Holiday Schedule

    We will be Closed the following days for our Designers to spend time with their families.      Saturday, December 29:  Closed Monday, December 31:  Closed Tuesday, January 1:  Closed

Celebration of Light Promotion

Hunter Douglas Celebration of Light

April 14 – June 25, 2018 From glare to glow. For less.   Light-diffusing window fashions from Hunter Douglas let you design with soft light. *Enjoy generous rebates on qualifying purchases. 1 Luminette® Privacy Sheer Receive a $100 rebate when you buy 1 Luminette® Privacy Sheer, plus $100 rebate per additional unit. 2 Silhouette® Window Shadings  Receive a $100 rebate when you buy 2 of Silhouette® shadings, plus $100 rebate for every 2 additional units.  Call or come in today for a free consultation with one of our designers. *Manufacturer’s mail-in rebate offer valid for qualifying purchases made 4/14/18–6/25/18 from participating dealers in …

Press Release

27 December 2017 A Message From Roy Donald, founder of Drapery Affair in Ventura, CA Our hearts go out to all who’ve lost or sustained significant damage to their homes due to the Thomas Fire. We cannot begin to understand the hardship of losing one’s home and everything that is held precious to your family. As a life-long Venturan and business owner since 1964, I want to do everything I can to support your rebuilding efforts, no matter how long it takes. To that end, Drapery Affair, in cooperation with our many vendors, is offering extensive discounts on all retail products found in our showroom. …

PowerView® Motorization

PowerView Motorization

It moves your shades, so you don’t have to. PowerView® Motorization from Hunter Douglas is a remarkable system that moves your shades according to your schedule.* Just program your personalized settings with your smart phone or tablet. Plus, it now integrates even more seamlessly with other home automation systems for a truly connected home. To see PowerView in motion, contact us today. PowerView Motorization is compatible with these and more: *The PowerView App and additional equipment required for programmed operation. ©2017 Hunter Douglas. All rights reserved. All trademarks used herein are the property of Hunter Douglas or their respective owners.6945726 SaveSave …

READY, SET… SPACE PLAN

READY, SET… SPACE PLAN!

READY, SET… SPACE PLAN! Proper Space Planning Made Simple and Fun Space planning is not to be taken lightly, yet we have a tendency to eye-ball our furniture and place it wherever we think it fits. However, when it comes to creating beauty, as well as optimal functionality in your home, planning is the most important, and can be quite fun. First Thinks First! Before considering the final outcome of what your space will look like, the wisest way to proceed in achieving a room you’ll love and live in forever is to first think through how you need the …

How Long Should My Curtains Be?

How Long Should My Curtains Be? It’s a dilemma that plagues every homeowner – how long should my curtains be? Unless you’re talking about a child’s bedroom, kitchen, laundry room, or bathroom (where short, sill-length curtains are best for practical reasons), floor-length curtains are the way to go! Nothing looks sadder than a beautiful living room with short, shrimpy curtains! The curtain length has the ability to transform a room from relaxed to regal. Here’s a mini-guide to the four basic lengths for curtains, and how they each affect a room: Touching Curtains:  they float ever-so-slightly above the floor (think 1/2″ to 1″) …

Theme Based Bedrooms – Romantic

THEME BASED BEDROOMS – ROMANTIC Transforming a Bedroom into a Boudoir Are you desirous of making a romantic change to your bedroom, but you’re unsure if you want something that’s “froo-froo”? Good news. A romantic bedroom doesn’t have to mean an explosion of pink and our designers here at Drapery Affair can help with your Romantic décor, like romance it is how you define it. ORNATELY DETAILED If you are a fan of ornate details, there are many ways to achieve this look. Soft linens, gilded mirrors, a vanity accentuated with gorgeous accessories, a particularly opulent lighting fixture, crystal chandeliers, …

Fall at the park

The Fall Home Spirit

THE FALL HOME SPIRIT Inexpensive ways to tap into the spirit of fall. Fall signifies new beginnings.  It’s falling leaves symbolizes the shedding away of old things to make way for new life in the spring.  Likewise, our homes are shock full of old items and décor that can finally be shared with others, or changed into something new and exciting, with just a little effort.    Repurpose & Redesign At Drapery Affair we believe that repurposing your furniture is a wonderfully creative way to tweak something you no longer need, to fit into another category.  For example, turning an …

Hard to Pass

HARD TO PASS UP Practical guide to stone   If you’ve been looking for a natural, hard material with unsurpassed beauty for your walls, counter tops, or floors you’ve no doubt considered stone. Its attributes are many. Not the least of which are, stone flooring’s cool surface is perfect during the warmer seasons and it doesn’t give refuge to dust or allergens. Now that you’re sold on the idea, all that’s left is deciding what kind of stone is best for your home and décor.     Granite Granite is an igneous rock formed by volcanic activity. This naturally textured …

Area Rugs Over Wall to Wall Carpet

No-No, Turns to Yes-Yes!

Area Rugs Over Wall to Wall Carpet This summer as we pull open the draperies all that luxurious natural light may reveal some pretty heavily trafficked areas on our carpet. Do you have it replaced? Cleaned (only to have those soiled areas show up before summer’s over)? Or do we simply add an area rug on top? TIPS If you’ve always thought putting an area rug over your existing carpet is a design “no-no”, think again. Recently many customers are saying a resounding “yes!” to this practice. Not only is placing an area rug far less expensive than replacing carpet …

Sheer Curtains can make your room a sheer delight.

IT’S CURTAINS!

The Sheer Beauty of Sheers Outside of offering noise reduction, and protection from ultraviolet light deterioration to your floors and furniture, curtains provide another super wonderful perk.  They complete the overall appearance of the homes interior design in a major way.  Let’s just say, a home without curtains is like wearing a little black dress with no accessories.  These months with the sunlight of spring in full spring, sheers can without a doubt make your room a sheer delight. The Sheer Advantage You have more choices than you may realize as sheers include: Very lightweight fabrics like polyester, chiffon, silk, …