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5 Ways to Make your Summer More Awesome

Eclectic Patio by Jary Ralston via Houzz

Can you believe that summer is already halfway over? We can’t – to make sure you make the most of the sunny days we have left, we’ve rounded up our 5 favorite posts about the season. 1. Our Ultimate Summer Road Trip Guide In this blog post you’ll find every essential necessary for a road trip: apps to tell you where to stop along your drive, healthy road-trip snacks, and the best playlists to get those sing-a-longs started. If you’re planning on taking a summer road trip anytime soon – this post is for you! 2. Tips for Summer Design: Outside in, Inside Out The summer is all about soaking up that sun, so why not update your home decor and make…

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4 Patriotic Rooms That Would Make the Founding Fathers Proud

Eclectic Bedroom by New York Photographers Rikki Snyder

With the 4th of July just a day away, we’re excited to share these 4 patriotic rooms that showcase style in the USA! Most of us would never have thought to use a vintage American flag as a wall accent, but boy does it work! The bright colors really make the room pop and bring out the red in the tribal pattern bedding. To match the room’s vintage feel, we’d pair the windows with Bali’s Northern Heights 2″ Wood Blinds, equipped with tape cloths for a retro look. The American flag wall art gives this room a unique edge – it brings color to the space while adding personality. To accentuate the contemporary-modern style, we’d add the Mirrored Vertical Blinds…

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Spring has Finally Sprung – Spring Pinterest Fab 4

Spring is finally upon us! The gloomy winter days are gone and it is at last time to bring color back into your home.  Be sure to check out our recent blog post on what colors and products are hot this spring – The Hottest Spring Colors Come To Your Windows. Pinterest is full of DIY crafty ideas.  Check out 4 of our top picks to bring Spring into your home this season with our Spring Pinterest Fab 4 Picks: DIY Citrus Wreath Never judge a book by its cover?  Well in the home décor world, the outside of your home is just as important as the inside.   Let your home speak for itself with this warm invite.  This Pinterest…

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The Hottest Spring Colors Come To Your Windows

Ready to shed those drab winter layers and liven up your look for spring? In the fashion world, Spring 2013 is blooming with bright colors that don’t hold back. Your home decor can fall victim to a wash of greys and oatmeals during winter too, so brighten it back up with spring’s hottest hues on your windows.   Cellular Shades in Top Spring Colors Cellular shades are the colored skinny jeans of the window fashion world. They can be dressed up or down, are uber functional, always crisp, and a no brainer solution to brighten up a room. Our Norman Brand Cellular Shades have just undergone a complete color makeover with extensive research into what’s trending now in the home…

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Luck O’ The Blinds: Green Blinds for St. Patty’s Day

Whether you want a fresh look for spring, or are hardcore committed to St. Patrick’s Day, Blinds.com has green blinds for you. From true green to soft mossy tones, we have a variety of hues that will fit in any space. Learn how to decorate with green and incorporate this color effortlessly into your existing design. Green Blinds – Find Your Four Leaf Clover If green blinds are your thing, the Blinds.com Brand 2″ Aluminum Blinds in Pinion are the perfect pick for you. These blinds are made for strength and durability, so they’ll serve you well for years to come.   This soft Fern color is gorgeous on a crisp fabric shade like the Bali DiamondCell 3/8″ Double Cell Shades….

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How to Throw a St. Patrick’s Day Party

r March 14, 2013 | B Seasonal Trends

The luckiest day of  the year is a good excuse to gather all of your favorite people in one place. A St. Patrick’s Day party should ripe with shamrocks, all things green, and some Celtic charm. Read on for our favorite DIY party decor ideas, and festive snacks.   ShamROCK the Party! Personalized Invites From Treat We absolutely love Treat Cards! They have the most adorable customizable designs, and they’ll send the card directly to your recipient. What could be easier! Build the excitement for your Irish bash with personalized invites sent to all.   Shamrock Flower Arrangement Use carnations and heart shaped floral foam to create this easy arrangement.   Clover Patch Cake Topper Make a simple cake stand…

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Furry Valentine Caption Contest – How to Win!

Sometimes making your sweetheart laugh out loud is a better gift than all that mushy stuff. Wouldn’t it make your day to wake up to this little guy on February 14th? He’s so pugly he’s cute, and there’s no way you can resist. Give him a caption on the Blinds.com Facebook Page by Wednesday February 6th at 12pm CST and you could win one of these prizes: 1 of 3 Valentine’s Temporary Tattoo Packs from Tattly A Hand-Holding-Friendly Mitten Bring on the Snark! Head over the Blinds.com Facebook page and give us your best one-liner (nothing dirty please!) for this little guy. Share the contest post with your friends and we’ll give you an extra entry! At noon on Wednesday we’ll…

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Football Food for the Big Game – Crabby Cities Face Off

r January 24, 2013 | B DIY Projects, Seasonal Trends

Whether it’s the Big Game or showing off your new kitchen blinds that’s got you hungry, it’s time to start strategizing for your dinner table line up. Others may be taking the brother battle angle when it comes to the game, but the real rivalry is a gastronomic one between two cities lousy with crabs. West and East coasters have divided loyalties between San Francisco’s bigger, flakier dungeness crabs and Baltimore’s smaller, sweeter blue crabs. Why not take the battle from the gridiron to the table and set these two crustaceans head to head? Baltimore Blues, or should we say Purples… Baltimore is known for it’s soft shell blue crabs, caught fresh from Chesapeake Bay. Give Ravens fans a taste of home with…

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Resolve to Restyle – New Years Decorating Resolutions

After the rush of the holidays, December 31st can sneak up on you. Many of us wrack our brains to come up with heartfelt and realistic resolutions as the ball is dropping, but don’t let the NYE pressure get to you. If redecorating is on your radar for 2013, we’ll help you get to the heart of your wishes for your home, and give you tools to make them a reality. Start with the Spaces You Love If you know your home is due for a design refresh but are at a loss for where to start, ask yourself these questions: Where do I spend the most time? What piece have I been meaning to replace for years? What areas…

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Give A Blinds.com Gift Card!

  Christmas is only a few days away, but it’s not too late to give the new homeowners, perpetual remodelers, and home decorating geeks in your life the gift of gorgeous new window treatments. Allow friends or family to treat themselves to a fresh new look for their windows, and the best thing is – they get to choose exactly what blinds, shades or shutters they want. The window treatments of their dreams will be custom made according to their window’s measurements and on their doorstep soon after. You can rest easy knowing that you’re sending a loved one to a company with great products and truly empathetic customer service. If you need help ordering a certificate, or are ever…

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