In 2012, we expect window dressing trends to favour sheer fabrics such as lace, gauze and voiles, among other choices. Don’t be afraid to flaunt your excellent taste in these sheer fabrics with the following tips in mind.
Opt for Synthetic Materials:
Unless you have an expert eye, it is difficult to distinguish between fabrics made with [...]
When it comes to window dressings, Americans tend to adopt a more casual approach than Europeans. Formality is set aside in favour of a relaxed style, which means that lighter fabrics are used to allow sunlight to filter in and to allow for good views to the outdoors. Of course, there will always be exceptions [...]
For 2012, the following trends in window dressing in terms of quality look set to conquer the scene. We suggest choosing a couple of trends, at the most, from among these trends lest your house become a hot mess, a fashion victim of sorts.
Shutters are so versatile in their applications that these can be [...]
Innovation is the name of the game. This is true even when it comes to something as seemingly simple as window treatments although we have to disagree that window dressing is a simple matter of draping fabric, hanging wood and layering panels. Window dressing is an art and a science since it combines beauty, practicality [...]
With the spectre of climate change particularly global warming hanging over our heads, we cannot help but look for ways to live in energy-efficient homes. From such awareness, it is a small step toward looking at eco-friendly window treatments like curtains, blinds and shapes. No surprise here as windows are one of the main sources [...]
Adding festive décor to your bathroom may not be high on your priority list, however, if you have guests staying with you over the holiday period or you simply adore decorations there are some wonderful ways to breathe festive touches in your bathroom.
Let’s start with some simple touches which will make your guests feel welcome [...]
There are some wonderful ways you can dress your bedroom windows this year, from the simplest of festive wreaths to tracer lights and illuminated Santa’s pretending to climb into your window! Let’s start by taking a brief look at festive window dressings at their simplest.
You could adopt the Scandinavian theme and use hand-crafted wheat wreaths [...]
This year why not include your kitchen when you put your decorations up? As a major part of the festive season revolves around food and the kitchen, don’t feel left out of the festivities simply add a little festive cheer to your kitchen!
Your window is a great place to decorate; firstly any decorations won’t get [...]
Today we’re going to turn our attention to dining room windows, offering hints and tips on ways to dress them up for the festive season. This can easily be done in a way which suits the style of your home and your existing dining room colour scheme.
Red and green are of course the most traditional [...]
We all like to decorate our homes for the festive season and this year is predicted that despite many of us having less spare cash we’ll make the most of the season by lavishing our homes in festive décor. You may have your favourite decorations that you use every year, however this year you may [...]