He Said, She Said: Darek and Hollie Woodward Share Their Drapery Street Experience

He Said, She Said: Darek and Hollie Woodward Share Their Drapery Street Experience

What brings people to Drapery Street? Some clients come here looking for more privacy or light control. Others are trying to find the finishing touch that completes their home’s decor. No two people have the same goals when it comes to finding the perfect window treatments – even when those two people are a couple! That’s where Darek and Hollie Woodward found themselves when they walked through our doors. 

Why Darek and Hollie Woodward Chose Drapery Street

This trendy couple looked to us for window treatments that would transform their home. But that meant something different from each of their perspectives. Hollie wanted beautiful drapes that would amplify the aesthetic of their home and provide great lighting for her immensely popular Instagram page, @holliewdwrd. The top priorities for Darek, on the other hand, were comfort and convenience. 

He Said, She Said: Darek and Hollie Woodward Share Their Drapery Street Experience

With few window treatments already installed, their home was a blank slate for Drapery Street to work with. We walked them through every step of the process, helping them choose the style, material, and features of their drapes and shades. Working with our expert designers, they chose colors and designs that complemented each individual room in their home, beautified their exterior, and most importantly were safe for their kids

Finding the right window treatments was a process that both Hollie and Darek could get excited about. She found just the right combination of elegant drapes and shades for their bedrooms, bathrooms, and living spaces. He discovered our PowerView® Automation from Hunter Douglas and chose to integrate it into their custom designs. 

He Said, She Said: Darek and Hollie Woodward Share Their Drapery Street Experience

Now that their window treatments have been installed, did we meet their goals? We caught up with Darek and Hollie Woodward and asked them! 

Here’s what they had to say: 

Hollie Woodward Living Room Before
Hollie Woodward Living Room After

What product or feature is your very favorite?

Hollie: I love the look of our drapes! I feel like they make the rooms look finished. And because they hang all the way from the ceiling, it makes the rooms look taller as well.

Darek: By far my favorite feature is the PowerView® App that allows me to open and close any blind in the house with the touch of a button from anywhere.

Hollie Woodward Dining Room Before
Hollie Woodward Dining Room After

Which rooms experienced the most dramatic transformation?

Hollie: Aesthetically, the main living area because that’s where we spend most of our time and it’s what everyone sees when they enter the home. Getting that space right was super important to me.

Darek: The living room has so many windows that late in the afternoon it would be overfilled with bright light from the west-facing side of the house. The fabric that we chose blocks the harsh light while still keeping our main living space light and comfortable. We can now sit and face the window without having to wear sunglasses inside all afternoon!

Hollie Woodward Nursery Before
Hollie Woodward Nursery After

Hollie Woodward Nursery

Have your window treatments changed the function of your home? 

Hollie: Yes, for sure. The biggest thing for me was privacy and light control. We work so much out of our home and need to be able to filter light daily for shoots and try-ons.

Darek: Privacy and comfort are the primary reasons I wanted window treatments and the power shades have been my main selling point of the whole process. They make the whole system that much more functional and we open and close our shades much more often than we would if they were manual.

Hollie Woodward Master Bedroom
Hollie Woodward Master Bedroom After

What’s one piece of advice you’d give to someone just starting the window treatment process?

Hollie: Go to Drapery Street because they were super helpful! They made a process easy that could otherwise have been overwhelming.

Darek: Take your time investigating the various options. Like most of the home building and furnishing process, there are millions of choices. Working with someone to help guide you through the whole process and provide recommendations can help make the decision process more manageable and increase the likelihood that you will love what you end up with.

Hollie Woodward Bathroom Before
Hollie Woodward Bathroom After

See more photos of the Woodward’s home here. 

Get the Most Out of Your Window Treatments with Drapery Street

Custom window treatments helped turn Darek and Hollie Woodward’s house into a home — and they can do the same for yours! Our design experts and professional install team are ready to help you find the perfect drapes, shades, shutters, or blinds for any room in your home. 

We’ll share the latest design trends with you, just like we did with the Woodwards. We can also show you how motorization can make your window treatments even more exciting without sacrificing good design. When couples come to Drapery Street, we engage both sides in the design process. And that means we come up with custom solutions that make everyone happy! 

Want to see how we can transform your home? Schedule a consultation with a Drapery Street designer today! 

Woodward Family with Drapery Street Designer, Erika


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