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How to Stop Flashing Your Neighbors and (Finally) Get Your Windows Covered

r January 30, 2014 | B Real Customer Photos

Chicagoans Kim and Scott bought a very old house, ripped it to the studs, and after months of remodeling are on their way to their dream home. We were first introduced to the couple before they were homeowners and have been following their progress at Yellow Brick Home ever since. Diving in Head First This 200+ year old house came to Kim and Scott in a crumbly, closed off, and very orange state. A lot of changes were in store. Who doesn’t love a brown glass chandelier? The couple took saved a lot by doing a good portion of the demolition themselves. Once everything was stripped down, they handed the reigns over to their trusty contractor. He took on larger…

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Redecorating Out of Necessity: How To Make The Most of a Natural Disaster

r January 9, 2014 | B Real Customer Photos

>>Click to see the featured ¾” Premier Single Cell light Filtering Shades<< With hurricanes in the south, blizzards in the north, and tornadoes in the central states – everyone has natural forces that can wreak havoc on home sweet home. Learn how one homeowner turned major home damage into a chance to redesign. Rainstorm Gone Wrong Blogger Aleks of Busy Working Mama heard a loud crash during a storm and found that 100 foot white oak tree had  fallen right into her second story master bedroom. ‘The incident’ left she and her family with a massive hole in the side of the house and extensive water damage in the bedroom and master bathroom.   Emergency Repair Turns Dream Re-Design With months…

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A Modern Kitchen Nook from Real Moms Real Views

r December 10, 2013 | B Real Customer Photos

Our friend Hollie shares mom-tested products and savvy parenting tips along with her army of mom experts at Real Moms Real Views. Want to get the inside scoop on stocking stuffers and this year’s top presents from a mom who knows all? Take a peek at Hollie’s site. You won’t regret it. Plantation Shutters for Kitchen Windows On a re-decorating quest, Hollie realized that her kitchen nook needed a modern update. The stained wood blinds once matched her kitchen cabinets perfectly, but 8 years later they’re looking a little dated. With one simple change Hollie took her kitchen to a bright, happy place. White wood shutters match the existing molding perfectly, unlike the stained wood which competed for visual attention….

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DIY: Make Windows Look Taller with Molding

You may have heard this designer trick: Hang draperies a foot or two above the window to instantly make them look taller. Did you know that you can get the same effect with plantation shutters? Add decorative trim around shutters and your ceilings and windows will instantly look taller. The deceptively easy detailing gives you a classic, custom look. This project involves some carpentry, but if you’re a novice, don’t be nervous. Lisa from The Pennington Point is here to tell us how it’s done. Meet Lisa Lisa Pennington lives in the country as a homeschooling mom of 9, and is the queen of home decor tricks that cost practically nothing. With so many teenagers at home, she has tried…

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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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5 Home Privacy Tips + Real Window Makeover

If you’re a parent, you know that privacy and security become a much bigger priority with little ones around. One of our favorite bloggers Kim Delatorre, writes at Shop with Me Mama to help deal-savvy moms save money for their family across the country. With three kids under 8, Kim knew she needed to get her windows covered for peace of mind and safety. Enter to Win a $100 Blinds.com Gift Card from Shop With Me Mama! Here’s what Kim had to say: “I cannot stand windows without blinds, I feel like the world can stare at me and that is not a good feeling! Not in my home! I want privacy!!!” Privacy and Style with Sliding Glass Door Blinds She…

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Cherry Blossoms Blogger Comes Back For More (Blinds)

r August 12, 2013 | B Real Customer Photos

Kiley writes about home decorating, her family and everything a savvy mama needs on her blog, Cherry Blossoms. As a veteran makeup artist, she has infused beauty into every space in her life, including her home. Kiley is a longtime Blinds.com customer and busted the myth that you have to pay for installation when she outfitted her home with blackout cellular shades all on her own in 2010. Faux Wood Blinds For A Better Nap Time When the family moved into their new digs a few months ago, it was time to start shopping for window coverings again. In t he kitchen and bedroom, Kiley needed something that would keep the room dark during naptime and was safer for little ones…

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Momma Blogger Gets A Window Upgrade – Evolving Stacey Blinds.com Review

r June 27, 2013 | B Real Customer Photos

One of our favorite bloggers, Stacey Weckstein, is a longtime friend of Blinds.com, so when she decided to give her kitchen and basement windows an update, she turned to us for advice. Stacey has developed a blogging empire on her site, Evolving Stacey. She inspires her readers by sharing her stories of weight loss, wellness, and evolving towards a better mind, body and spirit. She’s a pretty zen mama if we do say so ourselves. Planning a trip? Stacey has traveled around the world to review world renowned spas and kid friendly vacation destinations. Don’t you wish that was your job? Getting Techy with Blinds.com She scheduled a free Face2Face consultation with our expert designer Benjamin. Here’s what she said about…

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Cozy, Casual Drapes for The Living Room – Window Makeover with Mrs. Hines Class

r June 19, 2013 | B Real Customer Photos

Our friend and fellow Houstonite, Sharon Hines, is on a quest to give each room in her home a ‘wow’ factor via her House Beautiful Series on her blog, Mrs. Hines Class. Her latest project has been to give her living room window treatments some much needed pizzaz.   She scheduled a Face2Face Consultation with Blinds.com designer Stephanie, and was able to show off her home via video chat. With personalized suggestions for a more modern look, she ordered samples and decided on the Easy Drapery Panels in Wilmington Buff.   The soft contrast with the wall color warms up the room, and grommet hardware adds a more modern feel. If you want to get the cozy, puddled look that Sharon…

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Blackout Blinds Create a Restful Space

r June 16, 2013 | B Real Customer Photos

Hearing from happy customers is one of the things that makes us excited to come into the office every day. Especially when window coverings can truly make a difference in someone’s life. Here’s a note we received from Michelle H. in Texas:   I have ordered from Blinds.com twice now, and, both times, we have been very pleased with their customer service, their website, delivery of the products and how beautiful they look, once installed. “I was so excited when the shades arrived” The first order I placed was in December.  We were redecorating our guest bedroom, because, I was having a kidney transplant and knew I would be recovering in that room when I came home from the hospital. …

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