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 […]

How much to invest in furniture for a room.

When furnishing your home, keep in mind that if it’s done correctly, you’ll love it for years, think of it as an investment. It’s best to buy what you love the first time, and avoid impulse buys on items that will have to be replaced!  Clients are often excited to tell me “we still love everything in […]

See how this window treatment style provides privacy, yet doesn’t block your view!

Our pleated valance hung above the window creates the illusion of height, to make the french doors seem much taller This Greensboro NC client’s windows looked bare before we added a valance over the windows. The window treatments made the ceilings feel much taller. AFTER ABOVE Window valance and drape added to this Greensboro Country Club Home Notice […]

How to do a room makeover on a budget. See these designer fabrics & window treatments.

Whether it’s a designer fabric on a pillow, a custom window treatment, or a unique oil painting, one upgrade can make an average room much more interesting, and you can still stay in budget. At least one thing should have a “wow” factor!   Designer Fabrics The designer fabric on the pillow (above) is an example of how to create […]