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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Jun

Bright White, Always Right Décor

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White hot days- icy drinks, vanilla bean ice cream, piña coladas, fragrant cottage roses, twinkling patio lights, sandy soft beaches- what’s not to love about summer, our favorite season of the year? Why not breathe some of the essence of white and light into our home decor to always remember these tranquil, yet dazzling days. Using white as a design Continue Reading ...
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Jun

Barely There Window Treatment Ideas

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While I believe in the colorful, light blocking, and insulating properties of most window treatments, sometimes you just don’t want one. This may be the case when you wish to maintain your peaceful view. Alternately, maybe the season has changed and the weather is warm and you don’t want fabric or wood materials visually holding your space captive amidst the Continue Reading ...
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Jun

Our Ode To Super Dads

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Master of the remote.     King of the couch.     Dad, we love you even when you’re a grouch.     You can fix our hair,     Give us a scare,     Without even getting up from your chair.     You’re our knight in shining armor.     And our favorite dance partner.     Continue Reading ...
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Jun

10 Exuberant Ways To Decorate Your Patio

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Safe, cozy, and private, patios are an outdoor retreat without venturing from the home.  Creating a dazzling getaway right in your backyard is ideal for unwinding from daily stresses and welcoming and entertaining guests.  Grab a glass of wine, sit back and relax – I have ten ways to create an exquisite patio hideaway. 1. Curtains Enclosing a patio with Continue Reading ...
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Jun

Roller Reminders

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Summer is here and while these long days and warm nights let you take advantage of fun outdoors, a comfortable home is also the ticket to an enjoyable summer.  Window treatments are most crucial during the summer when you are dealing with rising temperatures and everlasting sunshine.  Roller shades are a versatile window treatment for light control during these warm Continue Reading ...
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Jun

Hello Sunshine, Goodbye Glare – Openness vs. Opacity

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Summer is high above us and before the scorching rays of the sun reach your windows in full blast mode, now is the time to make those changes in your window treatments that you swore you would do last August. Don’t forget that your bedroom is also angry at those streetlights at night that disturb peaceful sleep. I know our Continue Reading ...
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May

Take It Outside

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We’ve made it past Memorial Day and summer is upon us once again. As the days stretch on and the temperature continues to rise, I’m suddenly itching to revive my outdoor space for entertaining and relaxing with friends and family. The trend of treating your backyard or porch as just another room of the house is holding strong and every Continue Reading ...
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May

11 Easy Color Upgrade Ideas

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Hopefully, summer is coming your way, even though the weather patterns seem to have been seized by the evil climate gods, plotting the demise of sun and fun and “the incredible lightness of being” of our favorite season. To avenge these moody days (here in Southern California, we call it May Gray and June Gloom), I have put together 11 Continue Reading ...

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