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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.

DIY Dry Erase Fabric Calendar

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With the holidays approaching, our schedules fill up quickly and it’s important to stay on top of commitments. One thing on many people’s mind is refreshing their home decor in time for holiday entertaining. If you need to replace outdated...

Shop Your Style with NEW Designer Sample Packs

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With the holidays approaching, our schedules fill up quickly and it’s important to stay on top of commitments. One thing on many people’s mind is refreshing their home decor in time for holiday entertaining. If you need to replace outdated...

A Video Guide to Effortlessly Choosing Window Treatments

Know you need an upgrade but wondering how to choose window treatments? We’ll walk you through the 9 most important considerations and narrow down your choices to find the perfect fit for your home. Types Of Window Coverings Blinds, shades, drapes,...

How Do You Clean Faux Wood Blinds?

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  Q: How do you clean faux wood blinds? – Jackie L. A: With our Easy Clean Duster! In addition to cleaning several slats at once, it cleans both sides of the slats at the same time. You can...

Guide to Safer for Kids Window Treatments

Have little ones at home and want to make a safer choice when upgrading your window treatments? October is National Window Covering Safety Month, but cord safety is important to us all year long. In the video above we...

10 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Window Treatments

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When’s the last time you took a close look at your blinds? Most people replace their window treatments every 7 or 8 years. If you’ve had yours for a while, inspect them for wear and tear. We’ve got 10 warning signs that tell...

How Do You Clean Cellular Shades?

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Q: How Do You Clean Cellular Shades? – Mary D. A: To clean cellular shades many of my clients use a vacuum hose on a low to medium setting with the brush attachment. This will gently remove the dust from the...

Can You See Through a Solar Shade at Night With Lights On Inside the Room?

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Q: Can you see through a solar shade at night with lights on inside the room? – Dennis P. A: Solar shades come in varying degrees of openness depending on how loose the weave of the fabric is. Whether you go with...

How Do I Order Blinds with a Cut Out?

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Q: How do I order blinds with a cut out? – Neva B. A: Great question! While blinds are normally hung in straight windows, some need a cut out to fit around door handles and tile that protrudes into the frame. Cutouts are...

What are Embossed Faux Wood Blinds?

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Q: What are embossed faux wood blinds? – Kathy J. A: Embossed Faux Wood Blinds are the same as standard faux wood blinds. However, instead of smooth slats, the slats have etched markings to resemble real wood. For example,...