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MEASURING UP SOUTH CANTERBURY FOR OVER 15 YEARS

One of the main stays of our business is helping our clients make great decisions on which type of window treatment best suits their needs. From curtains to roman Blinds, Duettes or Shutters.

Living where we do, our location dictates that we NEED protection from the harsh Winters’ and searing heat from the Summer Sun. Double Glazing has provided a practical solution, however at a cost. Another option is to choose a window treatment that is more affordable and not only provides insulation but blocks out light for a good night’s sleep and creates privacy.

For homes that have single glazing we now have the option of  Luxaflex Duette® Shades which reduce energy loss at the window by up to 60%.  Duette® shades are a type of honeycomb or cellular window shade. They have two or more layers of pleated fabric bonded together to form compartments (cells). Duette® shades have a soft, elegant look and superior insulation properties.  Take advantage of this incredible window treatment at Maree Hynes Interiors with 20% off this month.

We also have 40% off selected fabrics and there are some fabric ranges that come with  FREE making. There is no better time to fit out your lounge, bedroom, or rental than now with these terrific prices. We will come out and do the measure and quote for you too.

Visit our website, Facebook and Instagram for inspiration and while you are there have a browse through our online shop. Lots of lovely things just at your finger tips!

The WONDER of WALLPAPER

The WONDER of WALLPAPER

It’s time to discard the plain walls and welcome wallpaper once more into our homes. Our grandparents and parents knew the power of pattern. They were bold and daring in their choices especially in the groovy 60’s and 70’s. However for centuries wallpaper has been a vital part in transforming the houses we live in, into homes. In fact since the 18th century wallpaper has been a large part in transforming a space and adding depth to the walls we like to surround ourselves with. Like generations before, we need to embrace this once more. Wallpaper is versatile, striking and bold.  

Although the much beloved feature wall is still an option, think bigger, braver and bolder. Confidently wrap all 4 walls in your space with pattern. Or think outside the box and look up to the 5th wall above. Ceilings are a great opportunity to inject the room with character and whimsy.

Wallpaper can be used in creative ways. Have an old bookcase needing attention? Consider giving the backbone of the bookcase a face lift with wallpaper. Having a pop of pattern at the back will breathe new life into a once dull piece. Needing a headboard? By framing a section of wallpaper behind your bed with decorative moulding, you create a unique point of difference. Now the wallpaper has become a striking piece of art as well as a headboard.

Using wallpaper to face the fronts of tired furniture is also a fun way to use pattern. Simply remove the hardware from fronts, sand the flat surfaces and prep accordingly. With adhesive apply wallpaper as you would the walls, trim excess and admire your work as it sits proudly in your room.

No matter what your project aspirations our showroom boasts a large variety of wallpaper options in every style and price point. Let our friendly team help you find the perfect wallpaper for your home or project. Whether you start small with a piece of furniture, or embrace a whole room makeover let us help you discover the transformative power of wallpaper.