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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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Nostalgic Wood Blinds Take Mountain Inn Back to 1930s Roots

The Maxwell Inn is nestled among the rocky mountains in Estes Park, Colorado, the premier destination for those visiting the Rocky Mountain National Park. Just two hours from Denver, Estes Park is the perfect weekend getaway with boutique shopping, charming local restaurants, and outdoor activities like the Scottish Highland Festival in the Fall.     The beautiful structure that has been refurbished over the last few months to become The Maxwell Inn. It was originally constructed as a private home in the 1930s before it was expanded to become a dentist’s office, then the ‘Trapper’s Motor Lodge’ in the 1970s. This sterile, simplistic incarnation of the property lasted 30 years, until Peter and Dana Maxwell snatched it up in February…

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Real Customer Photo: Embrace Color with Shutter Style Wood Blinds

One of our customers needed blinds to cover the variety of window shapes and sizes in her living room. In the end, she achieved a cohesive look with Bali 2 1/2″ Northern Heights Shutter Style Wood Blinds in every window. She originally favored white as a safe choice, but with a helpful nudge from her husband she chose the more adventurous Saddle Brown. “Extremely Pleased!!” Here What She Had To Say: “I utilized the design consultant prior to purchasing the blinds. Somewhat hesitant about the 2 1/2 inch blinds since my front windows are very large. I initially selected white, however hubby convinced me that I shouldn’t be afraid of color. We decided on the saddle brown. “Hubby convinced me…

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Real Customer Story: Solar Shades for Seaside Home

One of our customers needed new window shades to protect her family and coastal California home from harmful UV rays. She chose the Phifer Premium Sheerweave Solar Shades and they’re perfect for her ocean view picture windows. They keep out glare, without blocking  her beautiful view. “These Blinds Are Great!”   Hear What She Had to Say: “These blinds are perfect for my home at the ocean. I needed to reduce glare from the setting sun but hated to cover up the view. When I found out about solar shades I was thrilled. I ordered one shade for my laundry room just to find out the quality and how well the view could be seen through them.” “When I found out…

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Real Customer Story: Not a DIY kinda girl

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Think you don’t have enough prowess with the power tools to install our window coverings? Draw some inspiration from this determined mamma’s story about installing her 3/8″ Double Cell Light Filtering Shades.  Double Cell Light Filtering Shades: “The quality is awesome” “This would of been much easier to install with a drill, but didn’t have one available so just used a screw driver and muscles. LOL. The blinds look amazing and the quality is awesome. I chose to get cordless because I have a 21 month old and a 2 year old. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the way the cordless blinds work. It is so great with these 2 little kids running around.” ~ blinds.com reviewer 2toddlerRNMom from Illinois Cordless blinds are a…

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What is the Difference Between Blinds and Shades?

2" Fauxwood Economy Blinds

Really, truly think about it… can you answer this question?
Seems silly, and maybe it doesn’t matter that much in the grand scheme of things. However, there is tons of confusion surrounding these two mundane, everyday terms, and believe it or not, a blind and a shade are not one in the same.

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Customer Q&A: What are the Alternatives to Vertical Blinds?

r April 2, 2009 | B Eco Chic, Solving Design Problems
Vinyl Panel in the Color Linen

Q: I have a sliding glass door that I want to cover, but I think vertical blinds are ugly. What are the alternatives? – Brad D., Los Angeles, CA A: Thanks for your question, it comes up a lot. Vertical…

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