Archive for June, 2013

Time Trial Window Treatments Where to Get Last-Minute Coverage in Curtains

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Reprinted from House and Garden Magazine.

1.  Ballard Designs

What we ordered:  84-In silk panels in Dutches Blue, lined with cotton.

Delivery:  Overnight for $18 plus standard delivery charges.

Quality:  The 2-inch flange above the rod pocket is a pretty detail.

Fast Track:  Simple and Basic.  No overnight delivery for online orders.

 

2.  Anthropologie

What we ordered:  Tuscan Rose cotton panels with valance trimmed in pom-poms.  $68 each.

Delivery:  Overnight with a $24 charge; three days $19.

Quality:  Not much in the way of frills but the price was right.

Fast Track:  Perfect for a little girls bedroom.

 

3.  DrapeStyle

What we ordered:  Pink silk taffeta panels with red edge banding, lining, interlining and French pleats, $757.

Delivery:  Our rush order arrived in one week with a $49 charge, but count on three to four weeks for fabric in stock.

Quality:  Beautifully made to order.

Fast Track:  Choose from 29 silks or 16 tasteful linens.  Plain curtains may be ordered on the web, but for fancy touches you must call.

 

4.  The Curtain Exchange

What we ordered:  Mica silk taffeta embroidered panels in taupe, $1,795

Delivery:  Grab-and-go, 80 designs at 22 stores nationwide.  Custom orders in a mere two to four weeks.

Quality:  Opulent, as you would expect for this price.

Fast Track:  Big store selection, small-store convenience, allows 48-hour trial period.

 

A review of Curtain Retailers by House and Garden Magazine

 

 

Great Drapes for Our Friends in Australia!

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

We love making great curtains, drapes and window treatments here at DrapeStyle.  That’s no secret.  We ship our Drapes all over the world.  One of our favorite places to ship them to is Australia.  We’ve been making drapes and shipping them to the Aussies for over a decade..and they seem to love us!

Here is a fun photo of our most recent order of a bunch of drapes and a really long roman shade getting ready to leave our warehouse destined for a home in South Australia.

More Gorgeous DrapeStyle Custom Curtains and Roman Shades bound for South Australia!

If you’re in Australia and are looking for amazing Custom Drapery, Curtains or Window Treatments please call DrapeStyle!