DIY Lined Roman Shades
Hey friends! I get asked about my roman shades all the time. I decided it was time to change mine out, and I thought this would be a great time to attempt a tutorial. You
Ideas for Multiple Windows
Windows don't only stand solo, but often come in pairs, trios, or greater multiples. Whether treated individually or as a group, multiple windows in a room require clever window treatment ideas. See how these expansive banks of windows get dressed to the nines while providing smart functionality.
Window Film that Prevents Heat Loss - Panacea for Post-and-Beam Homes?
Is this a product that is too good to be true or the real deal? As the owner of a Bay Area Eichler Home that has no weight-bearing walls and essentially is compromised of floor-to-ceiling single-pane glass throughout, we've grown to love the indoor /outdoor feel that our home provides however we've always had some general concerns about our mid-century modern 'glass house': - Safety: floor-to-ceiling, single pane glass is common with many mid-century modern post-and beam homes. While…
A Decorating Hack
(I bet some/most of you are surprised I knew that term! Interesting, isn't it, that a word that once meant something sub-standard, now is all the rage.) While last year's attempt at winterizing my living room windows was a success, it was a marginal success. I had sewn flannel-lined shades that did, indeed, block most of the cold that vibrated into the room, but they were awkward to fold up and tended to block a lot of the already puny wintery light. After mulling it around off and on, I…
Make Removable Interior Storm Windows - DTY - MOTHER EARTH NEWS
Wood trim and some plastic sheeting are all you need to assemble your own interior storm windows.