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Made in the Shade Des Moines & Ames

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Jen Posusta Owner of Made in the Shade Des Moines and Ames
Locally owned and operated

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Meet Jen Posusta

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Jen Posusta is the Owner of Made in the Shade Blinds & More of Des Moines. Jen became the owner of Made in the Shade Des Moines in 2019. Jen is a professional interior designer who’s vision for her franchise is to provide superior customer service having a lifelong passion for design, she recognizes that window fashions are the perfect finishing touch to create a space that is unique to your style and vision.

Jen bases her business out of Ankeny, Iowa where she resides with her Husband Matt, 3 daughters, Madisyn, Morgan, and Myla, and recent son-in-law, Hunter. She has worked as an Interior Designer and Selections Coordinator for 3 local home builders and has designed more than 100+ new construction homes and several remodeling projects.

Whether you want formal elegance or simple functionality, we can help you find the solution that is perfect for you. Our free in-home consultation will assist you with all your design goals.
We are proud to serve you and provide exceptional service for your next window treatment project.   Click here to schedule your free in-home estimate.

We look forward to meeting you and servicing your project!

Madi Made in the Shade Des Moines Ames

Meet Madi

Madi Egdorf joined Made in the Shade Des Moines & Ames in 2022. Madi has been around the business since it started back in 2018, with watching her mom love what she does, it made her want to join the team & family business right out of highschool! Madi is a Window Fashions Consultant as well as the Marketing Manager for Made in the Shade Des Moines & Ames. Madi lives in Ankeny with her Husband, Hunter, and dog, Malibu. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family & friends, supporting her siblings, shopping, and going to new restaurants or shops in town!

Teri Made in the Shade Des Moines Ames

Meet Teri

With a BFA in Interior Design, Teri has over 20 years of design experience, working in both residential and commercial as well as the product side of the industry. Teri believes that the window treatments are one of the most impactful design elements of your space.

Teri has lived in the Ankeny area for over 30 years. She has two grown children and a shih tzu/bichon mix named Dolly.

In her “free” time, Teri enjoys her role as a Clean Crafted wine consultant, cooking, working out / being active, pickleball, tennis, traveling and most of all spending time with family & friends.

How We Work:

The best place to help you find the perfect window treatment solution for your home is in your home. Our business model focuses on a free, no-pressure consultation in the comfort of your home.

Our design consultants will discuss with you, evaluate your space, and show samples to help you choose the right window treatment solution. We want to ensure you have a positive shopping experience and can make well-informed decisions about your window covering needs.

We stand by our five-point value system:

  • Quality: We select manufacturing partners carefully. Our products are made by the top window treatment companies in the world using high-quality materials.
  • Customization: Every window fashion we supply is custom-made for your windows in the color, style, and options you select. We help you to make each window a reflection of you and your style. Dare to be different! We make it easy!
  • Service: We back up every sale with stellar service. We want to give individualized care before, during, and after the sale because each client has a unique story. We want your story to be as amazing as your window coverings.
  • Value: Our industry leading products and warranties give you high value at a great price
  • Warranty: Our manufacturing partners offer excellent warranties, with many having a lifetime warranty. This means you can invest in your window treatments without worrying.

Our goal is simple:

A comfortable shopping experience where you are able to make informed, educated decisions about your window treatments for every room.

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So contact us today to make an appointment and we’ll bring the showroom to you! We would love to help you maximize natural light in your living room with roman shades or help with UV protection with outdoor patio shades. Let us show you how easy and pleasant your in-home shopping experience can be.

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We serve West Des Moines, Waukee, Johnston, Urbandale, Clive, Ankeny, Grimes, Polk City, Bondurant, Altoona, Pleasant Hill, Ames, Alleman, Gilbert, Huxley, Kelley, Slater and all surrounding communities around Des Moines! Let us bring the showroom to you. We offer free in-home consultations. Book your appointment today to see the best name brands for less.

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