Decorating Small Rooms: Make a Room Feel Bigger

When decorating small rooms, you may want to make them feel bigger. There are several changes you can make from an interior design standpoint that greatly impact the feel of a space. A common issue that can seem impossible to overcome is how to make a room seem bigger than it actually is. While purchases may… Read More >

DIY Blinds: 3 Reasons Why ABC Blind & Drapery is Better

Are DIY blinds (do it yourself blinds) a viable alternative to professional blinds? When hiring a professional service of any kind, you are trusting that the company’s expertise will produce a higher quality result than if you were to do it yourself. While we often share home hacks and ways to handle certain projects yourself,… Read More >

Things to do for a Great Austin Christmas

Now that the Christmas decorations are up, it is time for the Austin Christmas festivities to begin! Here is our guide to celebrating the holidays in Austin during the month of December. Elf Outdoor Movie Night w/ Duchman Family Winery Your $20 ticket gets you a glass of their featured wine for the evening in… Read More >

The Spirit of Giving and the Holidays at ABC

Holidays and the spirit of giving go hand in hand. Over the years, ABC Blind and Drapery has worked with several different non-profit organizations to help support them in their mission. The need varies from service, time and financial donations – but the common goal is to improve the lives of others. In 2015, we… Read More >

Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas

Thanksgiving is almost upon us and we’re thinking about doing something a little different this year – Thanksgiving table setting ideas! We all have our standard dining room table set-up when we have company, but the holidays call for something special. We’ve rounded up our favorite tips from lifestyle bloggers to create a space that… Read More >

Guest Room Amenities

The holidays can be a stressful time, especially if you’re hosting extended family! We’ve gathered some guest room amenities that will make your guests feel right at home. If you follow all of these tips, you may just acquire new residents! Test Drive the Guest Room A great way to test the comfort of your guest room amenities is… Read More >

Room Color Ideas for 2017

Are you looking for room color ideas for 2017? Every year, paint companies like Sherwin Williams and Behr predict color trends for the upcoming year. Behr has released their paint color palettes for 2017 in the form of three different categories: Confident, Composed, and Comfortable. Design is anything but one size fits all and these palettes appeal… Read More >

Window Treatment Installation the ABC Way

At ABC Blind & Drapery, it’s important that your window treatment installation with us is seamless from start to finish— by visiting our showroom, meeting with your designer, choosing your new window treatments and having them installed. If you’re curious about how to prepare to meet with your window covering designer, we have this blog post on the topic…. Read More >

Different Types of Windows and Their Treatments

There are a lot of different types of windows. Not all windows are created equally and neither are their treatments. At ABC Blind & Drapery, our designers are experts when it comes to communicating which window treatments are best for different types of windows. Single and Double Hung Windows – These windows are versatile, with several… Read More >

Types of Energy Efficient Windows and Treatments

Different types of energy efficient windows should be considered for the protection they offer from the Texas sun. In order to reach optimal energy efficiency, the most energy efficient window treatment must be covering the most energy efficient window pane. We have provided a guide of different window panes and treatment options and the combination that will have… Read More >