May 26

Sometimes people go overboard in home design. They want something that is rich and elegant and so they choose heavy textures and colors and end up with a design that is so thick it practically suffocates anybody who sits in the room. What they need to remember is that simple is usually better. The rule that when getting dressed one should remove one accessory before leaving the house applies to everything from room accents to window treatments .

There are a lot of different ways to create a simple, yet stunning window treatment for a room. A basic shade can have a hand painted design added to it to catch the eye. Plain curtains can be accented with a colorful valance or elaborate cornices. Matching the color of the blinds or drapes to the neutral colors in the room …