Category: window treatments

Favorite Online Curtain Resources

August 19, 2017

When doing online room consultations, one of my most requested services is finding the perfect window treatments. I have found curtain panels are the best way to create dimension and add softness to any room at the best inexpensive cost.  From luxury to the budget friendly, here are my favorite online drapery sources in no particular order:

Joss & Main

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Wayfair

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Overstock

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I have highlighted  and linked the company names to bring you straight to the window curtains category in case you wanted to save  this page as a quick resource to use at a later date.

The criteria I look for when shopping online, not only for window treatments:  REVIEWS, free shipping, availability, company return policy and cost.Read More

Lynn’s Window Decision and Decorating the Condo

December 7, 2016

If you are following along with my SIL Lynn’s family room makeover, the curtains are hung and they look wonderful:

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To be hemmed of course. We had a few choices of panels narrowed down. You can see all of her options we looked at here. This is the window treatment fabric she choose:

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Lynn’s Family Room Window Treatments

November 19, 2016

Continuing with helping my sister-in-law with her family room:

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The blue sofa looks so nice with the Ben Moore Shaker Beige walls:

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She has not received her chair because it was a custom order with the fabric she choose:Read More

Double Curtains

October 23, 2016

Hey everyone! I am working with a homeowner that has a sliding glass back door off of their den and was looking for ideas for window treatments. They do not use the door often, (outdoor furniture set up on other side of door). The room is used basically for TV and movies.  I suggested looking at double curtains:

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I think they are very pretty! Attractive window treatments can actually be the focal point of the room:Read More

The Best of 2015

December 27, 2015

What a wonderful year 2015 was both professionally and personally! Not only was I fortunate enough to visit High Point Market but I also was able to explore different parts of the world I have never been. And thanks to all of you, I had the best year ever blogging! Here are a few favorites I thought you might enjoy reading again:

What Candice Says About Color

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Kitchen Window Treatments

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This was one of my favorite online design consults:

Nina’s Before & After Living Room

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Turquoise & Beige Color Combination

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Finishing Touches On Bath Update

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A couple of popular hints and tips in 2015:

Helpful Tip For Orchids

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Valuable Tip When Selecting Exterior Colors

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Color Swap, Part Two

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The BEST Kitchen Wall Color For Oak Cabinets

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One of my favorites was guest posting:

Guest Posting At Color Me Happy!

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A big thank you to all of you! Here’s to another great year of traveling and adventure! As most of you know, I had a wonderful time in Costa Rica this year:

Natural Beauty

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Creatures, Creatures, Creatures

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Now I have the traveling bug… for 2016 I already have Ireland and Nashville booked. Here’s to  another fun year of decorating and color! Have an amazing 2016 my friends!

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Kitchen Window Treatments

August 29, 2015

After looking for over a year, I have finally found the fabric I love to use on my kitchen windows:

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I absolutely LOVE it! I had a vision in my head how I wanted the treatments to look but it took forever to find the right fabric which I wrote about here and here. I followed my own advice and asked for a sample to be sure it worked with the other items in the room such as the rugs:

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Before:

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After with new window treatments:

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One important factor was to not cover up the view:

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Mission accomplished!

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The kitchen was pretty, but I felt it needed fabric to soften and finish the room:

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I am really happy how they came out. Budget Blinds is my secret. They come to your home to measure and then install the finished product.

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I bought an extra yard of the same fabric for a table runner and to cover a couple stools. How do you think they came out?

Thank you all who entered the Sweet Carolina raffle. The lucky winner who won an autographed copy from the author is:

Eileen Amabile!

Send me your address Eileen so I can have your book sent to you. Thank you everyone and thanks for all the good book ideas to read!