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The Simple Beauty of Shutters 

Posted on September 27, 2017 at 2:59 pm

  While draperies may hold court with maximum drama, shutters take the modernist route with their simple aesthetic and hard fiber nature. Most recognizable in their classic white plantation style, shutters are nothing to snuff at as they offer timeless style and effortless functionality. A prime candidate for beach houses, sunny porches and high windows alike, plantation shutters make a versatile and athletic choice for custom window treatments. A natural companion to windows with lots of strong sun, classic plantation shutter design ... Continue Reading

On Trend Window Treatments: Metallic Glamour for the Fall

Posted on September 25, 2017 at 12:00 pm

  Fall is dropping its gorgeous veil upon us: crisp blue autumn skies, air with less heat and more bite, the unexpected color of leaves that have fallen overnight and the cold smell of morning dew that greets the nose on the way out of the door. Even if it is with a bit of sadness we are leaving summer behind and welcoming the Autumn. If you take a peak out your window, its all happening faster than you think. Fall creates ... Continue Reading

Times Patterns Custom Fabrics Los Angeles – LOS ANGELES CUSTOM DRAPERY

Posted on September 21, 2017 at 1:05 pm

Paisley Fabric - The Rich History of a Timeless Pattern by Greenhouse Fabrics on July 21, 2017 Written by Tiffany Tolliver What we know as a Paisley pattern is actually an ancient Persian design called Buta.  The first recorded appearance of this pattern was around 400 AD during the reign of the Sassanid Dynasty.  It originated from the merging of a floral spray and a bent cypress tree which is a symbol of life, eternity, strength and modesty.  It took root spreading across ... Continue Reading

The Joy of Patterns: WINDOW TREATMENTS LOS ANGELES

Posted on September 18, 2017 at 12:34 pm

  A pattern is rhythm. Like a mandala, a true pattern can spiral out into something wild and beautiful and still maintain cohesion, because repetition. Patterns, much like life, set a standard design and then deviate before returning to form. Patterned window treatments have existed all throughout history, first appearing as hand painted stretches of Chinese silk or French linen. Then growing in style and elegance to the swanky, evocative modern patterns hung today over some of the best views in ... Continue Reading

Hard Fiber or Soft Fabric : A Window Dressing Debate – Los Angeles Custom Windows Treatments

Posted on September 14, 2017 at 12:33 pm

Hard Fibers VS. Soft Fabrics In home design, specifically in the dressing of windows, there is a choice between soft fabrics and hard fibers and that choice is often the backbone of what will become your home’s entire aesthetic. Because windows are the vistas from which we view our lives, their appropriate adornment defines the aperture and tonality of any  room. What is a hard fiber window treatment? Hard fiber window treatments can be easily categorized as shutter-style treatments, though not all hard ... Continue Reading

The Connection of Color and Place in Los Angeles- Custom Window Treatments

Posted on August 28, 2017 at 1:50 pm

Imagine a beautiful house made of wood sitting close to a calm and peaceful ocean. This house  is painted a warm shade of beige, only a few hues darker than the sand itself. You go inside this house to find hardwood floor and stunning oceanfront views of a endless vista of indigo water. If you open up a window, the Pacific ocean breeze will travel all through the house bringing with it a fresh salty smell. Now try to imagine ... Continue Reading

NEW FROM SCHUMACHER… FUN, FRESH, HAPPY PRINTS.

Posted on July 14, 2017 at 6:00 am

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Los Angeles Color Trends Of 2017

Posted on July 11, 2017 at 6:00 am

THE BIGGEST COLOR TRENDS OF 2017...SO FAR Like learning about the psychology of color before choosing your paint! The year might be halfway over, but it has been packed with some of the most innovative interior design trends we've seen in a long time. One design category that has been especially eye-opening: color. From new, warmer neutrals to an unexpected accent hue, this is our 2017 Mid-Year Trend Report on the year's most colorful design ideas...so far. NEUTRAL PALETTES ARE WARMING UP [caption id="attachment_8778" ... Continue Reading

Los Angeles Luxury Custom Sheer Drapery

Posted on July 3, 2017 at 6:00 am

Here is the lowdown on sheer fabrics... enjoy Batiste vs. Voile by Greenhouse Fabrics on July 17, 2017 by Melissa Wolck What is the difference between Batiste and Voile? Batiste, pronounced, BUH-TEEST, is a very soft, lightweight semi-opaque fabric that is woven in a plain weave. It is most commonly made from 100% cotton or a cotton/polyester blend, but historically was made of linen. This semi-sheer fabric is named after 13th century French linen weaver, Jean Baptiste. Batiste fabrics are often used for window treatments ... Continue Reading

Schumacher LUXE Wallcoverings, A Must See!

Posted on June 24, 2017 at 6:00 am

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