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The Most Durable Material for Window Treatments

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Window Treatment MaterialAre you looking to update your faded, stained, or ripped window treatments? Whether you are selecting window treatments that are child safe, withstand high traffic, block harsh sunlight or minimize pet dander, selecting a durable material is essential. It can pose difficulty for homeowners to find a window treatment that can reflect the architecture of the space and interior design style, all while withstanding the test of wear and tear. The experts at Shading Systems can best advise the most durable material to ensure your window treatments are both decorative and functional.

Start by evaluating your design space. Is it a high traffic flow area such as an entryway or family room? What type of curtain would be best suited for both your window height, wall space and furniture placement?
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Window Treatment Topper: What is A Cornice?

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2017 | Filed under: cornice, window blinds, window shading, window treatments
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shading-blog-117-corniceWindow treatments come in all shapes and sizes. Depending on your home design, one may find it a challenge to choose the perfect style of shade to seamlessly flow through the interior design of the rest of your space. For a structured and tailored feel, either to stand on its own or top above drapery panels, the experts at Shading Systems suggest exploring the versatility of a Cornice.
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Retro Style Treatments for your Space

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Retro Window TreatmentsFor 2016, the term Retro Tech is bringing it back as an interior design trend to watch. Similar to domestic tech from the 1960’s the newest technology is created to seamlessly fit in with the furniture of the 1950’s and 1960’s eras. The term “retro” is a reference to any decor of decades past, but more than 20 to 30 years old can be considered vintage. Retro now very much on the rise again, is associated to reflect the designs from 1950’s, 60’s, and 70’s. The mid-1900s having produced some of the most iconic pieces in modern design materials like molded plastic, plywood, and aluminum in industrial design. For that you can credit designers from Saarinen, Niemeyer, Eames, Noguchi, Jacobsen to name a few. Retro style can be characterized typically by refined lines, minimalist silhouettes, and natural shapes.
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Floral Fabrics Inspire Window Treatments

Posted: Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 | Filed under: Custom window treatments, interior design, Types of window treatments, window treatments
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Floral Fabrics & Window TreatmentsInterior design trends influence homeowners when choosing custom window treatments for their rooms.  Whether aiming for a window that will blend seamlessly with the rest of your décor or provide a dramatic contrast, keeping an eye on current interior design trends can influence your choice of fabric and style, and floral designs are enjoying a comeback right now.
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How to Measure for Roman Shades

Posted: Friday, February 14th, 2014 | Filed under: Roman shades, Uncategorized, window shading, window treatments
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How to Measure for Roman Shades

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You have a new house, or a new addition, or maybe even just a room that needs an interior decorating “refresh”.  So one of the ways you’ve decided to improve the space is through the addition of Roman shades.  You know what you want them to look like.  You may have decided on a color or a patterned fabric.  You may have chosen Roman Shades with large pleating for a textured but minimalist look, or with no pleating at all for the cleanest lines.  You’re about ready to go to the store to order the shades (or to come to order them online at our site), when you realize you need to have measurements to order them with. Read more »