a simple push of a button from a remote or a wall mounted panel. And if you want to operate your window coverings while away on vacation you may do it from your smart phone or tablet.
For centuries shutters have been esteemed as fine window furniture and a testament to a homeowner’s discerning style and sophistication. Shutters not only provide design, privacy, and light control options, they can also enhance the value of your home. Like any home investment, only shutters of exceptional quality will provide long-term value.
Blinds are very customizable in their design, material and function, and can be made of wood, faux wood, metal, vinyl or fabric. Blind slats can be vertical or horizontal and pair beautifully with other window dressings such as side panels, drapes and valances.
Shades are an excellent option when designing your window coverings. Shades are made of fabric and are pulled either up or down to cover your window openings. Shades can be both functional and decorative which makes them a favorite choice of many consumers.
The Roman Shade is a window coverings classic that has been around since the Roman Empire. During that time they were used to keep dust out of homes that was caused by the massive amount of building and development. This shade goes well in any room in the home since it comes in so many different styles and with a huge number of design options.
Valances are extremely customizable as the fabric, design, silhouette and trim options are limitless. From balloon valances and scarf treatments that soften the window, to tailored treatments and cornice boxes the designs are only limited by your imagination. Valances partner beautifully with other window treatments accenting shutters, blinds and shades and bringing color, texture and interest to any window. Call us today and let’s talk about how we can use valances in your home.
Wallpaper is an excellent design element to add color, texture and pattern to your space. Wallpaper patterns today include, but are not limited to the traditional styles that you might remember from your grandmother’s kitchen. Today’s patterns incorporate fabulous designs that can be used in homes, businesses, restaurants and retail shops, and range from vintage, traditional, retro, modern and transitional. No matter what your taste in design, we can offer you a distinguished piece that will make your space remarkable.
When you are designing a room in your home or redesigning after many years of the same look it can become very easy to get stuck. You know what we mean, you’re looking at paint samples and fabrics and new lighting options and you eventually get to the point where there are just too many options. You knew when you started this project that you wanted a more serene look or wanted to highlight that special art piece that you picked up and just love. But now…. Everything is just a little muddled. This is where we can help.
What we love the most about custom framing is that you are no longer limited in what you can put on your walls. It is not just artwork – though we do love artwork. From that gorgeous sunset that a street artist made you while you were adventuring in Portugal to the watercolor that your granddaughter made in her classroom that depicts what is vaguely you and her and a brown shape that she says is a dog but that you cherish because it is from her sweet little hands. We can create a custom frame that shows off these treasures.
Area rugs vary not only in color, design and size but in the materials used and the method of production. The majority of our rugs are wool but we also offer manmade fibers including olefin/polypropylene, and Viscose. Wool is a natural fiber that comes from the coat of a sheep. New Zealand wool is regarded as the best for quality and softness in the world. Wool is the softest fiber used in the rug industry and is naturally resilient which means that it will “bounce back” to its original form after being walked on.
Part of our decorating services include custom made bedspreads, comforters and duvets covers , including bed skirts, shams and pillows of every size, shape and design. We care about the look of your entire room and can help you coordinate fabrics to customize your space to match your unique style and taste.
When shopping for furniture it can be so easy to look for that perfect piece but after you have sat on the 100th couch, tried to figure out if the table will fit in your nook or are simply overwhelmed by so many prepackaged options you can find yourself willing to settle. You’ll take the couch that hopefully works with the rest of room. You’ll take the table even though you don’t really care for the legs. You’ll be ok with that one chair, you just need something to fill the space.
Enjoy access to your outdoor space with the ease and convenience of window treatments designed specifically for your sliding glass doors or french doors. Solutions for these doors bring coordinated beauty to the inside of your home with all the benefits of sun protection, privacy, and light control. With customizable features, our window treatments for sliding glass and french doors are available in horizontal or vertical orientation along with operating systems to suit every need.
Fabrics can be a great way to incorporate many different looks and textures into your interior design while still having a cohesive theme. One of the first things to look at when trying to decide what fabrics you would like to use in your design is to ask yourself a series of questions: