14th January 2016
After reading an article from housebeautiful.com on Interior Design Trends for 2016, we were excited by the Mixed Metals trend mentioned in the article. 2015 has been a big year for copper housewares, particularly in the kitchen...
16th December 2015
Privacy is important to us all. Whether you live on a busy city street or a leafy suburban cul-de-sac, nobody wants prying eyes looking into their home. It can often feel however that in order to gain privacy you need to completely close off your home from the outside world, pulling down the blinds, drawing the curtains & consequently losing all of the natural daylight entering the room as well as your view of the outside.
5th November 2015
Black & white. A timeless interior design combination originally made popular in the 1920's & 1930's with the rise of Art Deco. The sleek appearance of black & white tones blended with metallic finishes presented a luxurious & lavish look to suit the times.
22nd October 2015
Anyone who has children will appreciate how difficult it will be to establish a good sleeping routine - a necessity for both parent & child. One of the most determining factors in addressing this is light control, particularly in more built up areas. It is therefore very important when selecting the right blind for your child`s room to consider blackout fabrics.
16th September 2015
Out of necessity, the Venetian Blind was the window dressing that provided insulation from the cold where the opening in a wall allowed occupants inside to see what was happening outside. Brought to France by way of Persia, this device has been an integral part of interior decorating since it was patented in England in 1760.
28th June 2015
With the amount of light that enters a room being a major determining factor in the amount and quality of sleep that we get, choosing the right window dressing can be crucial. Blackout blinds are ideal for bedrooms, nurseries and indeed any room in which you need to sleep in during the day.
8th June 2015
We put a lot of time and energy into the maintenance of our properties, we keep paths and patios swept, fascia and cladding smart, we mow front lawns and grass banks and keep our gardens tidy. From the outside, windows and doors tend to be the main focal points; we keep them clean and painted but whatever we place in the window are what gives the first impression of our homes to the outside world. During the day, curtains tend to be mainly hidden from view; blinds on the other hand, are much more prominent.
10th May 2015
When it comes to interior design, we have the option to get creative with absolutely everything, down to our kitchen utensils. We can buy brightly coloured vacuum cleaners and patterned fridges, work surfaces and cupboards are available in all the colours of the rainbow, we can project our holiday photographs onto just about anything and we can even personalize our technology. It’s becoming just as easy to convey our personalities in our choice of décor as it is to dress to reflect our tastes.
2nd April 2015
If you have glass doors or windows within your doors then you may want to cut down on the amount of light that streams through them. The right blind can also help to cut down on heating costs by having an additional form of insulation. When you use door blinds functionality is also important so you can use the door. However, for many finding the right blind for the job can prove difficult.
18th March 2015
Often confusing, buying the right bathroom blind can sometimes be quite a daunting task. A key point is the privacy that the blind offers whilst also using a material that can offer durability and handle both humidity and temperature that are typical in bathrooms.
12th March 2015
Roman blinds are a unique and versatile way to decorate all the windows of your home. From contemporary to elegant, there is a wide array of styles and colours to suit your taste to beautify every room in your home including patio doors and larger windows. No matter what you choose, you’ll be making a statement.
28th February 2015
The type of blind you buy for your home depends upon many factors. Use a room by room analysis to figure out what blind will work best based on your needs. Whether you are after ultimate light control, energy efficiency, blinds for wet rooms, or for bay and sliding windows, the right blind for you is out there.
12th February 2015
Have you got a cherished family photo that you'd like to show off? Or are you a keen photographer/artist & would like to display your work in a more creative way?
30th January 2015
In today's world, privacy is more of a concern than it ever was. In this age of computers & stolen identities it can be very easy to overlook a lack of privacy in the home from a much older source - your windows.
9th January 2015
When winter comes, or simply colder temperatures, one thing many people forget is how the construction and decoration in your home can affect how much of the heat escapes your home. No house is insulated completely, and there's always going to be a certain amount of heat escaping. Doors and windows are prime locations where hot air can escape allowing the cold in, and in the case of windows, there's things you can do to help out. Insulating your home by dressing your windows is a good way to keep the interior warmer, whilst lowering your heating bills in the process.
21st December 2014
During Winter, rather than simply cocooning yourself in winter woollens and battening down the hatches to wait for warmer climbs, changing the atmosphere of your home or just a single room can make a big difference.
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