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Why Manly Men Need Pinterest

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Although Pinterest might get stereotyped for being a women’s website, you’d be surprised at how many useful ideas there are for men. We’ve rounded up pins from our 10 favorite Pinterest boards for masculine decorating, showing all the manly men out there why they should be on Pinterest. No Guy Should Miss Out on These Awesome Ideas: A couch made from recycled car parts, from the Blinds.com Pinterest Board Manly Home Picks Shelving made from pipes, from the board Masculine Decor via Joi Lipari A coffee table that doubles as a foosball table, from the board Man-ly Decor via Liz DiTomaso A retro TV converted into a bar, from the board Man Cave Decor with Class via Ann Marie @Household6diva A pool table made from a Mustang car frame, from the board Garage/Man…

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Introducing our Summer Intern Rachel: Her Thoughts on Blinds.com

r July 2, 2013 | B Blinds.com Culture

Maybe you’ve already read some of my posts or maybe you’re meeting me for the first time! Either way, I wanted to talk about my experience thus far at Blinds.com and share a little about myself: Now that I’ve interned with Blinds.com for about a month, I’ve gained a lot of insight to how the company runs. Before I was offered the job, I had done a little research – I knew that Blinds.com had won ‘Marketer of the Year’ and ‘Best Place to Work in Houston’. I knew that it was a successful company and was supposed to be a fun place to work – but I had no idea to what extent. The first time that I walked…

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Spring has Finally Sprung – Spring Pinterest Fab 4

Spring is finally upon us! The gloomy winter days are gone and it is at last time to bring color back into your home.  Be sure to check out our recent blog post on what colors and products are hot this spring – The Hottest Spring Colors Come To Your Windows. Pinterest is full of DIY crafty ideas.  Check out 4 of our top picks to bring Spring into your home this season with our Spring Pinterest Fab 4 Picks: DIY Citrus Wreath Never judge a book by its cover?  Well in the home décor world, the outside of your home is just as important as the inside.   Let your home speak for itself with this warm invite.  This Pinterest…

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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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Valentine’s Day Craft Round Up

r February 7, 2013 | B DIY Projects

One of our favorite things is talking to our empowered customers who install blinds all on their own, and working with them to find creative solutions for their decor dilemmas. There’s a little DIYer inside of all of us. We like to get a little crafty around the offices of Blinds.com (can you tell?). We especially love getting the creative juices flowing and working with our hands. That’s why we’re excited to share 10 Valentine’s Craft Projects with you! We’re starting a series of DIY Craft Videos, filmed in the offices of Blinds.com, and we can’t wait to show you our first pretty creation tomorrow. Be on the look out, and get your scissors ready! 10 Valentine’s Crafts to Brighten Up Your…

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4 Ideas for a Happier Kitchen – Pinterest Fab 4

Put Some Pep Into Your Food Prep! 1. Paint Your Cabinets Sea Glass Green- Although Emerald is the darling of the design world right now, it’s softer cousin, Sea Glass, is sweeping the fashion community with it’s throwback feel. Where Emerald energizes, Sea Glass brings serenity. On cabinets, this jadeite hue will give your kitchen nostalgic charm, and will calm even the most hectic meals.   2. Create an Herb Garden With Old Tea Tins – Caring for plants has been proven to reduce stress. Seeing something green in your life, especially during a dreary winter, will give you a mood boosting connection to nature. Save money at the grocery store by starting an herb garden on your kitchen windowsill….

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Breathe New Life into Winter Days – Pinterest Fab 4

Feeling the winter blues after weeks of grey days? Create an indoor oasis from all things cold and bland that will brighten your spirits until spring comes. Our favorite Pinterest picks will rejuvenate your home as you reconnect with nature and create cozy spaces to finish out your hibernation. 1. See the Sea – This nautical influenced decor won’t be found on any other beach house on the block. Natural elements are always in style, but keep the look modern by mixing clean lines and unruly organic pieces. 2. Set a New Benchmark – Add extra cushiness and eclectic charm to your kitchen table by replacing a few chairs with a plush high backed bench. Crisp stripes add formality to the…

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Christmas Recipes + Kitchen Fun

r December 22, 2012 | B DIY Projects, Pinterest Faves, Seasonal Trends

One of our favorite things about Christmas time is making memories with friends and family in the kitchen. Today we’re sharing our favorite holiday recipes with you can whip up with loved ones this holiday season. Cook Up Some Holiday Cheer!   Peppermint White Chocolate Popcorn   This popcorn concoction will be irresistible to guests from 1 to 92, and it’s a snap to make! Here’s What you Need: 2 bags microwave popcorn, popped (18-20 cups) 1 6oz box candy canes or peppermint rounds, crushed 1 package Almond Bark 1 tsp peppermint extract or a few drops of peppermint oil & Salt to taste Place popcorn in a very large bowl or disposable roasting dish.  Pour crushed candy canes on top of…

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Christmas Gift Guide: For the DIYer

Is there a creative soul in your life who’s happier when they’re stitching, bedazzling, or dreaming up charming homemade treasures? We’re bringing you holiday gift ideas for crafters so your DIY friends can think of you as they’re making something with their own two hands.   1. Paper Flower Kits from Paper Source – Any DIY lover will have a field day creating these beautiful paper flowers, and they’ll brighten up their home for a lot longer than a live bouquet. We’re crazy for these peppy poppies. 2. Bakers Twine – This candy-cane-esque string has been used to wrap up sweet treats for decades, but now it’s the hottest thing in the crafting world. Add a big roll to your friend’s…

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Manly decorating! Create your Dream Man Cave

Many couples struggle to find a feminine-masculine balance in home decorating. Today we’re bringing manly decorating ideas that can be used to create the ultimate man cave, or bring more gender equality to girly spaces in the home. Learn how to man-up your home in this post. The key to modern manly decor is a stark, deep colored space with industrial accents like chrome couch frames and a coffee table on casters. Who needs accessories with the uber-chic architectural touches in this room?  The glass elevator and spiral staircase are the only conversation pieces you need.   The ultimate industrial manly window coverings are our 2″ Faux Leather Blinds from Carra. The exposed hardware and chrome cord tassels create a retro…

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