{friday finds: as seen at hirshfield’s}

Benjamin Moore Inner Glow on the walls and that amazing ikat fabric on the sofa is Thom Filicia for Kravet…as seen in House Beautiful.

Eye spy, from the pages of the February and March issues of House Beautiful, lots of lovelies you’ll find at Hirshfield’s Design Studio and at our retail stores. Stop in and check us out.  Read the rest of this entry »

{picking the perfect window treatments}

You’ve picked out the perfect paint color. You’ve selected a fabulous combination of furniture that doesn’t necessarily match, but goes together effortlessly, and you’ve finally found the bold statement piece your room needs in a luxurious area rug. Yet your space is still lacking one finishing touch – window treatments.

There are so many options out there when it comes to window treatments, which is why they can be an overwhelming purchase to make. But, with just a little background knowledge you’ll know exactly what to look for.

The first thing you will want to consider is safety. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, there are 120 reported fatalities and 113 injuries caused by corded window coverings since 1999. LiteRise shades are a great option if you have kids or pets in your home. A cordless system eliminates the risk of a child getting tangled in a hanging cord. You can read more about safe window coverings in this blog post.

Duette Top-Down Bottom-Up with LiteRise

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{decorating your home for summer}

Now that you’ve personalized your cabin, it’s time to turn your attention to getting your home ready for summer! These quick swaps and fixes will have your home feeling as refreshing as a glass of lemonade on a hot summer day!

Nothing says airy and fresh like a room decorated in white. Add a fresh coat of white to your walls or trim, and then carry the theme throughout the room with fabrics and window treatments.

Better Homes & Gardens

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{hunter douglas design studio roman shade}

Freshen up your home this spring with the new Hunter Douglas Design Studio Roman Shades, available at Hirshfield’s! This collection combines a wide array of fabric options with Hunter Douglas’ best selling Roman Shade styles so you can create the window treatment that is perfect for you.

Design Studio™ Roman Shades with Cordlock

Design Studio™ Roman Shades with Cordlock

The Design Studio Line features:

  • Four styles: Choose from Batten Front, Batten Back, Hobble or Flat style shades
  • 320 fabric and color combinations: Design Studio Roman shades feature an exclusive fabric collection with sophisticated blends of linens, silks, cottons, synthetic fibers and fiber blends in an array of colors and designs.
  • Additional options: Choose your lining opacity, lift system, optional coordinating valance and decorative tapes and trims to truly customize your shade. For more information on the additional options, click here.

Design Studio Roman Shade with Continuous Cord Loop

The Design Studio Roman shade also helps save energy through:

  • Insulation: Many fabrics in the Design Studio collection boast high R-Values, helping reduce energy consumption, save on heating and cooling costs and creating a more comfortable room setting.
  • Solar Heat Control: Design Studio Roman shades help reduce the amount of solar heat that enters a room. The lower the amount of solar heat in a room, the more protected it is from the sun’s heat in the summer.
  • Daylighting: Sheer fabrics in the Design Studio collection beautifully diffuse natural light while bringing it deeper into the room. By drawing natural light deeper into a room, Design Studio Roman shades can reduce electrical lighting energy needs. For more information about how the Design Studio Roman shades can help with energy efficiency, click here.

I like the fact that the Design Studio Roman shades have the ability to add some personality to your space. With the extra wide fabrics, beautiful trimmings and the ability to select from liner options, it is completely customizable. Hunter Douglas has done a great job at selecting fabrics with textures, shimmer and pattern that is appealing for all styles.
– Shannon, Hirshfield’s Shop at Home

kitchen-Design Studio™ Roman Shades with Cordlock

Design Studio™ Roman Shades with Cordlock

The Hunter Douglas Design Studio Roman Shade collection is available at Hirshfield’s Shop at Home, Rosedale, Southdale, Maple Grove, Woodbury and Rochester. Stop in or call any of these Hirshfield’s locations to talk to a window fashion expert about how the Hunter Douglas Design Studio Roman shades can work in your home! Or call 651-366-6969 (Twin Cities) or 507-285-9594 (Rochester) to schedule a Shop at Home appointment.

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