Not Your Grandmother’s Draperies

Draperies might provoke negative window covering impressions for many of us.  We remember the many layers of heavy, old-fashioned draperies our grandparents or parents hung in the main room, often shrouding windows to the point that even getting to the window was a challenge.  Just the mere use of the word “drapery” makes many of […]

The Best Options for Covering Your Windows

Covering windows is expensive, even when we seek to remain economically conservative.  Covering the numerous windows in homes today can represent a substantial investment.  We want our window covering selections to reflect our taste, beautify our homes, and coordinate well with our furnishings, floors, paint or wallpaper.  When considering window coverings, there is one very […]

A Simple Guide to Window Coverings This Spring

Do you feel it? That’s right, spring is just around the corner! Soon flowers will be blooming, birds will be singing, and sunshine will be flooding into your home. One of Made in the Shade of Northern Virginia’s favorite window coverings for controlling those damaging rays of sun, while still adding color and style, are solar shades. Solar […]