{design helper: the hunter douglas product recommender}

Shopping for window treatments can be a lot of fun. The right styles, fabrics and colors can really bring a room to life. And the most energy-efficient models can even save you a lot of money — if you know what to look for. But what if you don’t? That’s where a new online offering from Hunter Douglas steps in.

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The slick, new Product Recommender on the Hunter Douglas home page not only helps you pick your window treatments— it provides an online window treatment education to help you make the best choices. Read the rest of this entry »

{window treatment wednesday: tips for window covering safety month}

They make our homes and windows beautiful, but window coverings can be dangerous for small children and pets. That’s why the Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) hold National Window Covering Safety Month every October.

It’s a chance to urge caregivers to check their window coverings for exposed or dangling cords, which pose a strangulation hazard to infants and young children, and to replace them as soon as possible with safer blinds and shades. WCSC and CPSC strongly recommend that only cordless window coverings or those with inaccessible cords be used in homes with young children.



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{wonderful window treatments}

Window Treatment Wednesday: Hirshfield’s Designers Pick Our Favorites

With the days growing longer and temperatures getting warmer, it’s the time of year to throw open the windows and let in the fresh air. And while enjoying that spring breeze, it’s fair to daydream about new window treatments. In fact, some of our Hirshfield’s window treatment experts from around Minnesota are here to help you out with some of their favorites.

Roman Shades

Horizons Roman Shade

Roman Shades from Horizons Window Fashions

Roz from Hirshfield’s in Alexandria loves Roman Shades. “I like that they can be very versatile from fun and modern to traditional,” she says. “There are so many different styles to choose from so you can always find one that suits the space.” Read the rest of this entry »

{elegant, romantic drapes inspired by Valentine’s Day}

Window Treatment Wednesday: Luxurious Fabrics for Romantic Window Treatments

February may be the month of romance as star crossed lovers celebrate their devotion to one another on the 14th, however, we think every house should be a home filled with love every day of the year. You can create the perfect romantic space with the versatility of soft window treatments. Luxurious fabrics can filter light while adding a timeless appeal and a dreamy ambiance to any home. Hirshfield’s hundreds of fabric selections offer an array of warm yet modern styles creating a romantic mood for any room.

What’s on the horizon for romantic drapes? Hirshfield’s window treatment designer Dawn Feda recommends sheers. “Embroidered sheers are an excellent choice to add romantic ambience to a room. “ What makes sheers so fabulous is they add “softness and yet dimension” to a room. Read the rest of this entry »

{window treatment wednesday: award-winning window treatments}

Hunter Douglas Plantation Shutters

Hunter Douglas took home the 2014 WCMA (Window Covering Manufacturers Award) Product of the Year for the 14th straight year, this time for their Heritance® Hardwood Shutters Collection. Nationally acclaimed design experts deemed this line as “an energizer for the manufacturer’s existing line of shutters and for the shutters category in general – with refreshed colors and updated frame designs that complement window trim.”

At Hirshfield’s, we have the largest selection of Hunter Douglas window treatments in Minnesota with 17 showrooms featuring their premiere collection of blinds and shades. Hunter Douglas products are also available at Hirshfield’s stores in West Fargo, North Dakota and Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Their exquisite plantation style shutters are what we’re excited about this season.

Hunter Douglas Shutters

Hunter Douglas


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{window treatment wednesday: coastal inspiration}

Window Treatments Inspired by Coastal Vacation Destinations!

Have you had your dream vacation? How would you like to bring a little of your favorite place to your own home? The sun, the sand, the water, and the colors. How do you keep that feeling alive in the landlocked Midwest?

Paint colors, fabrics, and accessories all help recreate the coastal feel. Think of the colors of seaglass, soft, light and airy. Keep your space simple and free of clutter. That also goes for your window treatments. You can fashion your own vacation wonderland with window treatments that evoke your coastal getaway.

The options for window treatments are endless. Whether you are seeking draperies, curtains, panels, blinds, shutters, or shades, we’ve got you covered. Read the rest of this entry »

{window treatment wednesday: best window treatments for sliding glass doors}

How to Choose the Best Window Treatments for Sliding Glass Doors

From color schemes to safety, we spoke with Shannon Scarrella, manager of Hirshfield’s Window Fashions, to reveal the best way to determine the ideal window treatments for your sliding glass doors.

Window Treatments for Sliding Glass Doors

Long-Vue from the Sienna Honeycomb Collection

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