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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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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