Style & inspiration to make a wonderful home

A warm welcome

Step into our shop to a warm and reassuring welcome into the Drapes family. Whether your design project fills you with enthusiasm or dread, you are in the safest hands here. We’ll take care of you.

Pre-eminent in providing a quality interior design service for over 30 years, inspirational designer Karla Edis, leads the Drapes design team, who all share a passion for creating beautiful living spaces. From a simple rug to a full room transformation, from dressing a single window to upholstering a complete suite, we offer a design and decorating service with something to suit every taste, lifestyle and budget.

The way we see it, you are embarking on a creative adventure that will end in the most perfect living space you can imagine – perhaps a cosy family room, perhaps a stylish and sophisticated lounge, perhaps a frivolous bedroom. With our extensive design and product knowledge combined with our intuitive understanding of what will work for you, we can help you realise the ideas and dreams that you may not even know you had.

Our showroom

Our showroom in Watlington’s historic Couching Street is a treasure trove of ideas & inspiration where you will find the best-quality products, superb service & great value. Pop in to see us & browse our latest collections. 

Our products

Whether it is paint or wall coverings, carpet or fabric, furniture or lighting, we select only from the best UK suppliers. Our supplier relationships are extremely important to us and we’re proud to offer you products from some of the most respected design houses in the UK.

Paint & wallpaper

Offering high-quality products in subtle colours, with a range of textures and finishes, enables us to create a perfectly harmonious scheme with just the right impact. Products are provided by the prestigious collections of brands such as Sanderson, Zoffany and The Little Green Paint Company.

Carpet & fabrics

We source our carpets from the heart of England’s historical wool textile industry, from a supplier that maintains traditional methods and quality. Fabric ranges from manufacturers such as Sanderson, Zoffany and Osborne & Little combine the quality and imaginative designs we demand.

Sofas & armchairs

Our main supplier is Greengate, one of the few companies in the UK using traditional ash and beech frames to make their stylish and comfortable, fully upholstered furniture. Combined with the fabrics from Sanderson and other suppliers, we can craft the new or revitalise the old.

Lighting & shades

From stunning 18-arm crystal chandeliers to minimalist glass globes, we find the perfect source to illuminate your home from the collections of Vaughan and Portman lighting. We also have a made-to-order shade service so you don’t need to compromise on those final touches.

Our history

For over 30 years, Karla Edis has been at the forefront of quality interior design. With her husband, Martin, her daughter, Belle, and her design team of Louise, Judy and Sam, they delight in the creative process of transforming your living space ...

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Our brands

Over the years we have built long-term relationships with all of our suppliers enabling us to offer you an excellent choice across a wide range of brands with a trusted reputation. To see our full list of brands click here.

  • Andrew Martin
  • Anna French
  • Belle Figura
  • Bennetts Silks
  • Bennison
  • Bluebellgray
  • The Bradley Collection
  • Brunschwig Fils
  • Cole & Son
  • Colefax & Fowler
  • Dar
  • Elanbach