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Blinds.com Bathroom Makeover on The Happier Homemaker

r January 15, 2013 | B As Seen On..., Real Customer Photos

Serene Bathroom Makeover on The Happier Homemaker Our friend Melissa is an amazingly creative DIYer and decorator who shares tutorials, recipes, and inspiration on her blog, The Happier Homemaker. Melissa has been focusing her design energy on a bathroom makeover over the last few months. She has the prettiest garden tun and chose to update the wall color with a soft powder blue (after having it taped for a few weeks and finally getting around to it – preach sister). As you can see the bathroom gets natural light and a stunning view of the wetlands from this nice, big window. However, when her neighbors started a remodel project that opened up the view to the bathroom she decided to start shopping…

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How to Winterize your Home for A Cozier Winter

Winter has arrived in full force, and in order to keep things cozy and warm it’s important to insulate your home against piercing drafts. These simple steps will help you winterize your home so your family will stay comfortable and your heating bill will cost you a lot less each month. Did You Know? - Properly winterizing your windows can save up to 15% on your energy bill. Make a Draft Snake to Snuggle Up Against Doors and Windows A Draft Snakes are wintertime door and window insulation standbys that worked just as well for grandma as they do today. These tubes of fabric can be filled with dried beans, kitty litter, rice, cotton, dried corn, or anything that will help…

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DIYs for the Dorm Room: Pinterest Fab 4

r September 27, 2012 | B DIY Projects, Home Decor, Pinterest Faves

As we close out our Dorm Decor Series and Giveaway, we decided to feature some dorm friendly gems from Pinterest this time. Find out how to win HERE, but hurry because today’s the last day to enter! By now you’ve got the basics covered, but you may be ready for a mid-semester DIY project to add some flair to your room. De-stress after that first test by adding something easy to your room decor. 1. Over the Door Vanity Station- This beauty will help alleviate the morning traffic jam in the bathroom. Create a space of your own to get ready on the back of a closet door or elsewhere, and you’ll have one less fight with your roommate. 2….

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Pinterest Fab 4: Home and Honeycombs

r August 9, 2012 | B DIY Projects, Eco Chic, Pinterest Faves

If you’re giving your home a complete overhaul or continually tweaking your interior design like me, I hope you find some inspiration from a few of my favorite things on Pinterest: Prudent Baby- Behind the name are two fabulous bloggers, Jacinda and Jaime, who share tons of easy home sewing tutorials in the most whimsical fabrics. Follow their fabric and sewing tutorials boards to see how these prints could liven up your home. Also, check out Jaime’s video about creating a custom frame wall. It’d be perfect for a kid’s bedroom, craft space, or living room. Jenny Steffens Hobick- She is a former event planner who lives in the cutest town I’ve ever been to – Concord, Massachusetts. I was crushed to find…

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Window FAQ: How to clean cellular shades

r June 14, 2012 | B DIY Projects, FAQ Customer Service

As a Customer Service Representative here at Blinds.com, I love answering all the various questions that come my way – especially when the answers turn out to be surprisingly easy! Here’s one of the most frequently asked questions I get about window covering care: How do I clean my honeycomb cell shades? Depending on the spill or stain, cleaning your cellular shades can be a fast and easy task! Steps to follow to spot clean your cell window shades: Grab a plain white wash cloth to clean with – colors on the towel might bleed onto the shade Dampen the towel with warm water Sprinkle a gentle detergent (same used on clothes is fine) on the towel – no colored…

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Welcome to the BlindsCenter – a window trends + more show!

The Blinds.com team is excited to launch Episode 1 of the BlindsCenter – our all-new window covering design and how-to show that keeps you in the know about all things window design. Join Sean and Kristopher as they dive in…

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