Having a house with plenty of windows can be a great way to bring natural light into your home, which can improve your mood. However, there may be times when this light may feel excessive. Whether you prefer total darkness when sleeping, you work the night shift and need a way to darken your home […]
Over the years I’ve had success with using tricks that fool the eye and overcome those hard edges that crop up when painting open plan rooms. Now I’d like to share them with you.
These days, new or renovated homes are often finished out in 100 percent gray. It’s very modern and quite pretty, in my opinion. But many of my clients express uncertainty about how to decorate a gray room. Here’s how I choose colors to complement gray.
Are you a new homeowner feeling bewildered by what to do after buying your first house? Maybe you just bought your second or third home and don’t want to repeat the mistakes you made the last time around. Being solely responsible for something as huge as a house can be daunting, so stick with these six strategies to safely dip a toe in the vast waters of home ownership.
Do you dream of jaw-dropping kitchen sink window treatments but feel overwhelmed by all of the possibilities? The window treatments over a kitchen sink are one of the most important to get right in a home because they highlight a highly visible, frequently used space. Making the most of this high-profile window is easy with our simplified process.
Each Mother’s Day, people around the country pamper the moms in their lives with breakfasts in bed, spa days and other relaxing gifts. I say: why should we moms wait to feel pampered once a year? With a few tweaks, your home can feel like a rejuvenating retreat every day. Designing your home so it’s […]
Before I dive into our topic today, let me tell you a little story… Long before I opened Made in the Shade North DFW, I had my own window treatment hunting experience, and to say it was unsatisfactory is putting it mildly. First, custom treatments were expensive. There weren’t as many affordable options as there […]
Well, it’s that time of year again — when we look back on 2018 window treatment trends and make our predictions for 2019! And wow, it’s been such a BIG year for us. Thank you so, so much for entrusting your homes to our care. It truly means the world to us. Not only […]
Hey y’all! Maybe it’s the dropping temperatures… maybe it’s the strings of lights that seem to have appeared overnight all over town… or maybe it’s because December is officially here — but boy, am I in the Christmas spirit! Just the other day, a client who’s new to the area asked me for the best […]
There’s something special about curling up in a nook with a knit blanket, a morning cup of hot tea or cocoa, and a great view! Add some cold weather to the outdoors, and you’ve got yourself a comfy-cozy paradise. Whether your breakfast nook is perfect for two or spacious enough for the family, you can […]