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Woven Woods For Fall

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While we wait for the temperature to drop, now is a good time to start thinking about prepping our homes for fall. Woven wood shades are the natural choice when you’re sprucing up your rooms for the upcoming change of seasons. Crafted from natural materials into a rustic, yet refined shade, make woven wood shades extremely versatile, complementing the function and Continue Reading ...
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A Chill In The Air Through Our Windows

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Cooler days are on the way as today the Autumnal Equinox, an astrological event, marks the changing of the sun from the Northern Hemisphere to the Southern Hemisphere. The sun’s warmth and direct sunlight fades for us as the days get shorter and night descends earlier. As the sun crosses the equator on its seasonal march, a special moment of balance is created Continue Reading ...
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Whimsical Window Seats

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Too often we ignore windows for their bright, clear and open space, framing our view to the outside. What better way to savor the view than through a soft and serene window seat? Window seats are an invitation to settle in for a good read, enjoy a freshly made lemonade, chat with friends or just relax. For function, added storage Continue Reading ...
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Motorized Madness

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Technology pervades our lives which frees up time, makes us more efficient, smoothes out our days and even makes us safer and more in control. I am mad for technology and if you have not discovered motorized window treatments, expect to be surprised as to the ease and amazement when you add motorization to your window shades!  You will be Continue Reading ...
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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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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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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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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 ...