Entries by Joanne

Who Needs Blackout Shades?

A nourishing deep sleep is mandatory to keep our bodies healthy and our minds clear. All of us need restful sleep as our bodies automatically reset every 24 hours; triggered by our exposure to light and dark. When our bodies get out of sync with our environmental clock – they go haywire. We are meant to follow the boost of our sleep hormone, which increases as darkness falls and signals our body to power down to […]

What’s the Difference between Solar Shades at Night and During the Day?

Because solar shades are designed to let light in and not block your view, these window treatments actually provide better privacy during the day – you can see out your window, but a passersby cannot see in. At night, when the lights are on in your home, this effect is reversed and the shades become somewhat transparent. For this reason, we suggest layering your solar shades with curtains or even a second shade in rooms where absolute […]

Pirouette Shades – Bold Design With Beautiful Light Control

Pirouette Window Shadings provide a bold and modern alternative to the look and feel of traditional fabric shades in beautiful Victoria, BC Pirouette shadings feature softly contoured fabric vanes that magically open and close to give you complete control over your desired degree of light filtration and privacy. The Invis-Lift feature allows you to view through the shade without seeing any exposed cords or tapes which will give the shade a very discreet appeal. Vanes […]

Brighten Your Home This Spring with These Decorating Tips

Spring isn’t just a great time to clean your home deep; it’s also a good time to perk up your living space with some spring-inspired décor. Use these decorating tips to brighten your Victoria City home in anticipation of the warm season to come. Remove Heavy Draperies Heavy draperies can help you create a cozy atmosphere, which can make the winter months more cheerful, but sheer draperies allow more natural sunlight to filter into your […]