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Can You Recycle Blinds?

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After replacing a house full of old worn out blinds, what do you do with the old ones? I don’t know about you, but we would feel pretty wasteful sending 20 + blinds straight to the landfill. There has to be...

12 Surprising Ways to Use Old Mini Blinds

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  • Use old mini blinds to spread glue
  • woven basket made of blinds
  • Chandelier made from mini blidns

When you upgrade window treatments, the old blinds don’t have to go straight to the trash. Nor do your free blinds samples that you order when picking out your favorite color. Some scrap metal and recycling centers accept window...

The Big Reveal: Oregon Cottage Makeover with Plantation Shutters

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A few weeks ago we told you about blogger Shannon Fox’s DIY home improvement challenges and desperate need to replace her ugly plastic mini blinds. Shannon’s Fresh Cottage Living Room After overcoming several home decor hiccups, Shannon’s living room...

Trending on the Newsstands: Textural Woven Wood Shades

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It’s such a great feeling to find a crisp new decor magazine in your mailbox. Pouring over it curled up with a cup of tea – what could be better? As you may have seen in your latest issues,...

Save Your Summer with Coolaroo Outdoor Shades

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What Is Coolaroo? Coolaroo shades are known worldwide for keeping patios cool and comfortable without blocking the breeze. The Australian based company developed it’s high tech sun-blocking fabrics out of necessity. The sun-drenched country needed protection from light and...

3 Surprising Ways to Decorate with Pastel Blinds

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Don’t call us crazy yet. I bet you never thought you’d find yourself considering bright pastel blinds for your house, but neither did we. Blinds.com recently expanded the color collection for the Designer 2″ Wood Blinds to include dark...

How to Mix and Match Window Treatments

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There’s no better feeling than personalizing a room to make it your own. Whether you’re using color, fabric, art, wall hangings or a combination of all of these things, it’s always rewarding to mix and match — and this...