Our New Showroom in the Ottawa West Neighbourhood

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Elite Draperies & Home Decorating is committed to bringing quality to its customers. As a result our customers’ support and our belief in what we do, we’ve moved into a bigger and more spacious showroom located at 148 Colonnade Road. We’ve been extremely excited about this move and we’re ecstatic to bring in a look to serve you better!

Please come visit us at our new showroom. If you can’t make it out just yet and want a glimpse at what our showroom looks like from the inside, check out these photos below:

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(Elite Draperies receives a generous award for its 50th anniversary at our grand opening celebration)


(upholstery and furniture at our new showroom)






We hope that you will get a chance to come visit and tour our new showroom. If you have trouble finding us, visit this link and hopefully that will help get you here.

We are moving!

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Elite Draperies and Home Decorating is excited to announce that we will be expanding and moving out of our current location after 50 years of doing business on Bank Street. Our new location is located at 148 Colonnade Road South and is 7,000 sq ft of showroom and a large workroom. Our anticipated date of the move is September 20, 2013. Stay tuned and visit us here, elitedraperies.ca, for updates.

Riverside South Retreat

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Type: Residential Single Family Home | Style: Contemporary

The Elite design team had full reign on this one of a kind residential makeover in the thriving suburban neighborhood of Riverside South.

This project involved a complete decorating makeover intended to compliment the lifestyle of a young active family. The design requirements called for a balance of function and sophistication integrated in a classic style that would stand the test of time.
Elite handled all paint selections, draperies and window treatments and all accessories. The striking paint selections comprised of a pallet of neutral topes contrasted by rich crimson and dark ebony.


Byward Market Condominium

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Type: Residential condominium | Style: Urban contemporary

This project involved the complete redesign, renovation and decorating of an up-scale residential condominium located in Ottawa’s vibrant Byward Market area.

Elite managed all aspects of the project which included demolition, construction, interior design and decorating. The goal of the project was to create a sleek contemporary urban style complimented by premium finishes, upscale fixtures and pops of colour that would define the space.

Unique features of the project included the use of radiant flooring in high traffic areas, a granite kitchen counter top with stainless steel diamond plate back-splash and rich modern cabinetry throughout.

Metropolitian Brasserie Restaurant

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Type: Restaurant/Brasserie | Style: Old World French

The creators of this trendy downtown Ottawa restaurant wanted to authentically replicate the ambiance and atmosphere of the great brasseries of Paris, France.

Elite was brought in to provide the colour selections, décor elements and draperies that would deliver the warmth, style and authenticity that the project demanded.

Rich velvet draperies with braid trim and other the visual design elements consistent with a Parisian Brasserie were introduced to recreate an old world feel.

The project also involved an acoustics management component that was addressed through the placement of fabrics to absorb sound. Private dining rooms were also created through the use retractable double-faced draping that could be deployed as needed to accommodate private groups within the larger restaurant area.

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