Sunday, October 23, 2011

Current Trends In Soft Window Treatments

Draperies are back and these are some of the current trends whether you want full functioning draperies or decorative side panels:

- Velvets are popular for panels and draperies. They add a sense of luxury because of the way the fabric catches the light.
-Sheers are popular in dramatic colors and textures. Many types of sheers are available such as iridescence and printed.
-Longer 6" pleats are popular. Double pleats are the newer trend rather than triple.

-The preferred length of draperies is with a slight break on the floor, much like the way trousers break over a shoe. The look of draperies with a slight puddle on the floor has replaced the extra-long fabric puddle on the floor.
-Very large prints on fabrics or whimsical prints like zebra stripes or giraffe spots are modern and found on many fabrics.
-Rather than swags & valances more attention is being paid to decorative hardware with rods & finials. Rods & finials are being treated like the jewelry for your draperies or panels. You can find rods & finials of metal, wood, glass, crystal and acrylic.

To add drapery panels to your windows, drop by Sheila's in Crowfoot to view the many fabric, rod & finial options. 250 Crowfoot Cres N.W. for all your Window Covering Needs!

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Hot Trends in Window Coverings

Hot trends are all about glamour, glitter and gleam! You will find all of this with Hunter Douglas' Alustra Collection, where the fabrics glow with a delicate shimmer. Headrails are available in three different metallic finishes for that added touch of luxury. The Alustra Collection has a quiet sophistication and understated elegance that is sure to please the buyer that is looking for a window covering that is a step above.

Unique fabrics, finishes, and decorative details distinguish Hunter Douglas' exclusive selection of Alustra custom window shades, shadings, sheers and blinds. From luminous sheers to elegant woven textures, Hunter Douglas' exquisite collection offers a new standard of style found nowhere else. Drop by Sheila's at Crowfoot today. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will be happy to show you this beautiful selection of premium window coverings. Sheila or Allison will be glad to work with you. 403-547-4013

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