Window Treatments Idea Book

Design Ideas * Fabric & Color * Embellishing Ready

Window Treatments Idea Book

By:  Sampson, Sue
DeLucia, Ellen

Product ID:  070869
$22.95 Paperback
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Taunton Press

9.2 X 10.9 in
192 pg


One of the first things you do when you remodel or move into a new home is change the curtains. After all, new window treatments easily, quickly, and inexpensively transform a room. They turn an outdated room into one you want to spend time in, and they make a cold space feel warm and inviting. In the style of the best-selling Idea Books, Window Treatments Idea Book offers the latest ideas for decorating all types of windows, from standard to custom. More than 350 photos provide inspiration for all rooms in the house, from the kitchen to the bathroom, bedroom to family room and study. Recognizing that consumers also want to make easy enhancements to readily available window treatments and hardware, the inspiration is peppered with practical advice on how to quickly modify off-the-shelf window treatments and design tricks for hanging them. The breadth of information makes this book the one source homeowners need when picking out window treatments.
The authors' combined years of experience have allowed them to select photos of the most popular window treatment styles as well as to provide ideas for dealing with challenging windows--bays, bows, and the like. Unique features of the book include showing one window treatment style in three different looks and quick and easy ideas for instant style.
Whether you're looking to update an existing space or are starting from scratch in a new home or newly designed addition, you'll find all the inspiration and know-how you need to create the windows of your dreams.
Window Treatments Idea Book should be a goldmine for consumers because it shows so many styles of window treatments, particularly for large, odd-shaped, and custom windows soprevalent today, in photos. What the reader gets is a wide range of window treatments in the context of every room in the house. There is also a one-page reference in the front of the book that lists each room in the house with the page number of treatments that are shown in those room contexts.

Sue Sampson and Ellen DeLucia created the Home Dec In A Sec window treatment pattern line in 1989. Through a licensing agreement with McCall Pattern Company, they have sold more than 4 million patterns internationally. In addition, Sue and Ellen launched, an e-commerce site that sells their patterns as well as custom-made window treatments. has received national media attention with articles appearing in newspapers such as TheChicago Tribune, The New York Times, The Detroit Free Press, The Stamford Advocate, The Connecticut Post, and Arizona Daily Star. Prior to starting Home Dec In A Sec, Sue and Ellen founded Whimsical Windows, a custom sewing business. Sue and Ellen both live in Easton, Connecticut. -