Windows are as old as the dwellings they serve. Over the centuries and millennia humans have always tried to strike a balance between style and functionality in their window furnishings, because a home is not only where we do work but also where we relax. Whether it was blinds made of reeds in Ancient Egypt for Pharaohs, or modern day aluminium shutters protecting a Queensland home – window furnishings have a rich and storied history. Continue reading A Short and Brief History of Window Furnishings
Window furnishings can make a massive difference when it comes to selling your home. Window furnishings regulate the light and the heat in your home, which massively impact how everything else in your house appears and feels to potential buyers. Not only that, but their style, functionality and the added security they bring to a property can make all the difference – and lead to several competitive buyers, boosting the value of your home in excess of the cost it took to refurbish all your window furnishings. Continue reading Add Value to Your Property with the Right Window Furnishings
It’s always nice to have a guest bedroom well organised for when you have friends over, or on the off chance you have an unexpected visitor. Unlike our own bedrooms, which we use every day, it can be hard to remember to accommodate for everything your guest might need or want in a bedroom. While we figure out what we need and want over time as we use our own bedrooms, it’s easy to forget obvious things that will make your guest’s stay more comfortable because of how rarely you enter that room. Continue reading Setting Up a Guest Bedroom
Decking out a nursery for your infant requires a lot of consideration. Your child is the most important thing in your life and you want to ensure that the nursery has the maximum combination of safety and comfort, as well as the greatest ease of use for you as a parent (especially given you might be a bit sleep deprived!). Continue reading Window Treatments for a Nursery
It’s a New Year; why not make it a new office, too? Window coverings are one of the most important things to consider when re-styling or reconfiguring your office space. It’s important to have an office that is not only styled to your workers’ satisfaction, but also tailored to impress clients and visitors that may pass through. Continue reading Window Coverings for Your Office Makeover
A house’s windows are one of its most striking features. If you have had new windows installed, and you’re sorted for window coverings, it pays to think about how else you might add some decoration and dynamism to your windows. Continue reading Add the Finishing Touch to Your Windows
Brisbane locals know what it’s like to walk into an old Queenslander where there seems to be no light. Gone are the days of heavy, cumbersome curtains that shut out the light and the personality from your home. Today’s modern homeowner wants not only to regulate light flow, but also to add style without sacrificing the functionality of their home. Modern homes are equipped with all kinds of sliding doors, variable sized doorways, and complex architectural configurations that require tailored blind solutions to match. Continue reading What Are Modern Blinds?
The costs involved in building or renovating a home can quickly add up, blowing out the budget and causing undue stress. When it comes to installing window coverings, the best way to be economically efficient is to ensure you have high-quality treatments that won’t need to be replaced further down the road. We’ve broken down some key considerations on why you should opt for quality over price when covering your windows.
Brisbane and Gold Coast locals have been increasingly opting for wooden blinds due to their unmatched quality and appearance. With modern advancements in technology, there are now faux wood blinds that can achieve the same look with less maintenance and upfront expenses. In this article, we’re comparing wood and faux wood blinds.
Interior decorators know that window coverings make or break a room. Some people believe that curtains can be heavy and outdated but, when chosen correctly, we believe they can be an excellent addition to the style of your home or office. Our team of experts have put together some helpful advice on selecting the right curtains for your design.