Some like it cool

We love working on smaller spaces because of the challenges they present, and the fun and interesting solutions that can come from brainstorming with our clients to see what would work best for them.  Our client felt that her Logan … Continue reading

Historic house discovers new world

  It’s hard to explain the feeling you get as you turn off the main road, and start winding down the narrow, tree-lined, Chester County back road until you reach the clearing that is part of this amazing historic property. … Continue reading

Striking a Balance

When McGrath Interiors began this project on a two-year old home in West Chester, the first impression I got was that there was a dichotomy between the formalness of the house, and the relaxed, updated feel that the clients wanted … Continue reading

Simple Window Treatment Options

Faux Roman Shade

Faux Roman Shade

This breakfast nook area faces South, and the client wanted to finish off the space with a decorative treatment, have a way to block the sun when it was too hot, as well as have the option of privacy at night.  I love the idea of cordless Roman shades (below), but the window was too wide to be able to have that function with just one shade, so we had the top treatment made, and put simple spring-roller shades underneath for a clean look.  The roller shades come in many different fabrics and various degrees of translucency and are very well priced.  They are a great option, and seem to be making a comeback!

Cordless Roman-up

Cordless Roman-up

Cordless Roman-Down

Cordless Roman-Down

Faux Roman with roller shades underneath

Faux Roman with roller shades underneath