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5 Tips to Get Back to School Ready

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It’s back to school season soon and pretty hard to believe that the summer has gone by so quickly! It can sometimes be a little overwhelming to go from vacation mode back to the daily grind, so we’ve gathered a few tips to make the transition more organized and a little more fun! 1. De-clutter Before you even think about going back to school shopping, take a look at what you have first. Whether you’re shopping for your kids or are a kid going back to college like myself, be sure to get rid of things you don’t need and won’t wear. There’s no point in keeping clothes that take up space and only add to the overwhelming pile of…

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Blackout Blinds Create a Restful Space

r June 16, 2013 | B Real Customer Photos

Hearing from happy customers is one of the things that makes us excited to come into the office every day. Especially when window coverings can truly make a difference in someone’s life. Here’s a note we received from Michelle H. in Texas:   I have ordered from Blinds.com twice now, and, both times, we have been very pleased with their customer service, their website, delivery of the products and how beautiful they look, once installed. “I was so excited when the shades arrived” The first order I placed was in December.  We were redecorating our guest bedroom, because, I was having a kidney transplant and knew I would be recovering in that room when I came home from the hospital. …

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4 Man Caves Dad Would Love for Father’s Day

With Father’s Day approaching, why not post about something our Dads can enjoy too? These Man Caves we found on Houzz would inspire any man to renovate his home. Here’s a Few of Our Favorites: This definition of a Man Cave is quite literal. This Batman-themed media room would be a favorite for any Batman aficionado or movie-lover. Blackout shades are a MUST in a TV-watching room like this. Just like Batman, your Dad needs some high-tech gadgets in his Bat Cave like the Motorized Cellular Shades that he can control with the push of a button. This room may be a Man Cave, but it sure has style. The elegant flooring and rich hues create a stunning look. Any guy would…

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Blackout Shades in Action at Penelope’s Oasis

One of our favorite bloggers, Penelope, doles out gems of wisdom to her readers about parenting, marriage and tips for creating an oasis out of your home, on her blog Penelope’s Oasis. We love her post about the perfect reading nooks. She has just completed her home renovation and wanted beautiful window treatments to finish it all. Plus, with two kiddos running around she needed something that’s child safe. Penelope chose the Graber CrystalPleat 3/4″ Single Cell Blackout Shades in Moonlight. Here’s what Penelope had to say after shopping with Blinds.com: ” I favored anything easy to clean and that would do a good job screening out the light, since the first windows we’d be dressing are those in the boy’s rooms…

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Roller Shades Are Back + New Colors!

With clean lines and unbeatable functionality, roller shades are making a stylish comeback. More and more designers are bringing in roller shades to pair with minimalist modern designs. Although the nostalgic pull downs are  perfect for arts and crafts homes as well. Read more about window treatments for historical homes To keep up with this recent resurgence, we’ve given the Blinds.com Brand Roller Shade line a complete makeover. We are now offering new of-the-moment colors and designer fabrics for our most popular roller shades. New Designer Textiles for Roller Shades: Blinds.com Brand Signature Solar Shade Our Signature Solar Shades are perfect for preserving your beautiful view, while reducing glare and incoming heat, as well as protecting your furnishings from UV rays….

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Get Your Windows Ready for the Super Bowl

collThe countdown is in the single digits for The Big Game. You’ve got a snack-tastic menu planned that will rock the coffee table, and have plastered the house with your team’s colors, but are your windows ready? The planets have aligned so that kickoff will coincide exactly with sunset in many cities across the nation. Your monster sized TV won’t do you any good if there’s a huge glare on the screen coming from due west. Get Your Man Cave Game Day Ready Block out glare and protect gadgets that can be damaged by the sun with these top notch roller shades. When you choose the motorized lift system you can turn your living room into game time central with…

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How to Decorate for Thanksgiving Guests!

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

If you’ll be playing host to Thanksgiving guests soon it’s important to make your house look beautiful and comfortable for out-of-towners. Many of us save holiday prep until the last minute, so we’re bringing you seasonal ideas that serve double duty- They’ll add festive holiday cheer while making guests feel welcome and special. Get the Guest Room(s) in Ship Shape First thing’s first- make sure that beds are made, bathrooms are clean, and junk is stowed elsewhere. A sparse guest room is better than one that’s morphed into a storage room over the last few months. It’s ok to stash stuff under beds and in closets, guests won’t notice and will appreciate having room to move around. Go the extra…

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iDreamofClean keeps cool with honeycomb shades!

We love it when our window treatments can help tie a room together (yes, we’re fans) and make a home more livable to boot!   So when we read how our double cell honeycomb black out shades made a difference on the iDreamofClean blog, we had to share! Have you visited this blog before?  It’s focused on sharing tips and tricks for keeping your home clean, organized and livable so you have more time for the fun stuff! Honeycomb shades cool it down! Our team lives and breathes customer service, so hearing about Christine (and her family’s) great experiences with ordering their window treatments from us pretty much made our day. But we especially love what Christine has to say about using…

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4 Ways Every Parent Can Help Their Children Succeed in School

r August 10, 2010 | B Seasonal Trends
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Back to School is can be a hectic time as parents struggle to get their homes, refrigerators, and carpool schedules ready for Fall. While all parents think about what to put in their children’s lunches, very few consider taking steps…

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