The Mechanics of K.I.S.S.

Hunter Douglas Sonnette Shades

When you first start crafting your room’s theme, you may think about all the ways that you can create color, light, and spectacle. From hanging pieces from the ceiling, to setting out strange little knick knacks that you have found over the years. Picking out from the hundreds of possibilities what features and accents you […]

Basic Tips for New Homeowners

Hotel Black Roller Shades

Owning your first home should be a matter of pride for anyone, whether they are single and crushing it, starting their own family and living life to the fullest, or anything in between. What may happen though, is that you will learn what a nightmare it can possibly be. There are a lot of things […]

Trendy Shades for Your New Home

Interior Decorating

Window shades are a great way to add color and complexity to an otherwise simple wall or view. Sometimes we don’t have those luxury visuals just outside our window, but with a good set of shades, you can at least frame the space nicely enough that no one will care. If you are a first […]

Preparing for Fall with Style

Solar Shades for conference room

While we might be in the middle of a summer heat right now, that doesn’t mean that we can’t look to the future. Summer will be over sooner than any of us would like, no matter how hot it gets, and then comes fall. Personally, I love the fall. It is my favorite season after […]

Baltimore Shades and Blinds for the Summer

Office Roller Blinds

The summer has been roasting for the Baltimore area, with sweltering heat well into the eighties and nineties. While many are probably loving the chances for beach and water activities, those of us who have to stay in our home offices during these times are probably feeling the heat. Some of us will be lucky […]

Boston Shades and Blinds for the Summer

Design Roller Shades

This summer has been hot Hot HOT! With all the warm fronts moving through, you probably haven’t had a lot of time where you want to be indoors, away from the warm weather and having fun in the sun. Or you have been like a few of us, stuck with smatterings of wicked hot days […]

Smart Home Living

Interior Design

As we continue to grow, learn and create, the knowledge that our lives are becoming increasingly entangled with computers, the internet, and technology in general is apparent. Only a few years ago, most could live and work without needing an email, or even a cellphone. Now not having one can mean missed opportunities, and lost […]

Coordination of Color and Style in Multiple Window Coverings


Cohesion is the name of the game when it comes to home decor, whether it is in a single room, or spread throughout the entire house, you want the space to follow a theme that is both charming to look at and comfortable to live in. There are a lot of different ways to play […]

Removing Scratches and Stains from Wooden Window Treatments

Solar Shades for Living Room

You’ve just bought a new set of wooden blinds, beautiful ones that are stained but unpainted, showing off that charming natural color. They fit in wonderfully with the living room’s decor, the couches, the paint job, and the little statuette in the corner. Unfortunately, disaster struck, and for one reason or another, there is a […]

The Differences Between Valances and Cornices

Cellular Shades

When you buy drapes, you want them to be a feature piece to the entire room. You want people to look at them and think that they really bring the theme or visual style of the whole space together. Whether the drapes are heavy and thick, with bright colors, or lighter and built for a […]