Mastering the Bedroom

The most often overlooked room in the home is the master bedroom; which I don’t know about you, but next to work, it is the place I spend the most time in.  When I moved in my home I spent the first year to two years furnishing and decorating my living room, dining room, family room, kitchen and then my two daughter’s bedrooms.

Then I hit burn out!  My husband kept Continue reading…


How to Measure for a Throw Scarf – the String Method

In order to properly measure what length of a throw scarf you will need, you must first decide where you will be placing your scarf holders. We suggest placing the holders two inches wider than your window (including any wooden window casing/molding) and about two inches above your window casing.

If you have a single window, then you Continue reading…


Window Valance Styles

A valance, i.e. a top treatment or a window topper, is a window treatment that decorates the top of a window.  There are many different styles of valances and ways that they can be hung, which may influence the style you choose.

First, there is a rod pocket style.  This simply means that the window treatment is fabricated with a pocket in it so that you can put a drapery rod through it for hanging.  The size of the pocket (normally 1 ½” or 3”) will Continue reading…


Drapery Lengths

Below are the typical lengths people use for their draperies. Most of the time the length ordered will be one of personal preference.

We suggest starting by hanging your drapery rod approximately 4” above your window. For a more dramatic look, you can mount your curtain rods as high as your ceiling, this works especially well for standard 8 foot ceilings and is a popular choice in Continue reading…


Custom Curtains

If you have oversized windows in either length or width, then you know how difficult it can be to find window treatments to accommodate your windows from a department store.

It just isn’t going happen, what you need are custom made curtains, also referred to as made to measure curtains/drapes depending on whom you ask.

There are different avenues to choose from in order to get custom drapes. You can hire a Continue reading…