Farm House Style

Are you a fan of the HGTV show Fixer Upper? The main theme they always showcase their style with is the Farm House look. Made in the Shade is no stranger to this trend. What are the 4  things they always change?  Flooring, new cabinets, paint, crown molding,  well you get the idea but, there is […]

Shades for sliding patio doors.

Trying to find shades for sliding patio doors can be a bit tricky, we can make it much easier for you. Made in the Shade works with several wonderful vendors that have perfected window treatments for your slider. It used to be that a sliding patio door was generally covered with the vertical blinds that […]

Motorized shades and blinds.

We live in a techy world today so why wouldn’t we expect to have motorized blinds and shades? With all the new home automation blinds and shades fit nicely into that realm. The technology in home automation is much more affordable than it was a few years ago. Blinds and Shades can be added to […]

Solar shades are HOT right now!!!

Solar roller shades have been the go to window treatment the last few years and show no signs of slowing down. I have to say these have become my favorite window treatment. Solar shades can solve a multitude of problems. Made in the Shade can offer you hundreds of varieties in colors and styles. For […]

Shutters, are they right for me?

Many times I’m told by my clients they really want shutters! Who wouldn’t want shutters but are they the right application for your windows? Shutters or plantation shutters as they are called by many are a very beautiful window treatment that can bring style and class to your home. Here in the Midwest our shutters […]

Not your grandma’s roller shades!

I find myself repeating this phrase quite frequently when suggesting roller shades for a new window treatment. I remember going to grandma’s house and pulling down those old white roller shades on to have them spring out of my hand and fly up the window at the speed of light! Or, how many times did […]