It is the new year and many of you are embarking on home improvements. Perhaps you are simply adding color or a trendy pattern to your room or you are beginning a complete remodel. Window treatments are important for any home update and shouldn’t be forgotten. Like any improvement for your home, window coverings can be a major investment. Hunter Douglas offers a complete catalog of blinds, shades, sheers, and shutters at a price point you can afford that are available in a variety of styles, colors, and features. Regardless of your plans, Window Treats serving New York, will be happy to give you some quick ideas for room updates. [Read more…]
Drumroll, please! Did you know that this year’s Pantone Color of the Year is Ultra Violet? That’s right—this lovely purple hue will be showing up in everything from fashion to home décor throughout 2018 and beyond. If you want some thoughts about how to add Ultra Violet to your home, speak with a Window Treats representative here in Holmdel today! [Read more…]
At some time or another everyone looks critically at their homes and sees numerous aspects they’d like to change. However, most people have to stick to a certain budget, which can be tough. At Window Treats serving New Jersey, we’ll be happy to offer some ideas.
Whether you have a small single room to update or you want to makeover your entire home, keep in mind that you don’t need to do everything at once. Take your time to do it right! Work on one thing at a time, which will allow you to spread out the expense by making long-range plans. Remember, too, that when it comes to achieving your decorating goals, even a small change can have a big impact. For example, if you want a different look for your couch, you may not need to purchase a new one—instead, consider saving money by adding a bright couch slipcover. You can also change the vibe in your room with decorative throw pillows. These small changes can make a big impact and help freshen your room without breaking your budget. [Read more…]
PANTONE Greenery—Back to Nature in 2017
At Window Treats serving New Jersey, our customers often ask about adding color to a room or an entire home. Our trained consultants have many ideas about how to add many different types of color, including trending colors, such as the one the Pantone Color Institute selects each year. [Read more…]
One way people like to decorate their homes is to create a feeling of another country or locale. At Window Treats serving New Jersey, we’ve found that many of our customers long for a Tuscan look. We’re always pleased to let them know that achieving that look is easier than they might think. If you’re interested in some tips, speak with one of our trained consultants today. [Read more…]
You might feel like you live in a fishbowl at night, but by day, you don’t want to ruin your amazing view. Or perhaps you have a specialty shaped window but you still want to protect your floors, furniture, and artwork from damaging UV rays. These are both true for many of our customers here at Window Treats serving New York and Northern New Jersey. We understand the dilemma and will be happy to help you find the right solution. [Read more…]
Historically speaking, during big election years, softer and safe colors are what we are drawn to. It’s more of a neutral world, with no really “happy” colors available. So what do you do if you want to use color in your home? There are still areas around the house where you can add color, like on the windows, walls, and even the ceiling. Talk to a trained professional at Window Treats here in New York City. We’ll be happy to help you determine how you can use color in your rooms. [Read more…]
Ideas for Room Makeovers
It can be overwhelming to design a room in your new home—or to redesign a room you’ve lived in for many years. People often turn to online sites like Pinterest or look through home magazines, but often, all of that can turn into a jumble of ideas that area hard to put into action. Having a solid plan in place for proceeding could be just the thing to get your redesign project going. And at Window Treats serving New York City, we’ll be happy to help you with the elements, particularly when it comes to window coverings.
Meanwhile, here are some steps to get started. [Read more…]
In 2016, for the first time ever, the Pantone® Color Institute is announcing two colors of the year instead of one. This year, Rose Quartz and Serenity will be making their calm and peaceful entrance to the trends of color. If you’re interested in adding these or other new colors to your home, contact a trained consultant at Window Treats serving New Jersey and New York. We’ll be happy to help you determine what works for you. [Read more…]
In 1963, Pantone established the first color matching system, referred to as the Pantone Matching system or simply PMS. Today, Pantone is the main reference tool for all industries when they work to match colors and forecasted hues. PMS uses a standardized Pantone numbering system to identify each color (for example: Pantone Red 199), making it easy for anyone to refer to a specific color. If you’re looking to add a forecasted color—or any other shade—to your home, work with Window Treats serving Brooklyn, NY. We’ll happily help you match the specific Pantone color you want. [Read more…]