Curved Bay Window Pelmet & Curtains

Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in Curtains | No Comments

We seem to have tackled quite a few curved bay windows recently – templating them for everything from poles through to lath and fascias. In this case, some friends approached us to make curtains for a large (6 metre wide), compound curved bay window in their bedroom. A bay of this size needs to be templated because ...

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How to Dress an Elliptical Window

Posted by on Jun 5, 2016 in Curtains | No Comments

It was a slightly challenging brief from our interior design client. “Charlie, how do we incorporate a sheer curtain into the elliptical window in the master ensuite, to give our client a little privacy, during the day?” We were all anxious not to hide the unusual and rather beguiling shape of the window – as ...

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Electric blinds on a timer switch

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 in Case Studies, Roller Blinds | No Comments

We’ve done a lot of electrical blind installations in and around London, but last week’s install was a little different. Different because our client, concerned about security in their new kitchen, had the presence of mind to ask if they could have a timer switch with their new Somfy roller blinds that we were soon ...

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Lath and Fascias

On a recent home consultation we were advising our client of the various ways of spanning a 4 metre recess in their drawing room. Client had recently removed the fussy pelmets they had inherited when they had bought the property – a stunning mansion nestled in the Northamptonshire countryside, and they were keen to replace them ...

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Budget early for your new build curtains & blinds

Posted by on May 27, 2014 in Case Studies, Curtains, Roman Blinds | No Comments

When you’re planning home renovations or starting from scratch with a new build, it’s easy to get mired in the detail of the build – through tireless meetings with architects, builders and contractors. With money seemingly leaving your pocket like water through a sieve, the tendency is to leave soft furnishings right until the end. But ...

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Child safe blinds – what are the options?

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Roller Blinds | No Comments

So you could say that the dust is now settling in the aftermath of the hurried implementation of the new blind cord safety regulations. For a reminder of how the regulations change the soft furnishings landscape, take a look at our recent blog. Affected products – most notably roman blinds – won’t leave the market, ...

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