Your Daily Guide to Home Trends, DIY Projects and Everything Windows

Posts Tagged ‘roller shades’

Give Your Home Office a Mod Makeover

r January 28, 2014 | B Blinds.com Styled By

With more and more people telecommuting regularly, it’s vital to have a dedicated work space at home – and even better to have a stylish one.  Make your home office a place you actually want to work with this uncluttered design. Modern Industrial Home Office Decor Designer Ann Ueno from House & Host brings us bright colors and sleek furnishings that are gender neutral enough for a shared office space. Unassuming pieces like this stand alone book case and Lucite desk will allow you to carve out an office space in the corner of the living room or a spare bedroom. A bold geometric rug like this one from CB2 will allow you to visually define the space. A clean-lined roller…

Read Give Your Home Office a Mod Makeover »

Go Mod! Part 1: Mid Century Modern Window Treatments

Mid Century style is playing a huge role in today’s design world. The Mad Men craze brought this era of home decorating to the attention of the nation, but years later the sleek furniture and retro palette are still on trend. Whether you’re restoring a mid-century home as a full blown time capsule, or just want to add some mod flair to your home decor, mid century modern window treatments can make a big impact. Here are the window coverings that were sweeping the scene in 40s, 50s, or 60s era homes: 2″ Horizontal Blinds – in Aluminum Called ‘venetian blinds’ in their time, these wide aluminum numbers were nearly always seen with wide cloth tapes in contrasting colors. The…

Read Go Mod! Part 1: Mid Century Modern Window Treatments »

Blackout Blinds Create a Restful Space

r June 16, 2013 | B Real Customer Photos

Hearing from happy customers is one of the things that makes us excited to come into the office every day. Especially when window coverings can truly make a difference in someone’s life. Here’s a note we received from Michelle H. in Texas:   I have ordered from Blinds.com twice now, and, both times, we have been very pleased with their customer service, their website, delivery of the products and how beautiful they look, once installed. “I was so excited when the shades arrived” The first order I placed was in December.  We were redecorating our guest bedroom, because, I was having a kidney transplant and knew I would be recovering in that room when I came home from the hospital. …

Read Blackout Blinds Create a Restful Space »

4 Man Caves Dad Would Love for Father’s Day

With Father’s Day approaching, why not post about something our Dads can enjoy too? These Man Caves we found on Houzz would inspire any man to renovate his home. Here’s a Few of Our Favorites: This definition of a Man Cave is quite literal. This Batman-themed media room would be a favorite for any Batman aficionado or movie-lover. Blackout shades are a MUST in a TV-watching room like this. Just like Batman, your Dad needs some high-tech gadgets in his Bat Cave like the Motorized Cellular Shades that he can control with the push of a button. This room may be a Man Cave, but it sure has style. The elegant flooring and rich hues create a stunning look. Any guy would…

Read 4 Man Caves Dad Would Love for Father’s Day »

Roller Shades Are Back + New Colors!

With clean lines and unbeatable functionality, roller shades are making a stylish comeback. More and more designers are bringing in roller shades to pair with minimalist modern designs. Although the nostalgic pull downs are  perfect for arts and crafts homes as well. Read more about window treatments for historical homes To keep up with this recent resurgence, we’ve given the Blinds.com Brand Roller Shade line a complete makeover. We are now offering new of-the-moment colors and designer fabrics for our most popular roller shades. New Designer Textiles for Roller Shades: Blinds.com Brand Signature Solar Shade Our Signature Solar Shades are perfect for preserving your beautiful view, while reducing glare and incoming heat, as well as protecting your furnishings from UV rays….

Read Roller Shades Are Back + New Colors! »

Get Your Windows Ready for the Super Bowl

collThe countdown is in the single digits for The Big Game. You’ve got a snack-tastic menu planned that will rock the coffee table, and have plastered the house with your team’s colors, but are your windows ready? The planets have aligned so that kickoff will coincide exactly with sunset in many cities across the nation. Your monster sized TV won’t do you any good if there’s a huge glare on the screen coming from due west. Get Your Man Cave Game Day Ready Block out glare and protect gadgets that can be damaged by the sun with these top notch roller shades. When you choose the motorized lift system you can turn your living room into game time central with…

Read Get Your Windows Ready for the Super Bowl »

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…

Read Fresh Color Palettes for Holiday Decorating »

Window Treatments for Historic Homes

Many dedicated DIYers and history lovers around the country are nursing historical homes back to health. In order to meet the requirements of local historical societies, or just to maintain the old world feel of your abode, you may want to find window treatments that accurately reflect the original decor of the home. Today we’re bringing you window treatments for historic homes that have today’s technology and durability, but will still speak to the period look of your home. Take a walk through the major eras of American architectural with us and find the historical window treatment that’s right for your old house Colonial Colonial style houses were built from 1600 to the 19th century, although this school of design…

Read Window Treatments for Historic Homes »

Voila! Window Treatments for French Doors

r August 29, 2012 | B Solving Design Problems

  French doors are a design element that will add sophistication to your home for years to come. Their built-in glass panes open up formerly closed off spaces to the rest of the home, and give guests a feeling of grandeur when they move from room to room or out onto a patio. However, like any window, there are times when privacy and light reduction are desired- that’s where the wide variety of French door window coverings at Blinds.com comes in. Finding window treatments for doors can be tricky, but with all of the innovative products on the market, you’ll be sure to find one that highlights the elegance of your door.     Roman Shades for your French Door…

Read Voila! Window Treatments for French Doors »

All in the Details – Home Decorating and Window Covering Accessories

“A room without accessories reminds me of a woman who got dressed and forgot to put on her jewelry.” – Heather Clawson from Habitually Chic Image via pinterest It truly is all in the details when it comes to completing the look of your home. Small touches can make a world of difference in pulling a space together. The little design elements that represent your personality will set your home apart in the minds of those who come into your home.  A surprising way to add a pop of color to your kitchen is by painting the inside of a cabinet in your favorite hue. Image via pinterest Painted furniture is a chic way to add color to a room….

Read All in the Details – Home Decorating and Window Covering Accessories »