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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Feb

Love In Bloom, A Heart Unbroken

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Love, flowers and poems are everywhere as Valentine’s Day is a celebration of hearts and at Blindsgalore we have a tradition to highlight a famous love poem. This February, Emily Dickinson, is on my mind, not only as a famous reclusive poet but a love amiss poet. I am thinking about her writing poetry on scraps of paper, closeted in Continue Reading ...
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Feb

Cornices: Topping Your Windows For Centuries

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A window treatment cornice is essentially a horizontal box molding that is either a hard treatment made of carved wood or a soft treatment that is made of fabric. Cornices are a decorative addition to conceal window hardware and have been modernized for today’s style for a fresher flair if the more formal types of cornices do not complement your Continue Reading ...
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Feb

We Can Do It: Blindsgalore Scholarship

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Blindsgalore is always looking for ways to promote women in the marketplace and we have established the Blindsgalore National Scholarship in partnership with the ABWA, the American Business Women’s Association. As a woman owned and operated business, we seriously try to advance women in their personal and professional lives to become the future leaders of tomorrow. Pursuing excellence runs through Continue Reading ...
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Feb

7 Concerns To Solve When Designing Your Windows

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I feel most in my element when I am designing and helping people add their own personal touches within their home.  I often get asked for tips and tricks to fix everyday home design issues.  How do I make my home feel warmer?  I wish my windows were taller.  Can I control the sun’s late afternoon glare?   Some important Continue Reading ...
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Jan

Quick Tips For Measuring & Installing Drapery

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Drapery is just the best, isn’t it? It’s always been one of my favorite window treatments because of its versatility. There are so many uses for these fabric panels around the home, such as giving a small window the illusion of grandeur or a decorative alternative for boring closet doors. They are happy to cover up your intellectual, yet visually Continue Reading ...
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Jan

Pattern Primer: Volume 2

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Pattern and color are the building blocks of great design and mixing and matching these two elements in decor should be in your arsenal, ready to spill out to cover your rooms with excitement. Patterns have an interesting history and we designers are constantly reinventing these ageless designs and incorporating refashioned patterns into our homes. Many of us recognize these Continue Reading ...
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Jan

A Clean Scene: How To Clean Your Window Treatments

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Crisp and stunning, brand new window treatments in your home can be just what you need to refresh your space. Be warned, though. Without some occasional elbow grease, the dust can pile up quickly. Dirty window treatments just don’t have the same pop. In fact, they give off more of a whimper. Don’t wait to rejuvenate – make cleaning your Continue Reading ...
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Jan

It Isn’t Easy Being a Skylight as a Window Treatment Idea

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Skylights in your home are just plain awesome and the natural light and changing skyscapes that glow through these windows are an unexpected and valued design element. Your home is bathed in sun and moonshine and cool breezes can softly move through your living space. However, these windows are hard to reach and are often oversize and can make your Continue Reading ...

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