Cordless is the way to go with window covering!

Blinds are pretty standard in any house. And although there are a multitude of designs from which to choose when accessorizing these frameworks, one thing should always remain consistent: SAFETY. With new technology, cordless blinds are both innovative and affordable. Keep your children protected when allowing the sun to shine in to your home because they are their own kind of sunshine and happiness.

Consider cordless for child and pet safety.

Call (630)420-0800 for free estimates.

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Motorized Hunter Douglas window covering

 

Motorized Shutters!

I would like to share with you this video that explains the value of motorized shatters by Norman:

Woven Woods window treatment!

Woven woods are a great way to dress a window, the texture of the material, the variety of colors, and the different ways it is woven, it gives the clients many options to select from. Woven woods are made from grasses, reeds and bamboo, therefore they are considered a green approach to dress a window.

Woven wood window covering they look wonderful in a casual setting as well as in a formal room. To combine them with silk draperies for example, they can look fabulous and provide the element of surprise or the unexpected!

The treatment can be lined for privacy, also they can be lined with room darkening lining for bed rooms or media rooms.

A boarder at the bottom of the shade or on all three sides, the bottom, as well as the right and left sides, can be added in a coordinating fabric or trim. This features gives more design options to select from.

For more ideas and free estimate call (630) 420-0800 or send us an email: susan@gailanidesigns.com

Gailani Designs Inc, carries many brands of woven wood shades,including Horizons that will be displayed in the video below:

The video below gives you some ideas of the use of Woven wood shades, enjoy!

Draperies for you home!

There are so many drapery styles you can select from for your home! There are many things you need to consider while planning your drapery design:

  • Your personal style, whether it is Traditional,Contemporary, Modern,Mediterranean or any other style. Also whether you like full length panels,valances, shades, or blinds.
  • Light control, and if you like to allow more or less light in! Generally people are concerned about their furniture and flooring from the damaging UV rays.
  • Privacy such as in the bedrooms, or perhaps less of it when your window opens to a beautiful view and you do not want to block it.
  • Your window limitation, for example, do we have enough room to have blinds to mount inside the window, do we have room to install a valance or a rod above the window?
  • The architecture of the room, and the shape of the window it self, is the window arched? What type of trim does it have? Is it tall or does it have a transom?

For your convenience we offer free estimate and consultation, call (630)420-0800

Below are few designs of drapery treatments we have designed:

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Entery In Westmont Illinois

Entery In Westmont Illinois

Silhouette with top treatment in a bathroom.

Silhouette with top treatment in a bathroom.

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Get Ready for the fall with new window treatments!

Now is a great time to start thinking of updating the look of your home and get ready for the fall! No matter what holiday you celebrate in your home, now is a great opportunity to improve your décor, by making rooms more comfortable, and save energy dollars as well. Just by looking at your windows, with custom window fashions, and the change they provide, that will make you love your rooms, as well as implementing various energy- efficient materials and technologies that are as gorgeous as they are sensible!

All ideas and possibilities will come to you to consider, without leaving the comfort of your home! We can spend one hour that is totally complimentary, we will go over what appeals to you, what works and what fits your budget!

Weather it is one window or many, we will bring our experience, knowledge, and talent to create a drop dead gorgeous window treatments that is totally you! Call us for free estimate (630) 420-0800.

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Why draperies, shades, blinds or curtains?

Seems like ages ago when what you hung up in front of your windows were simple curtains. Over the years though, so many incredible designs, styles, fabrics and technological innovations have turned “curtains” into the most elegant and personal statement you can make when it comes to home decor. With options like glorious valances, sumptuous cornice designs, acres of fabric, gorgeous ornamentation, hardware or tassels, and the look and feel becomes pure luxury. The key is finding and selecting the perfect fabric to achieve your design goal.

 

Casual elegance can be achieved with textured fabrics. Shimmering silks, blends and new synthetics can bring an elegance that makes your rooms shine. Multi-layered effects help achieve depth at any window. Add fabric sheers, shadings, and blinds beneath custom-designed draperies and you’ll be making the ultimate décor statement.

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Selecting the proper window coverings can be a daunting task. There are a lot of things that need to be considered; the architecture of the window, the style of the room, privacy, sun control, fabric type, function, and hardware. There are many options available on the market today and window coverings have never been more important and cost-effective.

 

Window coverings can provide energy efficiency in a home as well as privacy and security. They can protect your furniture, flooring, and artwork from the damaging rays of the dun. The cellular shade provides full privacy, blocks harmful UV rays, and softly filters in light for a beautiful effect. And the best part is that it comes at an affordable price.

 

The honeycomb construction of this blind allows heat to be trapped in its core keeping your room cooler in the summer and improving the efficiency of your air conditioner. In the winter, this blind traps the drafts, preventing the cold air from entering the room.

Window coverings take your décor to a new level. A naked window at night becomes a big black hole and can make a room feel cold and empty. Fabric on the window is an easy and interesting way to introduce pattern, color, texture, interest, balance, and beauty to a room’s décor.

 

Often clients say that they don’t want to cover their windows because they enjoy their view. Privacy and sun control aside, a simple, well designed window covering will actually frame the view, enhancing it while providing a certain look and coziness to the room. In my opinion, no window should ever be bare.