The Normandeau Blog

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Tips for the Traveler!

Tips for the Traveler!

Going on vacation? We’ve all been told that putting your lights on timers can help your home to appear occupied while you are away.  Now with Hunter Douglas’ PowerView app Remote Connect feature, your window coverings can be part of your security plan.  Using the...

How to Make the Most of Your Home Staging Budget

How to Make the Most of Your Home Staging Budget

Window Covering Design Calgary Staging a home is a classic way of increasing its value on the open market, but it can be too expensive. To make the most out of your home staging budget, you need to know different budget-friendly home décor and designing tips and...

 Magnificent Mix and Match Patterns

 Magnificent Mix and Match Patterns

One of an interior designer’s ultimate weapons to create the perfect room for a client is the ability to mix and match patterns. By filling a room with a ‘busy’ scheme you can freshen up the look, or just give a different look to an old space. It takes skill to...

How to Measure your Windows for Window Treatments.

How to Measure your Windows for Window Treatments.

Installing custom window treatments in your home creates a unique atmosphere in each room. It also allows light to continue to flood in for practicality. They can also express your individuality, making a room more comfortable by adding drama or privacy. Whatever the...

All you ever needed to know about wallpaper

All you ever needed to know about wallpaper

Wallpaper seems to go in and out of fashion pretty regularly, but it’s hard to see why. There are so many gorgeous designs making it easy to create the perfect look for your home and to bring about a fresh look that you never had before. Wallpaper is a win-win in...

Contemporary Wallpaper: Modern Style, Modern Ease

Contemporary Wallpaper: Modern Style, Modern Ease

Contemporary Wallpaper: Modern Style, Modern Ease   While wallpaper seems old-fashioned to most, evoking thoughts of dreary Victorian drawing rooms and goopy, messy glue. However, contemporary wallpaper is firmly lodged in the present, with convenient installation and...

The Benefits of Window Blinds

The Benefits of Window Blinds

The Benefits of Window Blinds So, you’re looking to replace your window treatments, and you want something that isn’t those terrible white blinds, the ones that are impossible to lift? Or maybe you had low-quality vertical blinds and you’re thinking that you don’t...

How to Find the Right Wallpaper for Your Home

How to Find the Right Wallpaper for Your Home

How to Find the Right Wallpaper for Your Home   Wallpaper is a great design element that is sadly overlooked by most homeowners and renters. Wallpaper can be a great way to make a temporary change to an apartment or rented home. Permanent wallpapers can enhance a home...