Real Wood vs. Faux Wood Blinds — This Is All You Need to Make a Choice

The battle between real and faux extends even to your window blinds. Luckily, this is not one of those life or death situations, and the superiority of either real or faux wood blinds is left to personal preferences.

That being said, each of these options has unique advantages and disadvantages to which you need to give strong consideration before buying. Here’s the score on both real and synthetic wood blinds to help you choose.Continue reading

50 Shades of White: How to Find the Right White for Your Blinds

In an age where everyone is trying to outdo everyone else, it’s surprising that most people end up choosing some shade of white for their window blinds. They aren’t wrong either, because white is timeless and adds a light airy touch to the room. Best of all, it matches your window trims.

However, you are unlikely to find printing-paper white for your shades. Blinds usually come in neutral white or off-white, which consists of all the various shades between pure white and grey. Various other colors such as blue, green, brown, or yellow are also represented. Continue reading

Stylish & Functional: the Best Window Treatment Options for Your Kitchen

For most people, the kitchen is the heart of their home. It’s the place we naturally gravitate toward to hang out, entertain, and unwind, along with cooking and eating, of course. Even with its central role in hosting friends and family bonding, decorating one’s kitchen windows for functionality and beauty is often not at the top of one’s priority list. To get the most out of your favorite spot in the home, here are some tips to properly dress your windows with style and practicality in mind.Continue reading

The Final Key To Curb Appeal: Blinds

Whether you’re looking at selling your house, renting it out, or just wanting to spruce up a little, it’s easy to find suggestions on improving your curb appeal. However, most of those ideas are tired and played out. For example, you know you need to mow your lawn! You know that having a pretty mailbox will get attention. Yes, those leaves piling up in the gutters can go. But what about beyond that? When you’ve straightened and mowed and spruced and cleaned the gutters and you still need that one last thing?Continue reading

All the Classic and Unique Options with Plantation Shutters

With the seasons about to change, it’s the perfect time to bring a new look into your home. A simple way of making a bold change is to update your window treatments. Plantation shutters are a classic. With the types and designs offered today, you have a variety of options to create beautiful windows throughout your home.Continue reading

Choosing the Correct Shade of White

Whether you are moving into a new place, or want to update your current home’s look, picking out the right colors is important. And the color selection is not the only important thing; choosing the right shades of color is crucial as well. Your colors and shades will dictate other decoration choices, including your blinds and/or window treatments.Continue reading

Woven Wood Blinds Explained

Woven wood blinds create a unique and timeless look in any area of your living space, from the bedroom to the living room. Whether you’ve dressed them up or kept it nice and simple, the style created by these useful blinds can add to your space and give your guests something to talk about.

These are a timeless choice, but have made quite the comeback over the past few years. So…What is it that makes these blinds so useful and beautiful?Continue reading

Are Custom Blinds Worth the Investment

Everyone loves the look of custom blinds, but it’s so easy to pick up another cheap mini-blind from the nearest big box store. If yet another broken mini-blind or the transition to a new home has you thinking about custom blinds, it’s important to ask whether they’re actually worth the investment. We’ve taken a closer look at investing in custom blinds, so you can determine whether an upgrade is right for you and your family.Continue reading

6 of the Hottest Spring/Summer 2018 Window Blinds and Shades

It’s starting to get hot again, and it’s time to think about updating your window blinds. The options may seem endless, but this year everything is about being eco-friendly—both in materials and energy efficiency—without sacrificing style and flair. And for those who want to live in the future, think about adding a little technology.

Here are six of the latest trends in blinds and shades for spring and summer of 2018.Continue reading