Deco Wrap, the Versatile Cornice

There are many window treatment valances available on the market, both ready-made and custom designed. In the valance category, the versatile cornice is the style I prefer for many reasons. A simple cornice is an easy way to decorate and add interest to a room. It is a versatile choice because it can look casual or elegant, neutral and monochromatic, or bold and vibrant.  The straight lines of a Deco Wrap cornice allow you to create the mood of your window… Read more »


A New Year for Decorating

With the new year approaching, I started thinking about what goals I am going to tackle in 2018. With regards to decorating, I want to love my home and everything in it. When you think about it, you are in your home every day, it surrounds you and has a big impact on how you feel.  That is why I’m making some big changes in 2018.

I will go room to… Read more »


ULTRA VIOLET, PANTONE® COLOR OF THE YEAR 2018

 

PANTONE 18-3838 ULTRA VIOLET, PANTONE® COLOR OF THE YEAR 2018

 

What comes to mind when we think of Ultra-Violet, or the color purple? The late Prince, Barney the dinosaur, fantasy, and serenity are some things that I think of. I’m just looking around my own home and I can’t find anything in this trending shade.

Although ultra-violet is the color… Read more »


Holiday Homes Awaken the Senses

Around the holidays, your home should feel warm and cozy, inviting and festive. To get the most out of holiday home decorating, the key factor is to stimulate the senses. When guests walk into your home, they should delight in a sensory overload of sights, smells and sounds of the season. Holiday accessories like wreaths, garland and festive family keepsakes should adorn the entry to welcome friends and family.  Decorate the heart of your home… Read more »


Autumnal Decorating on a Budget

It doesn’t have to cost a lot to bring the look of Fall into your home. You can easily and inexpensively get a festive look by adding seasonal colors to your current decor. Warm earthy hues in shades of orange, yellow, and red evoke the cozy feeling of the Autumn season. Think about the leaves on the trees turning all of those beautiful shades. A soft woven afghan in a blend of fall colors … Read more »


The Entry and Seasonal Decorating

Don’t forget the entry. I’m always concentrating on window treatments and interior decorating so it’s refreshing to focus on the exterior for a change. It’s already October and I haven’t finished my front pots for the Fall. I’m still hanging on to the remnants of my summer flowers or what’s left after the deer have dined on them! I am trying to decide what new seasonal decorating idea to implement, as I never do anything the… Read more »


Decorate Kids Rooms in a Snap with Deco Wrap

Deco Wrap no sew cornices make decorating your children’s room a snap. Simply purchase extra bed sheets to coordinate with the bedding and use it on your Deco Wrap cornices. You don’t need to buy expensive fabric and the coordination of windows and bedding pulls the room together with little effort.

Making your children’s window treatments can be both fun and easy. You can wrap the fabric around… Read more »


Tips for Choosing Drapery Fabric

There is much to consider when deciding to tackle a window drapery project. One of the most important factors is what type of drapery fabric to choose. Some of the things you need to think about are fabric weight, drape-ability, durability and privacy to name a few. Here are some tips that I hope will be helpful. 

Silk (or faux silk), most linen and velvet are superior for window drapery as they hang beautifully. Many other fabric… Read more »


Ideas for Summer Decorating

It’s summer and I usually like to make some changes to my decor to go along with the warmer weather. Here are some decorating ideas to lighten your look and light up your mood for the summer.

  Take down those heavy drapes and let the light brighten up your room. Instead, use pretty sheer panels. They can still give some privacy while letting light filter through. It’s a great feeling when they blow in the breeze… Read more »


The Simple Cornice Valance

There are many window treatment valance styles  or “window toppers” as some people refer to them. I have found that a simple cornice valance with sheer panels is an easy way to decorate and add interest to a room. It is also a versatile choice. It can be casual or elegant, neutral or colorful, bold or subtle.  The straight lines of a Deco Wrap cornice allow you to create the mood of your window treatment, it just depends upon which… Read more »