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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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Cozy Up In This Den!

By Susie Ruhland | January 24, 2014

 This is a bachelor’s den window that resembles a cuff on a shirt. We enjoyed picking out a masculine striped fabric to make the window treatment work in this space. The cornice board that finishes the top was banded and piped with the contrasting black fabric and to add a simple touch we added the…

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Smart Investment – Duette Architella Honeycomb Shades

By Susie Ruhland | October 31, 2013

Duette Architella Honeycomb Shades are a great way to  save energy ! They also qualify for a federal energy tax credit ! Duette Architella Honeycomb shades can reduce solar heat gain through windows by up to 80% in the summer and in the winter they can reduce a home’s heat loss by up to 40%!…

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Cornice board using wrought iron medallions

By Susie Ruhland | October 7, 2013

My client wanted to use a touch of black in his office. He also wanted a pleated drapery on a traverse rod to use for privacy. A simple roman shade would look nice under this cornice too.     This cornice board was embellished with black wrought iron medallions placed in the center of five equal…

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A Simple Roman Shade Valance

By Susie Ruhland | February 19, 2013

This top treatment I call the roman shade valance. My client wanted a nice tailored look for your kitchen without a lot of fuss.   Her dishes were deep red, olive green, golden yellow and ivory. This fabric picked up every color that she was looking for in her kitchen.  The topper had three folds towards…

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Medallion Cornice Board

By Susie Ruhland | November 13, 2012

I recently installed a cornice board with an overlay of a medallion hardware on the face of the cornice.   I’m really excited about this new line of medallion hardware for windows. The designer, Jackie VonTobel designed endless possibilities to use these window accents. The wrought iron designs are available in many patterns and finishes. The…

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Treat Your Windows, It’s No Trick !

By Susie Ruhland | October 8, 2012

Phone : 712-786-3176 for further details !

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October – Child Safety Month, Buy Cordless!

By Susie Ruhland | October 1, 2012

It’s here again, October is child safety month. I try to bring awareness to child safety this time of year. Every year children and pets suffer terrible injuries and even deaths related to cords and strings. Being in the industry I have an eye on what is reported in the news, it is very hard…

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Vignette Modern Roman Shades

By Susie Ruhland | September 17, 2012

Vignette Modern Roman shades, a great alternative to the roman shade, combine the look of a fine drapery with the ease and convenience of a shade. Distinctive woven fabrics bring rich texture and color to every window. Vignette Shades come in semi-sheer, translucent and room-darkening fabrics. Vignette shades are designed with safety in mind because…

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iMagine seeing Hunter Douglas products in your photo !

By Susie Ruhland | August 20, 2012

This is such a great idea to purchase Hunter Douglas window treatments ! You can now upload your own photo of your window that you would like to dress and view any Hunter Douglas products on them! When you upload your photo you can choose from among 4,500 different Hunter Douglas fabrics, colors and options.…

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