How to decorate a room in white, 4 must read tips for durable ways to use white.

Interested in decorating in a clean white style?  Here are 4 ways to add white, and still have a room that’s durable for your family.  1) paint the brick, mantle, or walls bright white. Your existing woodwork and trim will affect this, if you have cream or ivory woodwork, it would have to be painted […]

What window treatments are best with a window seat?

Window Seats with window treatmentsAFTER ABOVE, BEFORE BELOW With a window seat, it’s best to use a valance or a roman shade instead of a drapery panel. Notice how the drapes & roman shades start close to the crown molding, this creates the illusion of height, to make the ceilings feel taller.  It allows you […]

Custom drapes versus store bought? What type window treatments are best?

Trying to decide between custom drapes versus drapes on line or in a store? Here we will list  the pros and cons so you can make the best decision.   Custom drapes hung OUTSIDE the window frameso they don’t block light, yet they’re wide enough to cover a 64″ wide area 1) Custom drapes can […]