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Window Treatment Wednesday: Window Treatments for the Nursery

Nursery Window Treatments   It’s a special and wonderful task to undertake—decorating the nursery. Whether it’s your first child or fourth, you want your baby’s room to be not only adorable but also welcoming, safe, comfortable and practical. One component of the décor is the window treatments. What should you consider when choosing window treatments...
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Window Treatment Wednesday: Floor-to-Ceiling Draperies that Make Rooms Look Larger

Floor-Length Window Treatments Window treatments can add a lot to a space—perhaps a vibe of coziness and comfort, a contemporary feel or a bright energy—and affect the way a room looks and feels. Certain styles can even help a room appear to be physically larger than it is. One such window treatment is floor-to-ceiling draperies....
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{window treatment wednesday: window coverings to block noise}

Add some peace and quiet to your home by using the right window coverings. You know what they say about buying a home—location, location, location. When you choose where you want to live, there are numerous factors: proximity to work, good neighborhood schools, the character of the neighborhood, quality of parks and recreational trails—the list...
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{window treatment wednesday: should you keep your shades open in winter?}

To Open or Not to Open? That is the Question. When Arctic air descends upon Minnesota—or, even worse, a polar vortex—it’s all you can do to stay warm when you venture outdoors. It can be hard on your furnace to keep your house comfortable indoors, too. You want to maximize the extra energy efficiency your...
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Window Treatment Wednesday: Treatments That Let the Sunlight In

Brighten Your Year: Treatments That Let the Sunlight Shine In The new year is starting with a chilly arctic blast. But on days with clear skies, it feels good to have that sunlight shine into your home and brighten your day. Let’s start off the year on a bright note and discuss window treatments that...
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Window Treatment Wednesday: Home Atmosphere

How Window Treatments Affect the Atmosphere in Your Home How do you want your home to feel? Warm and cozy? Polished and put together? Contemporary? Traditional? Once we know what we want for our home’s tone, we can put together components that support the desired atmosphere. You might not realize it, but window treatments not...
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Window Treatment Wednesday: Designer Spotlight, Dawn Feda

Designer Spotlight: Dawn Feda  One of the features that make Hirshfield’s unique is its outstanding service. The designers who work for Hirshfield’s give excellent interior paint tips and work with homeowners to determine what the “just right” window treatment options are. They can meet homeowners either at interior design showrooms, where customers can get ideas...
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{window treatment wednesday: best choices for bay and bow windows}

Best Choices for Bay and Bow Windows  When it comes to windows, bay and bow windows are unique because of the way they project from your home. They make a room feel bigger, increase natural light and add an interesting visual element to your home, but they can also be a challenge when it comes...
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{window treatment wednesday: creating a hypoallergenic environment}

Window Treatment Wednesday: Creating a Hypoallergenic Environment Just a few years ago I developed seasonal allergies. What a pain—the itchy eyes, stuffiness, blowing nose—not fun to deal with. I never thought about how my window treatments could make my allergies worse or better until I heard about the topic from Minneapolis window coverings expert Shannon...
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{window treatment wednesday: how to add privacy}

Add privacy to your home by using window treatments. Your home is a place of solace and safety. You should feel secure in the privacy it provides. Shannon, the Hirshfield’s Shop at Home resident window treatment expert, shares tips on how to select these window treatments that will add to the privacy of your home. Window Treatments for...
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