9 Bathroom Window Treatment Ideas

Bathrooms can be a troublesome room to deal with when choosing window treatments. After all, you need natural light, especially since bathrooms are typically fairly small. Natural light is practically a necessity for smaller rooms, however, bathrooms need privacy. So how to balance the need for sunlight and the need for privacy? We’ve come up with a few bathroom window treatment ideas and solutions that you may be able to use in your own bathroom, however you can call us up at DECO Window Fashions if you ever have any trouble. We can help you find the best window treatment for your bathroom.

Bathroom Window Treatment Options

1. Cafe curtains are a great window treatment option for a bathroom. With cafe curtains you receive both privacy and sunlight. They provide privacy on the lower part of the window and the upper part is still open to light and pretty views.

efc8ac78142cHowever, the privacy you gain is very modest – while no figures can be directly seen, silhouettes can still be seen because the material is so lightweight. This window treatment would be best used on a second floor window in a bathroom that doesn’t face the street or a neighbor’s house.

2. Faux wood blinds are a popular window treatment choice for bathrooms. They look like real wood blinds, but are moisture resistant – something that is very handy in a bathroom. These window treatments are easy to clean and can let in light when you want them to. There are a multitude of faux wood blind options that can work with your bathroom decor.

3. Woven wood shades might be a good option for you if you prefer a casual or contemporary interior design style. These shades let light in but make it difficult for anyone to see in. It’s perfect for anyone who prefers privacy, especially if you add a blackout liner to the shade. This also allows you to let in any amount of light you’d like as you can always raise the shade up to enjoy the sunshine.

4. Window film is a great, inexpensive option for people looking to solve their privacy issues in the bathroom. Frosting the bathroom windows can be done in several ways. One of the ways is to buy frosted window stick ons (some are plain while others are decorative) and place it on the window pane. HGTV explains how to frost your own windows simply. You could also use “stained glass” if you’d prefer color – it all depends on what you’d prefer for your bathroom.

5. Roman shades are a perfect bathroom window treatment. They’re very practical and very pretty. You get to have control of natural light.

grey-bathroom-curtains-nice-white-and-grey-roman-shades-for-bathrooms-windows-treatment-imageNot only that, they absorb sound, which is nice when you’re trying to blow-dry your hair in the bathroom. There are a multitude of colors and patterns to choose from making it easy to match the tone of the bathroom. Just remember, if you choose to use roman shades, to choose a fabric that is mildew resistant and easy to clean.

6. Valances aren’t a great option for those seeking privacy but if your windows are already fairly private (as in it’s difficult to see inside the bathroom) then valances might be a fun way to decorate the window. It adds softness and color to a room which may work very well depending on your bathroom. We can help you discover the perfect valance for your bathroom.

7. Vinyl shutters are a great, clean-looking window treatment. They look chic and classy, and allow both privacy and sunlight. You have the power to control the shutters – you get to decide how much sunlight can be let in and how much privacy you need. One great option for those who’d prefer more natural light is to use vinyl shutters like cafe curtains and install them only on the lower part of the window.

8. Another window treatment option is to use curtains that are made out of outdoor fabrics. Outdoor fabrics are typically used to upholster outdoor furniture and are designed to withstand sunlight and dampness making it an ideal choice for a bathroom curtain material.

9. Mixing it up is another great option because who can choose just one window treatment option? You will create a unique look if you mix and match the window treatments. Use shutters with a valance or drapes over blinds. We can help you choose what options would mix and match best.

If you still have questions or are interested in purchasing window treatments to increase privacy in your bathrooms, call us at (512) 250-8600 or visit our store in Austin. We can help you choose the best window treatment for your bathroom needs and decor.

Your Guide to Interior Design Styles

At DECO Window Fashions, we will often use interior design terminology. You may have heard of some of these descriptors before, but you may possible never quite understood what it meant. This is a guide or a refresher to Interior Design Terminology, and it should help you understand certain design terms that can aid your upcoming home redesign. This particular terminology guide mostly deals with explaining the different design styles – from Art Deco to Tropical – visually navigating you through the types of interior design styles.

If you have any questions regarding this post, you can talk to us about it when you come to us for your window treatments. We can help you determine what style you’d like to go for in your redesign and how our window treatments can help you fit your preferred style.

Art Deco

This design style was very popular in the 1920s and 1930s (some great examples of Art Deco can be found in the 2013 film The Great Gatsby) and tends to be filled with sleek lines, chrome, and glass. There are a lot of rounded fronts, wood frames, and mirrored accents involved in this style. When fabrics are used, the fabrics will be simple yet bold designs that match the rest of the room.

Modern

Modern design is associated with minimalism – for good reason. A house or room with a modern style doesn’t typically have very many decorations and is very clean and streamlined. The architecture style is from the 1930s and is characterized by a neutral color palette. There are strong geometric patterns and asymmetry. There’s also a separate division underneath the modern style called “mid-century modern” which is derived from the 1950s and 1960s interior design styles.

003-midcentury-modern-renovation-koch-architectsSimilar to the general modern style, it uses minimalism. There are typically walls of glass and random bursts of bold color. Mid-century modern can particularly make a room feel retro or vintage.

Traditional

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Traditional design is inspired by England, particularly 18th century England. This style also takes its inspiration from 19th century France.  It’s a very classic styling with an ordered appearance. Fabrics are solid, striped, or floral. The color palette is usually muted or pastel and most furniture is very symmetrical in the room to keep up the structured appearance. It generally looks very clean and well taken care of – it is almost decadent in its appearance.

Contemporary

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Contemporary design styles use clean lines and solid colors that are usually muted or neutral except for bolder colors. The bolder colors are more for support or accent – typically seen mostly in small furniture pieces or accessories. The furniture is typically sleek with metal frames and basic shapes.

Asian

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This design style was inspired by a mishmash of Asian cultures – including Japan, China, Vietnam, and Thailand. If you want a distinct cultural look, researching the differences in these countries’ cultures could help you develop a streamlined style. But in this article we’ll discuss the general Asian aesthetic. This style typically uses natural fiber elements (including bamboo) – and the colors are also all taken from nature making the house or room feel calm. There’s also, generally, a feeling of open space. Nothing is overcrowded.

Coastal

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Coastal is, obviously, inspired by the beach and is typically a style used at beach houses or vacation homes. There are a lot of nautical themes you can bring into a coastal style including anchors, mermaids, shells, and boats. The color themes are typically blue and white, although golds and greens can sometimes make their way through too, depending on the shades involved. It’s a very light and airy design.

Tropical

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This style is inspired by the traditional designs of the indigenous populations of Hawaii, Polynesia, New Zealand, and other locations in the South Pacific. There are a lot of prints that resemble tropical motifs including pineapples, flowers, and palm trees. The colors are bright even as the furniture is light and thatched making the home feel open.

Eclectic

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If you like parts of all of these styles but don’t want to dedicate an entire room or your home to one specific style, the eclectic design style might be your perfect option. However, it’s not something you can just throw together – there is a method to the madness of the eclectic design. This style works because of purposeful contrast. All the chairs in one room may be completely different looking in terms of color and style, but they might be the same size or all have arm rests. There has to be something similar – it can’t all be different. If there is something completely different than everything else, don’t let it hide in the shadows, put it in the spotlight.

We hope that this  interior design style guide will help you redesign your room. If you have any questions or concerns about how you can use window treatments to work with your interior design style, you can always call us at (512) 250-8600 or visit us at our store in Austin, Texas. We want to help you make your home beautiful.

Color Theory and Interior Design

 

At DECO Window Fashions, we want to help you create the most beautiful room possible and colors you pick play a huge role. That’s why we have written up this quick explanation of color theory, something that anyone who is working on redesigning their home should consider. After all, color can bring a room together.

Color Theory

Color is an essential part of interior designing. Everyone has their own favorite color and even their favorite combinations of colors – but did you know there’s a scientific reason why some colors work well together? Color theory is the reason why some colors clash and others work well together.

This theory has developed over thousands of years. From cave paintings to Aristotle to Leonardo Da Vinci – color systems have been developing for a long time, helping artists create masterpieces. And now you can use color theory when picking your next window treatments for your home.

Color Wheel

You may have heard of the color wheel before but in case you don’t remember it from all those years ago here’s an explanation. Simply, the color wheel is a visual representation of what colors blend together well. There are about 12 colors in the color wheel that can help you determine what colors work well together.


 

 

Types of Colors

Primary Colors – Red, Blue, and Yellow. These colors can’t be created by other colors.

Secondary Colors – Orange, Purple, and Green. These colors can be created by mixing the primary colors together.

Tertiary Colors – Six different shades that are made from mixing primary and secondary colors together.

Color Schemes

Color schemes are an arrangement of the above colors – picking and choosing colors to make them look pleasing together. These schemes are something you should keep in mind when coordinating and/or designing a room as color schemes can help you figure out what colors work best together.

Complementary Color Scheme

The complementary color scheme is the simplest color scheme. It uses two colors that sit opposite of each other on the color wheel – one will be a dominant shade, typically, and the other will be an accent shade. This color combination is usually drastic and high contrast – it may not work for every room. It might work best when you want to draw attention to a certain design element or room. You may also need to add a neutral color here or there as an accent to give your eyes a break from the contrasting colors.

Split-Complementary Color Scheme

The complementary color scheme may be too bold for your room, but split complementary might work better. You start with a base shade and instead of choosing the color directly opposite of the base, you choose two shades on either side of the opposite color. This will create a balanced contrast rather than an overwhelming one. You’ll still get the visual impact of bold color, but you’ll be able to use it more often instead of relying on neutrals. Split-complementary works best when the base shade is a muted dominant color – using the other colors as bold accent shades to highlight certain parts of the room.

Analogous Color Scheme

An analogous color scheme is when three colors are used that are all in a row on the color wheel. This means that two colors will be primary colors and the one in between will be a secondary color (a result of the two primary colors being mixed together).


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You will have to use the 60-30-10 Rule in order for this to work well without overwhelming a room. This means that the dominant color will occupy 60% of the room, a supporting color will occupy 30%, and the accent color should occupy 10% of the room. The accent color should also be the most vibrant and bold color.

     Triadic Color Scheme

This color scheme occurs when three colors with equal space between them on the color wheel are used together in a room. Red, yellow, and blue, the three primary colors, would be a triadic color scheme. The triadic color scheme is a bold color scheme because the three colors highly contrast each other. This scheme is used most often used in children’s bedrooms or play areas because of the liveliness of the contrast and colors.

   Tetradic Color Scheme

This next scheme requires using four different colors and is often called a rectangle color scheme. It focuses on using two distinct pairs of complementary colors. Two warm colors and two cool colors would work well together and both break up and bring balance to the space.

Square Color Scheme

The square color scheme is very similar to the rectangular/tetradic color scheme. It also uses four shades, but instead of focusing on opposing, complementary pairs, the colors are evenly spaced throughout the color wheel.

No matter which colors you choose, this scheme will be comprised of one primary, one secondary and two tertiary colors. Two warm and two cool colors, like the tetradic scheme, work better together than all warm or all cool. However, only one color should dominate the space and the other three should be used as accent or supporting colors.

If you choose to work with us at DECO Window Fashions, we will help you determine what color window treatments would work well in your home’s color scheme. Call us at (512) 250-8600 for a consultation or visit our store in Austin and we will help you find the best window treatment for your home.

Tips and Tricks to Make a Room Look Bigger

 

Sometimes you have a small room and you want to make it bigger! But how can you achieve this? These are a collection of helpful tips and tricks to make a room look bigger, when it’s actually very small.

Tips and Tricks to Make a Room Look Bigger

  • Color

Use the same color throughout the room, but try to use different shades. It makes the room seem more open and airy. The colors are different enough that it draws your attention away from the smallness of the room but similar enough that your eyes aren’t focused on the clashing colors which can enhance how tiny the room is.

  • Artwork

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Using a large, dramatic piece of art can make the room feel more expansive. The eye is drawn to it instead of the walls and ceilings. The subject of a piece of artwork can also open up a room. If you choose to use landscapes or seascapes, it will almost feel like another open window, making the room seem larger. Also make sure to use light, clean frames instead of heavy ornate ones. The heavy and darker the frame, the more likely it will weigh down a room and make it feel closed in.

  • Reflections

Placing a mirror across from a window is the ultimate way to reflect light into a room, making the space in a room expand. You could also put a large chest of drawers or another large item in front of a window, making it feel that there’s more space behind the drawers. Try not to use heavy framing. Just like with artwork, heavy frames take away space.

  • Clear Walkways

Clear walkways are very important in a smaller room. However, shoving everything against the wall may not go as well as you planned. Sometimes a piece (and the room) looks better when there is some space between the furniture and the wall. However, nothing should block the view into the room nor should anything be blocking the walkway. If you can’t see the floor, you have a problem – there should always be space for people to walk through.

  • High Storage

If you hang shelves near the ceiling, the eye will be drawn upwards. It also saves you space that you would otherwise have to give up. These shelves should be a light color, and arrange the objects you are shelving so you can have plenty of space on the shelves. Don’t load the shelves completely, the more space available the more likely the whole room will look bigger. You can also arrange your books and other objects by color. This will draw the eye away from the tininess of the room.

  • New Coat of Paint

Painting a room in a light, airy color will make the room appear larger than it actually is. Darker wall colors absorb light, while lighter colors reflect it making the room seem airy and open and large.

  • Flooring

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The floor can add to the optical illusion of making a small room feel large. The floor and the ceiling are the fifth and sixth walls of a room. Floors should be a light color if you can manage it, however, if you can’t redo your floors, a large area rug that is a light color can do wonders, making it seem like the room is has a few extra inches of floor space.

  • Wallpaper the Ceiling

As stated in the last tip, the ceiling should be considered another wall of the room. And with that in mind, you could consider wallpapering it with a light colored pattern or color. Anything that draws the eye upwards will make your small room feel so much larger and taller than it truly is.

  • Statement Furniture

One large piece of furniture removes clutter from a small room. For instance, if you use one large couch rather than several smaller chairs, the room won’t look or feel as cluttered.

  • Stripes

Stripes in a smaller room can make your room look much bigger, especially if you’re using a striped rug. You will want to make sure the stripes go the length of the room that is the longest – just like wearing vertical stripes on a shirt or dress makes you look taller and skinnier.

  • Windows

Now this is one topic we know quite a lot about. Using a clear or light color around your windows can make a room look larger. Roman shades or blinds work especially well. Just remember that more light equals more space. So avoid using large or heavy draperies in a small  room.

We hope that these solutions will help you make your room look bigger. If you have any questions or concerns about how you can use window treatments to make your room look larger and airy, you can always call us at (512) 250-8600 or visit us at our store in Austin, Texas. We want to help you make your home beautiful.

Fresh Ideas: Exotic Elements

Adding an exotic element to your decor is a surprising touch.

It creates conversation and personalizes your home.

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What do you consider an exotic home element? That definition has changed over time as our worlds have gotten smaller, and our population is more diverse. We have more access to purchasing interior design elements from other cultures, in addition to bringing them home from our own travels.

Most people consider the following as exotic elements to add to their home décor:

  • Indian or East Asian fabrics

  • Moroccan or Indonesian end tables and lanterns

  • Latin American dining tables

  • Japanese ceramic stools

  • Polynesian sculptures

  • African masks and wall art

  • Asian stone sculptures

  • Exotic woods with dramatic grains and textures

  • Carpets and artifacts from the Southwest U.S.

  • Tiles from almost any country

  • Rugs from Turkey, Kashmir, Iran and so many other countries

  • Even tropical plants and flowers

The trick is to add enough exotic to make a room interesting, but not so much that the room is cluttered or looks out of place for your life style. A little goes a long way with exotic elements. Most of these items are hand-crafted so you won’t see the same piece in a friend or neighbor’s home! And you’re adding to the individuality of your home, especially if you brought the piece back from a special trip. 

Even in minimalist décor, one or two touches of the exotic can stand out; actually they’ll stand out even more than in a cluttered room. And even if the pieces are exotic and special, they can be in neutral colors that keep the zen feeling going strong.

Personalize your decor with an exotic element or two this year. It’s a conversation starter that will add personality and energy to your home.

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Fresh Ideas: Photography

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can enhance the image of your home.

Photography is a tried and true design element.

In the early days of photography, art aficionados didn’t consider photographs a “real” form of art. Today, we know that isn’t true. You can purchase a vast variety of photographic art — or create your own – and it’s just as beautiful and engaging as any other form of art you can display in your home.

Display photos can range from super-size portraits of your kids, dogs or a vacation spot to collections of miniature-sized photos of almost any item. With photos, you can:

  • Tell your family’s story

  • Focus on your kids or grandkids

  • Pay homage to your pets

  • Feature the places you’ve visited

  • Highlight specific things you like, such as elephants, dogs, Victorian houses or oak trees.

Framing is half the fun. Often the frames are just as interesting – or even more interesting – than the photos themselves! You can go bold and ornate or opt for simple black rectangular frames to keep the emphasis on the photos themselves. If you’re displaying vintage photos, make sure to frame them with protective glass so they don’t get damaged by sunlight.

 It’s typical to display photographs in a collection, as small as two photos to as large as you can fit across your wall or display shelves. Photos can be all the same size and orientation, or can vary in size and shape. 

Arrange collections in consistent horizontal vertical columns or horizontal rows, or go wild with a random arrangement. You can even angle photos up a stairwell. Equally pleasing are photos arranged on a shelf or mantel, often mixed with other pieces such as mirrors, vases and plants.

Picture your home with a beautiful photography display. It’s a dramatic decorating concept that personalizes your living space beautifully.

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How to Measure Windows Easily

Measuring your windows for window treatments can be difficult and almost unmanageable. At DECO Window Fashions, we can do that for you, however, some of our customers like doing it themselves. If you’re one of these customers, we hope this series will help you determine how to measure your windows for the window treatment you want.

In this post, we will discuss how to measure your windows yourself. However, we will always be here to help you install any window treatments you purchase from us. Call us for a consultation at (512) 250-8600 or visit us at our store in Austin. We want to help you and make the window treatment process as easy as possible.

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How to Measure Your Windows for Drapes and Curtains

First, you must measure the width of your window. This is necessary because window treatments are measured width by length. That means the the width needs to be measured first, before the length

Measure the width of your window in three places: at the top, middle and bottom of the window, rounding your measurement to the nearest 1/8-inch. Take the widest of these measurements as your window width measurement.

Next, set the drapery/curtain rod above the window. How far above depends on your personal preference. Some people may only want their curtain rod 1 to 3 inches above the top of the window molding, while others prefer a higher window rod mount that is 4 to 6 inches above the window. If you have a taller ceiling, however, you may want to add height and mount the rod higher. At DECO Window Fashions, we can help you determine which window treatment height is the best for you and your room.

Depending on the type of rod you’re using for your drapes or curtains, you may have to allow extra space. For instance, if you’re using Rod Pocket Panels you should measure from the top of the pole to the floor and add however many inches of header ruffle you’d like. You will also have to add an inch for smaller rods and 2 inches for rods larger than 2 inches.

Note: If you choose us, the rods can be customized to fit your window perfectly.

If the panel is hung from rings, measure from the bottom of the ring to the floor. Make sure that the bottom of the ring is above the window molding.

The next steps depend on what types of panels you will be using for your curtain or drapery window treatment. The next steps will be separated by type of panels.

If you chose functional panels, as in panels that will open and close to cover the entire window, you will need to measure the width of the pole. Add 4 to 8 inches to the width of the window frame, on each side. However, if you want the panels to not cover the window at all when opened, you will need to do some calculating. The pole width needs to be about 30% larger (for pleated panels) than the window width that you measured earlier. It may only need to be 20% larger for flat top panels.

If you chose decorative panels, which are panels that will not be moved, you need to determine if you have single width panels, inch and a half width panels, or double width panels. Tie Top and Tab Top hang below the rod with top of the panel one to two inches from the bottom of the rod. With Grommet Tops you can add an inch of the rod to allow the space for grommet.

If you’d like to expose your entire window you should add 6 to 8 inches to the width of the window to allow space that will clear the window.

Now that you have figured out the widths of the panels, the window, and the drapes, you will need to determine what you’d like the length of the curtain or drape to be. Typically, the most common lengths for drapes and curtains are to the top of the windowsill, just below the windowsill, midway between the windowsill and the floor, or to the floor. In terms of inches, the common lengths for curtains and drapes are 63 inches, 84 inches, 95 inches, 108 inches and 120 inches. But you still need to measure the length of your window based on where you’d like the drapes to hit.

If you choose to work with us at DECO Window Fashions, we will eliminate these measurement and installation worries. We can install and measure any windows to make the installation of these window treatments for you easy and simple. Not only that, but we will help you pick out the perfect drapes, curtains, or other window treatment that works best for you. Call us at (512) 250-8600 for a consultation or visit our store in Austin and we will help you find the best window treatment for your home.

 

 

Fresh Ideas: Red, White, and Blue

Decorating in red, white and blue is not just for the Fourth of July!

This engaging color combination works all year round.

Red, white and blue is not only a time-honored, patriotic color combination that we associate with the U.S. “stars and stripes” and other national flags such as the British Union Jack. It’s a versatile and pleasing scheme that lasts all year long for interior design too!

 You can use this color combination in its typical primary colors of red, white and blue – or the hues can be modified to softer pinks and muted light blues, or deeper, jewel toned sapphire and ruby. You can even substitute a neutral cream, ivory or beige for clean white to create a calming effect.

Your red, white and blue design can evoke the “stars and stripes” with lots of flag imagery and patriotic motifs. Or you can work with the colors in solids only, or with other patterns, such as polka dots, plaid and chevrons.

Red, white and blue decorating is not just for a child’s bedroom; it works well in many decorating styles, particularly if you live near the beach, are decorating with a nautical theme or have lots of outdoor space to fill with patio furniture and outdoor-living elements. Red, white and blue works well in vintage décor that’s filled with details and is equally effective in a minimalist zen design for a calm, tranquil feel.

Elements to consider in these striking colors include:

  • An accent wall painted in bold red or blue

  • Vintage or reproduction fabrics, throws, pillows and table linens

  • Folk art pieces with a flag motif

  • Antiques, including real flags and distressed wood or metal furniture

  • Quilts and bedding

  • Wallcoverings

  • Rugs and flooring

Think red, white and blue for a change in your home environment. It’s a look that will last throughout the year.

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Picking the Best Window Treatments for Your Home

At DECO Window Fashions we have a wide variety of treatments available for our customers, including the Hunter Douglas collection. We want to make the window treatment process as simple and easy for our customers as possible. That’s why we offer a free design consultation in order to help you determine what the best window treatments for your home would be. However, this article can also help you decide which option is the best for you. It should help you firm up the ideas you may have about your own windows. However, if you have any questions or concerns you can always call us at (512) 250-8600 or visit us at our store in Austin. We’re here to help!

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Drapes and curtains are often confused. Drapes, however, are heavier than curtains. They are never sheer or see-through and they typically are floor-length. Their original purpose was to block out sun during the hot summer months and seal in heat during the cold winter months. However, now the air conditioning and heating are more prevalent, drapes are typically used to dress up a room (although, depending on where you live, their original purposes can sometimes be of use). But when you come to us to purchase drapes, we will find the best drapes for your room and your needs. It doesn’t matter if you’d like a classic style, a contemporary one, or a drape that exudes elegance, we will have the drapery product for you.

Shutters

Shutters make it easier to control the amount of sunlight that enter a room, as well as making it easier to control how much people can see when looking into your home. Shutters are cost-effective and better at absorbing dust. Not only that, but shutters can be varied as there are full-height shutters, lower-half “cafe” style shutters, tier on tier shutters (where the top and bottom shutters can be opened separately), and solid shutters. At DECO Window Fashions we have some of the best shutters available from Hunter Douglas Shutters to Norman Shutters, which are both high-quality brands that can suit any customer’s needs.

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Blinds

Blinds are an easy to maintain window option that typically is less expensive than the other window treatment options. However despite its lower price, the quality is just as good. Blinds can provide a clean, simple appearance in a room and we have a variety of types including venetian and vertical blinds at DECO Window Fashions. Blinds are durable, efficient, and customizable. As a versatile window treatment, blinds can be used in any room. There are several types of blinds. These types include miniblinds, plantation blinds, vertical blinds, and pre-cut blinds. Miniblinds are thinner than typical blinds, while plantation blinds are typically thicker as they are made of thicker than normal wood or molded plastic.  Vertical blinds are best used for light control and inside glass doors as they provide a lot of privacy.

Shades

Shades are a lovely option that is available at DECO Window Fashions. We have many shades with natural colors and we use natural and renewable resources from bamboo, grass, weeds, and wood. Shades can be customized to fit your windows and there are many different styles of shades as shades are one of the most flexible window treatment options. We will help you discover what kind of shade is the best for you and your home.

Motorization

DECO Window Fashions is able to fit any of the above window treatment options onto your window(s) but we can add motorization. Motorization can be used with any of the above options. Motorization is perfect for any home or office and easy to use. As we are partnered with Hunter Douglas, you can be assured that our motorization will be of the highest quality, no matter what you pick. The system is easy to use and is able to be connected to your phone.

We hope this quick synopsis of the options we have available at DECO Window Fashions helps you get a firmer idea of what you’d like to choose as your window treatment. We have more information on our products web pages if you have questions. However, if you’re still unsure of what is the best option for you or are planning to window treat several rooms in your home, you may always arrange a consultation with us at DECO Window Fashions. Just call us at (512) 250-8600 to arrange it! We’re eager to help you create your dream windows. And remember, DECO Window Fashions is your local authorized Hunter Douglas dealer for Austin, TX and the surrounding area.

So if you want the best, we have it.

Decorating Ideas – WINTER ISSUE 2015

Decorating Ideas – WINTER ISSUE 2015

Spring is coming so we wanted to share with you some fresh ideas!

Make a fresh start this year by updating your home décor!

Make a new years resolution to refresh your living space. We’re here to help! Call on us to make your home more beautiful and inviting this season and throughout the year.

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Join the Navy This Winter!

Navy is always classic and never goes out of style like many other colors. It goes with almost any decorating style, especially colonial, Cape Cod and traditional.

Navy can be feminine and romantic when elements include floral patterns and soft fabrics. Or it can be masculine and tailored when plaids, stripes and checks are used.

Navy goes best with white for a crisp, clean look. It also pairs well with powder blue, taupe, cream and light gray for a softer feel. Try accents in mustard, lavender, hot pink, khaki or even orange or acid green for a little zing. You can also use navy as a neutral in place of black or brown.

Try navy out with a painted accent wall, a denim upholstered sofa or chair, or a painted piece of wood furniture. Add an Asian vase or ceramic stool in navy and white to introduce both color and an Asian touch. You can even paint your front door in a dramatic navy blue.

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Redecorate Your Bedroom for Romance and Comfort

Just in time for Valentines Day!

A bedroom that makes you feel romantic and pampered is all about soft colors, soft textures, soft fabrics and soft corners. Adding glamor will also create romance. Try antiques, crystal chandeliers, metallic wall coverings, and gold and silver accents in furniture, lighting, headboards and mirrors. And, by the way, nothing will make a bedroom less romantic than clutter, so clean up the mess!

  • Use lots of lavish bed linens to sink into and luxuriate
  • Add window fashions that filter the incoming light
  • Purchase a fainting couch or chaise lounge for an extra snuggling spot
  • Invest in a four-poster or sleigh bed or even a bed with a canopy!
  • Pay special attention to lighting to make sure it’s soft and gentle
  • And, if you’re remodeling, build a fireplace to make the boudoir cozy and warm

Now is the perfect time to make your bedroom more romantic – for Valentines Day and throughout the year.

 

Winter Decorating To-Do List

Purchase soft and warm accessories this season – cashmere throws, velvet slipcovers and flannel bedding.

Replace lamps that just aren’t doing the job of keeping your house bright and light.

Add candles to your lighting plan for extra illumination and a romantic touch.

Save money by purchasing energy-efficient window coverings, such as Hunter Douglas Duette® Architella™ honeycomb shades. They feature a unique patented construction with a honeycomb nestled within a honeycomb, for greater energy efficiency and sound absorption – and they come in a radiant color palette.

Plan a family dinner in front of a roaring fireplace, with a hearty pasta or piping-hot stew. Add fresh baked bread and a warm apple pie or crumble.

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Rebate Savings On Select Styles. Save February 1 – April 25, 2015.

$100 rebate* on any of the following purchases:

  • 4 Duette® Honeycomb Shades
    (plus $25 rebate each additional unit)
  • 4 Solera® Soft Shades
    (plus $25 rebate each additional unit)
  • 2 Silhouette® Window Shadings
    (plus $50 rebate each additional unit)
  • 2 Vignette® Modern Roman Shades
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* Manufacturer’s mail-in rebate offer valid for qualifying purchases made 2/1/15 – 4/25/15 from participating dealers in the U.S. only. A qualifying purchase is defined as a purchase of any of the product models set forth above in the quantities set forth above. If you purchase less than the specified quantity, you will not be entitled to a rebate. Offer excludes Nantucket™ Window Shadings, a collection of Silhouette® Window Shadings. Rebate will be issued in the form of a prepaid reward card and mailed within 6 weeks of rebate claim receipt. Funds do not expire. Subject to applicable law, a $2.00 monthly fee will be assessed against card balance 7 months after card issuance and each month thereafter. Additional limitations may apply. Ask participating dealer for details and rebate form.