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Trending on the Newsstands: Textural Woven Wood Shades

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, designers love woven wood shades, and there’s one reason why. Bamboo, grass and jute shades got their start in beach cabanas, but when you mix them with other styles something magical happens. They add amazing texture and instantly make formal pieces feel unfussy and lived-in. Woven wood shades are our go-to for a homeowner who wants to try something a little more daring. Read on to see how bamboo blinds are popping up in our favorite newsstand publications. Coastal That’s Anything…

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Featured on: Cedar Hill Farmhouse

r April 8, 2014 | B Real Customer Photos

Do you have a friend who you always turn to for design advice? Some people are born with the style bug, and Anita of Cedar Hill Farmhouse is certainly one of them. She writes about french country style on her blog, and uses her own home as the most gorgeous example. But it’s Anita’s helpful, you-can-do-it tips that keep people coming back for decor help over and over. French Farmhouse Perfection Even the most novice seamstress would think, “that looks doable” after reading Anita’s step-by-step linen slipcover tutorial. She’ll hold your hand the whole way and help you give new life to a piece you’re tired of, rather than tossing it and buying new. We had the pleasure of touring…

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Crazy Wonderful Woven Wood Shades

r March 6, 2014 | B Uncategorized

Woven Wood Shades might be our favorite window covering (shh… don’t tell the draperies!). They add the perfect amount of texture to windows and glow beautifully with the sun behind them. Check out the magical light in the room below (sigh). Windows Get Crazy Wonderful These are a few of the reasons that design-savvy blogger Shelley of Crazy Wonderful chose bamboo blinds for her living room. But mostly she was tired of her windows being wide open for all the neighbors to see. Read Shelley’s Full Blinds.com Review at Crazy Wonderful! Here’s what Shelley had to say about her Blinds.com experience: “Before we had the bamboo blinds up it was not only exhibitionist central, but the windows looked SO blah. We…

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Create a Homework-Friendly Reading Nook

School is officially back in full swing, and with that comes daily homework sessions. Help your kids stay focused and caught up by setting aside a special place at home for homework. With a cozy spot like the ones below, your kid might even look forward to homework time! 5 Reading Nooks That Are Perfect For Homework Closet Turned Book Nook If you have a closet that largely goes unused, why not turn it in to a reading hidey-hole? Get step by step instructions for this DIY transformation at Thrifty Decor Chick. She retained a lot of storage space by installing wall shelves and leaving the bottom of the bench open. Another variation is to turn an entry coat closet…

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Home Decor Trends: Wood Accents

r July 8, 2013 | B Home Decor

Pop into a home decor retailer near you, and you’ll agree – natural wood accents are everywhere. We’re not talking about the lacquered mahogany that’s in your parent’s dining room. This new trend is all about the reclaimed, organic and unfinished. Rustic materials are being used in contemporary shapes for a hybrid look that’s like nothing we’ve ever seen before. We visited Houston home furnishing giants High Fashion Home and Noel Furniture to scope out what’s new and fabulous. 1. Reclaimed barn wood and chippy carved pieces with a beautiful patina make up this console cabinet. 2. Tailored leather furniture gets a casual spin when paired with this rustic end table. 3. This breakfast table has an unfinished wood top…

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Woven Wood Shades for The Back Door + Win a Blinds.com Gift Card!

Last week we introduced you to Tyesha and her blog, House Made Home. She is a lover of all things customizable, and goes beyond builder grade in everything she does. She and her husband have given their home unique finishing touches like window-elongating molding, and a DIY paneled wall. When she started looking for woven wood shades to dress up her back door, all of the custom options available at Blinds.com sealed the deal for her. She used this image as her inspiration and landed on the Bali Economy Woven Wood Shades to get the look.   Hear What Tyesha Had To Say About Her Blinds.com Experience:     “As we all know I like customizing anything I can and doing it…

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The designer look of eco-friendly bamboo blinds

r July 13, 2011 | B Editor's Picks

It seems a bit strange, calling these blinds “matchstick blinds,” but it’s one of their many aliases. They’re the last thing you’d want catching on fire in your home, considering their all-natural construction. Also known as bamboo blinds, bamboo shades…

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