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Welcome! I'm Susie.
Window Fashions by Susie Ruhland is a full service window treatment design and fabrication studio - serving the midwest area with over thirty years experience, from designing, & fabricating to installing your window treatments.
My work is devoted to sharing ideas that will help you create a beautiful window treatment! I bring the fabrics, blinds, shades and shutter samples to you so that they can be viewed in the natural lighting of your home.
Custom window treatments can be the single most important element in pulling together your room.
Let me assist you in selecting a design or blind that adds style and beauty to your home or office. Call 712-786-3176 or click below to contact me today.
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Top Ten Reasons to Hire A Custom Window Treatment Professional A custom window treatment professional will listen to your visions and help you coordinate styles, colors, and textures to put together a custom look. A custom window treatment professional can help you save time by handling all the details that go into a successful project.…Read More
This valance is called the “swoop valance ” My client had small highlights of black in the wall tile and the flooring of this bathroom that she was going to keep. Therefore I trimmed the edges with black cording and gimp. The fabric is mounted as a slouched effect on a top board that was skirted with…Read More
I’ve just completed a window treatment titled “bistro valance swag” This bistro valance swag has a deep droop area and is designed to hang from medallions or a pole as a valance. The valance,tails and covered buttons were made using Mitchell Fabrics, pattern pucker, color woodrose. The contrast cuff on the valance and tails was Mitchell…Read More
COLOR….It surrounds us in every aspect of our lives. It can expand your room space and make it warmer, cozier, cooler or more modern. It can inspire sleep or it can awaken the senses. Or, it can define you. If you’re deciding on the right window treatment color, I recommend that you begin with a…Read More
If you’re considering a window treatment upgrade in your home, consider the difference between window dressings and window furnishings. Hard window treatments including blinds, shutters, screens, and shades are more like window furniture in that they’re made of hard woods and tougher materials, and primarily customized to fit inside of your window frames in order to…Read More
The color of the year for apparel and home for 2010 is turquoise. This color combines the serene qualities of blue and the invigorating aspects of green. Turquoise evokes thoughts of soothing, tropical waters, an escape from the everyday troubles of the world. Turquoise adds a splash of excitement to neutrals and browns, complements reds…Read More
Country Wood blinds from Hunter Douglas have a TopShield II finish that is the ultimate protection for your wood blind investment. It provides resistance to : Fading – Country Woods blinds withstood exposure to 1,500 hours in the Atlas weatherometer fade test, which is equivalent to eight to ten years of wear in the window.…Read More
Color as we perceive it is controlled by light and therefore, will always be affected by it. This can complicate colors you choose for your next window treatment because the fabrics you choose might cast off a different light in your room when storm clouds gather versus when the sun is shining bright. Light changes…Read More
In order to start thinking about window treatments, consider the following questions : 1) What kind of window design am I looking for ? The “type” of design you decide on ? Think about a hard look such as shutters vs. a more softer look with fabric shades or panels. 2) Am I looking for…Read More