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Go Mod! Part 1: Mid Century Modern Window Treatments

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 on trend. Whether you’re restoring a mid-century home as a full blown time capsule, or just want to add some mod flair to your home decor, mid century modern window treatments can make a big impact. Here are the window coverings that were sweeping the scene in 40s, 50s, or 60s era homes: 2″ Horizontal Blinds – in Aluminum Called ‘venetian blinds’ in their time, these wide aluminum numbers were nearly always seen with wide cloth tapes in contrasting colors. The…

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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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Simple woven wood shades can make a modern room!

r January 19, 2012 | B Editor's Picks

Window shades don’t have to be fancy to be perfect Simplicity is good, even if you’re not a huge Walden fan. That’s why we’re wild about this great beach bungalow breakfast room (found on Houzz) that features a fabulously papered…

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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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