Drapery Trends: The Shift Towards Stationary Panels

Clients commonly ask me, “are draperies in style?” While the past few years have seen trends towards minimalism and the clean look of shades, draperies have made a comeback for 2022 with a few caveats. Simpler is Better Current trends are still focused on simple, clean looking window treatments. Do you remember when massive multi-layered […]

Tips for Cleaning Window Treatments

When cared for properly, quality window treatments can last years. Part of proper care is making sure window treatments are cleaned appropriately. The material your window covering is made from is the primary determinant of how it should be cleaned. Window treatments are made from a variety of materials, including natural woods, composite materials and […]

Blinds 101: Window Treatments Basics

Offering a beautiful, clean and classic look, blinds are a popular and cost-effective window treatment. With so many options, however, choosing the right blinds for your home can be challenging. Below, we’ve provided some “blind basics” to help get you started. Introduction to Blinds Blinds are often called “hard” window treatment because they are typically comprised […]

Keep kids safe – choose cordless blinds & shades

Roller shades or wood blinds? Classic or relaxed roman shades? Which color, fabric or texture? With all the different options, choosing the right window treatments for your home can be overwhelming. There is one option that’s a no-brainer… when you have kids, be safe and choose cordless! Like other parents, the safety and welfare of my […]


While many people use these terms interchangeably, blinds and shades are uniquely different categories of window treatments. Binds are comprised of hard slats and made from a variety of materials such as wood, faux wood, composites or metal. Offering a timeless and clean look, blinds are available with the slats running horizontally or vertically. In […]

Beautiful Blinds, Sustainable Shutters and Green Window Fashions

Did you know that Graber Window Fashions is committed to sustainable manufacturing practices so we can all enjoy a “greener” future? Made in the Shade Wichita started carrying Graber, , a subsidiary of Springs Window Fashions, because they are an industry leader with over 75-years of experience producing window treatments that exemplify sophisticated style, quality and […]

Beyond Energy Efficiency – Why We Love Cellular Shades

Cellular shades are perhaps the most popular window covering in the country. This popularity is the result of a unique combination of style and function. Often considered the workhorse of window treatments, cellular shades provide unique options for privacy control, light filtering and energy efficiency.   Also called honeycomb shades, cellular shades are constructed from […]


Transforming a room from blah to beautiful may be as simple as updating your window treatments. With so many options, however, choosing the perfect window fashion to compliment your room or décor can be overwhelming. Some considerations include personal style and functionality, such as privacy and light control. Here is an overview of some of […]