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Hunter Douglas shutters create a cottage vibe

Purchasing a new home is an exciting time. When buying a “new to you” home much time is spent turning that home into a reflection of your personality and what you love. New furniture is purchased and old furniture is left behind because it doesn’t fit anymore. This beautiful lakefront home was purchased and changes […]

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A Restful Holiday Guest Bedroom

Having the morning sun streaming into a window can sound really romantic but not when it’s at the expense of a good night’s sleep! This beautiful farmhouse guest bedroom was a source of frustration for company that would come for summer holidays when the sun was at its brightest. With the crack of dawn, the […]

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Shades of Blue in this Modern Home

With grey having been the going colour the last number of years it was a refreshing change to have a project where shades of blue were the dominant colour. Against a soft white background layers of cream, linens and blue created a soothing palette. The loft had an industrial look with a reclaimed wood slab […]

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Blackout Blinds for the Bedroom

People often ask me what type of blinds are going to give the maximum room darkening. The answer? There aren’t any blinds that offer a completely dark room the way blackout custom drapery do. With the opportunity to select from virtually thousands of fabrics, drapery offers style and function. Looking for a more minimal look […]

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Custom Bedding

Recently I had the opportunity to add custom bedding to a room where I had designed decorative side panels to go with their cellular top down bottom up blinds. The blinds were the functional component to the window creating privacy at night but the cobalt blue and teal peacock feather side panels took the room to […]

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Solera Shades from Hunter Douglas

Blinds have had an evolution over the last 20 years with a multitude of styles having been added along the way. This year Hunter Douglas has added a new style of blinds to their offerings called the Solera® Soft Shades that are worth mentioning. Made of woven and non-woven fabrics, Solera® Soft Shades create a […]

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Hunter Douglas Duette Blinds & Drapery

One of the things I love most about my work is to draw out what my clients interpret as beautiful and design a project around that. Drapery is such a great part of a home’s decor because the fabric is a perfect way to pull together all the colors being used in the space. In […]

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Hunter Douglas Motorized Blinds

Motorized blinds are gaining momentum in the area of new builds. Technology is changing with such speed that it’s no surprise that high end homes are automating almost everything electrical. With the push of a button they go up and down as you walk away. Better yet, they can open and close through special programming or have a […]

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Window treatments for patio doors

Many people are unsure of how to apply window treatments to tricky areas like patio doors, bay windows or other areas that pose unique design challenges. Windows don’t only stand solo, but often come in pairs, trios, or greater multiples. Whether treated individually or as a group, multiple windows in a room require clever window treatment […]

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Accent your bedroom with Custom Bedding

Creating a comfortable place to rest your head at night can be achieved with custom design! When I work on a bedroom, the fabrics chosen for custom upholstery and bedding are selected with attention to detail, the intention is to tie all the elements together including the bedding, window coverings, and decor. Here are some […]

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