About: Katie

Our BG designer, Katie, has been creating bright looks for windows and rooms for over ten years. Katie has great ideas and "picks” for your windows. She will be sharing with you her design choices and seasonal recommendations throughout the year. Katie reminds you that all our BG window blinds, shades and drapes are all custom made for you. Each one is hand crafted to your size, color, fabric and special requests with our added attention to quality and detail. Katie will make sure you love your windows.

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Mar

Smart Homes, Smart Windows, Smart Moves

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The evolution of home automation has hit major strides in the last few years. It wasn’t too long ago that the idea of flicking on your house lights, adjusting the thermostat, and preheating the oven while you made the drive home was something only possible in “The Jetsons”. When I was a kid, I still remember having to crawl off Continue Reading ...
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Feb

Mood, Movies and Mise en Scène

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Three Oscar nominated movies are on my mind as we anticipate the Academy Awards. Movies create moods, just like your home and I thought it might be fun to explore how 3 award nominated movies use “mise en scène” in décor to express the feelings and meanings of each film. “Mise en scène” is French for “placing on stage” or “put Continue Reading ...
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Feb

Feng Shui Inspired Decor

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The Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival, was traditionally celebrated with family reunions and gatherings at home. For the younger generations, the holiday has become more of a time for relaxation and vacation. Younger generations are apt to use the week long break to travel home. Traditions surrounding the Chinese New Year are aimed to bring good fortune Continue Reading ...
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Feb

Red Looks We Love

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Red is the color of blood, fire, rubies, and roses. Psychologically, humans have an intense reaction to the color red. This fierce color is associated with many feelings, especially love, passion, strength, and energy.  Studies show that men are more attracted to women when they wear this assertive hue and that sports teams in red win more. Saturated reds are said Continue Reading ...
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Feb

Unique Window Stories We Love

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Windows tell many stories as life passes through these enlightening spaces that fill up our homes. I am always intrigued by a few special ways that our friends here at Blindsgalore have creatively solved an unusual window quandary. Since we specialize in custom window treatments and have the expertise to tackle all kinds of problems, we love to find unique Continue Reading ...
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Feb

Spring Fling

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Since “Groundhog Phil” saw his shadow on February 2, legend has it that we will have six more weeks of winter! Ugh, I always say let’s hope for an early spring, regardless of the prediction. Throw off any chilly thoughts, break the ice and throw a Spring Fling. Some of the décor trends we are following now will bring a Continue Reading ...
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Feb

Warm Winter Touches

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During a chilly season, it’s easy to fall in a rut and ignore anything that requires energy. Cold weather cripples us onto the couch and in front of the fire, yearning for warmth. Our original winter decorations are all stowed away, not to be touched again until the next holiday season. Still too early to bring out pastels and floral Continue Reading ...
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Jan

A Perfect Window Treatment For Every Window

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Just like window treatments, windows themselves come in many different sizes and shapes. Distinct rooms require distinct windows and average sized rectangular windows cannot be classified as one-size fits all. Along with varying proportions, windows are also manufactured to be operated in different ways. Some you lift, some you slide, and some don’t open at all. All of these factors Continue Reading ...

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