BUDGET BLINDS-A Flair For Design

Designer Spotlight! - A flair for design

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WHAT IS MY FAVOURITE WINDOW COVERING?

Currently, I am loving the look of roller shades layered and anchored with drapery. The simplistic hard lines of a quality roller shade coupled with soft, flowing, cascades of drapery can transform a space. Of course every home is different so it’s fun to play with colour and texture to make each space unique.

WHAT IS THE BIGGEST TREND YOU’RE SEEING?

Many of my clients are moving back to the soft treatments with organic textures. Using the function of an traditional blind or shade in the home but pairing it with a roman shade in the kitchen. Some are adding decorative panels to soften the windows… Soft Fashions Are Back!

FAVOURITE COLOUR SCHEMES?

A nice crisp blank slate combined with pops of colours and textures really adds personality.

Classic Paint Colours

Paint Paint Paint! So many amazing colours!

How do you make the right decision on a colour that you will love forever.  I have a few classics that I know no matter what home I am in they will always work!

"How do you know where to get your paint from?"

As a designer, I have used many different companies and they all are so different.  My top favourites are Sherwin Williams, Benjamin Moore and Home Hardware.  They are all my favourites for different reasons.

Sherwin Williams is my go to for colour options!

They have very classic colours that are timeless and make you feel so comfortable when you are in that space.  I use their architectural kit for every client because it has large swatches, and it is easy to locate any colour.  I can go on forever about all the colours in Sherwin Williams collection but here are a few of my top choices:

pure white SW7005

pure white SW7005

Anew Grey SW7030

Anew Grey SW7030

Balanced Beige SW7037

Balanced Beige SW7037

Foggy Day SW6235

Foggy Day SW6235

Benjamin Moore has the classics! I can always count on the go to classic colours in Benjamin Moore's Library.  These are my Top choices:

Revere Pewter HC-172

Revere Pewter HC-172

Simply White OC-117

Simply White OC-117

Stonington Gray HC-170

Stonington Gray HC-170

Edgecomb Gray HC-173

Edgecomb Gray HC-173

Home Hardware's Beauti-tone paint is the most cost efficient paint I use and I use it because you can get a gallon of paint for approximately $35.00, but it covers better that almost any paint I have ever use!  In other words the quality is great and the price is better!  I may not have my go to colours in their library but they are amazing at colour matching any colour!