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  1. How To Choose the Best Blinds for Patio Doors

    Blinds on patio doors in living room

    Patio doors are a popular home design feature, especially among those who like the open space concept. The large glass panels can make your humble abode feel larger and more welcoming and allow more light in. While a stunning design element, glass doors can also pose challenges when it comes to selecting the right window treatments. 


    If you have patio doors, you know the struggle between having the right light control and privacy but still using the door with ease. Tangled window vanes, having to adjust the slats and making sure nothing gets caught in the corded mechanisms can be a real pain every time you want to use the door. 


    Fortunately, there are blinds for patio doors that enable you to add style, control light and still use the doors with ease. Here, we’ll show you the best blinds for patio doors and

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  2. Kitchen Blind Ideas: How To Choose Durable Styles That Will Last

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    Kitchens are notoriously wet and busy spaces. They’re where we whip up an afternoon snack, create tasty breakfasts for our loved ones and cook bangers and mash when we want some comfort food. Kitchens need durable tools and fixtures that can stand up to wear and tear and regular usage. 


    That means you need to select window blinds that can handle tough environments. Here, we’ll show you which types of blinds perform best in kitchens. You’ll also find kitchen blind ideas for styling so you can create the cooking space of your dreams.


    Kitchen Blind Ideas: What To Avoid


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  3. The Pros and Cons of Different Types of Blinds

    Different types of blinds

    From horizontal and vertical blinds to roman and roller shades, there are so many different types of blinds. We all love options, but too many options and suddenly shopping feels like a chore. And that's not what we're about. 


    It's time to put the fun back in functional living space. We're going to help you narrow down the options and find a style that offers the functionality you need. Here's a look at the different types of blinds and the pros and cons of each.  


    5 Different Types of Blinds and Their Features


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  4. How To Measure for Blinds: Measurements for 3 Types of Installations

    How to measure for blinds

    Before you can order that set of made-to-measure blinds you've been eyeing, you need to, well, measure. And since your blinds will be cut down to size, you need to know how to measure for blinds so you can get a perfect fit.


    You can't return made-to-measure blinds after they're cut, which means, if you get your measurements wrong, you'll be footing the bill for a second set of blinds. (Cue dramatic music.)  


    We're here to ensure that your measurements don't turn into a drama — or even a comedy. In fact, with this measuring guide, getting the exact measurements for your blinds will be so uneventful you won't even get a story out of it. But you will get perfectly fitted

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  5. Tips and Tricks for Designing With Grey Blinds

    Grey Blinds

    Designing with neutrals doesn’t have to be a drag. In fact, while colours get all the glory, neutral hues like grey and white can actually make a more impressive impact when used effectively. If you’ve ever thought about styling your home with grey blinds, but hesitated because you’re unsure how to do it without being boring, we can help.


    Here, we’ll show you how you can use grey blinds to highlight other colours in your home or to create a sophisticated aesthetic. You’ll learn how you can use cool- and warm-toned greys to create different effects, and you’ll discover that grey blinds are so much more than just a backdrop.


    How To Choose the Right Grey Blinds


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  6. Why You Need White Wooden Blinds and How To Decorate With Them

    White Wooden Blinds

    The colour white invokes visions of peace, whimsy and brilliance. It’s often associated with goddesses, crisp tones and perfection. It’s no surprise then that white is one of the most popular design hues, especially when it comes to window blinds. White wooden blinds are a great way to incorporate crisp aesthetics and allow other design elements to absorb the spotlight.


    Wondering how you can use white wooden blinds in your home? Here, we’ll show you the benefits of wooden blinds including light control and thermal properties. You’ll also learn how to decorate with white wooden blinds whether you want to create a beach cottage vibe or something modern and understated.


    Benefits of White Wooden Blinds


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  7. Looking for Blinds Online? Here’s How To Buy the Best Ones

    Blinds Online

    For many of us, window blinds are not the biggest consideration when dreaming up home decor. We often think of big-ticket items like furniture and statement art as the most eye-catching elements in home design. However, choosing exquisite window treatments is one of the easiest ways to make your home feel fab. They’re a great way to draw attention to picturesque views or complement other design styles.


    Looking for blinds online but not sure where to start? We’re here to help. We’ve made this guide to help you navigate the process of buying blinds online. You’ll find a brief breakdown of the different blind types and a handy guide to things you should consider when making a purchase. Plus, you’ll find out where to buy blinds online, including at Make My Blinds, where you’ll find hundreds of styles and high-quality blinds at great prices.

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  8. Why You Need Pleated Blinds: From Stunning Style To Energy Efficiency

    Pleated Blinds

    Pleated blinds are perfect for every room in your home — especially if you’re looking for ways to create texture and depth in a space. These blinds feature a layered silhouette that helps to add dimension. They’re functional enough to use as an eye-catching statement piece when chosen in a bright hue or as a delicate background in neutral colours.


    Here, we’ll show you how pleated blinds can change up the look of your home. You’ll discover why they’re useful when it comes to light control and privacy as well as how they can increase the energy efficiency of your abode. Plus, you’ll find tips on what to consider when choosing the perfect pleated blinds.


    What Makes Pleated Blinds Unique?


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  9. Top Ways To Use Whimsical Voile Blinds and How To Care for Them

    Voile Blinds

    There's nothing quite like a delicate voile blind gently swaying in the breeze as golden sunlight streams into the room. Whether you want a white voile curtain or a fabric in an eye-catching colour, there’s a style of voile blinds for you. These blinds offer an unparalleled peaceful atmosphere and a soft silhouette that’s perfect for relaxation and taking in picturesque views out your windows.


    Looking for more details on voile blinds? You’ve come to the right place. Read on to learn more about voile blinds including what rooms they work best in and where to find high-quality styles.


    What Are Voile Blinds?


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  10. Wooden Vertical Blinds: How To Measure, Install and Care for Your Blinds

    Wooden Vertical Blinds

    If you’re in the market for new window treatments, you’ve probably perused dozens of different styles. From blackout blinds to Velux skylight blinds and horizontal blinds, the options can be overwhelming. Among the most popular are wooden vertical blinds thanks to their natural look and availability in a wide range of finishes.


    Here, we’ll help you cut through the noise and understand the basics and benefits of wooden vertical blinds. We’ll show you the best places in your home to use them and offer tips on how to keep them looking their best. Plus, you’ll find tips on how to measure for your new blinds and where to order high-quality products.


    The Basics of Wooden Vertical Blinds


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