aluminum blinds Archive

How to Cover Angle Top, Angle Bottom and Triangle Windows

angle top windows uncovered

Many homes have cathedral-style windows that follow the roof line creating angle bottom, or trapezoid windows that are a challenge to cover. Some choose to leave these unique windows uncovered, but with that much glass – heat, glare and privacy can...

How Do I Order Blinds with a Cut Out?

blinds with cut outs

Q: How do I order blinds with a cut out? – Neva B. A: Great question! While blinds are normally hung in straight windows, some need a cut out to fit around door handles and tile that protrudes into the frame. Cutouts are...

12 Surprising Ways to Use Old Mini Blinds

  • Use blinds to draw straight on a curve
  • 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...

Go Mod! Part 1: Mid Century Modern Window Treatments

vintage blinds

Mid Century style is playing a huge role in today’s design world. The Mad Men craze brought this era of home decorating to the attention of the nation, but years later the sleek furniture and retro palette are still...

4 Patriotic Rooms That Would Make the Founding Fathers Proud


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...

Venetian Blinds: A History


The History of Venetian Blinds: Not so Venetian after all. In the earlier post Venetian Blinds: What Are They? we mentioned that the history of Venetian blinds goes back several centuries. As we continued to research a vast and rich...

Venetian Blinds: What Are They?


Venetian Blinds are a tried and true window covering option that’s been around for centuries (Really! Find out more about their history) Even though many more varieties of modern blinds have come onto the market since then, let’s see...