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How To Update Your Window Treatments For Spring

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Spring window treatmentsSpring has sprung and there’s no better way to welcome in the fresh spring weather than engaging in the whirlwind of redecorating. This includes updating and changing outdated window treatments and bringing in new ones that complement your home decorations including pillows, throws, and rugs. Window Treatments are the focal point of any room, and room décor. Spring window treatments transition heavy fabrics and closed curtains of the winter into airy and lightweight fabrics that allow sunlight to peek through and warm up space. The window treatment experts at Shading Systems have gathered top design tips to give your window treatments the ultimate makeover. Learn you how to update your window treatments for spring.

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How Long Should Drapes Be?

Posted: Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 | Filed under: Custom window treatments, DIY Window Mistakes, drapery systems, interior design
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drapesAre your drapes the right length for your home? When it comes to the interior design of your home, you should assess whether or not your drapes are the correct length, to ensure your design flows properly and seamlessly throughout the room. The wrong drape length can stand out in a jarring way, against your interior design style. There are four different drapery styles to choose from that could fit your personal style in your home.
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The Top 10 Blogs of 2016

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Best of 2016As 2016 comes to an end, Shading Systems would like to ring in the New Year with a recap of our best blogs of 2016. With over 25 years of industry experience, we do our best to provide our customers with the most popular trends and beneficial tips for their interior and exterior home windows. From choosing the window treatments that best suit your home to cleaning them, let’s highlight the best blogs of 2016.

1. Tips For Adding Light To A Dark Apartment

Does your apartment feeling dark and dreary? Maximize the amount of natural light in your apartment to brighten your space; you’ll soon notice to how inviting and more spacious your home will become. Elements as simple as the right paint schemes and reflective furnishings can transform your apartment and rid it of that dark feel. Brighten up your day and your apartment with tips from our blog.
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Window Treatments for a Rustic Home

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Rustic Home
The inspiration for a rustic home can come from many sources.  Some homeowners have always dreamed of living in a log cabin with its abundance of natural wood.  Others think of homes in the West or a mountain lodge retreat.  What unites homes designed in a rustic style is their celebration of natural materials that are left close to their natural state.  There is a greater appreciation for natural variation – and even weathering – than is seen in most home styles.
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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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