Category Archives: Design Tips

common window problems like gigantic windows have easy solutions

Common Window Problems with Easy Solutions: Gigantic Windows

When customers consider window treatments for the windows in their home or office, there are certain questions that come up on a regular basis. If you’ve been shopping for blinds or shades, you’ve probably had a lot of the same questions. Today we’ll feature one of many common window problems that has an easy solution: gigantic windows. read more...

Replace shutters with woven shades_credit: farmouseish

Replace Shutters with Woven Shades to Add Light & Texture

We recently worked with home & lifestyle blogger & influencer, Lauren Jansen, after she decided to replace shutters with woven shades in an attempt to change the look of her home. Ever since she moved into her home, she’s wanted to add new woven wood shades throughout the house, but she kept putting it off. read more...

designers love bamboo shades _ photo credit @farmhousetofrills

Designers Love Bamboo Shades: Do You Know Why?

Have you ever wondered why designers love bamboo shades so much? This is your chance to hear why some of our guest designers adore bamboo shades in their spaces. Are you considering upgrading your window blinds or shades? Do you love the look of the natural woven shades (or bamboo shades, as many prefer to call them)? Consider some feedback from a few professionals who not only recently purchased and installed bamboo shades but who make a living creating work and living spaces that the rest of us envy. read more...

Blinds Chalet offers roller shades for light filtering and light blocking. PC Matthew Hamilton

Choosing the Right Window Treatment for Your Space

In our last design tip, we talked about the difference between the most popular window shades in 2020: cellular shades, roman shades, bamboo shades, and roller shades. When choosing which shade to use in your home or office, there are several factors to consider. You have to decide which functions are essential to you and how well they work with the shade you choose. Do you prefer light filtering shades or light-blocking shades? Are you looking for shades that will create privacy or shades that will create a lovely frame for your gorgeous view? Are you hoping to stick to a specific budget? What size is your window or windows, and how many windows do you need to update? read more...