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Fresh Color Palettes for Holiday Decorating

Were you a little weary pulling out the same old Christmas decorations this year? It may be time to find some fresh holiday colors to liven up the look of your home this season. We love that this dining room maintains a modern black and white palette while splashes of traditional holiday crimson add a festive feel. Many of us deck our halls (and mantles and trees) with decorations that have been passed down from parents and grandparents. The heart of the holiday season is tradition, so we’re bringing you Christmas decor palettes that will blend heirloom decor with new bright-hued treasures for a chic contemporary look.   Dusty Berry Hues Add holiday cheer to a neutral year round porch…

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Real customer photos: Vertical blinds for great light

r November 12, 2012 | B Real Customer Photos

We love a nice set of custom window draperies, but sometimes your windows (and sliding glass doors) need a window treatment that gives you more light control AND a great look. Lighting and looks with Vertical S Blinds Meet customer ‘Cornwell’ from Indiana (and their dining room above!) who fought back against annoying, sunny glares to reclaim their space: We bought the vertical Levolor “S” blinds for our Dining Room because: 1. We were tired of the affect our heavy drapes were having on room appearance, and 2. Tired of the necessary upkeep required for the heavy material used in the drapery. The Levolor Blinds exceeded our expectations in several areas. Not only did the blinds improve the visual aspect…

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Dress up your home for Halloween! Pinterest Fab 4

r October 12, 2012 | B Pinterest Faves

As Halloween approaches it’s time to add some spook to your decor! Though many of us are dreaming up the perfect costume, half the fun of this haunting holiday is dressing up your home!  We hope these pins help you bring some Halloween fun for kids and adults alike. 1. This hooty friend may be more cute than creepy, but he’ll certainly bring some Halloween spirit to your front porch. Find a taller pumpkin for the Owl’s body and use mini ones to make his eyes, beak, and horns. Find other creative pumpkin ideas on our Fall Home Decor Board. 2. Surprise your guests with macabre wall art mixed in among family portraits. Find a vintage photograph and dress it…

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Pinterest Fab 4: Home organization

r September 7, 2012 | B DIY Projects, Pinterest Faves

It’s time for another week’s worth of Blinds.com favorite Pinterest gems. Since we’re not always geeking out about window blinds, this time we decided to zero in on home organization tips and tricks. 1.  Methodical Measuring- Say, “No More!” to looking up conversions every time you cook. Including a measurement conversion chart on a cabinet door is genius. It’s a great way to utilize this space and with the labeled hooks for measuring cups and spoons you’ll never have to rifle through a drawer to find the one you need. Click on this pin to see all the other smart organizing tips for the kitchen from Tidy Mom. 2. Neat as a Pin Bathroom Essentials- Give your bathroom a graphic edge…

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Dream Dorm Decor: Best Bedding Ever!

In our Dream Dorm Decor Series during the month of September, we’ll be sharing some of our favorite dorm products and design tips to help make your dorm room reflect your personal style. You may already have the basics, but now it’s time to make your space a less generic and more like home. Read on to find out more about our Dream Dorm Decor Giveaway and be sure to comment on this post for a chance to win!   First thing’s first, you’ve got to have a place to sleep. That plastic-covered, bed-bug-resistant mattress that’s been used by who knows how many generations before you isn’t going to cut it for the next 8 months. Let’s start from the bottom up. Make that…

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Eco-tip: Give your furniture a new life (and Laura Ashley giveaway!)

r April 25, 2012 | B Eco Chic, Giveaways and Promotions
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The promise of immortality is alluring – how many epic adventure movies have centered around a rogueish hero seeking the fountain of youth? How many cosmetic companies exist on the premise of everlasting beauty? We certainly won’t be hawking any…

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