A Refreshing Palette: Robert Allen @HOME Spring 2019

Spring is officially here and with it comes a new, refreshing palette from Robert Allen @HOME.  The names of the fabrics evoke a northern European aesthetic blended with inspiration from Japanese modernity.  Large scale prints capture our attention while smaller scale prints, jacquards and embroidery add a layer of texture and visual interest.  The collection seems tailor-made for a relaxing master suite or casually elegant dining or living space.

Fabricana Home New Arrivals

Fabricana Home receives new fabrics all year long, and this week is no exception.  Whether you’re looking for something fresh and upbeat, or for pure elegance, we’ve got you covered!


4 Tips for Cleaning Your Window Blinds

There are some general guidelines you should follow at home when caring for your blinds. Keep in mind, each type of blind has its own individual care instructions. For more information, you should speak to a sales associate where you purchased your blinds.
Here are four tips for cleaning your window blinds:
  1. Dust regularly with a soft feather duster, dust cloth, or dusting mitt.

Pantone Colour of the Year 2017: Greenery

Get energized with “Greenery”, Pantone’s colour of the year for 2017
The first thing that I thought of when I saw that Greenery was announced as Pantone’s Colour of the Year was SPRING!  For me the shade evokes images of the stems of spring blossoms; crocuses, daffodils and tulips, clear signs that it’s a time for renewal and growth.  It’s such a fresh shade - a green that leans a little toward yellow, but not so much that those of us who cannot wear yellow should shy away.

How to Sew a Grommet Curtain Panel

We made this video about 3 years ago but it has been very popular on YouTube so we thought we would share it again! 
(Apologies for the poor sound quality, we made this video when we were just getting started!)
Not only is a grommet curtain panel simple and stylish, it's also easy to make. Here are the steps you need to follow:
Cutting Instructions:

Fall 2016 Home Décor Trends Part One: Asian Influence

Among the many patterns and colours that are presented to us, we start to see trends emerging for home décor. They are not always new, but they are often interpreted in new and fresh ways. This is especially true of the trend of fabrics featuring Asian inspired motifs. Whether inspired by traditional artwork or ceramics, the fabrics have a fresh appeal.


Window Coverings: A Blinds and Shades Comparison

When people think of window coverings they often think about valances and curtains but there are also a variety of blind and shade options that can be functional and add energy efficiency to your home. 

In this video, Myles talks about the features of roller shades, real wood and faux wood horizontal blinds, duette shades and roman shades. 


7 Popular Types of Window Coverings

Whether you just moved or are looking to redecorate a room, choosing the right window covering to suit your room's style can sometimes be a challenge. But don't fret! Here are seven popular types of window coverings and tips for which ones to use.

1. Curtains: Curtains come in many different designs, but their fabric is almost always thin. Curtains are great for a guest room or home office. Curtains allow some light in while adding a soft touch to the room.


6 Benefits to Blinds

Looking to get some new window coverings? Here are six reasons you may want to choose blinds.