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Let Your Windows Play ‘Dress Up’ This Halloween

r October 30, 2012 | B DIY Projects, Home Decor, Seasonal Trends

Don’t let your window fashion miss out on all the fun this Halloween! Read on to learn how to dress up your windows this October 31st for spooky Halloween fun! Add shadowy spiderwebs to your front windows by weaving black ribbon and yarn. Make giant spiders with styrofoam balls, spray paint and pipe cleaners, and let the creepy critters dangle over the side of your house. Aren’t the silhouettes on this house amazing? Make your home look a little haunted from the street side with ghosts and ghouls made from black butcher paper or cardboard. Use a projector to trace the outlines and then start cutting! We also love the matching golden cellular shades throughout this spooky house! Give your home…

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Holiday Window Copycat – Levolor Blinds on Sale

It’s never to early to start thinking about holiday decorating! Today we’re bringing you seasonal window decorating ideas that will make your home shine from Thanksgiving to Yuletide. You can save 25% on a great selection of top Levolor Blinds and Shades this month. We’ll help you select high quality and affordable Levolor blinds on sale for each of these holiday window trends, so you can get the look in your home! Create a Winter Window Greenhouse Give your home a natural touch with a winter window greenhouse that keeps your plants alive and well even when the weather outside is dreary. The perfect Levolor window shade for this project is the Accordia Sheer Efficiency.  It’s cellular design adds insulation…

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New Blinds in Your Home by Thanksgiving!

Do your windows need freshening up before the family arrives? Planning for holiday gatherings can be stressful, but we want to make ordering new blinds, shades or drapes as easy as pie! If you place your order by November 2nd, we guarantee they’ll be in your home in time for Turkey Day…or they’re free! Shop hundreds of eligible products here. Read more here for details and exclusions. Add Beauty and Innovation in Time for the Holidays:   Find New Blinds in Time for the Holidays! These are just a few of the many products available with this offer. Shop blinds and shades in a wide range of styles and budgets to make your home look its best for friends and family. Don’t forget,…

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Fresh Ideas for Fall Decorating

r October 19, 2012 | B Home Decor, Seasonal Trends

Don’t pull out the same old plastic pumpkins and ragged scarecrows this year. Use these fresh, new fall decorating ideas to give your home some seasonal charm with the latest design trends. White out! Whitewashing is huge in home decor this year. The vibrant colors of fall foliage pop against a clean, white canvas, making them look modern rather than kitschy. If all white is too stark for you, try a palate of complementary neutrals for a softer effect. A colorful branch cutting brings a effortless touch of fall to an all-white mantle. Keep fall decor sleek with white pumpkins lining your stairs. Because these albino gourds are rare, they can be a little pricier. Save a little money by buying small,…

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Create the Perfect Study Space: Dorm Decor

Make Your Desk the Perfect Study Space! Read on to find our Dream Dorm Decor question of the week. Leave an answer in the comments and you’ll have a chance to win our Dream Dorm Prize Packs!  Time is running out! All entries must be in by 11:59pm CT on Thursday, September 27th. Leave a comment on our other dorm posts for more chances to win: Best Bedding Ever, Deck the Walls, and Dorm Kitchens and Bathrooms- How to Survive in Style.   Deck out your desk with the brightest, most customizable accessories around From Poppin. They have a tool called Design-A-Desk that allows you to create a desktop suite in any color combination. Be sure you grab a stapler, because your prof won’t provide…

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Dream Dorm Decor: Best Bedding Ever!

In our Dream Dorm Decor Series during the month of September, we’ll be sharing some of our favorite dorm products and design tips to help make your dorm room reflect your personal style. You may already have the basics, but now it’s time to make your space a less generic and more like home. Read on to find out more about our Dream Dorm Decor Giveaway and be sure to comment on this post for a chance to win!   First thing’s first, you’ve got to have a place to sleep. That plastic-covered, bed-bug-resistant mattress that’s been used by who knows how many generations before you isn’t going to cut it for the next 8 months. Let’s start from the bottom up. Make that…

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Ultimate Summer Road Trip Guide

r August 28, 2012 | B Eco Chic, Seasonal Trends

The Sizzlin’ Summer isn’t over yet and this week, thanks to our partnership with Bounce Energy we’re bringing you everything you need for the perfect summer road trip.  Photo thanks to flickr user Stuck In Customs. Summer is made for long drives with a warm breeze in your face. If you haven’t been able to get away yet this summer, it’s never too late to pack the car and go. As we continue our Sizzlin’ Summer Series, we’ll tell you all you need for the perfect summer road trip. Apps to Help Get You There With the wide array of smartphone apps for road tripping, you’ll be able to pack light. Just don’t forget your charger! On The Way will be the perfect…

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Pinterest Fab 4: Summer Last Hurrah!

r August 24, 2012 | B Pinterest Faves, Seasonal Trends

It makes me sad to think that summer is coming to a close. Warm breezes, bare feet and backyard picnics will soon give way to the things of fall.  During the last few weeks of sunny skies let’s bid summer farewell with a final hurrah. Plan some outdoor summer activities to finish the season with a bang! 1. While the weather still allows, grab some friends for one last picnic with sunshine above and grass below. Pink Pistachio’s picks for outdoor dining sets make me want to pack a picnic basket and curl up with a good book.  The picnic food menu she provides has grilled sandwiches, quinoa salad, raspberry fruit dip and vegan chocolate cake. It sounds absolutely delectable!…

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All in the Details – Home Decorating and Window Covering Accessories

“A room without accessories reminds me of a woman who got dressed and forgot to put on her jewelry.” – Heather Clawson from Habitually Chic Image via pinterest It truly is all in the details when it comes to completing the look of your home. Small touches can make a world of difference in pulling a space together. The little design elements that represent your personality will set your home apart in the minds of those who come into your home.  A surprising way to add a pop of color to your kitchen is by painting the inside of a cabinet in your favorite hue. Image via pinterest Painted furniture is a chic way to add color to a room….

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Alternatives to Vertical Blinds

Are you looking for a simple way to update the look of your home? If you thought that traditional vertical blinds were the only covering option for sliding glass doors and large windows, have we got news for you! Over the last few years many modern, but just as functional alternatives have come onto the market. We’ll be sharing a few of our favorite options below, but be sure to take a look at the complete list of vertical blind alternatives at Blinds.com.  Woven Wood Grommet Panels These are a hybrid between traditional fabric drapes and a folding door. They have the elegant look of drapes and are installed on a curtain rod, instead of the complicated track system that…

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