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

What’s What About Windows

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They’re everywhere – on the tops of the highest buildings, snuck intricately into hidden corners, and even smack dab right in the middle of our walls. We love our windows but we’re quick to write them off without remembering how much they do for us. So…what about windows? Sure, I love to do a little bit of window shopping, but Continue Reading ...
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Mar

Big Windows, Beautiful Window Treatments

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Large, expansive windows are lovely as they fill your home with warmth and light. Offering brilliant views and allowing us to appreciate the outdoors from the comfort of the indoors, these portals are a treasure. Although an enchanting element in the construction of a home, large windows and sliding glass doors offer nowhere to hide during the warmest times of Continue Reading ...
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Mar

A Dreamy Bedroom

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March welcomes daylight savings time and more sunlight, but we also lose an hour of precious sleep. I don’t know about you, but between taking care of my family, home, and work, losing that one hour of sleep causes me to be groggy for days – ugh! With the impeding arrival of spring combined with shorter nights, refreshing your bedroom allows Continue Reading ...
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Mar

Spring Open Your Door With 10 Easy Décor Ideas

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“Spring open” your door and declare that spring has sprung even if bone-chill days are still clouding your gaze and darkening your mood. Make spring happen inside your home with these 10 easy “spring fling” ideas. You can at least be the design master of the spirit of your house and charm the dreary colors and gray days away! 1. Continue Reading ...
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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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