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9 Strange Facts about Decorative Blinds and Shades

Decorative Blinds and Shades What can be strange about Decorative Blinds and Shades? Though you may assume that these window coverings are a recent entry to interior decor, the fact is they have been in existence for centuries. Starting as a mere functional tool that safeguarded people from direct sunlight, today Decorative  Blinds and Shades are style statements for homes…

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Drapes to Shades to Blinds : The History of Window Treatments

The birth of window coverings When humans learned to build homes for themselves, apertures and openings in walls and ceilings to allow light and a view of their surroundings, must have must have been construed as an obvious necessity for safety and comfort. Add to this the need to enjoy or prevent the free movement of air according to seasonal…

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UNADORNED WINDOWS, INCOMPLETE HOME – Wooden Blinds

Window Dressing the Passion. “I believe that windows are truly the most important consideration in home decorating…….You might say that we see through our windows and that the world sees us through them, too.” – Marie Graber, the first lady in window fashions. One can’t but agree with her, and as far as I’m concerned, no truer words were spoken.…

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Blinds and Control Mechanisms

Cordless, Automatic, Remote, Electric, RightRight and LeftLeft A wide variety of information related to the advantages, disadvantages, appropriateness and choices of window treatment options is available in the public domain, in magazines, newspapers, brochures, the internet and websites of suppliers. While being very informative, it can also be a bit confusing for the layman who is looking to have the…

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