The Window Decorating Book by Kathleen S. Stoehr, Charles T. Randall
By Kathleen S. Stoehr, Charles T. Randall
A good advisor to window coverings that includes greater than one thousand pictures and illustrations, The Window adorning Book is either particular and compelling in overlaying the scope of window items in the marketplace this day. you'll be inspired to discover and look at your whole suggestions, together with sections on requisites and upholstery amounts, when you desire to do so. The Window adorning Book not just offers an inspiring visible catalog of the way to exploit draperies, blinds, colors, and shutters imaginatively, but in addition delves into the main points; supplying very important details at the professionals and cons of varied items, and the way to settle on materials and coverings that create the precise surroundings for any room of the home.
Each bankruptcy includes
benefits and Disadvantages
Care and Cleaning
strong to understand information regarding every one treatment
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Left: Hardwood shutters add timeless appeal to this den, capturing the beauty of wood effortlessly. Consider how in both of these applications, the shutters have become part of the room’s architectural appeal. This is truly the only category of window treatment that can boast such an amazing capability. Below: Hardwood shutters mix with glass panes. 36 The Window Decorating Book 1. Good to Know: Shutter Components Shutters are typically comprised of the following pieces: 1. Rails (including top, divider and bottom): These pieces are structural and range in height from approximately two inches to about 41 2" high depending upon the height of the panel and size of the louver.
However, its tough, textured beauty makes it an interesting look at the window in curtain or drapery form. Excellent sun resistance. 56 Matelassé: Meaning “padded” or “quilted” (French), this medium to heavy double cloth fabric is usually made from silk, cotton, rayon or wool. For draperies. Moiré: Meaning “watered” (French) this silk, rayon, cotton or acetate fabric has a distinctive wavy pattern on the surface that reflects light in the same way that light reflects off water. For draperies. Muslin: For casual curtains and draperies, cotton muslin can be fine to coarsely woven.
Can be operated from inside a building. Shutter blinds: Combines the larger louvers of the shutter with the ease of blind operation. Resemble wood blinds. S. properties and homes extending into the Caribbean, storm shutters are crucial to secure and protect dwellings during inclement weather. Although recent climate events have shown us that sometimes we are powerless to protect our homes from the magnitude of a violent storm, storm shutters go a long way to deflect torrential wind and water. While the home may stand after a hurricane, a poorly protected window may allow too much water to enter.