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Sunbrella: The Best Fabric for Your Outdoor Space

September 26, 2020

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Beautiful custom cushions made with durable Sunbrella fabricOn average, the Dallas area enjoys more than 200 days of sun each year. Plus, our relatively warm climate means that we can take advantage of the great outdoors during virtually any season. Fall is the perfect time to revamp your property’s outdoor space! You will face a number of decisions as you strive to create a setting that is a comfortable, beautiful extension of your home. One of those decisions is regarding which type of fabric you will use for your custom cushions and other outdoor upholstery projects. Let’s talk about why Sunbrella is the ideal choice.


Curtains vs Drapes — What’s the Difference?

August 24, 2020

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Lovely sheer custom curtains in Dallas next to artworkMany people believe that curtains and custom drapes in Dallas are the same thing. Even some professional interior design experts have been known to use the two terms interchangeably. However, while there are many similarities between these two types of window treatments, there are also some distinct differences. Let’s discuss what those differences are and how you can decide whether drapes or curtains are better for your home.


Great Drapes: Choosing the Right Header Style for Your Space

July 3, 2020

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Custom drapery in Dallas featuring pinch pleats

When most people think of different styles of custom drapery in Dallas, they think about different fabrics, patterns, textures, and weights. However, they often do not consider the top of the drapes: the header. There are many different header styles, each with its own unique flair. In this blog post, we’ll briefly describe some those styles so you will be in a better position to choose the one that best suits your taste.


5 Reasons to Update Your Outdoor Living Space

June 21, 2020

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Elegant space with high-quality outdoor living design in DallasYou may have spent considerable time decorating your home’s interior spaces. Perhaps you have a comfortable living room, a modern kitchen, an elegant dining room, and a relaxing bedroom. But when was the last time you thought about outdoor living design in Dallas? In this blog post, we’ll discuss some reasons why you should make the effort to create a welcoming area outside your home.


3 Keys to Choosing the Ideal Hardware for Your Custom Drapery

May 3, 2020

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Elegant curtain rod and rings supporting custom drapery in Dallas

Are you getting ready to update the window treatments in your home? It can be easy to focus so much on your custom drapery in Dallas that you do not give much thought to the hardware that will complement it. But hardware is an essential element in making your windows look their best! In this brief guide, we’ll discuss some of the keys to choosing the ideal hardware to go with your fabulous new drapes.


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

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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

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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.


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