Curtains By Jo-Anne


Winter 2017

Recent Installations

See the Newest Designs from Curtains by Jo-Anne

I am a CBJ Client!

Since we moved in January 2016, I’ve been in-process decorating our new home and I’m ‘almost’ done (I hope!).
View the changes I made to personalize the Bleuer home.

Best-of-Houzz-2014-21Best of Houzz

Curtains By Jo-Anne has won the Best of Houzz for 7 consecutive years, 2014-2021.


Shades, shades, shades – all types: Fabric Romans, Woven Woods, Cellular, sheer, etc…
Faux Roman Shades – especially for the minimalist
Full length drapes — as requested as ever
Combo Treatments in same room – a unique statement

And, now… here’s an exciting addition to CBJ services:

CUSTOM FABRIC-COVERED FURNITURE – I’m announcing an expansion of CBJ with this new offering. Because a new piece of furniture can play a significant role in designing any room, I believe this is a natural continuation of the consultative services and fabric lines that I provide.

World Vision

Twelve years have passed since CBJ began; so many homes, fabrics, drapes, pillows, designs … but it is the clients I remember most. To honor you, this year, I am donating two new sewing machines to the World Vision program that provides these machines in Third World countries. These give women a chance to succeed, lift them out of poverty to feed their families and lift their confidence and self-esteem, too.   Read More…


African Prints for the Home THE ARDMORE COLLECTION

Christie’s of London described ARDMORE CERAMIC ART as a “modern day collectables”, it confirmed the vision of Fée Halsted … Halsted Design, established in 2013, was created to execute on one simple vision: to transform African art into Global design. See results of their combined vision and call me for discounts on fabrics.

Claim your free custom pillow cover NOW!

Write a review – on    ~ OR ~    Send a referral – to Curtains by Jo-Anne
As a thank you, I offer  (1) free pillow cover (fabric and inserts are separate)

Township inspiration – Supporting women entrepreneurs

‘When I was first invited to visit the homes of a group of women in Khayelitsha in 1992, I encountered an abundance of patterns, colours and textures … and was struck by the everyday ingenuity, creativity and flair of township life. … I also recognized the energy and potential of these women, and felt compelled to help them find meaningful opportunities …” – Township® founder & CEO Nicole-Marie Iresch

Mmm Mmm… Homemade Tomato Soup

Get the great and easy Fall recipe!

Best of Houzz Award – 2015 – in Customer Satisfaction (Again!!)

Curtains by Jo-Anne was awarded the 2015 Best of Houzz for Customer Satisfaction AGAIN this year! Read More

World Vision

Out of gratefulness for my work with my clients, I decided to support the buying of a full sewing machine and the associated training costs. Read More…

Natural Woven Wood products

CBJ now offers a full line of Natural Woven Wood products! Read More…

Maria’s Black Magic Cake

Get the recipe Now!

Winter 2014

“It’s better to give than receive.” Or is it????

I want to give back …
For the next 4 weeks, I’ll give a $25 donation in your name to World Vision. I’m excited about this opportunity and will share details of our donations in an upcoming newsletter.
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Receives Best Of Houzz 2014 Award

Annual Survey and Analysis of 16 Million Monthly Users Reveals Top-Rated Building,
Remodeling and Design Professionals
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Roman Shades – A Versatile Treatment

Roman Shades remain a mainstay in home design. They help us to manage light, create privacy, decorate our rooms and meet our design desire. These shades can be elegant in silk with beautiful trim or sleek and contemporary.
Read More…

Bean and Chicken Sausage Stew

Download the recipe now!

Fall 2013

How to Design Your Perfect Interior

This book provides information, options, direction and decision tools so you can make a wise and educated decision about how to achieve your perfect interior.  It is full of insider tips and insights from experienced interior designers that can help save you time and money. Order From Amazon NOW!

Curried Cauliflower Casserole (pdf)

Download the recipe now!

Affordable Design Tricks to Provide an Upscale Look for Homes

We all want our homes to have designer touches like the ones we see in magazines and model homes; unfortunately, those high-end professional looks often come with a high-end price tag. So how can you design a space that looks the part without breaking the bank? Learn How…

Design dilemmas: tricks for picking the right size, shape and style of window coverings

Got a design dilemma? Here’s one interior designers’ IDEAS.

Summer 2013

5 Window Treatments that CAN save you $$$$!

Window treatments offer more than privacy and décor. They can also help with lowering your utility bills.
Check out these five window treatments that can reduce your energy consumption and save you money.

Updated Outdoor Cushions & Pillows are a summertime treat.

I provide fabric sources and new cushions (or will re-cover existing ones — more environmentally friendly)!
For some fabric ideas ….

Robert Allen Design
Greenhouse Fabrics
Stout Textiles and Trimmings (be sure to click OUTDOOR Fabric at the very bottom of the query)

Top 10 Window Treatment Trends

A little change can have a HUGE impact in your home.
When your window treatments — curtains, valances and cornices — have seen better days, it’s time to try these window treatment ideas from the latest design trends.  Whether you find yourself in need of fresh window treatments, or are starting from scratch, Click here for Top 10 Trends to help you turn any window into your new favorite focal point.


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