We’ve had several cold days and nights this winter, which means that you’ve probably been wanting to be sure your home stays the right temperature. If you’ve been watching your energy bills soar, perhaps it’s time to consider getting new energy-efficient window treatments, which will help not only with your heating bills this winter but your cooling bills this summer as well. [Read more…]
At Bretz Interiors here in Denver, any time we work with a customer, we try to ensure that they’ll have the best window fashions shopping experience possible. We know that the choices can be overwhelming, so it’s important to us that we help each customer find the right treatment to fit their needs, decorating goals, and budget. If you’ve got questions about the best type of window treatment for your room or home, speak with one of our consultants today. We’ll be happy to help you make sense of the options. [Read more…]
Buying the right window treatment can be daunting. There’s a lot to choose from, including style, fabric, color, and function. The trained consultants at Bretz Interiors serving the greater Denver area will be happy to help you narrow down your choices; meanwhile, consider some of the following tips to get started.
Do you want your window treatments to diffuse or deflect the light? This can be an important question for those who are light-sensitive in particular. In general, diffused light will be softer, without the intensity or glare of deflected light. However, deflected light can brighten a room and can work well on windows that don’t see direct sunlight. If you think diffused light is the way to go, consider Duette® Honeycomb Shades, Silhouette® Window Shadings, or Luminette® Privacy Sheers. If you want to go with deflected light, remember that you can soften it with draperies. Some product choices include Provenance® Woven Wood Blinds, shutters, and both vertical and [Read more…]
If you’re looking for treatments for doors and you’re concerned about matching the style to your window treatments, remember this: It’s okay to have one type of window covering in one room, and a different type in another—or even in the same room! Contrast in interior design can give a room more depth, interest, or style.
At Bretz Interiors serving the Denver area, our trained consultants will be happy to walk you through all the things to consider when you’re looking for coverings for your doors. [Read more…]
Marsala is inspired by the wine of the same name, and it has splashed onto the scene with a red-brown earthiness that yields a certain sophistication. This bold color can work well in the home décor arena, appealing to both men and women alike. It is a great “go to” color, whether it’s the main focal point in the room or in a simple accent piece. Here at Bretz Interiors serving the Denver metro area, our interior design consultants are happy to help you incorporate this gorgeous color (or any other!) into your home. Plus, we’ll help you find the perfect window treatment or accent piece to complement your lifestyle.
Great Rooms for Marsala
Because red hues are believed to stimulate the senses and our appetites, Marsala is an excellent choice for a kitchen or dining area. Marsala can also work well in transitional spaces, especially when paired with other warm hues, such as oranges, yellows, and true browns. It’s beautiful on walls. You can use paint or choose Marsala-inspired wallpaper to create a lovely accent wall. [Read more…]