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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...

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Designer Do’s & Don’ts for Functional and Beautiful Window Treatments

A well-styled window can make or break your room’s aesthetic, but if you don’t know some of the interior design basics for windows, it can be a massive chore. If you are approaching the task, follow a few simple design rules that can turn a dull or annoying window into a stunning focal point or help it blend into the overall design of your room. read more...

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Interior Design Tip: 5 Window Treatment Solutions for Tricky Spots

Are you struggling to find the right window treatments? Is searching for blinds or shades that will work in your space taking all the fun out of decorating? Tricky windows can seem impossible. When you’re trying to create a specific look, you often want to use a particular window treatment, but the window may demand a different solution. Consider these suggestions if you’re stuck trying to find a window treatment solution for a tricky spot in your home or office. read more...