Updated Look & Function

Updated Look & Function
  Despite having both Media and Game rooms, the children of this far North Dallas home prefer to hang out with their parents in the Great room.  Is it because of the extra comfortable seating?  Maybe.  Is it because they enjoy their parents’ sparkling wit and wisdom?  Perhaps.  For me,...

Neapolitan Window Treatments

Neapolitan Window Treatments
Layered Custom Window Treatments: Duette, Roman Shade and Cornice This Westlake homeowner went with all three delicious flavors for a daughter’s bedroom window treatments–     Hunter Douglas Duette Layer 1: A Hunter Douglas Duette black-out shade ( which is actually off-white)  tucked...

The Ubiquitous blind? Window Treatment Opions

The Ubiquitous blind? Window Treatment Opions
2″ White Blinds – the Status Quo I am not against blinds. I sell them, and there are situations where they are the product of choice to best address homeowners’ concerns. Most likely you have some. Perhaps you should take some of yours down? Blinds are part of the  finish-out package that...

A Few Touches

A Few Touches
      Beautiful house. Very nice bathroom.               Finishing touches. …But a few finishing touches definitely took things up a notch!   Window Treatment. The wispy shade at the glass block window ties in the with the Master Bedroom’s...

Window Treatments

Window Treatments
Don’t try this at home! Click the link below to see folk hero Rusty Brewer’s agility and bravery.     Installing long, long curtains: Not for the faint of heart.  These Frisco homeowners hired us to provide and install custom window treatments for their two-story Living Room windows....

Watts Up?

Watts Up?
                                      A pretty Far North Dallas home. The DR had not yet received much attention. THE basics: We started with curtains and art. Curtains are quite often a great choice  for...

Paint: One Powerful Ingredient

Paint: One Powerful Ingredient
  Make the Ho-Hum go away. Paint What? Fairview home owners hired Decorating on a Shoe String to add some “punch” to their still rather new home. The first and second remarks made upon first entering this house  (besides, “Glad to meet you” & “We’re here to...

Paint, Art, Rearrangement, Curtains

Paint, Art, Rearrangement, Curtains
AFTER Before unpacking the moving boxes, this client enlisted the help of Decorating on a Shoe String. To market her previous home in Twin Creeks, stagers had been hired. They had done a super job. The staging results were SO GOOD that the home owner decided she would have her next home staged as soon as she...

Lighter & Darker: Window Treatments

Lighter & Darker: Window Treatments
BEFORE A Heritage Ranch couple was just finishing up some major DIY redecorating. They had gone for a whole new look, which included installing hardwood floors, custom cabinetry, painting and purchasing new rugs and furniture. They had done a terrific job! For the next phase — window treatments...

Curtain Call: Window Treatments

Curtain Call: Window Treatments
These cream silk custom panels once draped two windows in Cleveland. When the Home Owners recently relocated to Frisco, the curtains did also. Now, however, there were three windows. Hmmm….. And another problem? One pair of panels was way too short for the MBR windows while the other pair of panels...

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