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Blog Roundup: 5 Posts for a Happy Holiday

r December 23, 2013 | B Uncategorized
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Make the holidays merry and bright with these posts from some of favorite blogger buddies: Styling a Holiday TableĀ from House & Host   This tablescape would be stunning for a Christmas dinner or even for New Year’s! We love the floral arrangements, candles, and gold place cards that create such a chic look! 11 Christmas Photo Tips from Making the World Cuter One of the most memorable parts of Christmas is sending and receiving holiday photos! Make sure that your holiday pictures turn out extra special with these tips! Creative Ways to Display Christmas Cards from Mrs. Hines Class Instead of letting them pile up on the kitchen counter, display your Christmas & New Year cards proudly so that they…

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Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas for Christmas

r December 18, 2013 | B Crafty at Home, DIY Projects

You’ve already spent a lot on holiday gifts, why dole out another chunk of change on expensive gift wrapping supplies? Save some money by using kraft paper (found with the postage supplies) and easy DIY embellishments. Learn how with guest host, and scrapbook diva, Sarah! Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas for Christmas: Find out just how easy it is to make this year’s presents pop with heat embossed wrapping paper and DIY paper bows. What You Need: Scrapbook Paper (double sided preferred) Scissors Hot Glue Gun Kraft Paper or Butcher Paper Holiday Stamps Embossing Powder Clear Embossing Ink Embossing Heat Tool How To Make Embossed Wrapping Paper: 1. Wrap gifts with kraft paper. 2. Moisten stamp with embossing ink and press…

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DIY Snowflake Ornament Made From Free Blinds Samples

Have you ordered free blinds samples and don’t want to just chuck them in the trash? Make a greener choice and turn them into DIY ornaments! Don’t already have samples on hand? Browse our cellular shades and be dazzled by the vast color collection and crisp fabrics. Order free samples to see them in person. You might just find the perfect stylish insulator for your windows this winter! How to Make Cellular Shade Ornaments: 1. Shop Cellular Shades from Blinds.com and order free samples. 2. Cut off 1/2″ with an exacto knife and safe cutting surface. 3. Repeat step 2. 4, 5. Hot glue the two pieces on top of each other. 6. Place a little hot glue on the…

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Trick or treating safety tips – no bones about it

r October 19, 2013 | B Holiday Fun

You know that we’re all about child safety at Blinds.com; today we’re taking it out of the windows and onto the streets! As the ghouls, goblins and super heroes emerge from their lairs this year for Halloween, here are a few trick-or-treating safety tips from our candy-loving team: Be seen by all – Don’t rely on jack-o-lantern light to guide your little ones through the crowd safely: Include white or light colored articles of clothing in your child’s costume if possible Add reflective tape to costumes, shoes and candy buckets Find some fun flashlights and make it a rule to keep them turned on all night Add some glowing bracelets to the Halloween ensemble for even more lit up options…

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