About: Katie

Our BG designer, Katie, has been creating bright looks for windows and rooms for over ten years. Katie has great ideas and "picks” for your windows. She will be sharing with you her design choices and seasonal recommendations throughout the year. Katie reminds you that all our BG window blinds, shades and drapes are all custom made for you. Each one is hand crafted to your size, color, fabric and special requests with our added attention to quality and detail. Katie will make sure you love your windows.

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Jul

Motorized Madness

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Technology pervades our lives which frees up time, makes us more efficient, smoothes out our days and even makes us safer and more in control. I am mad for technology and if you have not discovered motorized window treatments, expect to be surprised as to the ease and amazement when you add motorization to your window shades!  You will be Continue Reading ...
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Jul

Cheap Nerd’s Guide to Comic-Con 2014

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Comic-Con is a rare time of year for those of us who live here in San Diego.  What started as a simple gathering for artists and comic book connoisseurs has steadily transformed over the last 44 years into a monolith for nearly every niche in the entertainment industry: pop culture, Marvel madness, fantastical heroes and heroines, strange costumes, over charged Continue Reading ...
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Jul

Pattern Primer: Volume 3

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Patterns follow us everywhere, creating an intricate map as we travel through our days, affecting us in ways, often imperceptible but fundamental. Our life patterns keep us organized and balanced, but patterns of design offer an entryway to color, texture and interest as we integrate patterns into our homes. Most patterns have been around for centuries and have evolved into Continue Reading ...
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Jul

The Boutique By Blindsgalore: Just In Time

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The Boutique has arrived at Blindsgalore. We have hand curated a small collection of designer focused products in a broad category range, featuring on-trend colors, prints and patterns. These specialty window treatments are crafted with premium fabrics and materials and come standard with select upgrades. Not only are the products an impressive new collection, but the way to shop for Continue Reading ...
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Jul

Sizzling Summer Safety Tips

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Summer is here and the sun is in full blast mode, but don’t let summer’s sizzle keep you from getting together with family and friends and keeping everyone busy and safe. With beach trips, cookouts, campouts and everything in-between, here are my top seven ways to keep your cool this summer! 1. Check dangling cords. You don’t want any kids Continue Reading ...
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Jul

Wyeth’s Windows

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I am taking a journey today to the view, looking in and out of windows, through the eyes of Andrew Wyeth, a singular water colorist and master egg tempera painter (actually adding egg yolk to tempera paint). Andrew Wyeth was a regional and rural artist with a superb technical eye to detail whose draftsmanship was praised, but in his later Continue Reading ...
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Jul

Red, White And Blue, What Color Are You?

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Color is a personal choice that enlivens our lives as we are attracted to different colors that resonate deep feelings. Our color moods are displayed in our homes, in our fashions, in our gardens, in just about every facet of our life. Color determines what we buy, how we look, how we decorate, what we choose to eat- yes, how Continue Reading ...
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Jun

Drapery Details

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Drapery is so appealing when styling your windows as the entire wall comes alive with interest. Don’t shy away from designing with drapery – so many fun elements can add flair and drama to enhance your home, from ceiling to floor. Just one window treatment has the ability to add softness, warmth, and light control. With so many minute details Continue Reading ...

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