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Window Treatments for Historic Homes

Many dedicated DIYers and history lovers around the country are nursing historical homes back to health. In order to meet the requirements of local historical societies, or just to maintain the old world feel of your abode, you may want to find window treatments that accurately reflect the original decor of the home. Today we’re bringing you window treatments for historic homes that have today’s technology and durability, but will still speak to the period look of your home. Take a walk through the major eras of American architectural with us and find the historical window treatment that’s right for your old house Colonial Colonial style houses were built from 1600 to the 19th century, although this school of design…

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Cornices: The Ultimate Window Accessory

r November 29, 2012 | B Blinds in History, Home Decor, New Products

We’re excited to tell you about our new line of Designer Wood Cornices. These well made window toppers lend¬†sophistication¬†to many window treatments. Wood blinds, fauxwood blinds, mini blinds, sheer shadings, draperies, and vertical blinds all look beautiful when crowned with custom hardwood. Want to find out what Cornice style is right for you? Jump to our style selector to find out! Cornices have been a feature of classical architecture for centuries, and were used on the outside of buildings to keep rain water away from walls. When modern drainage systems were developed, cornices became functionally¬†obsolete, but they can still be found as a decorative feature on many modern structures. Where Do You Use a Cornice? The word cornice has roots…

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