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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Apr

Magical Skylights

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Skylights aren’t only windows in the ceiling, they are a portal to sunny blue skies, energetic rainstorms and enchanting starry nights. By allowing the sun to flow into living spaces they provide the healing powers and mood enhancing benefits of natural light. Natural light has been proven to increase mood and productivity as well as reduce stress and anxiety. With Continue Reading ...
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Apr

My Top 5 Energy Efficient Window Treatments

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Without windows in our homes, we might as well be prisoners. This architectural feature connects us with the outdoors, allows light and fresh air in, and even helps control unfavorable temperatures. Sadly, our windows also allow air to escape, causing excessive consumption of costly energy to properly heat and cool our homes. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, roughly Continue Reading ...
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Apr

Spring Décor Revamp With Tapes And Textures

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It is officially time for a spring spruce up around your home. Major decorating impact can be made with minimal effort if you pay attention to the little things. It’s as easy as swapping out some stale wall art, buying a new colorful throw, investing in an area rug, or updating your window treatments. Great design is in the details Continue Reading ...
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Mar

Spring Breezes Through Our Windows

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As the March winds blow away and bring the promise of April showers and May flowers, I have been musing about the charm and poetry of the names of winds and their import. Of the few that I know: “Mistral,” a stormy, cold wind that blows through Provence in Southern France; “Sirocco,” a fierce wind that whips dust and sand Continue Reading ...
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Mar

Outfitting Your Man Cave

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Since the early days of the Cro-Magnon, men have sought retreat into a personal space, searching for a place where they can toss their spear aside and heal their wounds. Tens of thousands of years later, not much has changed in that respect. Men are still seeking sanctuary in a cave that they can call their own. Light up a Continue Reading ...
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Mar

Design By Numbers: Part II

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We spend so much time in the home, why shouldn’t it feel like a sanctuary? While design may seem like a straightforward task consisting of what we personally find appealing, many more factors should be considered to make the most of your home. I already gave you the guidelines to perfect design in the living room, dining room, and bedroom. Continue Reading ...
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Mar

Sleep And Slumber

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Ah! March and the first day of Spring (Vernal Equinox), falls on March 20th this year…more daylight, warmer temperatures, flowers budding, birds singing, life astir, throwing off the covers of winter. Spring is in full tilt, just like the earth with equal hours of daylight on this first day of Spring–exactly what the word means: derived from Latin, “equal night.” Continue Reading ...
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Mar

Spring Open Your Windows

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Spring is finally peeking its way around the corner and a lightness and brightness overcomes us with spring fever.  After such a miserable, blustery winter for so many this year, the change in season can’t come soon enough. As the chill burns off and the green buds start to sprout, welcome the spring this year by opening up your windows Continue Reading ...

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