June 2016 - The Great Room

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The Window Drama: To Treat or not to Treat

Just as the eye is the window to the soul, the window can be the soul of a room and attention to the treatment of that window can turn a plain room into a spectacular one. Unless the window is facing an incredible scenic view, a room without a well-dressed window is like a fashion model leaving the house without wearing any makeup. A beautiful window treatment can turn an ordinary room into something extraordinary. It needs to be more than a just a covering to provide privacy or filter the daylight. The window treatment should pull the design and color elements of a room together. It can be the focal point of a room, the first thing you see when you enter the space. The window can provide the ‘WOW’ factor, it can make a room inviting, a place where one would be proud to entertain family and friends. It is the one design element of a room that…