What Your Home’s Designer Needs to Know About You

If you’re redesigning your home or designing a new home from the ground up, you’re in a very exciting time! Deciding on the look of your home and watching the pieces come together is almost as thrilling as enjoying the finished product. Some may choose to do it all themselves, but for a really amazing look to your home, it’s a great idea to hire an experienced professional home designer.

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Functional and Beautiful Design Tips

window coveringsNaturally, you want your home to look great, but you may not have the time or the money to create a fully cohesive interior design theme throughout your house. Fortunately, there are almost always design strategies you can use to make any room in your house look beautiful and expertly designed, no matter what you have to work with.

Here are a few ideas for functional and beautiful design options to get you started.

Living Room Design Options

When it comes to your living room, you want to create a feeling of both community and space at the same time, in addition to comfort. Cool colors like blues and greens can help with this, along with some pops of brighter colors, like yellow or orange, to inject some energy into the room.

Your sofa arrangement can be a key element in your living room design. A U-shaped sectional sofa, perhaps with chaise lounges at the end, can stimulate conversation while also giving you, your friends and your family a place to relax.

And don’t forget that little accent pieces scattered throughout your living room, such as a unique statue on a small table, can affordably give your living room a distinctive touch.

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Psychological Benefits of Different Colors in Your Home

It’s long been known that people have a psychological reaction to colors. When decorating your home, you of course, want to choose colors that you like and that you think look great, but you may also want to consider what the psychological effect of various colors will be.

Here’s a quick rundown to get the creative juices flowing!

Red

Red is a warm color — the color of passion and strong emotions. It’s a color that should be used sparingly, as it can have quite a dramatic effect. There’s a reason why the expression “seeing red” came to prominence. Red can be used to warm up a room with a lot of cool colors, like blues and greens, or to add life to a smaller space, like a bathroom or a small kitchen.

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Signature Features and Characteristics of Popular Interior Design Styles

Ambiance Window Coverings of Omaha offers the finest selection of Hunter Douglas contemporary window treatments in Omaha, but even we know there’s more to great interior décor than just window treatments. It’s your personal style that informs the type of window treatments you’ll choose. A modern style calls for modern window coverings. Omaha homeowners who prefer a more traditional décor may opt for a more vintage look over modern curtains.

Omaha homeowners have so many styles to choose from, though, that you may be a little confused. Here’s a quick rundown of all the major styles to help you make your choice.

Art Deco Design Style

The Art Deco style is characterized by sleek, geometric shapes, rounded fronts, mirrored accents and lots of wood, chrome and glass.

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Choosing the Right Window Treatments for Your Home’s Different Needs

As the provider of blinds and curtains in Omaha voted Best of Omaha five years running, Ambiance Window Coverings of Omaha understands that different rooms in your home have different needs when it comes to window treatments. What’s right for your living room will not necessarily be right for your kitchen.

Whether you need kitchen blinds, bathroom shades or bedroom curtains in Omaha, Ambiance Window Coverings of Omaha can help — but first, you have to know what you need and where. Here’s a guide to get you started on picking just the right window treatments for each room in your home.

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The Right Ambiance For Your Bedroom

The easiest way to personalize your bedroom decor is to choose a basic design theme and incorporate touches of your own taste and style throughout. Do bold colors and patterns recharge your energy or would you feel more comfortable in a more subdued room? Remember that this room is all for you, so no matter what style you have used to decorate the rest of your home, you can get creative here. Here are 4 of our favorite starter design ideas for bedrooms that you can customize with your own style and flare.

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Window Shutter Designs

bedroom shuttersWindow coverings come in many different types and styles to accommodate different personal design preferences. Picking out interior window coverings that express your personal style is one of the easiest ways to add personality and charm to your living areas. You can alter the entire look and feel of a single room or an entire house simply by changing out the window dressings.

While you can certainly opt for the more traditional look and feel of curtains and blinds, window shutter designs offer a refreshing change. They create unique and bold interior decorating statements that incorporate the traditional plantation design into a more modern style. Learn more about the design qualities and benefits of Hunter Douglas interior shutter designs, choose the best fit for your home and place your order today to start enjoying your new window coverings sooner.

 

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Hunter Douglas PowerView Capabilities & Uses

automated window treatmentsHave you ever wanted to live in the future where your bed makes itself, your plants do not need watered and your window treatments adjust themselves to create the perfect ambiance regardless of the time of day. Well, luckily now you can live one step closer to your dream world thanks to the Hunter Douglas PowerView, an automated system that automatically moves and adjust your window shades throughout the day, leaving you with one less thing to worry about.

The Hunter Douglas PowerView capabilities are numerous and include scheduled and automated controls over your window dressings, reduction in heating and cooling bills and reliable safety your family can count on and trust. The Hunter Douglas PowerView uses vary from keeping your furniture free from damaging sunlight to providing privacy for your home and your family.

 

Save Money With The Hunter Douglas PowerView

No matter how much time and effort you put into making your home energy systems work as efficiently as possibly you will still lose roughly 50% of your home’s heating and cooling capabilities through windows that are not protected with adequate energy saving window treatments. The Hunter Douglas PowerView provides unmatched energy efficiency thanks to its ability to automatically adjust your window treatments to scheduled positions throughout the day.

The Hunter Douglas PowerView is also capable of being controlled through your smartphone. With this added feature you now have the ability to control the light flow whether you are sitting across the room or are on vacation across the world.

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A Helpful Guide to Window Coverings

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Most room redo’s and upgrades focus on walls, furniture and fixtures to create a new atmosphere. But, forgetting to treat your windows can leave a big hole in your aesthetic by allowing too much — or too little — light in to complete your look.

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4 Rustic Window Treatment Ideas

4 rustic window treatment ideasWe offer 4 rustic window treatment ideas to inspire you to create your own unique rustic decor.  When you decorate with custom window treatments, you have limitless options to create the right look.  We can help you design the perfect window treatments.  Ones that look fantastic and operate just like you need them to.  Here are a few window treatments for the rustic decor:

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