Category Archives: Window design

Fun Craft Tips for Old Window Treatments/Shutters

bigstock-Old-woody-window-isolated-on-w-26478512Coming up with creative and innovative window treatments ideas is a challenging task even for people who love to decorate. There are literally tons of non-traditional and creative tips and options that can make the most of whatever window treatments that you have and impart to your windows a million-dollar look on a surprisingly lean budget. Have you ever seriously given thought to recycling your old items? Perhaps you inherited miles upon miles of lace tablecloth that have seen better days and are no longer as white as they used to be. You can still get more mileage out of these fabrics by converting them to interesting antique window treatments. All you need to achieve this magical transformation is a handy sewing machine and plenty of spare time and you will turn your dull tablecloths into artistic window curtain panels. You are of course free to add any frills you desire so long as they don’t impede the function of the window curtains. Continue reading

How to Integrate Metallics into Your Space

CFC picAdding metallic colors to a space can add a very distinctive feel. Different colors of metallics can offer their own qualities to any room.  Utilizing metallics to add a particular flavor to a room can be done with upholstery, drapery, blinds and shutters, mirrors, furniture and even appliances. Understanding what each metallic color will do for a room is the first part in understanding how you should make selections. Continue reading