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Order Blinds Loves...the monochrome resurgence

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 A timeless interior design combination originally made popular in the 1920's & 1930's with the rise of Art Deco.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.

Choosing blackout blinds for a child's bedroom...

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.

Why choose wood venetians?

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.

Sleeping in / bedroom bliss

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.

A room with a view

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.

Make a statement!

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.

Considerations for door blinds...

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.

Bathroom Blinds: The Buyer's Guide

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.

Decorating ideas for your home using Roman blinds...

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.

Deciding which blinds to buy...

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.

Print your own photo onto a roller blind...

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?

Maximising privacy & controlling light...

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.

Insulate your home by dressing the 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.

Working with the seasons: some helpful tips...

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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