Window Treatments for Porches

There’s an old saying that never fails to make me laugh, mostly because it’s true: “Here in the South, we don’t hide crazy. We parade it on the front porch and serve it a cocktail.”  No matter how you deal with the crazy in your life, I

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The Buzz on Honeycomb Shades

It’s safe to say that our society is a bit obsessed with the humble honeybee. And why not? After all, our dinner depends on their ability to pollinate our crops. Besides this very practical application, honeybees strike a deep emotional cord with many people. Throughout the centuries

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The Dark History of Blackout Curtains

Blackout curtains and blackout shades are popular window treatments for many reasons. They provide almost total darkness in any room, from a baby’s nursery to a home theater. They block noise, making them a great choice for home offices. And they save energy by trapping heat in

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