Monthly Archives: September 2012

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Sep

Get The Look With Bali Shutters

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This is an inviting and cozy guestroom that can easily be recreated in your own home.  I love the symmetrical design of the room, from the shutters, to the pair of sunburst mirrors and table lamps.  See below for similar items I’ve sourced to help you create this look.  Be careful though, your guests may not want to leave!  Your Continue Reading ...
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Sep

A Patterned Fall

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Fall is replete with patterns as the leaves begin to curl and deepen their colors and the sun drops lower in the horizon and shadows create myriad forms. I recently posted my favorite Fall picks for your Autumn windows but I want to share some Fall fashion patterns for your inspiration.  The geometric, checkered prints and lattice designs harken back Continue Reading ...
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Sep

Why Use Sheer Shadings?

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When you think of window coverings, you probably think of long curtains that fall almost to the floor or blinds that pull up like roman blinds or roller shades. You want something that keeps out the light and heat in the summer, but can also help to keep out the cold in the winter. So why do some people use Continue Reading ...
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Sep

Space Saving Furniture

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More and more people are trying to get the most bang for their buck when it comes to living in small spaces. As someone who spent most of college and a few years after in dorms or apartments, I totally get that. Being able to maximize cozy living conditions can take them from cramped to comfy in a snap. Lately, Continue Reading ...
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Sep

Put Some Pattern On Your Windows

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We all know how popular and safe solid colors are but there’s nothing like a patterned window treatment to add instant drama and interest to a room. When representing the same color family, patterned roman or roller shades can be combined with other patterned accessories such as rugs and throw pillows, or even graphic wall paper in similar colors. Or, Continue Reading ...
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Sep

How Summer Lost its Stripes

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My little beach house on the ocean was sweating and weeping early this summer from the onset of summer sun, summer glare and summer heat. In distress, I headed down to my neighborhood DIY store and gleefully ordered some snazzy solar shades to cheer up and cool off my house. Since summer screams stripes to me, I knew my steamy Continue Reading ...
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Sep

Happy August Birthdays!

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It’s birthday time again at Blindsgalore!  For our August birthdays’ we celebrated with lemon cakes from Nothing Bundt Cake Bakery and delicious fresh raspberries.  Happy Birthday to all August babies! Happy Birthday to Zach, Julie, and Robert! Fresh raspberries are the perfect topping for lemon cake. These look delicious!  Save a piece (or two) for me! ...