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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Aug

Vertical Blinds Show Off Patio Door Window Treatment Ideas

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Patio doors give rooms brilliant light but can also be a challenge as you love the brightness, the view, the vistas and the feeling of being outside, but you also thrive on privacy and the need for a quiet and dark place to sleep at night. Yes, you can have the best of both of these worlds and Vertical blinds Continue Reading ...
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Aug

Tempting White Hot Days

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White is so a reflection of these bright days. White catches the spirit of purity, solace and simplicity, yet white is also an expression of extreme “coolness”. White is a combination of all the colors in the spectrum which creates a magnificent sensation, or maybe obsession! White is not as simple as it seems. Think of white as a palette Continue Reading ...
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Aug

Cloth Tapes are a Unique Window Treatment Idea

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You have many choices when it comes to window treatments for your home and although the possibilities already seem to be infinite, I am throwing another option at you – decorative cloth tapes for window treatments!  Cloth tapes are a unique window treatment idea for your wood and faux-wood blinds and are another decorative way to embellish these types of Continue Reading ...
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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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