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A History of Roman Shades

Roman shades are truly timeless. Invented during the Roman era, these elegant shades have been around ever since. Interestingly, the Roman shade owes its origins to the Roman Colosseum. During the construction of the Colosseum, the Roman people began the practice of draping wet… Continue Reading “A History of Roman Shades”

The Best Window Coverings for Every Room

1.) Bedroom In a bedroom, you’re most likely looking for something that will completely block out the light (there’s nothing worse than the morning sun waking you up on a lazy Saturday!). There are several options for this. Blackout curtains and draperies are a… Continue Reading “The Best Window Coverings for Every Room”

5 Things to Consider when Choosing Curtains or Drapes for Your Home

The right curtains can make a room, but with so many options to consider, you might feel lost on where to begin. Here are 5 key things to consider as you embark on your window covering journey, illustrated by some of the styles Curtains… Continue Reading “5 Things to Consider when Choosing Curtains or Drapes for Your Home”

Drapes vs. Curtains

Although many individuals confuse the words drape and curtain, believing them to be the same thing, there are actually distinct differences between the two that are important for those interested in purchasing new window treatments for their homes. Drapes are generally considered to be… Continue Reading “Drapes vs. Curtains”

Shades vs. Blinds: What Is The Difference?

  As a designer and window covering specialist, I get asked this question a lot. “What’s the difference between blinds and shades? Aren’t they the same thing?” Many people do use these words interchangeably and in some regions, people use just one word for… Continue Reading “Shades vs. Blinds: What Is The Difference?”