Product Profile: Custom Shades and Blinds

Since 1984, Village Home Stores has worked hard to create a shopping experience that can help our customers outfit their homes with quality fixtures and craftsmanship from a trusted team of experts. We are a one-stop-shop and in 2015, we added custom window blinds and shades to our lineup. Now the same quality and expert help our customers have come to expect from Village Home Stores is available for homeowners and businesses looking to add functional and stylish window coverings.

Fabric Roman Shade shown in front view and profile view.
Fabric Roman Shade available in many colors and textures. Custom made and expertly installed by Village Home Stores.

Has been awhile since you last stopped in? Perhaps you are just hearing of our store recently? We offer many departments of products all under one roof. Many of our longtime customers are surprised when they stop by and see our showroom to find we now offer flooring and window coverings as well. We have installed product in so many great homes and businesses over the past few years and we wanted to check in with an updated blog post to let you know we have something for everyone! Here are some examples of what window covering options we carry:

What Categories of Blinds and Shades Do We Offer?

  • Woven Wood Blinds
  • Sheers
  • Wood Blinds
  • Roller Shades
  • Fabric Roman Shades
  • Vertical Blinds
  • Honeycomb Shades
  • Sliding Panel Verticals
  • Anti-Glare Mylar Shades
  • Arched and Angled Valances
  • Transitions Shades & More!
Custom window shades and blinds from Horizons Window Fashions including Ombre Transitions shades with remote.
Custom window shades and blinds including Ombre Transitions shades with remote.

The most asked about style of shades are still our Transitions. These unique shades are designed with contrasting solid and sheer horizontal panels that can be left overlapping for a striped look, or staggered for complete coverage. We now have hundreds and hundreds of color and style options in this category including wider panels and Ombre designs (shown above) that give your windows an updated and stylish new look while complimenting your space and furnishings. Of course cordless options remain to be one of the most requested for those with young children or customers just wanting a cleaner, sleeker look. We can also add motorized remote features to your window blinds and shades!

Window shades and blinds with remote control.
Custom window shades and blinds from Village Home Stores with great features like remote control and added lining layer for blackout shades.

Imagine those hard-to-reach treatments being operable and adding the ability to automate and connect your blinds and shades to your smart home tech. Want to sleep in on lazy Sunday? Hit that snooze button, grab your remote, and drop down those blackout linings! We love the look of a shade with or without light filtering through! Shown below: woven wood without lining layer pulled.

Barnwood accent wall in bedroom with woven wood window shades.
Image Via Horizons Window Fashions. Available at Village Home Stores.

Think you have a tricky shape, space or need? There are so many great options we can add to your blinds and shades. Cutouts, multiple shades in one headrail, linings, trim, and more! Expertly measured, ordered, and installed in your home. Our customers love the versatility of our Transitions style shades but there is another versatile option you may want to consider. If the look of the overlapping Transitions shades are too Contemporary in style for you, consider a “Top Down Bottom Up” treatment. This is another great feature for those looking to customize their privacy and light options for a window. Press play below to see a example.

Press play to see the dual fold controlled top down bottom up feature.

Want Blackout or Privacy Features?

Ask a window expert at Village Home Stores about your option to add blackout or privacy to your window covering. We can add lining to the shades themselves, or we have many options and can even add operable lining that can be raised or lowered behind the shade. This allows you the versatility to filter out some or all of the light and gain that privacy or the darkroom setting you may need from time to time.

Blackout shades from Village Home Stores in room of the Geneseo Park District Community Center.
Blackout shades from Village Home Stores in room of the Geneseo Park District Community Center.

This room at our local community center (see above) needed the option for a blackout shade when they host some fun classes that use blacklights and music. Now those classes can be offered any time of day!

What About My Restaurant, Storefront, or Office?

Village Home Stores is honored anytime a business chooses to contact us for our products or services in their own locations. We have installed lots of lighting, flooring, cabinetry, counter surfaces, and window treatments for area businesses and non-profits and are so thankful for these clients who have chosen to support our small business with their purchases. If you are in need of window coverings that can offer you function and style at an affordable price, then be sure to contact us for a bid. We recently installed window treatments for the updated areas at the Geneseo Park District Community Center including some of the workout rooms and the new walking track area.

Roller shades installed on the newly updated indoor walking track at the Geneseo Park District Community Center.
Roller shades installed on the newly updated indoor walking track at the Geneseo Park District Community Center.

Of course each of these categories of custom window blinds and shades come in a wide variety of finish options. Our window experts will work closely with you to get the best value and look for your project. See more examples and watch our Transitions shades in action in this previous blog post. Want a quote for window blinds or shades from Village Home Stores? We can spec and install these products in your Quad Cities Area home or business and we think you will be delightfully surprised at our prices. Contact us by phone at (309) 944-1344 or in person M-F 9am-5pm and Saturdays from 9am-noon at 105 S State Geneseo, IL. You can also complete this short online form to reach out to us and a window expert will be in touch with you soon after. Learn more about our store and our many departments of products here at

Village Home Stores Phone number 309 944 1344 for custom window treatments, shades, and blinds in Quad Cities area.


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