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How to Stop Flashing Your Neighbors and (Finally) Get Your Windows Covered

r January 30, 2014 | B Real Customer Photos

Chicagoans Kim and Scott bought a very old house, ripped it to the studs, and after months of remodeling are on their way to their dream home. We were first introduced to the couple before they were homeowners and have been following their progress at Yellow Brick Home ever since. Diving in Head First This 200+ year old house came to Kim and Scott in a crumbly, closed off, and very orange state. A lot of changes were in store. Who doesn’t love a brown glass chandelier? The couple took saved a lot by doing a good portion of the demolition themselves. Once everything was stripped down, they handed the reigns over to their trusty contractor. He took on larger…

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Blinds.com Roller Shade Design Challenge!

What could you do with a plain, white roller shade? We sent these mini shades out to a few top bloggers and challenged to transform them to their heart’s content. These creative minds blew us away with their finished products. Scroll down to see them all! Fall Wall Art from The Local Cook Wendy, blogging diva behind The Local Cook, writes about natural cooking, gardening, and home decorating. Did you catch her fab video about how to make a DIY upholstered cornice? With her Silhouette cutting tool in hand, Wendy has become a vinyl decal pro. She created this beautiful fall wall hanging to adorn her newly remodeled three season porch. We’re sure many fall evenings will be spent there…

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5 Home Privacy Tips + Real Window Makeover

If you’re a parent, you know that privacy and security become a much bigger priority with little ones around. One of our favorite bloggers Kim Delatorre, writes at Shop with Me Mama to help deal-savvy moms save money for their family across the country. With three kids under 8, Kim knew she needed to get her windows covered for peace of mind and safety. Enter to Win a $100 Blinds.com Gift Card from Shop With Me Mama! Here’s what Kim had to say: “I cannot stand windows without blinds, I feel like the world can stare at me and that is not a good feeling! Not in my home! I want privacy!!!” Privacy and Style with Sliding Glass Door Blinds She…

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Cherry Blossoms Blogger Comes Back For More (Blinds)

r August 12, 2013 | B Real Customer Photos

Kiley writes about home decorating, her family and everything a savvy mama needs on her blog, Cherry Blossoms. As a veteran makeup artist, she has infused beauty into every space in her life, including her home. Kiley is a longtime Blinds.com customer and busted the myth that you have to pay for installation when she outfitted her home with blackout cellular shades all on her own in 2010. Faux Wood Blinds For A Better Nap Time When the family moved into their new digs a few months ago, it was time to start shopping for window coverings again. In t he kitchen and bedroom, Kiley needed something that would keep the room dark during naptime and was safer for little ones…

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Momma Blogger Gets A Window Upgrade – Evolving Stacey Blinds.com Review

r June 27, 2013 | B Real Customer Photos

One of our favorite bloggers, Stacey Weckstein, is a longtime friend of Blinds.com, so when she decided to give her kitchen and basement windows an update, she turned to us for advice. Stacey has developed a blogging empire on her site, Evolving Stacey. She inspires her readers by sharing her stories of weight loss, wellness, and evolving towards a better mind, body and spirit. She’s a pretty zen mama if we do say so ourselves. Planning a trip? Stacey has traveled around the world to review world renowned spas and kid friendly vacation destinations. Don’t you wish that was your job? Getting Techy with Blinds.com She scheduled a free Face2Face consultation with our expert designer Benjamin. Here’s what she said about…

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In Blog Love with Young House Love

We’ve Got a Blog Crush… Young House Love is a blog by a DIY couple, Sherry and John, who have transformed their home one step at a time while on a budget. After four and a half years of dedicated renovation they have moved – and are going to start the design process all over again. They are beautifying the world one house at a time. Here’s a Peek at Some of Our Favorite Posts: Don’t worry, no butterflies were harmed in the making of this artwork. Much as they come to life, these faux-butterflies were made from a print-out. In a shadowbox, they create a sophisticated yet whimsical piece of art. They look so realistic they could fool just…

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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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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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A Blog We Love: Design Thoughts

Do you have a friend whose home is crazy fabulous, but she seems to magically make it all happen for pennies on the dollar? That’s Kim Salter. Kim started her blog, Design Thoughts when she was working as an Interior Designer in New York, and a new mom to a her son Liam. Her family has since relocated to Nashville where she’s writing about the woes of personalizing a rental property with the world’s smallest closet.   Oh, What Paint Can Do! Kim’s taste is spot on, and she makes risky colors like bright chartreuse seem surprisingly easy to work with. Check out the makeover she gave to her entry way niche with just a coat of paint, and her ikea-cabinet-to-bar-cart…

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