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Monthly Archives: October 2020

  1. Your Handy Guide To Made To Measure Venetian Blinds

    Close-up of made-to-measure venetian blinds

    When it comes to window dressings, not all blinds are created equal. Sure, you could simply run out to a local department store and buy blinds for your windows. However, taking the time to find bespoke blinds can make the difference between a gorgeous window silhouette and one that looks sloppy. Plus, a custom fit means your blinds offer better functionality when it comes to light control and privacy.


    Made to measure venetian blinds are custom cut to fit your windows, creating a beautiful look that is streamlined and elegant. Bespoke venetian blinds are usually made of higher quality materials, meaning you don’t just get a gorgeous look, but you also get a longer-lasting blind. Read on to learn more about this blind style including the different types, benefits and where to find them.


    The Basics of Made To Measure Blinds


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  2. 5 Reasons Why Blackout Roman Blinds Should Be in Your Home

    Blackout roman blinds in a kitchen

    Roman blinds are equal parts functional and practical. They add a touch of sophistication to any room while providing sufficient light control.


    Blackout roman blinds have an extra layer of light filtering and increased privacy, among other benefits. In this guide, we'll explain why blackout roman window shades deserve a place in your home. To give you some extra inspiration, we'll also share some of our favourite styling tips for roman blinds. 


    What Are Roman Blinds?


    Roman blinds, also known as roman shades, feature a single piece of fabric that is raised or lowered by a concealed pulley apparatus, similar to roller blinds. Unlike roller blinds, however, roman blinds become pleated

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  3. White Venetian Blinds: What To Know Before You Buy

    Person pulls cord on white venetian blinds

    Flip through any home decor magazine and you'll see a lot of white. And it's there for a reason. White is a blank canvas that allows other items — your mid mod home furnishings, that Asian-inspired painting you found at the car boot sale, and that hand-woven tapestry throw pillow, for instance — to become the star of the show.


    True, there are some white trends we're happy to see fade away. (We're looking at you white couches. Seriously, have furniture designers never heard of kids and pets?) But, there are also places where white will always be welcome: walls, doors, crown moulding, and yes, window blinds.  


    When it comes to white window treatments, white venetian blind

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  4. Vertical Blinds Slats: Tips for Care and Repair

    Closeup of white vertical blinds slats

    Vertical blinds are among the most versatile and easy-to-maintain blind styles. However, they feature hooks and holes that can break — especially if you have a busy household or use your blinds often. Fortunately, you don’t have to run out and purchase a whole new set of blinds when something goes wrong.


    Here, we’ll give you tips on how to maintain and care for vertical blinds slats so you can keep them looking their best. Plus, you’ll find handy troubleshooting tips from DIY repairs and replacements options to warranties that can save the day when it comes to your vertical blinds. 


    How To Maintain Vertical Blinds Slats


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  5. How To Fit Venetian Blinds: A Step-By-Step Guide To Quick Installation

    Venetian blinds in the sunlight

    Measuring and installing blinds can seem intimidating. Just the thought of it invokes visions of someone tottering on a stool and power tools flying. Fortunately, the reality is that it’s much easier to install blinds than you may think, especially when you have a step-by-step guide to follow.


    Here, we’ve created a handy guide to help you measure and install venetian blinds. You’ll learn the basics of ventian blinds, measuring techniques and how to fit venetian blinds. With our numbered instructions, you’ll have your new blinds mounted in a matter of minutes. The best part? You’ll even find a venetian blind option that can be installed without using any power tools.


    What Are Venetian Blinds?


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  6. 5 Ways To Make Your Home Feel More Cosy

    5 Ways To Make Your Home Feel More Cosy

    Warm lighting is a great way to make your home feel more cosy as the temperature drops. Soft, diffused lighting is the best kind for a cosy home, as it’s not too bright and overwhelming. Globe lamps, pendant lights, or even himilayan salt lamps are a great choice. 

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  7. Your Step-by-Step Guide To Roman Blind Fittings

    Roman blind rolled up

    DIY home decor doesn't have to be complicated, even when it comes to hanging window treatments. In fact, roman blinds and other window blinds are a great way to add style to your home without having to break out the big power tools.


    Wondering how to properly master roman blind fittings? You’ve come to the right place. Here, we’ll give a brief overview of roman blinds and show you how to measure and fit them in a matter of minutes. You’ll learn about the different types of roman blind mounts and find step-by-step instructions on installing roman blinds without the hassle.


    What Are Roman Blinds?


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  8. How To Fit a Roller Blind: What To Consider and How To Mount

    How to fit a roller blind: Person drills in blond

    Whether you’re looking to purchase a roller blind or you’ve already picked out the one you love, you’ll need to measure for and install the window blinds before you can enjoy their incredible light control and stylish benefits. Luckily, these tasks sound more intimidating than they actually are, and you don’t have to be a pro at using home improvement tools to get the job done.


    Here, we’ll show you how to measure and how to fit a roller blind. You’ll learn the difference between top fix and face fix mounts, and discover the two different fitting styles you can choose from. Plus, our easy step-by-step guide ensures you get your roller blinds installed in minutes, without the hassle.


    How To Measure a Roller Blind


    If you’re thinking about ordering a roller blind, you’ll need to measure

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  9. 5 Tips When Decorating Your Home For Autumn

    5 Tips when decorating your home for Autumn

    It’s time to get cosy and start preparing your home for Autumn. Here’s our 5 favourite tips when it comes to creating a stylish but homely decor this fall.

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  10. The Top 5 Benefits of Made-To-Measure Roller Blinds

    Closeup of brown and white made-to-measure roller blind

    Whether you’re looking for a way to update your home without breaking the bank or simply need practical decor to design your new home or flat, window blinds are an easy way to get the job done. In the world of blinds, made-to-measure roller blinds are particularly popular thanks to their stylish appearance, easy maintenance and custom fit.


    Discover how made-to-measure roller blinds can improve your home with this handy guide. You’ll learn what makes roller blinds unique and discover the extensive benefits of this type of blind. Plus, you’ll find tips on how to use them and learn where you can buy high-quality roller blinds.


    Made-To-Measure Roller Blinds


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