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Love Triangle: Emily Henderson + Curbly + Blinds.com

Do you ever have designer fantasies? You say to yourself, “If Emily Henderson were shopping with me right now, what would she buy?” Is that just us? We’re a little obsessed with the HGTV designer’s vintage meets modern style and insane flea market/craigslist picking skills. Although we’re still crossing our fingers for a real life shopping trip with Emily, our dreams got a lot closer to coming  true this week. You can now shop along with Emily at Blinds.com – and see what she picked to style the living room of our favorite bloggers at Curbly! We were honored to partner with Emily Henderson and Curbly as she redesigned their beautiful new living room. Bruno and Alicia have made a 100+…

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Safer Home Part 2: Safe Nursery Decor and Childproofing Tips

r October 17, 2013 | B Home Safety

Nursery decor is about more than choosing giraffes or hot air balloons for a theme. Here are a few nursery safety tips that’ll keep your baby’s room stylish and safe. Look Out For Hidden Chemicals Paints and furniture stains can release toxic chemicals into the air of your nursery for up to three years. These can be harmful to children whose membranes are more sensitive than adults’. Make a safer choice by selecting Zero-VOC, non-toxic, solvent-free paints and furniture made from natural wood, not treated particleboard.   Choose a Safe Floor Plan Think about safety when planning the layout of your nursery. Place cribs away from any window treatments, where cords can be a choking hazard. It’s best to place the…

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Take Your Home Decor to the Dark Side – Gothic Elegance

r October 16, 2013 | B Design Inspiration, Home Decor

With black walls trending in home decor, the latest designs are giving off a dark and moody vibe. The look is being paired with vintage pieces that look like the’re straight out of a Victorian curiosities cabinet. These spooky spaces look like they’ve come to life from the pages of a Mary Shelley or Charlotte Bronte novel, and they’re perfect to set the mood as Halloween approaches. Gothic Elegance – Get The Look This dark, brooding look is easier to achieve than you might think. Here’s what you need: Start With Black Walls. Against a dark background, wall art that would  normally blend in becomes a focal point. Antiques and naturalistic accessories (like the fossilized rocks and botanical wall hanging…

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Make Your Windows Cuter…and Safer with InstaFit™

Fab blogger Tiffany is the fearless leader of the cute team over at Making The World Cuter.  She’s an organization freak and her tips for schoolroom organization and keeping legos from taking over your house are so smart! As you may have realized by reading our Safer Home Series, October is National Window Covering Safety Month. We’re trying to do out part to raise awareness about window cord safety, and the dangers that corded window coverings can pose to small children. Read Part 1 of the Safer Home Series: Checklist for Child Window Safety Tiffany just installed our InstaFit™ Cordless Honeycomb Shades and shared her emotional personal experience with a window cord accident. We were so moved that we wanted to share…

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8 Ideas for Halloween Window Decor

r October 8, 2013 | B Design Inspiration, Holiday Fun, Home Decor

When you’re pulling out your Halloween decorations, don’t underestimate the potential your windows have to spook and delight trick-or-treaters. Try out these Halloween window decor ideas to make your house the spookiest one on the block! Halloween Window Silhouettes Have a corner house, or one with lots of street facing windows? Fill each window with a hair-raising silhouette like this one to make your house a haunted house. Haunted Windows. Use black posterboard or cardstock to cut out spooky shapes. Windows will have a natural glow with all the lights on, but you can cover windows with orange tissue paper for an even creepier look. Monster Mash. If you have young children, kooky monsters will get your windows in the…

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