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Choosing Between Wood and Faux Wood Blinds

…tificial. Faux wood blinds look like the “natural thing,” but what is faux wood? Faux wood blinds are actually made of either a composite wood material or a PVC/vinyl material. Wood and faux blinds are both constructed with slats but faux wood blinds either have slats with a wood core that is coated with a high tech polymer (composite) or the slats are entirely made of a vinyl/PVC material. Both of these materials are highly durable and will not w…

Warm Up With Wood Window Treatments

…really make a difference in creating a calm feeling of warmth. My Favorite Wood Blinds Woven Wood blinds are so classic yet are right at home in a modern, traditional or eclectic room. Some of my favorite Wood Blinds are our Blindsgalore Premium 2″ Wood Blinds. I love the weathered look in this collection with just enough texture to add interest without being overly decorated. For you “modernists,” this collection has a very cool, black painted op…

How Do You Clean Wood Blinds?

…grime, your best bet is to begin with a vacuum using a brush attachment. Start from the top and work your way down. After vacuuming, wood blinds may be wiped down with a damp cloth. If your wood blinds have a stained finish, they can be treated with a wood preservative or a wood cleaner. Remember, wood blinds are a natural product and can warp or stain if you overuse water or cleaners not compatible with wood products. Keep your wood blinds lookin…

The Different Types of Window Treatments: Woven Wood Shades

…nd functional options are available to enhance the natural beauty of Woven Wood Shades. Edge Binding To further integrate a Woven Wood Shade into your room, take advantage of edge binding as a decorative option. Strips of fabric wrap around the exposed edges, providing a more finished, tailored look. It’s best to order samples of both the Woven Wood Shade material and the edge binding to get a real sense of how they coordinate with each other as w…

Styling Your Home With Woven Woods

…ays a welcome addition in the bedroom, after all. In The Dining Room Woven wood shades can be casual in the dining room, coordinating well with wood furniture such as dining tables, buffets or hutches. With a variety of neutral to dark colors, the natural, easy feel of an informal dining room can be enhanced with these light and effortless window treatments. For a more formal look, the addition of a pair of drapery panels will quickly heighten the…

Over The River And Through The Wood

…ow iPad fits, On this our Thanksgiving Day. Over the river and through the wood, Barrel down a winding way. We seem to be, Out of gas, oh gee, We’d better hurry and pray. Over the river and through the wood, Oh, I see smoke from the chimney, Hurrah, we’re here, For holiday cheer, Hurrah, for Thanksgiving to be!     Please feel free to sing this poem as a tribute to this classic Thanksgiving poem/song written by Lydia Maria Child in 1845. My apolog…

Go Natural With Woven Wood Shades

…so new shoots can sprout quickly and soil erosion is prevented. With woven wood shades, your home is instantly transported to any exotic place in your mind with a light but spunky look. Source: Normandeau WC Wovens For All I think woven wood window treatments are for all seasons, for all styles and for all rooms. With a rich selection of dark earth tones to white, off white, bone and gray, the weaves are visually striking. From sun rooms to kitche…