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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 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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|Wendy Baker's fourth book in her series has been designed as a companion to The Curtain Sketchbook. It combines the best sketching of windows, valances, curtain headings and blinds, as well as bed covers, iron beds, coronas and canopies. The Window and Bed Sketchbook offers inspiring ideas for any room of your home. Yet not stopping there, the book also features extensive illustrations of accessories including fringes, tassels, cushions table covers and screens.|
ISBN: 0953293947 Date Published on 1/30/2006
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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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An inspiring guide to window coverings featuring more than 600 photographs, Dream Windows is both unique and complete in its scope of window decorating ideas. You will be encouraged to explore and consider the wealth of products in today's market, rather than settle for something that just "makes do."
Chapters on lush draperies
, unique top treatments, sleek blinds, beautiful shades, stately shutters and more offer an array of colors and styles, explain advantages and disadvantages of each type and also provide advice on which treatments are best utilized in a particular environment.
Along with information on care and cost, a Question & Answer section and visual guides to help you understand and specify a specific style, there is no limit to what your dreams can achieve!
ISBN: 1890379093 Date Published on 10/30/2005
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|More photos and more ideas than any other book of window solutions.
Creative window treatments and wall colors combined for stylish, elegant home decor.
Custom solutions using curtains, valances, cornices, swags and jabots, shades, shutters, blinds, and draperies.
Tips help homeowners choose the perfect covering for any window.
Advice on working with pros for custom treatments.
ISBN: 0696226928 Date Published on 8/9/2005
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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 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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|So Simple Window Style is a comprehensive guide to choosing and creating perfect curtains, drapes, and shades for every style and shape of window. With photographic step-by-step instructions for every one of the thirty-five original projects, each design is a real solution to a real window problem, whether it is a set of floor-length eyelet curtains for a garden room or a pair of lavish double curtains for a period home. Interior designers Gail Abbott and Cate Burren provide a professional-style guide to choosing shapes, colors, and fabrics, while an extensive techniques section details all the stitching skills needed. Projects range from simple ideas that can be completed in an afternoon to complete curtain schemes; a throwover lawn curtain trimmed with beads adds charm in a couple of hours, while a set of classic lined Roman blinds with shaped valances provides lasting chic.|
ISBN: 1580112447 Date Published on 3/1/2005
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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