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...

Bay Windows Dressed to Perfection, Wilmington, N.C.

Bay windows have a pretty shape and are delightful to look at from both inside and outside the house.  A bay or bow window may be rectangular, polygonal, or arch shaped and the number of windows in a bay can range from three, to six, to seven. Bay windows typically have a reputation of being difficult to treat, but in fact as long as each window within the bay is treated in a similar way, the result can be a perfect window treatment design for your Wilmington, NC home. There are several ways to dress this window shape keeping in mind simplicity is the best.  One way to unite the windows within a bay can be accomplished by hanging sheer draperies over the whole window area. A shallow bay window can be successfully dressed with a single drapery panel on either...

What’s New in Motorized Window Treatments?, Wilmington N.C.

With the improvement in technology, motorized or remote blind control systems have become the choice for many when installing window treatments in their Wilmington, N.C. home.  This is because motorized blind control systems are now more affordable, easy to use, and add value to your home. The motorized blind control system is designed to be used with a battery powered wireless remote control or a switch mounted on the wall that controls a motor that is within the window treatment. Motorized blind control systems can be used on nearly any type of window treatment, such as blinds, drapes, shades, and shutters. There are many features to think about when considering motorized systems. When using motorization, there are options such as remote control, wall switches,...