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Archive for February, 2016

Window Treatments for French Colonial Homes

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Window Treatments for French ColonialsWhen French colonists settled in the Louisiana Territory in the early 1700s, they were influenced by the building techniques of the Caribbean and West Indies.  The homes style that they created is now known as French Colonial architecture.  Common features include wide porches, French doors, and raised living quarters.  The unique characteristics of the style influence homeowners’ choice of window coverings.
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Window Treatments for a Victorian Home

Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 | Filed under: bay windows, modern window treatments, Victorian Home Window Treatments, window blinds
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Victorian HousesCharacterized by their sweeping porches, narrow and tall structure, and decorative trim, Victorian homes have specific features that factor into the choice of window treatment.  Some homeowners are interested in making sure that their selection does not interfere with the feel of a period-inspired room while others seek solutions that will lend a more modern feel to a space.  There are beautiful and functional options that can meet your design preferences for any room in a Victorian home.
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