Roller Shades


Finding a quiet corner for reading and relaxing adds to a guest's comfort during a holiday visit.
Holiday guest quarters should include a place to relax and read
Nov 18 2011

With the onset of the busy holiday season, homeowners often have to arrange guest quarters they hope will make their visitors comfortable.

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Interesting displays will show collectibles and favorite treasures the best way.
The right display is needed to show collectibles in the best way
Nov 18 2011

Interior decorator Shari Hiller counts family photos, books and collectibles among the best accessories that reflect a homeowner's special interests or hobbies.

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Roller shades are one of the most versatile window treatments that can be added to a decorating plan.
Roller shades remain one of the most versatile window coverings for all decors
Nov 17 2011

For their selection of fabric patterns, colors, weaves and materials, roller shades are one of the most versatile window coverings.

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Finishes and texture in colors are becoming important in home decor.
Roller shades can coordinate with new paint colors and finishes
Nov 14 2011

In the world of house paints, the type of finish that a color has is becoming as important as the hue itself.

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Industrial decor is becoming more broadly used by homeowners.
Bamboo sunscreen roller shades fit the growing 'lndustrial' style
Nov 7 2011

Increasingly, suburbanites are taking on some of the industrial design styles that have been popularized by urban loft dwellers.

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Cabinets and open shelving can create a multi-purpose area in a mudroom.
Cabinetry and shelving provide organized storage in a mudroom
Nov 3 2011

Adding wall cabinets with both closed-door space and open shelving can turn a mudroom into a multi-purpose space that does double duty as a home office.

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Installing eco-friendly window shades is one of the steps homeowners can take to save energy.
EcoGreen roller shades are environmentally friendly as well as stylish
Oct 28 2011

Among the many roller shade selections from Blinds Chalet, an environmentally friendly choice is the EcoGreen roller shade.

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A child's room decor should change with her as she grows older.
Furniture and accessories need to 'grow' with a child
Oct 27 2011

Furniture for a child's room should be pieces that are versatile enough to "grow" with the youngster, bringing a classic look that will work with changes in color and accessories as the child gets older.

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Blackout shades can prevent light from seeping into a bedroom and disturbing one's sleep.
Blackout vinyl roller shades provide total privacy and affordability
Oct 24 2011

Among the wide selection of roller shades by Blinds Chalet are the blackout vinyl versions, which provide exceptional heat protection as well as total privacy.

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Bright colors can make a laundry room more inviting to work in.
Roller shades are a versatile choice for windows in a laundry area
Oct 18 2011

Painting a laundry area sets it apart from other nearby rooms or sections of a basement and gives a jolt of bright color to an area that's usually more utilitarian than stylish.

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Consumers and business owners can customize their roller shades with a graphic design or logo.
Graphic art or company logos can be customized on Blinds Chalet roller shades
Oct 11 2011

Consumers and business owners both have the option of creating a logo or graphic design on customized roller shades from Blinds Chalet.

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Good lighting and comfortable seating are needed for a reading area.
Fabric roller shades can be matched to furnishings around reading nooks
Oct 10 2011

A reading nook can be set up in any room where it will be comfortable for the reader, but task lighting from a table lamp, wall sconce or floor lamp is a must wherever the nook is located.

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There are easy ways for students to introduce style into their rental decor.
Quick fixes, including new window blinds, can help a rental reflect a student's taste
Oct 3 2011

By now, college students have unpacked their boxes - hopefully - and settled into a regular schedule of classes. But if they are renting a furnished or partly furnished apartment, they may be wondering how they will get through the year with décor that doesn't fit their taste.

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Unique roller shades can bring style as well as durability and light control to every room.
Roller shades that are soft to the touch offer a classic look from Blinds Chalet
Sep 28 2011

Roller shades are sometimes overlooked for window coverings that home decorators may consider softer or more stylish.

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The Empire State Building in New York City is one of the images in the Cityscapes roller shades collection.
Blinds Chalet offers Cityscape shades that bring landmarks to anyone's window
Sep 28 2011

Regardless of where home dwellers live, they can look out their windows and see the Empire State Building or the Eiffel Tower.

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Mirrors and monochromatic color schemes give a sense of spaciousness to smaller bathrooms.
Fabric roller shades are a good choice for decorating bathrooms
Sep 22 2011

Bringing as much light as possible into a small bathroom can help create the illusion of more space in cramped quarters.

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Apartment dwellers don't have to live in bland surroundings any longer.
Apartment dwellers don't have to give up style because of budget limits
Sep 22 2011

Most renters want to decorate when they move into a new apartment, but often have budget limits that puts a dent in their design plans, according to Apartments.com.

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A counter extension can serve double duty as a breakfast bar and cooking prep space.
New Design Star winner focuses on before-and-after design changes
Sep 16 2011

Before and after is what Meg Caswell does best, which may be one reason why she recently became the winner of the sixth season of HGTV's Design Star series.

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More homeowners are converting their garages into additional living space.
Garage conversions provide additional living space for families
Sep 13 2011

When one of her clients decided to convert their garage into a media room, home designer Debra Kinner's first move was to replace the garage's overhead doors with carriage-style doors to let in as much natural light as possible.

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Storage for children's rooms should be simple enough for children to handle.
Roller shades are an easy to use choice for window coverings in a child's room
Sep 6 2011

Decorating a playroom should be done with items that are easy for a child to maintain so that building blocks and doll's clothes aren't constantly scattered about the room.

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College students can display their school pride with collegiate-inspired roller shades.
Celebrate school logos and colors with Blind Chalet's collegiate shade collection
Aug 31 2011

For students going off to college in the fall, or those who want to celebrate their school's teams at home, Blinds Chalet has a collegiate roller shade collection that can be customized with any university colors and logos.

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Roller shades are among the most versatile window coverings for a home.
Blind Chalet's selection of roller shades fit any home décor or color scheme
Aug 26 2011

Roller shades are among the most versatile and affordable window treatments that homeowners can install in their homes.

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When outfitting a window for new shades or blinds, upgrading them with such features as cornices and routeless ladders gives them added visual appeal.
Upgrades offered by Blinds Chalet add to aesthetic appeal of blinds and shades
Aug 15 2011

Blinds Chalet offers many upgrades that add high-quality style to their windows and help turn them into a design focal poin.

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Planning for a new window treatment should include considering energy savings that come with certain types of shades and blinds.
GreenGuard-certified window shades meet high standard for air quality
Aug 12 2011

A typical home can lose a considerable amount of heat through windows in cold months, and allow heat to seep into a home during warm months.

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Baseball-themed roller shades can be used in a child's room or other rooms with a sports motif.
The MLB roller shade collection from Blinds Chalet will appeal to baseball lovers
Aug 10 2011

Whether it's for a child's bedroom, man cave or a sports-themed family room, the Major League Baseball (MLB) roller shade collection from Blinds Chalet is a baseball lover's dream window treatment.

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Mixing different textures in home design is an important part of the rustic modern look.
Integration of textures in window coverings embodies the rustic modern look
Aug 10 2011

Rustic modern may seem like a contradiction in terms, but when it comes to home design, it embodies ways to integrate old and new furnishings.

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Tons of windows could require roller shades.
New trend in homes may require roller shades
Aug 5 2011

Having a room with a view has always been an asset for many homeowners. In fact, a view is normally a strong selling point for real estate agents. These days however, it seems that more and more individuals are opting for a view in every room in the house.

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A variety of wood tones are available in Tavarua Bamboo Roller Shades.
Tavarua Bamboo Roller Shades combine style with solar function
Aug 3 2011

Buying Tavarua Bamboo Roller Shades from Blinds Chalet is like getting two popular window treatments in one design.

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Custom drapery can hide a room's architectural flaws.
Custom drapery, paired with roller shades, creates a stylish, functional combo
Aug 1 2011

In homes where the windows are small and the ceilings are low, there is a solution and it's called custom drapery.

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Subdued, but interesting textures and colors are the focus of a UK designing couple's style.
Roller shades in a neutral color convey UK designer's style
Jul 29 2011

Chances are, if UK interior designer Atlanta Bartlett is choosing a new window treatment, she'd gravitate to a roller shades in a neutral color.

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Using a color wheel can help homeowners make easier decorating choices.
Color wheel aids in choice of window treatments, from roller shades to mini blinds
Jul 27 2011

If classic color combinations are what home decorators are looking for, the color wheel is the easiest tool to establish which hues work best together.

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The right window covering can save draperies and other fabrics from sun damage.
Choice of roller shades may save fabrics and upholstery from sun damage
Jul 26 2011

Blocking light that can damage custom drapery or upholstered furniture situated near a window can be achieved by choosing the right fabric for roller shades.

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Blue and white is a decorating color combination as natural as the look of clouds in a blue sky.
Classic blue-and-white color scheme coordinates well with wood blinds
Jul 21 2011

Crisp and clean or soft and vintage - either description fits the classic color combination of blue and white, whether it's used as a backdrop to wood blinds, a bed ensemble or chair cushions in a family room.

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Roller shades are perfect options for kitchen windows.
Roller shades in the kitchen
Jul 20 2011

The kitchen is perhaps one of the most functional rooms in a home. Whether you eat in a kitchen nook or prepare your meals on the countertops, the space has to be practical so that anyone can use it with ease.

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Buying high quality window treatments is one of the suggestions that interior designer Stacey Tapinis makes to her clients.
A bamboo roman shade can be part of a high quality design scheme
Jul 20 2011

Interior designer Stacey Tapinis always tells her clients to spend most of their decorating budget on a quality sofa, impressive window treatments and a good paint job.

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Unique designs were shown at a recent NeoCon interiors show in Chicago.
Simple roller shades can spark creativity in a home design
Jul 19 2011

Home decorators who are trying to decide on a new room design or window treatment – from mini blinds or roller shades - should look to the Savannah College of Art and Design for inspiration.

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The cottage-style homes featured in the Harry Potter movies can inspire home decorators in their design choices.
Simple roller shades or window blinds can fit a room taken from the Big Screen
Jul 18 2011

Home decorators have often looked at movies that feature beautiful homes and apartments as an inspiration for their own version of what they see on the Big Screen.

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 Floor decor and wood blinds work seamlessly to make your home standout
Floor decor and wood blinds work seamlessly to make your home standout
Jul 18 2011

When you think about your home decor, you probably have every area covered with chic tables, personal trinkets and rich roller shades in a unique pattern. But one aspect that may have been left as a blank canvas is - your floors.

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Take back your family room and brighten up with roller shades
Take back your family room and brighten up with roller shades
Jul 18 2011

Considering your busy schedule with the kids and all their activities, your home's style may have lost that funky edge simply because you haven't had time to keep up with it.

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Transform your attic into a functional bonus room
Transform your attic into a functional bonus room
Jul 13 2011

If you've left your attic as a space to store your seasonal wardrobes and holiday decorations, you may be wasting a potential bonus room by filling it with clutter.

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Home decor updates using items you already own
Home decor updates using items you already own
Jul 13 2011

The thought of making home renovations may frighten many away from the idea. However, homeowners would be surprised to discover how simple it is to use items that are already in their possession.

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The right window treatment can help sleepers get an uninterrupted night's rest.
Room darkening window shades help ensure better sleep for 'zombie brides'
Jul 13 2011

Anyone who has ever planned a wedding knows how stressful and time-consuming the effort can be.

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Boost your bathroom's look
Boost your bathroom's look
Jul 13 2011

Your bathroom should be a place to alleviate stress and enjoy a warm soothing bath or a steamy hot shower aimed at washing away more than just sweat and grime - but also everyday struggles.

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Pretty in pink
Pretty in pink
Jul 11 2011

If your child is beginning to grow from toddler to a little kid with ideas of her own, it may be time to consider revamping her bedroom to make a place that is fun, functional and easy to clean - as kids sure do know how to make a mess. Better Homes and Gardens recently showcased their favorite kids bedrooms on their website, that promote creativity and relaxation.

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 Use your personality to make your apartment unique
Use your personality to make your apartment unique
Jul 11 2011

When it comes to decorating a new apartment, even movie stars have trouble implementing their vision. In a recent O magazine special, actress Kerry Washington let the magazine and an interior designer come in to her apartment for a major transformation.

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Your formal living room shouldn't be left for special occasions
Your formal living room shouldn't be left for special occasions
Jul 11 2011

The living room is the heart and soul of any home, prompting house members and guests alike to let those conversations flow for hours on end. Give the people something extra to talk about when they come into your home by creating a comfortable formal living room.

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Vintage items bring character to a modern room.
Using vintage pieces brings character to space in a mix of old and new
Jul 8 2011

Finding vintage items can start at a flea market, an antique store or just by rummaging through a grandparent's attic. Discarded items, or those that haven’t been used in a while, are among the best ones that will give true vintage appeal to a space.

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White decor creates a sense of spaciousness in a room.
Simple window covering with roller shades brings light into a small room
Jul 7 2011

All whites are not created the same, and home decorators need to keep that in mind when choosing white as the main color in their design projects.

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Embrace your small space
Embrace your small space
Jul 5 2011

If you're faced with the common dilemma of having a small home, simple changes could work to open up some space and breathe new life into the area.

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Comfort is key when updating your family room
Comfort is key when updating your family room
Jul 5 2011

Revamping your living room to create a space that is both comfortable and fashionable is a hard thing to do. You'll need to make sure there is enough seating for your family and guests as well as keep things simple and easy to organize.

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