Monthly Archives: July 2013

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Jul

Summer Beach Recipe, Wish You Were Here!

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Of course I have a passion for discovering any and all ideas about windows and all the different unique ways that you can cover them to give that certain panache to your home; but these brilliant beach days here in Southern California are beckoning me and the kids outside and I have to share with you my favorite summer recipe Continue Reading ...
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Jul

Don the Draper and Co. Cover It Up in Mad Men

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I have a confession to make. I love Mad Men. No, that’s not the confession. I love Mad Men for the décor—the blinds, shades and kitschy-fabulous display of drapery, to be exact. With the Emmy awards coming up, I’m wistful of the classy television shows this year that have managed to take set design to new levels, challenging movies, even, Continue Reading ...
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Jul

Fabulous Kitchen Window Treatment Ideas for Different Rooms of the House

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Kitchens are the hub of our house and where everyone likes to gather, to snack, make a smoothie, whip up a quickie-throw-together dinner or lovingly prepare many favorite home cooked recipes. Open kitchens are the rage today and since privacy is not an issue in the kitchen, window treatments can be lively, colorful and fun and add a stylistic dimension Continue Reading ...
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Jul

Don’t Lose Your Cool

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Summer is sizzling and scorching everywhere but here are five easy ways to keep your cool, in your home and your temper, as the energy bills skyrocket and you need a “green day and a green way” to feel the breeze. Shut The Window No, I am not crazy but on really hot, unbearable days, opening the windows just increases Continue Reading ...
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Jul

The Different Types of Window Treatments: Woven Wood Shades

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Woven Wood Shades are the chameleon of the many different types of window treatments, imparting a rustic feel or matching a contemporary setting, blending into any style in which they are placed. By adding a distinct layer of texture, they subtly complement instead of compete with the rest of your room.  With the warmth of nature’s organic textures, amplified by Continue Reading ...
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Jul

New York! New York!

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I am always renewed after my trip to New York City to source new ideas and scout out upcoming trends where I consume the pulse of this vibrant, exciting and demanding city. I synthesize all the colors, street fashion, artful food, extravagant window displays, kitschy stores, cutting edge boutiques, raucous theater and immerse my senses in this emporium of diverse Continue Reading ...
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Jul

Stunning Arched Window Treatment Ideas

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If you’re lucky enough to move into a house with arched windows, be happy! Not only do you get to enjoy this beautiful architectural detail, you also get to be quite creative about covering these kinds of windows. Or should you cover them at all? Arched windows are among the trickiest ones to deal with because they are such a Continue Reading ...
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Jul

The Different Types Of Window Treatments: Styles of Roman Shades

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Roman Shades, once considered old-fashioned and frumpy, have seen a delightful revival. They can be bright, cheerful and as colorful as your favorite painting, or they can be ethereal, light and effortlessly blend into your surroundings. Roman Shades are simply made from a flat piece of material that folds up accordion style and is pulled up by a cord which Continue Reading ...