Rebarts Interiors – Decorating Taste Test

ABOUT REBARTS INTERIORS

Rebarts Interiors has over 75 years of combined experience creating custom window coverings for commercial and residential clients throughout the western United States and as far abroad as the Orient. In addition to in-house design consultants, we work with an extensive network of designers, decorators, architects, contractors, developers and realtors.

At Rebarts Interiors, we provide design and installation services in addition to our on-site Hunter Douglas repair center and blind/upholstery cleaning. Choose from horizontal or vertical shades in trendsetting fabrics, wood, woven woods or metals, window shades of varying opacities, classic shutters or elegant draperies. Rebarts Interiors can custom fit coverings to any shape and size. Saftey features are available for households with small children or pets, as well as automation and motorization.

Our locations in Burlingame, San Carlos and Los Altos are Hunter Douglas Centurion Galleries, featuring the newest innovative products. Every Hunter Douglas window fashion carries a lifetime limited warranty the covers your window treatments for as long as they cover your windows. Rebarts Interiors is Diamond Certified and an outstanding member of the Better Business Bureau.

Our commitment and goal is to develop a working relationship with our clients in making your window fashion vision become a reality, from the beginning stages to the end. Stop by one of our showrooms today or call to schedule a home visit with one of our design experts!

Phone: (650) 348-1268 or (650) 508-8518
Web: www.rebarts.com

Showroom Locations
Burlingame:  1352 Broadway
San Carlos:    990 Industrial Rd,  Suite 106
Los Altos:      253 State Street

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DECORATING TASTE TEST DETERMINE YOUR STYLE WITH A FEW QUICK QUESTIONS

Does your home reflect you? Many of us are at a loss when it comes to decorating our home and deciding which colors, fabrics and furniture to use.

To help solve this problem, Sally Morse, Director of Creative Services for Hunter Douglas, devised a “Decorating Taste Test” inspired by Meredith’s New Decorating Book. So pick up a pencil, sit yourself down, and answer the following questions:

1. What architectural style is your dream house?
a. A restored townhouse with beautiful architectural detailing.
b. A thatched roof cottage surrounded by trees and flowers fronting a sylvan pond.
c. A penthouse loft with few interior walls, high ceilings and lots of windows.

2. Great grandma bequeathed you an old-fashioned trestle table, the perfect size for dining. What do you choose for seating?
a. Chairs from the same era, made of the same wood.
b. Dissimilar wood chairs painted a single color.
c. Mid-century modern Harry Bertoia metal chairs.

3. The colors you love to surround yourself with bring to mind
a. Favorite jewelry.
b. Your flower garden.
c. The beach.

4. When hosting a dinner party you set the table with:
a. Formal china that’s been in your family for generations, the good silver and white tapers.
b. Pottery collected over the years and glass hurricane lamps with pillar candles matching the colorful linens.
c. Translucent, white china plates, small, rock crystal vases, each sprouting a single purple zinnia marching down the center of the table, and vintage, pearl-handled flatware.

Traditional. If you answered mostly “a,” you have a great appreciation for the past, formality, and prefer one definite style over many. At the windows you might keep the treatment simple to draw attention to the furniture with Hunter Douglas Silhouette®shadings with the Signature S-VaneTM.

Comfortably casual. If you answered mostly “b,” you like furnishings that beckon, sink- into chairs and sofas dressed in solid or boldly patterned fabrics that don’t show wear and tear. Interiors in the comfortably casual mode would look well with Heritance® hardwood shutters crafted with dovetail construction for maximum strength and durability.

Simple with a spark. If you answered mostly “c,” you like a sophisticated, refined look sparked with something unexpected, a Victorian papier-mâché chair in a modern setting, for example. One recommended window treatment is the state-of-the-art, Duette® Architella® honeycomb shades from Hunter Douglas with a highly energy efficient cell-within-a-cell construction.

One-of-a-kind. If your answers vary, it probably means you like and are knowledgeable about a variety of design periods and styles and refuse to be limited to just one.

To see a variety of different Hunter Douglas products, you can visit Rebarts Interiors, an authorized Hunter Douglas Window Fashions Gallery with showrooms located at 1352 Broadway in Burlingame and 990 Industrial Road Ste. 106 in San Carlos, 650-348-1268 or 650-508-8518. www.rebarts.com.

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