Tips, Tricks & Inspiration

Stay up to date with the latest tips and trends from ABC Blind and Drapery.

blackout motorized blinds

A Guide to Motorized Blinds and Shades

A motorized blind gives you the convenience of raising and lowering your window covering with just the push of a button. Automated roller shades roll up discreetly into their own
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Roller Shades and Outdoor Motorized Blinds

Known for their clean appearance, versatility and premium style, we recommend roller shades to homeowners that enjoy the look of their home without window coverings, but are looking for something
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Prepare Your Windows for the Holidays

The holidays have arrived and that means decorating your space for guests and for your own entertainment. Your windows can easily be forgotten with all the kitchen, living room, and
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ABC's Blind & Drapery Fall Mood Board

Get in the Fall Mood With our Fall Mood Board

Fall lasts until December 21st, so why not make the most of it? Most of you might have already started decorating, but we know some of you may be still
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Get your windows Halloween ready

Get Your Windows Ready for Halloween

It’s that time of the year again, where we put away our summer decorations and bring out all things spooky. As people start to decorate their homes, we have to
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Window Treatments for Oddly Shaped Windows

Oddly shaped windows are fun and provide a unique flair to any home. These windows range anywhere from octagons, half-moons, and small-sized triangles. While we may enjoy these oddly shaped
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Modern drape trends

4 Modern Drape Trends of 2021

We’re eight months into 2021, and we’re seeing some great drape trends coming out of this year when it comes to drapes. From earthy color tones to exotic patterns, the
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antique furniture

How to Take Care of Your Antique Furniture

We have seen an uptick in homeowners having a fun or unique antique piece in their home. These furniture pieces often bring a sense of boldness to your kitchens, living
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Mid-Century Modern Wood finishings

5 Mid-Century Modern Design Ideas

The Mid-Century Modern trend is climbing high on every design list. People love the emphasis on function and form. The style is both practical and aesthetically pleasing. You can also
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window treatments

The Best Window Treatments for Every Room

Window treatments create a combination of style and purpose. They make a statement in your home while also performing a specific function. The function of your window treatment depends on
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Solar Screens

Benefits of Solar Screens

Solar screens may not be the first thing you think of when figuring out what to do with your home, but they might be after you read this. Studies show
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How to Set Up Picture-Perfect Window Boxes

Spring is here, which means it’s time for an end to the cold, grey weather we’ve been seeing so much of lately! Take the opportunity to dress up the exterior
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Outdoor Oasis

Create Your Outdoor Oasis with ABC Blind & Drapery

Summer will be here before you know it! If you’re thinking about building that backyard oasis that you’ve been putting off, let 2021 be your year. When building your dream
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pet cat sitting in window

6 Child- and Pet-Safe Window Treatments

If you have children (or pets!) at home, you know hanging cords can pose a risk to curious little explorers. Here are six of our favorite child and pet-friendly options
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Our Favorite Ways to Deck the Halls This Holiday Season

There’s no place like the warmth and comfort of your own home during the holiday season. At ABC Blind & Drapery we want to help you add the perfect decorative
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How to Clean Your Window Treatments

At ABC, we have a wide selection of window treatments to choose from– no two are exactly alike, so you’re sure to find something that matches both your budget and
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winter windows

Are Your Windows Ready for Winter?

As winter approaches, it’s important to make sure that your home and windows are prepared for cold weather! We may not get much snow in Texas, but harsh winter winds
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tableaux decorative grilles

Product Highlight: Tableaux Decorative Grilles

Does your house have an architectural quirk that you’re not quite sure what to do with? Whether you want it to blend in or make it stand out, we have
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5 Ways to Update Draperies for Fall

We love draperies for the elegance and versatility they bring to any room. As summer begins to fade away and fall approaches, here are five quick ways to update your
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window treatment trends

7 Window Treatment Trends of 2020

At ABC, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with the most modern window treatment on the market. This new decade has already introduced some of the most stylish looks
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6 Window Treatments that Can Help Lower Your Energy Bills

As Texans, we know better than anyone just how hot summers can get! Here at ABC, we offer a variety of window treatments that will fit your personal taste and
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nano roller shades

Product Highlight: The Nano Roll

NOW INTRODUCING: the Nano Roll, the coolest and most modern roller shades available! We’re extremely proud to offer this sleek, sophisticated, and easy to use product, from our friends at
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different kinds of blinds

A Breakdown of The 12 Types of Window Coverings on the Market Right Now!

So you are in the market for new window blinds or shades, huh? When you’re starting out, all the options can feel very confusing and overwhelming. To help you, our
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Our Coronavirus response

Our Response to COVID-19

At ABC Blind & Drapery, the health of our employees and beautiful surrounding communities is a priority. We would first like to send our condolences to all those affected by
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solar shade

The Best Exterior Window Coverings of 2020

Are you looking for the perfect exterior window coverings for your home? With so many options on the market for outdoor shade, it should be easy to find one that
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Top Home Decor Trends for 2020

Your choice of home decor reflects your personal taste, from the style you pick to the colors you choose, a home is a representation of your personality. Our motto at ABC
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5 Smart Home Automation Ideas For Your Home

While smart home automation technology has been around for a while, it’s more affordable than ever nowadays. Thanks to advancing technology, we can customize and control our home from the
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tips to furnish your first home

4 Tips on Furnishing Your First House

Moving into your first house? This is a big milestone and an exciting time in your life. On the other hand, having to furnish your house can be overwhelming and
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color trends for 2020

Are you curious about the color trends for 2020? Every year, paint companies like Sherwin Williams and Behr predict popular colors for the upcoming year. Sherwin Williams has released its color trends
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2019 fall events in austin

Fall is here, which means it’s cooling down and we’re all starting to consider leaving our houses again now that the 100-degree weather is coming to an end. We’ve compiled
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motorized flat roman shade

the importance of window covering safety

With October being designated National Window Covering Safety Month, we thought we’d dive into all the useful tips for keeping your children safe around corded window treatments as well as
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natural woven grass shades

fall decor ideas for 2019

While the Texas heat makes it hard to get excited about fall and the beautiful weather that (will one day) come with it, it’s still good to have a change
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shades and curtains

how to layer your window treatments

With so many window treatments to choose from, how can you be expected to choose just one? From draperies to shades to blinds, there are many ways to layer your
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decorating a new home for character and charm

As Austin grows and the suburbs continue to expand, new homes are being quickly built to accommodate those looking to buy real estate of their own.  In consequence, the little details of
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how to know when to replace your window treatments

When was the last time you took a good look at your window treatments? Whether you’re moving or just looking to hit the refresh button, it’s important to know when
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what to expect from abc blind & drapery

At ABC Blind & Drapery, it’s important to us that your window treatment experience is seamless from start to finish. From an in-home consultation to the selection process to installation
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how to decorate with mixed wood finishes

An emerging trend gaining more popularity with each day is decorating with mixed wood finishes. This is the use of fun materials such as rattan, wicker, bamboo and many more
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summer trends of 2019

Are you wanting to upgrade your home decor with the hottest summer trends of 2019? Look no further! At ABC Blind & Drapery, we make it a priority to keep up
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must-do Austin events this summer

Summer is moving quickly, but all that means is that we should take full advantage of all of the wonderful Austin summer traditions there still are to do! Below we’ve
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outdoor shade essentials for backyard entertainment

Summers in Texas can be brutal and taking measures to beat the heat and avoid too much sun exposure are a must. At ABC Blind & Drapery, it’s our goal to
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how to incorporate floral design into your home

Today’s goal is to bring the saying “April showers bring May flowers” to light! This blog is all about bringing “May flowers” into your home decor by learning how to
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4 ways to blend natural decor into your home

Are you a fan of the outdoors? Have you been wanting to add natural decor to your home for a while now? We are here to help! Below, we’ve gathered
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unique 2019 spring decor trends

If you’re looking for unusual, yet stylish spring decor trends, then look no further! While we all know the traditional spring trends such as sprucing up your house with plants
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The Benefits of Motorized Window Treatments

Wondering if motorized window treatments are the right choice for you? While some of the benefits of motorized coverings may seem obvious such as convenience and ease-of-operation, there are some
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movies in the park

2019 spring events in austin

Spring has sprung!! Do you know what that means? It’s time to shake off those winter blues and refresh your social life with these six awesome spring events in Austin!
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how to dress up your windows for spring

Spring is here and it’s time to brighten up your decor and let the light shine in! Below are our recommendations on how to dress up your windows for spring.
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white curtains

how to decorate in modern style

Modern style boasts new tech, all natural decor, cleanliness and a focus on simplicity. Read below to learn more about the key elements needed to create a modern style in
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how to style with pantone’s 2019 color of the year

Have you started decorating with Pantone’s 2019 Color of the Year? While Living Coral may seem too bright and “out there” to try and incorporate into your home decor, when
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new year’s resolutions for your home

A new year can be a fresh start that motivates you to create goals and resolutions to get your home in order! But how do you even start such a
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unique valentine home decor ideas

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and if you like to decorate for holidays, then it’s time to start thinking of unique Valentine home decor ideas! We’ve gathered our top four
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