Window Treatments 2014: The Latest in Fabric, Design, and Color

Update any room easily with affordable, versatile, window treatments in the latest fabrics, design, and color. Here are a few of the most recent design trends for your Wilmington, N.C. home or office. 1.Colors for 2014: Designer Jennifer Dunlier says, “Jewel tones like amethyst and turquoise, are popular mixed with soft metallic such as platinum or brushed nickel.” Add a decorative touch to your window treatment using hardware made in one of these metals. 2. Beyond White: Grey or Gray continues to reign as king in home fashion. Gray instantly elevates the design and adds depth to your color scheme. There are many shades of gray to choose from which will complement the other colors used in your decor. Also consider Charcoal and Slate,  the new neutrals...

Window Treatments for the Living Room

In today’s modern life style the living room has a much more relaxed and informal feel than in times past. It is a welcoming cozy place for the family to curl up, read, talk, and play. It is also a comfortable place to entertain family and friends. When planning what type of window treatment to use in the living room of your Wilmington, N.C. home keep this thought in mind. Ask yourself , when do you plan to use this room, for what purpose and what type of activities. The answers to these questions will help you decide the style and type of window treatment you will use. If the room is to be used largely for leisure pursuits, then the window treatment should reflect this. Grommet Drapes are a good choice because they are simple yet expressive. Grommet drapes...

Inspirational Trends in Window Treatments

Update any room easily with affordable, versatile window treatments in the latest fabrics, design, and color. Here are a few of the most recent window treatment design trends for your Wilmington, N.C. home. 1. Designer Jennifer Dunlier says,” Jewel tones like amethyst and turquoise are popular mixed with soft metallics such as platinum or brushed nickel.” This look can be accomplished by choosing drapery hardware in one of these popular metals. Iron Art by Orion is a company that offers hand crafted decorative window treatment hardware in innovative styles. 2. Sheers are available in many colors, not just cream or white. Sheers can be found in many fabric blends and popular patterns. Combine a stripped sheer with  a solid drapery panel in a...

Window Treatments an Affordable Luxery

Answers.com says:” A luxury is something you do not really need to survive, but is enjoyable, nice or relaxing to have.” A luxury item is often thought of one that is made by hand, of exceptional quality,  extraordinary in creativity and design. Affordable luxury means expensive but affordable. Two window treatments that fall into this definition are custom made drapes and plantation shutters. High end drapes and plantation shutters are the most expensive window treatments that dollar for dollar can increase the over all value of your Wilmington, NC home. Custom made drapes depending on fabric, size, style and decorative additions are costly, but are an investment that can pay for it self over time. The advantages of custom drapery are many. Choosing...

Mortorized Window Treatment App for IPhone, IPad,Wilmington, N.C.

A  definition for the word technology is “the practical application of knowledge especially in a particular area.” One practical application of knowledge is in the area of motorized window treatments. The advancement in technology has helped motorized window treatments to become an affordable necessity and a smart addition to your Wilmington, N.C. home or place of business. The benefits is using motorized window treatments include the ease and convenience of opening and closing the window treatment with out ever leaving your chair. The ability to control natural light and provide privacy when needed. Motorized window treatments are a smart choice for hard to reach windows, such as skylights, cathedral windows, and windows in unique locations. Using...

Tall Windows Perfection in Design, Wilmington, N.C.

Every window has a unique character that is important to the architectural style and interior design of the home. A tall window is an exceptional object of style. Some have said that the tall window which is associated with the Georgian architecture and style of the 18th century is a perfection of design. How do you dress this window with out taking away from the appealing statement it makes in your home? Tall windows offer many opportunities for both traditional, formal treatments, and simpler designs. To maximize the available light from this window it is good to keep in mind that whatever window treatment you choose, avoid heavy materials or window coverings overly ornate in design.  A restrained look might include basic pinch pleat drapes, or a classic pair...

Find your Closet Again Closet Organization, Wilmington, N.C.

If you are like the average family, your home may be hidden under piles of homework, clothes, toys, and general household items that have nowhere to go. Over stuffed closets full of clothes that we will one day wear again, or have sentimental value, often hide the clothes we are trying to find. It is a constant challenge keeping the closets in our home uncluttered and organized. For families with children it often becomes even more difficult to keep things in order. Time we spend looking for our favorite sweater, pair of shoes, or in the case of children that one lost shoe or favorite toy is time we can spend doing some other important or fun event. What is the solution? Finding your closet again can be accomplished by having installed an affordable custom made...