Archive for Window Treatments

Designers & Details

Designers must be detail oriented. Why? As the famous German-American architect Ludvig Mies van der Rohe said, “God is in the details.”  In other words, it’s the details that make or break the design. Here is a master bedroom drapery and bedding design that includes draperies, cornice, slipcovers, duvet, pillows, and a scaldino. With a […]

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The Beauty of Things Remembered, Part 1

Whenever I see beauty, whether it be an object, an event in nature, or in a person’s soul, it makes my heart smile. Beauty to me is a glimpse into the heart of God, and that creates joy.  But what makes something beautiful to us?  This is what I seek to learn about each of […]

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Interior Design Without Borders

I love technology.  I didn’t always feel this way, not until I switched to BMW and Apple.  I’m definitely not a PC; Windows and I just didn’t work well together, somewhat ironic since decorating windows is a big part of what I do.  I remember hearing Melissa Galt, interior designer, business coach and speaker, say […]

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The Art of Dressing Windows

Each spring, I make a point to attend the International Window Coverings Expo (IWCE) because it is the premier trade show for the Custom Window Treatments industry.  The best and most creative window fashion designers and fabrication artisans come together to learn, to share, to network, and to look for new resources for fabrics, trims, […]

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Tailored Linen

This is the living room of a couple who have lived all over the U.S. and Europe.  My client has many lovely antiques and pieces she’s collected from her sojourns.  Even though her living room is well furnished, she appreciated how custom window treatments would finish the room and make it more inviting. The architects […]

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