Window Treatments

Green Steal of the Week: 60% off Kate Quinn Organics Textiles! Thumbnail

I love Kate Quinn Organic clothes. It is my go-to brand for my daughter, because I know I can trust that the fabrics will be soft, comfy organic cotton and that the quality will be impeccable. Apparently, the folks over at Zulily feel the same way! This week, you can grab not just organic clothing…

Thermal Curtains Result in a Much Cooler Space Thumbnail

Living on the third floor is taking some getting used to. Aside from the obvious difference — having to walk upstairs — there are some changes I didn't anticipate. The biggest one? It gets hot up here! We previously lived on a first floor apartment with few windows, so it was relatively cool all the time…

Tackling the Laundry Room: DIY Chevron Curtain Tutorial Thumbnail

The laundry room was a clutter magnet, and no matter what we did, we could never keep the two shelves in the room looking neat or organized. That simply wouldn't do for the SYLVANIA Blogger Makeover Challenge. I had to make the room look good! My solution? Cover up the shelves! I initially planned to…

Get the Look: Pre-Painted Bamboo Blinds Thumbnail

Remember those bamboo blinds that I hand-painted last summer for my mother's patio? Yesterday, I stumbled upon bamboo blinds with a similar style pre-painted on them at World Market. It is available in warm colors (red, orange and cream) and a cooler palette (blue, green and yellow). And even better, they cost less than what…

Solving a Big Window Problem with Little Money Thumbnail

When my family moved closer to the city, I lost my office — as in the room with 4 walls and a door that I could hole myself up in when I really needed to focus on work. Now, my office space resides in the sunroom that is right off the living room and one…