Ashton's Blinds Draperies Shutte
Showroom open daily from 10am - 5pm 519-599-7695

Our Team

Ashtons Blinds, Draperies, Shutters is owned and operated by our fantastic husband and wife team of Mark and Karen James.  From your first call to set up an appointment, to product selection, to installation, to aftercare service, Mark and Karen take care of all the details to ensure that you have the perfect product, installed properly.  

Karen James

Karen James, Owner

Karen has been helping our customers with their window covering needs for over 15 years.  Her creativity and problem solving skills allow her to come up with solutions for even the most difficult windows.  While style and beauty are upmost in Karen’s mind, she also has a strong practical streak.  This insures that the products not only look great, but also ensures that they work as intended and meet all functional requirements.  Karen is passionate about her business and her community.  When not at work, Karen can be found teaching music, co-leading the Apple Valley Youth Chorus and serving as Secrectary for Events for Life Centre Inc. 


Mark James

Mark James, Owner

Mark’s attention to detail, and incredibly high standards, ensure that your window treatments are installed properly and working perfectly.  The pride Mark takes in his installation is evident and includes his attention to the smallest details, his use of drop cloths to protect flooring and his portable vacuum to clean up any mess. Customers often declare that their home is cleaner when Mark leaves than when he arrives.  Mark’s pride in his work is evident in all his installations.