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Abigail Sawyer

Abigail Sawyer is a Social Media Marketer for Blinds.com. As a newlywed, she’s on the hunt to outfit a new home with all things handmade, preppy and eclectic. Walking in the footsteps of Martha Stewart, she’s happiest when she’s crafting or whipping up a new recipe; although nothing beats curling up with a good book and some Girl Scout Cookies. Chat with her on twitter @BlindsDotCom + @whatabigailsaw and support her rampant pinning habit at @BlindsDotCom + @whatabigailsaw.

Scandinavian Style Christmas Trees DIY

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Want to add some modern scandinavian flair to your holiday decor? We love the angular gorgeousness of these DIY Balsa Wood Trees. Whether unfinished or embellished, they look fabulous. Plus, they don’t scream Christmas so they can easily carry...

Neutral No More! Trending Color to Decorate with Today

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Pantone just announced their 2016 colors of the year, Rose Quartz and Serenity, so we’ve all got colors on the brain. We’ve got your guide to the top trending colors of this year and a look forward at what will...

4 Thanksgiving Decor Ideas to Make Guests Feel Welcome

You’ve taken down the Halloween decor, and now your home needs some fall flair in time for Thanksgiving. We’ve got some Thanksgiving decor ideas that are trending now + perfect for this transitional time of year. Have a Boll with...

Do Faux Wood Blinds Hold Up To Cats?

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 Q: Does the Fauxwood Economy blind hold up to cats? I foster for an organization and need blinds that are not easily torn up. – Susie M. A: All faux wood blinds are very durable. Your cat would have to be a...

Can Exterior Shades Block Wind and Rain from a Gazebo?

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Q: I have a gazebo and I am trying to block rain and wind, are exterior solar shades my solution? – Tim L. A: Short of putting up a wall, they’re your best bet. Exterior solar shades are designed...

How to Order Custom Blinds and Shades from Blinds.com

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You’ve selected your product, chosen a color with free sample swatches, taken your measurements and now you’re ready to order! We’ll show you how to order blinds in a few easy steps. How to Order Custom Blinds and Window Treatments...

How Do You Clean Fabric Vertical Blinds?

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Q: How do you clean fabric vertical blinds? – Jackie L. A: I brush away any dust, dirt and lint with a soft brush. A clean baby’s brush works well for me, as they are so soft and will...

Top Tips for Childproofing Your Home

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If you have a little one on the way or a baby who is learning to crawl (and getting into everything), you’ve probably already started thinking about childproofing your home. In this infographic we’ll show you our top tips for childproofing the...

How to Measure for Blinds and Shades

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If you know you need new window treatments, decided on a style and have ordered free samples to compare colors, the next step is to measure your windows. No two windows are alike and hardly any are perfectly square,...

Help! I Need Blinds for a Super Sunny Bathroom Window

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Q: My glass block bathroom window is on the East wall, 8 ft behind me when I’m facing my large mirror. I want a horizontal blind that can reflect light up to the ceiling when partially open without bleeding...