New Installations in two very different styles

Recent installations show how window treatments give the opportunity to work in many different styles! The first house is a very modern clean interior. The drapes are ripple box pleats and the fabrics are gorgeous linen sheers! The second house is an 18th century farmhouse in a cottage style. So cozy and welcoming!   Linen casement …

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Hot new trend- Ripple Box Pleat Window Header

Looking for a fresh new way to update your window treatments? Whether your style is modern, contemporary, transitional or traditional the ripple box pleat is the perfect complement for any style. This is an updated version of the classic pinch pleat, but with a cleaner simpler look. It is also great for operable drapes because …

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Drapery Design News

Karen Lander of Drapery Design recently attended INSPIRE, a conference hosted by the WCAA Window Coverings Association of America. She visited all the industry suppliers exhibits to stay on top of new products in the marketplace for her customers. Here, Karen, in pink, checks out how a roman shade is constructed in the Rowley display. Karen Lander …

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College Living

Do you have fond memories of some of the places you lived when you were younger or in school? My daughter Meredith and her roommates moved in to this twin. They live on the right side and are thrilled with this year’s college home. Of course, a mother would see the noisy restaurant on the …

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Fabric Headboards are Hot!

There are so many great options for fabric upholstered headboards! Here are some things you need to know about ordering upholstered headboards. First consider how it will be mounted. WALL MOUNT-They can be mounted on the wall with a hidden bracket. This only works if you have a flat wall with no chair rail or …

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What to do with a large Foyer space

An area many people need help with is their Foyer space. It is such an important area as it is the first space guests see as they enter your house. There is often a door or window on the lower level and a different configuration window on the upstairs landing level. Often these windows need to be …

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What length should my draperies be?

DRAPERY LENGTHS A frequently asked question about custom draperies is- What is the proper length for my draperies? Just like skirt hem lengths in clothing, there are many acceptable lengths! Pictured here are a room with an 8 foot ceiling on the left and a 9 foot ceiling on the right. In the 8’ceiling room we …

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Welcome to Drapery Design

Welcome to my Blog. I plan on posting to show you jobs I have worked on and tips for accomplishing great window treatments. Check back to see what’s new!

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