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What Are Transitional Shades?

Posted: Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 | Filed under: modern window treatments, motorized window treatments, Roller Shades, transitional shades
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Transitional shadesThe keyword is right in the name, transition. Transitional shades perform a subtle transition between outside luminance and indoor dimness of your home. This window treatment is done with dual fabric alternating layers. The function of this type of window treatment provides both your typical window shade and a sheer shade to softly illuminate the room. Transitional shades emit subdued natural lighting while providing you privacy. Read more »

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 a Colonial Home

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Colonial HomesEvolving from European influences, colonial homes are incredibly popular in the United States.  Colonists brought architectural influences from Europe to their new land, and the style evolved from there.  When we think of a colonial home today, we think of their distinct use of geometry, but there are many variations throughout the country – many of these dictated by the necessity of coping with the local climate.
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Window Treatments for a NYC Brownstone

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NYC BrownstoneWhen you think of NYC architecture, the quintessential brownstone may come to mind – classic townhouses and row houses many of which still reflect the historical style of periods such as the Gilded Age.  Whether you live in a brownstone that has been restored to its 19th century roots or one that has been modernized with glass walls and aluminum sheathing, your choice of window covering is a key element to the interior design of your home.
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