Category Archives: Roman Shades

Room Darkening Blinds Reduce TV Glare

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Black Out Shades or Room Darkening Shades are easily available and offer you great protection against glare into your rooms.

Let’s face it…we love bright sunny days but they often interfere with the large screen TV’s of today. The glare off of window panes reflect right onto the TV screens making them difficult to watch. Not a pleasant situation on the day of the big game.

There are various solutions.

1. Honeycomb shades can be made with a black-out liner that will block out everything.

2. Roller shades have made a huge comeback and come in a variety of fabrics, many of which are blackout. There is also a rail system that is black-out pictured at the top of the post.

3. Woven Woods, Roman Shades, all have the option of liners that darken completely.

4. Draperies come in a variety of fabrics and weights and can be lined with a black-out fabric. We recommend traverse rods with the heavier draperies for ease of drawing back and forth.

5. Duolite shades offer two shades on one system. Dual roller shades also allow two shades to be installed in one headrail.

Remember you do not always need to go completely black-out and room darkening may be enough. Layering treatments is an option. Use mini-blinds for privacy installed inside the window frame then add a drapery over for extra light control.

Come in to check out the options available.

Allyn Interiors  360-275-9664

18347 E. State Hwy 3

Downtown Allyn off of Hwy 3

http://www.allyninteriorsnw.com

It is difficult to install two shades inside the window frame because there usually is not enough room  for both headrails.

Energy Smart Style – Promotional Offers

Hunter Douglas offers rebates every quarter.  This sale starts February 1 and lasts through April 25th.

Duette Honeycombs are always a favorite. Special colors, textures and the Architella energy efficient blind can be found in this collection. There is  minimum of 4 to get the rebate at @ $25.00 each.

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Solera soft shades make a huge impact on your windows. They have a fabric roman shade appeal to them. They come in beautiful colors and enhance any room. There is  minimum of 4 to get the rebate at @ $25.00 each.

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Always popular are the Silhouette Blinds. These blinds do it all. They tilt for light control. They raise and lower completely. They shade, filter, are sheer and yet give privacy.  The rebates for Silhouette are $50 each with a 2 blind minimum.

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For a more contemporary look the Vignette Modern Roman Shade fits the bill. Stylish, modern, beautiful. What more could you ask for?  There are many gorgeous fabrics to select from.  The rebates for Vignette Modern Roman Shades are $50 each with a 2 blind minimum.

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Rebates come in the form of an American Express Reward Card to use as you like.

As a Centurian Dealer we also are able to offer you free upgrades.

* Free LiteRise (cordless) on Duette – Silhouette – Vignette

* Free Ultra-Glide lift system on Duette – Silhouette

Ultra-Glide is a system where the cord tassel always remains at the same level.  No dangerous long cords dangle on the floor.

Please come by the showroom to look at our displays and samples. We also measure for free and give product consultations.

360-275-9664

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Beautiful Textures

Beautiful Textures

Neutrals can sometimes seem dull, but not when you layer on the texture.

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A variety of textures can create interest and pizazz.
There are many more interior finishes that add texture to a room, especially when you layer the look. Think a soft rug atop a hard tile floor or fuzzy throw pillows over a smooth fabric sofa or a rough brick accent wall surrounded by shiny painted walls.

Here’s a brief list of ideas to add texture to your rooms:

– Natural stone flooring
– Cork wall coverings
– Textured plaster walls
– Smooth marble countertops
– Faux paint finishes
– Brocade fabric sofas
– Bold shag carpeting
– Knotty wood furniture
– Faux fur throw pillows
– Soft velvet draperies
– Leopard or zebra print rugs
– Leather ottomans or armchairs
– Crown moldings
– Soft chenille bedspreads
– Wicker end tables
– Woven wood window shades

Don’t let your all-neutral color scheme slip into ho-hum blandness. Add beautiful textures to enhance your interior look.

From Hunter Douglas Fresh Ideas

Back in the 70’s I used to sell a lot of woven wood shades. They looked a bit different then because many of them were full of yarn. Hence the name “woven woods”. The yarns were woven through the wood reeds creating a material used most commonly for roman shades. Think golds, moss greens, and a bit of orange and the old memories will come flooding back.

This heavy look fell out of favor when the clean crisp look of mini-blinds and verticals came along. As with all things, the wovens have come back into fashion with new twist. Grasses and naturals are definitely IN right now and many of the new wovens have that ZEN look.

I never thought I would see the day when woven wood draperies would make a come back, but Hunter Douglas has brought them back into vogue. There are indeed improvements to the old look, which often involved clumsy wood pole rods and ungainly wood rings. Now the headrail is streamlined  and easy to pull. Your drapery includes a valance.

Come in and look at our new sampling for woven wood shades and draperies. The vertical drapery is especially appealing for sliding glass doors when a standard drapery or vinyl vertical just doesn’t work with your decorating finesse.

Beautiful Roman Shades And Valances

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With over 300 fabrics to chose from this collection of soft Roman Shades, this line is simply fantastic. These fabrics have been selected from all over the world and are sophisticated, contemporary and transitional.

There are four style of Roman shades to select from. Flat, Hobbled, Batten Back or Batten Front. The batten is the small fold that holds a dowel that creates the spacing for the folds as the shade is lowered or raised. The dowel can be positioned in the front of the shade for a more structured look , or the back creating only  a seam.

Valances can be ordered with the Roman Shade or they can be ordered as a stand-alone product. If you are ordering Silhouettes or honeycomb shades, we can order custom valances right along with your order.

We are very excited about this line because of the superior workmanship, the gorgeous fabrics and the quick delivery. Custom Roman shades and valances used to take up to 5-8 weeks. No More.

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Call for an appointment today to see this line or come into our showroom to touch and feel these samples. Cut yardage is available

Custom Valances or Custom Roman shades, plain, trimmed can be made to your specifications with quick delivery.

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New Products – Roman Shades

Remember Roman Shades?  They supply a definite need in a window covering, for they are totally custom. Fabric window coverings are making a comeback. Why? The endless possibilities. People are getting tired of the sterile approach of blinds and hunger for the opulence of material.

There is nothing that changes a drab cookie-cutter room than custom window treatments. Pick your fabric, valance stye, and trims for a custom look that says that you are not satisfied with the same look as everyone else in your neighborhood.

The fabrics are beautiful. There is just no getting around how impressive this collection is. Hunter Douglas have outdone themselves to search for exclusive and sophisticated fabrics from all over the world.

Custom valances can be ordered to dress up your existing window treatment. Select the fabric, style and and trim if you like. The best part is the quick delivery of these custom valances. Matching fabric can be ordered by the yard.

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