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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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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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Summer Window Projects: Quick and Easy Repairs for Open Window Season

r May 1, 2013 | B DIY Projects

Well-made windows can last for decades if they’re maintained well. These easy fixes will have your windows in tip top shape in time for the open-window weather that’s coming soon.   Loosen Stuck Sliding Windows Buy silicone spray lubricant at the hardware store to get old windows moving again. Spray lubricant onto a rag and wipe along window tracks. This is safe for metal, plastic, or wood surfaces.   Lubricate a Difficult Window Latch Open the latch and rub an old candle all over the mechanism. Open and close the latch a few times to fully lubricate. A skinny taper is perfect for getting around intricate hardware.   Clean Window Screens Dirty screens ruin your view and mess with air…

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What’s Hot on Pinterest – Blinds.com’s Most Pinnable Products

Pinterest is a redecorator’s dream. Whether you’re knocking down walls next week, or dreaming about a project a few years out, it’s wonderful to be able to save all of your ideas in one organized place. We want you to be able to plan your decorating down to the last detail, so we’ve made our photos extra easy to pin. Read on to see the window coverings that our customers are pinning the most. Top 3 Blinds.com Products on Pinterest:     1. Norman 2″ Faux Wood Blinds Faux Wood Blinds are one of our most popular window coverings because they give you the look of real wood at a more affordable price, and there’s no risk of warping.Norman Faux Wood…

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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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Hear it From Our Customers: Graber Blinds and Shades

r October 24, 2012 | B Real Customer Photos

We love sharing real customer feedback from the reviews and emails we receive.  Let’s talk about what YOU have to say about one of YOUR favorite brands:  Graber The Graber window covering brand got its start in 1939 and offers s a variety of custom products from soft fabric cellular shades to beautifully crafted wood blinds. They also provide some of the industry’s most innovative products for hard-to-cover windows like arches, skylights and sliding glass doors. We wanted to share our customers’ favorite Graber blinds and shades with you and let you know what they had to say about seeing, installing and using the product in person. Graber Basic Vinyl Vertical Blinds “I was looking for some inexpensive verticals to replace…

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Venetian Blinds: A History

r September 24, 2012 | B Blinds in History, Editor's Picks, Home Decor

The History of Venetian Blinds: Not so Venetian after all. In the earlier post Venetian Blinds: What Are They? we mentioned that the history of Venetian blinds goes back several centuries. As we continued to research a vast and rich history unfolded before us. We’re nerds about blinds around here, so we were excited to dig into the harrowed past of these iconic window coverings and share it with you! Image thanks to bertc.com Venetian Blinds appear in Edmund Charles Tarbell’s  painting from the turn of the 18th century,” The Venetian Blind.”  Although the early history of Venetian window blinds is mostly conjectural, they are thought to have originated in Persia, not Venice. Venetian traders discovered the window coverings through their trade interactions in…

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September Blinds.com savings

r September 13, 2012 | B Giveaways and Promotions

Have you heard about our monthly coupons? Blinds, shades, shutters, draperies and more—that is precisely what you’ll find at Blinds.com along with tons of great coupons and deals so you know you’re getting the best price on your window treatments.   Take advantage of a Blinds.com coupon code that’s good for discounts on window treatments as well as shipping services. The codes are listed on our Monthly Sale Page. This Month’s Savings: 20% off Norman Blinds and Shades 20% off Norman Ultimate 2 1/2″ Faux Wood Blinds & Norman Cell Shades with minimum purchase of $250 20% off Norman Shutters with mininum purchase of $1000 Save Up to 20% On Bali Blinds and Shades During September, the more Bali products you buy – the more you save! The…

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Venetian Blinds: What Are They?

r September 5, 2012 | B Editor's Picks, Solving Design Problems

Venetian Blinds are a tried and true window covering option that’s been around for centuries (Really! Find out more about their history) Even though many more varieties of modern blinds have come onto the market since then, let’s see why Venetian blinds are still a classic design choice for your home. Photo: Levolor 2′ Premium Wood Blinds Venetian blinds have 2″ horizontal slats made of aluminum, wood or plastic, one on top of another. In the United States, blinds with wooden slats are often listed as wood blinds, not Venetian. The slats are suspended by wide cloth tapes or cords which allow them to rotate in unison nearly 180 degrees. Photo: Blinds.com 2″ Aluminum Blinds Slats can be rotated so that the inner…

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Ultimate Eco Summer Kitchen

As we continue our Sizzlin’ Summer series with Bounce Energy, this week we’ve collected a few tips and tricks for the ultimate eco summer kitchen. During the dog days of summer, nothing helps you cool off and stay hydrated better than fruits and veggies packed with H2O.  Apples, apricots, beets, bell peppers, cherries, blackberries, and cantaloupe are just a few of the farm stand finds that are at their peak in late summer across the country. A great way to make your time in the kitchen a little more green is to shop local. Exorbitant amounts of fuel are used to ship produce across the country, so it’s a huge help to the environment and a great way to support local farmers if you…

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