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Sep 04 2017

The Autoglide Curtain System – The Ideal Choice For Your Home

When you are looking for a simple yet elegant window covering solution, the Autoglide curtain system is the perfect option for you. Cost efficient and yet easy to operate, this made to measure curtains solution is capable of automatically operating your curtains to save you time and effort. With its motorised curtain tracks, the Autoglide system allows you to quickly and easily control the opening and closing of your curtains with just one touch of a button for the ultimate in convenience, and as it can be used with most...

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Sep 04 2017

Predicting The Design Trends This Autumn

While it may seem the summer has only just begun, it's time to begin thinking about Autumn. The season of seeds and mellow fruitfulness is just around the corner, and with it comes a host of new and exciting interior design trends to breathe new life into your home.As the heat of summer cools down, it's a great time to start thinking about making some changes. What better way to banish those post-holiday blues than by planning a room makeover? Here, we predict some of the hottest new looks for...

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Sep 04 2017

Are Blinds The Right Choice For Your Kitchen?  

Although there are many different choices of window covering for kitchens, one of the most popular options is blinds. The kitchen is often regarded as the heart of the home, and as many people spend a lot of time in this special room, cooking and eating, it is important to make this space as attractive and comfortable as possible so you can feel relaxed and happy.Blinds are a practical choice for any kitchen, however it's important to choose the right type to avoid the problems that can occur. Food often...

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Sep 04 2017

Famous Films That Made Plantation Shutters Popular

While you may think that the actors of Hollywood are the stars, in fact the real celebrities in many movies have been the plantation shutters that have featured so heavily in so many famous scenes. From the golden era of the 1930s right up to the present day, there have been numerous films that have presented these stylish window coverings in an irresistible way, bringing them into the mainstream conscience. Here, we look at some of the best known movies that will inspire you to invest in plantation shutters for...

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Jul 12 2017

Why Choose Tab Top Made To Measure Curtains?

When buying made to measure curtains for your home, one of the things that you'll be considering is what type of heading to choose. No doubt you're already aware of the huge breadth of choice available these days, from eyelets and pinch pleats to the traditional pencil pleat design. However the tab top curtain heading is becoming ever more popular thanks to their great versatility and effortless style. If you're ready to select the perfect curtains for any room of your home, here are some reasons why you might want...

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Jul 12 2017

Unusual Uses For Plantation Shutters

When most people think of plantation shutters, they usually imagine the traditional white, crisp, louvred shutters that are famous for covering the large picture windows of an American mansion. However, these window coverings are a lot more versatile than you might imagine. You may be surprised to discover that you can use these shutters in a wide range of places in the home that you will almost certainly have never considered. Here, we look at some of the more unusual uses for plantation shutters to give you inspiration. Cover Your French...

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Jul 12 2017

Interior Design Ideas For Growing Families

If you flick through the pages of any interior design magazine, you would be forgiven for thinking that contemporary style and inspirational interiors are solely the preserve of child-free householders. People with growing families often believe that achieving a beautiful, well-designed home is an impossible task when young children are in the picture, however this is simply not the case. The key is to design the home around the family as opposed to trying to shoehorn a family into an elegant, but totally unsuitable, living environment. Here, we look at...

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Jul 12 2017

Innovative Interior Design Ideas For Your Living Room

The living room is usually where you spend most your leisure time at home, so having a space that feels comfortable and yet attractive is essential. To really relax and feel completely at home, you need the room to be pleasant, uncluttered and well designed so that all of the essentials are accommodated without any unnecessary extras. Coordination and theming is important, however it is often the little details that make all the difference. Here, we look at some innovative interior design ideas that will make your living room a...

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Jul 12 2017

Amazing Things You Never Knew About Blinds

You may not have spent too much time thinking about blinds, so it might surprise you to learn that they are actually a pretty fascinating topic! While you may think that they are merely a convenient way of covering your windows, in fact they have an amazingly long history which dates back to ancient times. If you are in the process of choosing the perfect blinds for your home, take some time out and discover more about the origins of these unappreciated window coverings. Venetian Blinds...

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