Category Archives: Window Treatments

Known as curtains to most of us.

Decorating a Motorhome

Never in my wildest dreams would I have thought I would have even a pop-up camper in my life, much less a motor home. But as fate would have it, my husband found one he liked. The size was good … Continue reading






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Dear Rude Ruth

My new girlfriend and I just moved into a fabulous apartment on the ground floor of a nice complex & everything about it is perfect except for one problem. Our bedroom windows face the busy poolside cabana.  There is no … Continue reading






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The Windows Are In!

And they are splendid. Of course the temporary tar paper siding distracts your eye from the shiny and perfect DIY beauty that took two weekends of hard work, sweat, near-misses, ladder collapsing, nail gun malfunctioning, kitchen-faucet-removing drama to accomplish. But … Continue reading






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It Has Begun

A few things have begun lately. Springtime budding of trees and long-awaited wild flowers. Some trees that we thought died last year in the horrible, miserable, never-ending, 85-days-of-over-100-degree, wind-scoured, no clouds or moisture at all summer have come back to … Continue reading






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Before and After.. The Sad Story of a “Snake Bit” Project

The idea was grand. A colorful, well-designed, original stained glass panel for my little bathroom window. It took a lot of thought (and more than one glass of wine), but once I got the design that was in my head … Continue reading






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Time to Compromise (dang it)

Oh those beautiful windows. They are UV stabilized vinyl, double paned, gas-filled, tinted to keep out harmful and fading rays from the sun, custom sized, EXPENSIVE. I am so glad we spent and went with the best. I’m so proud … Continue reading






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