Jane’s Blog

Jan 12 2019

Dramatic Windows and Window Fashions Written by Jane

Open up your design plan with dramatic windows – and the window fashions that adorn them!

They expand the elegance and interest in a room.

Windows can make a room appear more airy and spacious, and they add so much drama! It could be the shape of the windows that’s interesting or the size (really large!) or the view outside (really spectacular!) that adds the pizazz.

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Jan 05 2019

Sherwin-Williams Colors for 2019 Written by Jane

Colors for 2019!  Sherwin-Williams has gathered 42 trend colors for 2019 and has gathered them into categories with descriptive names.  Here are the categories of colors that SW feels you need to consider for the coming year.

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Dec 28 2018

Lining Adds Warmth in January Written by Jane

January in Kansas is often a cold month so we tend to think about lined draperies as a source of warmth. I guess that is why we always have our free lining special in January every year.  You can select the fabric of your choice and the lining we add to the fabric will be free. 

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Dec 27 2018

Whimsy in Home Decor Written by Jane

Be brave and add a bit of whimsy to your home decor.
It’s a refreshing and unexpected touch that connects you to family and friends.

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Dec 07 2018

Christmas Decorating Ideas Written by Jane

Last weekend I toured the homes on the 14th annual Holiday Homes Tour that benefited Heartland Community Health Center, formerly Health Care Access.  All seven homes were decorated for the Christmas holidays in outstanding fashion.  I came away with many ideas from each home.  Here are just a few Christmas decorating ideas that I noted.  

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Nov 29 2018

Lawrence Festival of Trees Ideas Written by Jane

The Lawrence Festival of Trees benefiting The Children’s Shelter is this week. The trees are on display at Liberty Hall for all of us to enjoy. What a great place to get a wonderful assortment of ideas. Here are just a few of the trees and details that caught my eye.

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Nov 24 2018

Ribbons Cascade Into Decorations Written by Jane

Tired of your old ornaments? Wish you had ornaments in something other than red and green?  Ribbon can add zest to your tree without costing you a fortune.

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Nov 03 2018

Draperies Dress Non-Standard Windows Written by Jane

We buy a home because of that wonderful curved window or floor to ceiling bay window and then two weeks after moving in we say “How am I going to dress that window??”  Don’t panic, there is always a way to create privacy, light control and beauty in a pretty and functional way.

Draperies always soften a room so these examples show how draperies can enhance

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