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New! Simplicity Shutters That You Can Install Yourself

Plantation Shutters are a timeless, durable choice for homes of any style, but they can be intimidating to install without professional help. Within innovative new design, the Simplicity Wood Shutter is easy to install, even for a window novice. Learn More About Our Easiest Shutters:   We’ve designed a custom shutter with DIYers in mind, but there’s no loss in quality or style. The easy assembly follows steps you’ll be familiar with if you’ve ever assembled flat-packed Scandinavian furniture.   Shutter frames arrive already joined at corners and perfectly square. Just join the two sides of the frame by inserting the pin into the cam. Use a screwdriver to tighten the cam-lock and secure the two sides together. Hold the…

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Best Faux Wood Blinds – The LBD of Window Fashion

Want a classic look for your windows? White faux wood blinds come standard in many homes for a reason. They’re durable, keep out light, and blend perfectly with molding.  Plus, they look great from outside and comply with white-to-the-street home owners’ policies. Our customers have spoken, and they LOVE the Norman Ultimate 2 1/2″ Faux Wood Blinds. Hear what they had to say on Facebook and in Blinds.com reviews about these versatile window blinds. Humidity Safe Blinds for the Bathroom The Norman Blinds give classic beauty to this homeowner’s serene bathroom. With carrera marble and a claw foot tub, white blinds bring elegance and serenity. “I love these blinds! They arrived quickly, in individual boxes. My father and brother hung these in…

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Blinds.com Sale – See The Savings!

r September 14, 2013 | B Giveaways and Promotions

New Season, New Shades—Save on the Fabrics of Fall Looking for a simple, yet striking upgrade for your windows? Thanks to their huge selection of colors, simple styles and usability, shades are the perfect seasonal pick to bring that crisp autumn beauty indoors. This month, save 15% on selected shades from Blinds. com, including roller shades, solar shades, cellular shades and ALL of our Roman shades! September Savings—25% Off Levolor Blinds* Ready to save big heading into the fall season? Tackle your windows the traditional way with Levolor’s finely-crafted line of window blinds. In September, save 25% on Levolor Wood, Faux Wood and Vertical Blinds! *Excludes Aluminum blinds   End of Summer Sale—15% Off Graber Want to close your summer out in…

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Enjoying The Ride – My First Week at Blinds.com

r August 15, 2013 | B Blinds.com Culture

Meet Ruaa, our new HR Assistant and the latest member of our Blinds.com Team. She shares her thoughts after her first week in the Blinds.complex. My first week at GCC was truly unlike anything I’ve ever experienced. I was a bit nervous to start, a good nervous like the first day of school. School is to children, as work is to adults, no one really wants to go and that first day is always the best. After only being here a week, I have already begun to develop a whole new perspective in my experience of work. Meaning yes, my previous analogy still applies. Let me explain. You go to school in order to continuously improve your knowledge and education,…

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Blinds.com ‘Dream Big’ $5K Giveaway – Earn Extra Entries

r July 17, 2013 | B Giveaways and Promotions

Have you entered our $5000 cash giveaway? Whether you’re dreaming about a traveling adventure, home improvement projects, or making your wallet a little happier – we want to make your summer dreams come true! Find out how you can earn extra entries!   That’s it! Just three easy steps and you’ll be in the running to win a lot of moolah. Enter Here: 1. Fill out this 2 step form on our website 2. Enter on Facebook to earn extra entries 3. Follow the prompts on Facebook and share away! Good Luck!

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Natural, High-Class Tailoring – Grasscloth Roller Shades

Natural fibers make our hearts sing. They’re a renewable resource and bring gorgeous texture to the home in a wide array of applications. You’d better believe that they’re especially gorgeous on windows. Woven wood shades are the most common incarnation of natural window coverings, but if you’d like to see a dressier, cleaner look, try their cousin of the shade world – our brand new Grasscloth Roller Shades.   Effortless Style These lightweight textiles add breathless texture to any window size. The grasscloth fabrics are made with cellulose, polyester, and jute blended in beautifully complex weave patterns. Light filtering fabrics allow sunlight to gently enter while cutting glare and providing an added level of daytime privacy.   International Sensibility This collection…

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DIY Upholstered Cornice – Crafty At Home with The Local Cook

r July 11, 2013 | B DIY Projects

Our friend Wendy Hammond writes at The Local Cook about gardening, seasonal cooking, cheesemaking, home decor and more.  She’s schooling us in cornice construction as a part of our Crafty At Home Video Series.   Custom upholstery gives softness and an upscale feel to nearly any project. Just as upholstered headboards make bedrooms feel cozy and pulled together, a homemade cornice can really dress up windows. Cornices can be decoratively carved and stained to give wood blinds and other window treatments some crowning glory. This DIY upholstered cornice can be used to hide blinds when raised, cover up hardware, or simply add some color to your windows. Learn to Make a DIY Upholstered Cornice Get Started: DIY upholstery may sound intimidating, but with a staple gun…

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Introducing our Summer Intern Rachel: Her Thoughts on Blinds.com

r July 2, 2013 | B Blinds.com Culture

Maybe you’ve already read some of my posts or maybe you’re meeting me for the first time! Either way, I wanted to talk about my experience thus far at Blinds.com and share a little about myself: Now that I’ve interned with Blinds.com for about a month, I’ve gained a lot of insight to how the company runs. Before I was offered the job, I had done a little research – I knew that Blinds.com had won ‘Marketer of the Year’ and ‘Best Place to Work in Houston’. I knew that it was a successful company and was supposed to be a fun place to work – but I had no idea to what extent. The first time that I walked…

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Playing in the Sand at the AIA Sandcastle Competition

r June 4, 2013 | B Blinds.com Culture

Imagine a gathering of over 50 Houston-area architecture, design and engineering firms. Now imagine that this gathering takes place on the beach and that all of the firms are competing – for who can build the best sandcastle. It’s not your everyday business convention. Lucky for us this is a real event; the AIA Sandcastle Competition happens every year at East Beach in Galveston, TX. Rachel, the new Marketing & Social Media intern was fortunate enough to get an inside look at the competition and help build with the firm PDG Architects. She was so excited about her day at the beach that she wanted to share her experience with the Blinds.com community: I had no idea that sandcastle-construction could be so complex….

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Christine Ha (MasterChef Winner) Talks Recipes, Gordon Ramsay, and Experimenting Without Fear at Blinds.com

r May 29, 2013 | B Blinds.com Culture

New cookbook author and reality cooking star, Christine Ha, visited the offices of Blinds.com to share her story of experimenting without fear of failure and traded tales from her time cooking with Chef Gordon Ramsay. Christine not only set herself apart as a home cook who could stand the test of intense culinary challenges, but went on to win as the first visually impaired contestant on the show. We at Blinds.com are big fans of Christine because she calls Houston her home as we do, and she’s married to our awesome graphic designer, John. As the season aired, MasterChef buzz swept the office with watching parties and lots of water cooler talk about the next round that Christine had gotten through….

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