Window Treatments

Choosing Curtains for Every Room of Your Home Thumbnail

When decorating a room, it can be so easy to treat curtains like an afterthought. We pick furniture, paint colors and carpets, but choosing the right window treatments can be just as important. But here's the thing: Once you do find curtains that you like, it can be tempting to use them throughout the house. [...]

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 [...]