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Free Upgrades From Graber

It’s a great time to upgrade your window treatments!

Graber Crystalpleat Cellular shades with Top-Down/Bottom-Up feature

Graber Crystalpleat Cellular shades with Top-Down/Bottom-Up feature

Graber is offering a FREE upgrade to the top-down/bottom-up lifting system on any of their honeycomb, pleated, natural or Roman shades.  This is a great feature for rooms that demand privacy and light control, but you also want to allow light into the space; with top-down/bottom-up, you can get both!

This deal is available from January 1, 2013 through March 31, 2o13 – plenty of time to get your home ready for spring.  Contact me today for a no-obligation price quote and get your windows whipped into shape for the new year…


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Child Safety Month Discounts on Graber Window Treatments

October is Child Safety Month, so there is no better time to take a closer look at your window blinds or shades.  Many older window treatments have cords that could be hazardous to children or pets.  Visit the Window Coverings Safety Council website to learn more and to order free retrofit kits to make your current window treatments safer.

Graber Cellular shade

If you are in the market for new window treatments, this is a great time to buy!  In honor of Child Safety Month, Graber is offering a FREE upgrade to the cordless lifting system on their Crystalpleat Cellular Shades and their Pleated Shades from now through October 31, 2012.  You can also get 50% off the cordless lifting system upgrade on all of their shades and blinds from now through the end of the year!

Contact me if you would like a quote – all I need are the measurements of your window to get started, and there is no obligation.  Either way, take a peek at your current window treatments to make sure the children in your family will be safe in your home.

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Save on Graber Crystalpleat Cellular and Pleated Shades Through September 2012

From now until September 30, 2012, save 50% on the most popular lifting upgrade:  Cordless!  This offer is good on Graber Crystalpleat Cellular Shades and Pleated Shades.  The Cordless lifting option enhances the child and pet safety of your window treatments, eliminating the hanging cords from the window.  If you are looking for a great-quality window treatment at a great price, you will definitely want to check into Graber products.  I have had many happy Graber customers…contact me for a quote today!


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Save an Extra 5% on Hunter Douglas Luminette During June 2012

Oh, my gracious – it’s been too long since my last post! I have been hard at work on my new website, where I post interior design tips and photos nearly everyday. So, be sure to check it out for the latest! (

But, I wanted to share a recently-released promotion from Hunter Douglas.  For the month of June, you can save an extra 5% on Hunter Douglas Luminettes!  These versatile vertical window treatments are perfect for patio doors and very wide windows.  While the vanes twist open and closed for the ultimate in flexibility, they also move across the window and offer complete privacy.

Hunter Douglas Luminette shade

If you are interested in this or any other window treatment product, be sure to contact me for a quote.  I look forward to hearing from you!

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Save on Robert Allen Fabrics Through December 29!

Do you have some decorating projects coming up after the new year begins?  You may want to shop for your fabrics now!

From now until December 29, I am offering an extra 15% off any fabric available through Robert Allen!  Visit their website and check out their gorgeous patterns – from modern to traditional, they have something for everyone.  Contact me for pricing – I’m happy to help.

What plans do you have for fabric next year?  New decorative pillows?  Bedding?  Window treatments?  Leave a comment and let us know!

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storage solution: under the sink

Love, love, love! Any way to increase storage under a sink is great in my book. And, I think drawers are essential in a bathroom; they are much more convenient than deep cabinets for small things like toothpaste and hair brushes.

I would also use this application for the “spa” cabinets many clients request right now. These often have an open shelf below the sink, which is a great look, but cuts out a lot of valuable storage. With this cut-out drawer, you could do both!

What do you think? Is this something you would put in your home?

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One way to tackle the storage space beneath your bathroom or kitchen sink is to put in a bank of drawers. Drawers are one way to ensure that you’re using every inch of cabinet space since you can pull them all the way out (with the help of full-extension glides) and get to the very back and bottom of the cabinet.

In this bathroom, we designed a bank of drawers under this sink. The top ‘drawer’ is false, while the second one is cut in a U shape to accommodate the plumbing. The bottom drawer is full-sized with a notch cut out of the very back, and it’s deep enough to store toilet paper, bottles of shampoo standing up, bathroom cleaners and other toiletries.


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Liquid Light

To be honest, I’m not a huge fan of the “Steampunk” art movement.  If you aren’t familiar with Steampunk, it is a style of art that has its roots in the Victorian look.  Picture that busy style and add in a bunch of found objects, a touch of technology and a splash of science fiction.  Voila!  Steampunk.

Some Steampunk creations are a little creepy to me.  They include random metal parts, glass eyeballs from dolls, clothing – the range of “stuff” used in the artwork is amazing!  While I LOVE using found objects and repurposing items (I do it all the time with furniture and other items), I tend to have a simpler aesthetic.   However, I did find one artist whose work I could get on board with…

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