Monthly Archives: February 2011

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Feb

Sliding Door Dilemma

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Cathy wrote: “We have a three-season porch with large windows that face east, but our biggest problem is our sliding door to the right – we can’t figure out how to decorate that dumb door! I don’t like what we have, but I think wood might be too heavy.” We often suggest panel track blinds for sliding doors, but this Continue Reading ...
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Feb

Small Spaces

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My experience with this topic comes from my last move from a house with about 1600 square feet to a 500 square foot duplex.  After my first thoughts of wondering how I would be able to function in such a small space with a large dog and a husband, I began planning with the hope of making the transition as Continue Reading ...
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Feb

Breezy, Brilliant Blue

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Designers use the color blue to bring a feeling of calm peacefulness to a room. The watery hue puts guests at ease in a relaxing atmosphere. Blue is used in nurseries to help lull babies to sleep, in nautical themes to invoke the feeling of the ocean, and in country homes for an informal atmosphere. Washing an entire room in Continue Reading ...
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Feb

Google Me This, Google Me That

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Do you ever Google your name, just to check up on what other people are saying about you? Here at Blindsgalore, we’re no different. Our employees occasionally stroll through the web to see what Blindsgalore customers think about us, and we’re always thrilled to find satisfied reviews and even recommendations from other companies! Recently, we came across Internet Home Alliance, Continue Reading ...
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Feb

Groundhog Day

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Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow this February 2, so it looks like we’re in for an early spring!  No doubt, good news to those who are blanketed by snow in many parts of the country.  For those of you longing for blooming flowers, longer days, and a sense of renewal, why don’t you get an early start by Continue Reading ...
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Feb

Homemade Heart-Shaped Marshmallows

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  Ingredients: 3 (¼ oz) packages unflavored gelatin 2 c. granulated sugar 2/3 c. light corn syrup 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract Confectioners’ sugar, sifted, for coating Nonstick cooking spray Directions: Grease  a 9×9″ baking pan with cooking spray. In an electric mixer bowl with a whisk attachment, sprinkle gelatin over ½ cup cold water; let stand for 10 mins. Continue Reading ...