Sheer Draperies equals Sheer Elegance in Dallas
Sheer draperies create a look of sheer elegance if done correctly. Yes, I know what you’re thinking. Polyester pocket drapes installed on crummy little rods. Not so! These aren’t your grandma’s sheers. Sheer fabrics are now available in a myriad of choices. Linen, silk, and yes, polyester looks beautiful with embroidery or stripes, or a…Read More
Plantation Shutters – Real wood & Faux wood options
Plantation Shutters – real wood or faux wood? Are they a good choice for me? Plantation Shutters an investment in your home, adding value and beauty. There are features and benefits to every windowRead More
Dallas Outdoor Drapes and Patio Cushions
With Summer fast approaching, it’s time to turn our attention outdoor drapes. So much time is spent on our patios, why not make them look as good as your interior? Outdoor drapes and cushions have noteable differences from those for indoor use. Unless you have a completely protected patio, you’ll have to deal with fading,Read More
Current Drapery Trends in Dallas
So what are the current drapery trends in Dallas now, anyways? Here’s a quick overview of what we’re seeing in the world of “window treatments”… Simple panels on decorative drapery rods have been popular for years, and will continue in that direction. Hardware has shifted a little, though. New rods are slimmer (usually iron), with…Read More
Stunning new pleated drape styles!
Ready for custom made draperies? Looking for some new ideas? If you don’t want the same old boring pleated drape styles, call Elegance In Draperies. We’re always adding innovative designs to make our client’s homes look amazing. Here are two new pleat styles we LOVE that give you a full drape with that “WOW” factor.…Read More
Custom Draperies vs Ready-Made Draperies
Why go custom? People often wonder what’s the difference between Custom Draperies vs Ready-Made Draperies. Of course it depends on your retailer, but let’s go over some basics. First, when choosing custom you have endless choices of fabrics, trims & design. You aren’t limited to 15 fabrics and 3 styles. A good decorator will give…Read More
Custom Bedding – Duvet vs Comforter vs Bedspread – What’s the Difference?
So you’re ready to order new custom bedding and just not sure what’s what? Let’s go over the differences in types of bedding. A comforter is quilted and comes just past the bottom of the mattress. It can be tacked evenly or completely quilted. Sometimes a pattern is “outline quilted”, where the quilting highlights theRead More
Things to consider when choosing functional drapery hardware.
I’ve had a number of calls lately with people having problems opening & closing their drapes. It is essential that the proper hardware be chosen for each project. Choosing the proper draper hardware can make opening & closing your drapes either a nightmare or a breeze.Read More
Decorative Drapery Hardware – Making the best choice
“Which decorative drapery hardware should I choose?” It’s as simple as 1…2…3. 1. What will be the function of your window treatments? Are the drapes stationary? Will you open and close these every day? Will there be multiple layers of window treatments – sheers, drapes, shades? For example, rings do not slide well on twisted…Read More
Polished Chrome Drapery Hardware trending in Dallas!
If you’re looking for modern drapery hardware, you can’t go wrong with polished chrome. Polished chrome is one of today’s hottest new metals. It is ideal for modern or contemporary interiors, but works great in transitional homes as well. With interiors shifting to a cleaner and fresher look, drapery hardware is right on trendRead More