Motorized Window Treatments

Earlier this year we wrote about the motorized window treatments trend in 2016. This is a fantastic convenience for Austin homes, especially the ones with walls of windows that showcase sprawling views of the lake or Texas Hill Country. Another great reason to invest in motorized window coverings is because they make hard-to-reach windows useful… Read More >

Window Fashion Watch: White and Off-White Window Coverings

In the world of interior design and window fashion, 2016 is bringing wispy, clean and crisp color palettes featuring…drum roll, please…shades of white! Color giants like Sherwin-Williams, Glidden and Benjamin Moore have dubbed off-white the color of the year. Paint color names in this family of white shades include Simply White from Benjamin Moore, Ivory… Read More >

Luxurious Outdoor Living Spaces

Outdoor living spaces have come a long way over the past few years and today they are brimming with functionality as well as luxury. This is especially true in Austin thanks to warm weather, spectacular views and large yards. Things like outdoor kitchens, fireplaces and living areas with big flat screen TVs make outdoor living a year-long… Read More >

Outdoor Spaces: Summer Party Tips

If there’s one thing we know about Austinites it’s they love a good outdoor party! And during the warm spring and summer months, there are lots of things to celebrate like Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Memorial Day, high school graduation and 4th of July, just to name a few. Here are some summer party tips… Read More >

Two Story Window Treatments

Two story window treatments can be a challenge. One of the signature features of a Texas home is an open floor plan that allows for lots of natural light and beautiful views. We have customers with walls of windows that span from the floor to the ceiling. Of course, it looks stunning, but what are… Read More >

Top 10 Home Décor Colors for 2016

At ABC Blind & Drapery, we love springtime in Austin because the whole Texas Hill Country gets a fresh coat of paint thanks to vibrant colors from all of the wildflowers. These bright cheerful flowers let us know warmer weather is on its way.. This also means it’s time for professionals to assess leading home… Read More >

Cleaning Wood Blinds – Cleaning Window Treatment Series (Part 3 of 5)

Despite a few rainy days, it’s springtime in Austin! That means for many of you, it’s time for a deep cleaning of your home that probably includes your window treatments. We’ve discussed cleaning tips for Plantation Shutters and Roman Shades, and today we’ll be chatting about cleaning wood blinds. Here are some helpful tips from… Read More >

Timeless Window Coverings: Exploring Custom Made Curtains and Draperies

If you’re flipping through your favorite home magazine or scrolling through images on Houzz, chances are you’ll be inspired by beautiful drapes. Custom made curtains and draperies are a timeless addition to any home. At ABC Blind & Drapery, we specialize in creating one-of-a-kind custom curtains and draperies. We carry more than 20 lines of fabrics… Read More >

Cleaning Roman Shades – Cleaning Window Treatments Series (2 of 5)

You’ve invested your design time and money into beautiful Roman Shades that accentuate your home décor perfectly. How do you keep them looking and working like new? The answer is proper maintenance and cleaning Roman Shades regularly. Just like wood blinds and plantation shutters, Roman Shades collect dust, dirt and allergens too. Don’t let the fact… Read More >

How to Clean Shutters – Cleaning Window Treatments Series (Part 1 of 5)

If you’ve invested in beautiful window coverings, you certainly want to keep them in pristine condition, right? But like everything else in your home, window treatments get dusty and dirty too. That’s why we’ve dedicated a series of articles to cleaning window treatments. There are actually tips and tricks for all different types of window… Read More >