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|The Encyclopedia of Window Treatments is a must-have for anyone interested in home décor. Cross-references help the reader navigate an abundance of traditional and modern designs. Visually compelling with more than 1,000 full-color illustrations and photos, the book presents hundreds of window treatments: draperies, curtains, shades, valances, swags and cascades, and blinds and shutters. Features:
* The most comprehensive collection of today’s window treatment options in various configurations
* More than 1,000 full-color illustrations and photographs
* Visual glossary identifies various elements of window treatments
* Offers complementary pillow and tabletop ideas throughout
* Special section on measuring windows and estimating yardage
* Problem/Solution guide presents ideas for challenging window configurations
ISBN: 037601749X Date Published on 6/1/2006
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Window treatments with the Victoria look.
Whether they’re wisps of sheer organza, lean slatted blinds, or full formal curtains
, your window treatments
define your style. Through lavish photographs, the editors of Victoria magazine show how to make a romantic statement with your windows
that will wake up an entire decorating scheme. Find out how to enhance your home’s architecture, and use treatments to soften a room’s lines, add color and warmth, emphasize good proportions, and improve on bad ones. See how beautiful simplicity can be, with billowy white muslin curtains or basic floral prints. Explore traditional English country style, perhaps with swag and tail; dress windows for privacy; and take a close-up look at everything from tiebacks to shutters. Whichever you decide on, the room will have an exciting new focus.
ISBN: 1588165108 Date Published on 8/1/2005
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1001 Ideas for Windows
offers homeowners, decorators, and drape makers a comprehensive guide to all possible window dressing from drapes
and blinds to curtains
, cascades, and sheers. Information is also provided on fixtures, accessories, tiebacks, trimmings, headings, and valances. There is also full guidance on fabrics
and materials, measurements and yardage. Visually presented information makes it easy to come up with the right window scheme for any decor.
ISBN: 1580112242 Date Published on 9/1/2004
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|There is no style so coveted in interior decoration as authentic period style, and there is no name so identified with period style decorating as Judith Miller. This beautifully illustrated book provides detailed instructions on how to create authentic period looks using curtains, draperies, and soft furnishings. Included are photographs of a wide range of period rooms with step-by-step sewing instructions for 14 projects and inspiration for hundreds more.|
From tapestry cushions to four-poster bed hangings, from swagged and tailed window coverings to wing chair covers--every aspect of period draperies and soft furnishing is covered, including photographs of swatches of classic fabrics still available today and backed up by a directory of international suppliers of these period-style fabrics. With hundreds of period ideas shown in more than 450 full-color photographs and step-by-step diagrams, Judith Miller's Guide to Period-Style Curtains and Soft Furnishings is the essential guide for home and professional decorators alike.
"[Judith Miller's] latest book is full of elegant and simple period rooms with stunning window treatments and a trove of other decorating ideas."--Better Homes and Garden's Window & Wall Ideas --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
ISBN: 0879516887 Date Published on 10/1/1996
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|Features dozens of beautiful window treatments, including draperies, valances, shades, shutters, and blinds.
Strategies for dressing up any window treatment with decorative rods, finials, trims, tassels, and tiebacks.
Tips and tricks for measuring windows and advice for choosing the right treatments and fabrics to ensure privacy and climate control.
Includes step-by-step projects, from easy make-it-yourself treatments to stylish embellishments for ready-mades.
Chapters are organized by room—from private areas such as bedrooms and baths to public spaces such as kitchens and living rooms—helping readers find any space of the home fast.
ISBN: 0696225522 Date Published on 8/9/2005
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Window top treatments can be tailored or free-flowing, elegant or casual, simple or ornate. A top treatment can be used alone to soften the window frame and add color and style. Often, though, window top treatments are the finishing touch over curtains, draperies, shades, or blinds, where they not only embellish the look but hide clunky lift mechanisms or other hardware.
Top treatments are very popular DIY projects. They take relatively little fabric, time, or sewing experience, but add a lot of decorating style to a room.
ISBN: 1589232526 Date Published on 3/1/2006
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|Create a custom-made look for a fraction of the cost. . . .|
From simple Roman shades and ethereal balloons to sumptuous Austrian blinds, in Make It with Style: Window Shades you'll find stylish solutions for every window in your home. Easy-to-follow directions offer the kind of decorator secrets that ensure a professional-looking result every time. Included are . . .
directions and patterns for making more than 20 custom designs that can be adapted to suit your personal style
dozens of detailed full-color illustrations
decorator tips on mounting and installing treatments
helpful information on choosing and caring for fabrics
guidelines for working with trims and notions
glossaries of technical terms and techniques
. . . as well as more than 50 full-color photographs of stunning window treatments that are sure to inspire your own creativity.
ISBN: 051788237X Date Published on 2/11/1997
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|Gain inspiration from 8 pages of full-color photos
Create a stunning room with dozens of step-by-step projects
Want to ditch your drab drapes and so-so slipcovers and create a style that's uniquely your own? Top designer Mark Montano reveals how easy it is to jazz up your windows and furniture — without breaking the bank! You get expert tips on everything from measuring and cutting material to accessorizing, as well as savvy shortcuts and quick fixes.
Discover how to
- Express your individual style
- Choose fabrics, trims, and hardware
- Ensure the perfect fit
- Create no-sew or low-sew treatments
- Add decorative details
ISBN: 0764584480 Date Published on 11/7/2005
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For those wanting to update old curtains
, and shades, this book offers hundreds of color photographs and illustrations of the latest styles, colors, and fabrics
. Plus, there's a wealth of information in the shopper's guide, including everything.
ISBN: 0376017562 Date Published on 1/1/2000
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Almost any existing window treatment, from blinds to pleated drapes
, can be enhanced with the addition of a stylish valance.In this book you'll learn all about it.
ISBN: 0865739986 Date Published on 7/1/1996