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The Dos and Don’ts of Designing a Living Room

April 1, 2020

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Beautiful, well-designed living room with custom window treatmentsThe living room is one of the most importance spaces in your house. It is where you and your loved ones can relax after a long day, and it is where you are likely to entertain guests. It should be a comfortable and stylish space that makes everyone feel at home. But just how can you design a living room that is functional, welcoming, and beautiful? An expert on interior design in Dallas is here to give you some tips.


How to Choose the Right Color or Print for Your Window Treatments

March 20, 2020

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bedroom with beautiful printed custom window treatments in DallasPicking out window treatments in Dallas can be exciting… but it can also be a little overwhelming. Not only do you have to decide what type of window treatments you want, but you also have to think about which colors or prints will work well within the room and mesh with your personal style. In this blog post, Rita provides some practical tips to help you select the ideal color or print for your window treatments.


How High Should I Hang My Window Treatments?

March 7, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — ritascustomdrapery @ 7:15 pm

close-up of dark custom drapery with gold patternHanging curtains seems like a fairly straightforward task. You install the hardware, put your curtains on a rod, and you’re done, right? Well, not quite. Before you actually hang your window treatments in Dallas, you must think about where you are going to hang them. This decision can have a significant impact on a room’s aesthetics. Let’s discuss whether you should hang your curtains at the top of the window, just above the window, or close to the ceiling.


How to Choose the Right Hardware for Your Custom Drapery

February 25, 2020

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modern curtains hung on dark, round medallions beside windowWhen you are updating the window treatments in your home, it may be easy to become so focused on your custom drapery in Dallas that you forget about the hardware that is going to support it. Yet, the hardware for your window treatments can have a significant impact on the aesthetics of your home. In this blog post, you will discover some useful tips for choosing the right type of hardware that will complement both the appearance and function of your window coverings.


Can Window Treatments Increase My Home’s Resale Value?

February 13, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — ritascustomdrapery @ 11:18 pm

beautiful drapes in Dallas adorning room with high ceilingsAre you thinking about downsizing, upsizing, or relocating to a totally different area? Whatever your reasons for planning to sell your home, you want to get the highest price possible for it. Therefore, you may be making some repairs and upgrades here and there to increase its resale value. But did you know that increasing your home’s resale value might be as simple as upgrading your window treatments? Let’s talk about how drapes in Dallas and other types of window treatments can make your home more valuable and more appealing to potential buyers.


The Why and How of Daylight Management in Commercial Spaces

January 25, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — ritascustomdrapery @ 6:36 pm

elegant roller shades in windows of Dallas office buildingAt first, the term “daylight management” might seem strange. Does it refer to managing your business’s daily activities? No. It quite literally refers to managing the amount of natural light that is allowed into your space. Why is daylight management so important? How can you implement an effective daylight management strategy? Let’s discuss the answers to these important questions.


Should I Keep the Shades in My Commercial Space Open or Closed?

January 10, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — ritascustomdrapery @ 6:34 pm

empty office space with open window treatmentsYou want your workspace to be as efficient and productive as possible, right? In order to achieve that goal, you need to do more than communicate with your employees and have a sound business plan. You also need to pay attention to the design elements of your space, including its roller shades in Dallas. Should you keep the shades open or closed? What are the pros and cons of each option? In this blog post, we explore these intriguing questions.


Ceiling vs. Window: Where to Hang Your Curtains

December 23, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — ritascustomdrapery @ 7:17 pm

curtains hung at ceilingHanging curtains in Dallas is a fairly simple task. As long as you have the right gear and a little bit of knowhow, you can easily put your window treatments where they belong — but where exactly do they belong? Should you hang your curtains at window height, or should you place them closer to the ceiling? What factors do you need to consider when you’re making this decision? Let’s discuss this important topic.


The Basic Do’s and Don’ts of Window Treatments

December 15, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — ritascustomdrapery @ 7:13 pm

lovely curtains and shadesWindow treatments can be easy to take for granted, but many people are surprised to learn that there are actually quite a few factors that go into choosing, hanging, and maintaining the ideal blinds, shades, or curtains in Dallas. In fact, some people even view window treatments as being completely overwhelming! Don’t worry. You’ve got an expert to help you out. In this post, Rita Tayefeh, a local interior design expert, gives you some guidance on the basic do’s and don’ts of outfitting your windows.


5 Tips for Decorating a Room with High Ceilings

November 30, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — ritascustomdrapery @ 1:41 am

room with high ceilingsHigh ceilings are magnificent. They can make your home feel bigger, grander, and more open. Unfortunately, however, if you are not careful with the décor in high-ceilinged rooms, those spaces could end up feeling cold and empty. How can you decorate in a way that makes the most out of your high ceilings? Keeping reading this blog post to find out how custom drapery in Dallas and other design elements can help your home make a lasting impression.


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