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Budget Sun Blocking Shades

Today Marissa writes: Dear Diva, the heat is finally getting to me. My house is so hot I can’t stand to stay home during the day. I’m miserable! I don’t have a lot of extra money to spend, so can you suggest some budget sun blocking shades? Marissa, I applaud you for making it this… Read more »

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Energy Efficient Shades For Windows

Do you have a room of your house that you avoid during the summer because it gets too hot? Can you feel the heat radiating in from the windows? If you answered yes to both of these questions, it’s time to consider new energy efficient shades for Windows. You don’t have to avoid sections of your… Read more »

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Levolor Transformations Day/Night Shades

Today Regina writes: I have Levolor cellular shades on every window in my house, except for three windows in the family room. I want to put cellular shades on them, but I’m torn. I can’t decide between one shade that stops all the light from coming in and another that looks more like a sheer…. Read more »

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Cheap Cellular Shades

Today Kathy writes: Can you find cheap cellular shades? I saw your article on hunter douglas but I don’t want to spend that much. I’m purchasing them for a vacation home and don’t want to spend that much money on somewhere we only spend a couple of months out of the year. What do you… Read more »

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Top Down Cellular Shades

Today Ella writes: Dear Diva, I am having a major meltdown over the shades in my family room! For the last four months we have been involved in a renovation project that should have only taken one month to complete. I needed to have made a decision on the shades last week but I still… Read more »

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Hunter Douglas Cellular Shades

Today Betty writes: I need new window treatments and my friends keep telling me to get Hunter Douglas cellular shades. They say they are the best but don’t really say why. Why should I choose Hunter Douglas over other brands, what’s the real deal here?  I’d appreciate any help here. Betty, sometimes people are just… Read more »

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Eco Friendly Woven Wood Shades

Today Tammy asks: Diva, I’m perplexed. I have decided that I want either cellular shades or woven wood shades. The problem is I don’t understand the benefits of one vs the another? I’m leaning towards woven wood because that is the one I’ve heard is more eco friendly, is that true? When it comes to… Read more »

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Vignette Traditional Shades

Today Amelia writes: I need some help with the upcoming winter. Here fairly soon, we are going to be seeing snow. And this means I will have to tolerate the usual East Coast cold winters and dark, gloomy days. Even when the sun is sort of shining, I want window coverings that give the interior… Read more »