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About Lexi Westingate

Lexi Westingate is an interior designer and writer. She graduated from the American Institute of Interior Design in 2007 and has been working with Blinds Chalet ever since. During her time in school, she worked with several interior design companies locally in Scottsdale, Arizona in order to accelerate her learning and gain experience. This proved to be valuable as she learned important design techniques for both residential and commercial properties. Her passions include: interior design, window treatments, writing, photography, history, gardening, yoga and shopping.

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Top 5 RV Window Shades: Combining Style and Function

The RV life is all about travel and freedom…and the freedom to travel where you want when you want to go. Some RVers reserve their recreational vehicles for annual family trips or periodic road trips. Others live in their RVs full time. Regardless of why you love the RV life or how you choose to enjoy it, there’s one thing we can all agree on – the RV life is about doing it your way. So it’s only appropriate that many RV enthusiasts enjoy making their RV their own with custom upgrades and decor like new window shades. Upgrading your RV blinds or shades is a simple way to make a drastic difference to the overall look and feel of the RV. In many cases, recreational vehicles can significantly benefit from upgraded window shades with better or more functional features.  read more...

Hundreds of Deals on Blinds and Shades: Beat the Rush of Online Shopping and Celebrate Happy 10.10 Day

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Designer: Lexi Westergard Design // Photographer: John C. Woodcock // featuring: Plantation Wood Shutters from BlindsChalet.com.

If you’re searching for great deals on blinds and shades in preparation for the holidays, take advantage of the first ever 10.10 Day – designed to be one of the largest “sale” days of the year! Shopping early means you can get a head start on holiday shopping, prep your home for the coming season, skip social distancing requirements in place for in-person shopping, get great deals on blinds and shades for your home or office, and avoid the stress of pandemic shipping delays, product shortages, and the even more problematic December shipping bottleneck. read more...

Benefits of Roman Shades: Take Advantage of Unique Upgrades and Features

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Designer: Lexi Westergard Design, Photographer: John C. Woodcock, Featured Product: custom roman shades from BlindsChalet.com.

The classic, timeless look of the Roman Shades has been prized since…you guessed it, Roman times. The benefits of Roman Shades are almost as well known as they are loved by homeowners and designers alike. This customizable window treatment is easy to use, and never seems to lose its ability to suit the aesthetic of ever-evolving design trends. However, the Roman Shade’s unique upgrades and features are what really make this particular window treatment stand out from the rest of the blinds and shades available in today’s market.  read more...

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How Does Sun Exposure & the Type of Window Affect Window Blinds?

Are you updating a room in your home? Looking for a single shade for that difficult window? Hunting for the perfect window treatments to install throughout your new home purchase? Regardless of whether you are looking for one new window blind or 32 new plantation shutters, remember to consider the specifics of your room and your window before installing new blinds or shades. In a past article, we talked about how the purpose or function of a room can affect your window treatment choice, but what about the details of your room and your window? read more...