Blinds & Shades

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How to Install Blackout Roller Blinds

It only takes six steps to get better sleep at night!

Remove Blinds from Your Windows Step-by-Step

Whether you want to replace your old blinds with new ones or go with a different wall treatment altogether, this is how you remove the existing set.

How to Repair a Vertical Blind Chain: Blinds Won't Close

Make an easy adjustment to fix blinds that won't open and close.

How to Make Your Window Blinds Safe for Kids

What is more important than the safety of your little ones? According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety

The Balloon Shade with Gathered Top

A balloon shade is a soft, blousy window treatment that can add a decorative flair to any room. It

Add Color to Any Room by Painting a Window Blind

Blinds don't have to be drab and colorless things you hide behind curtains. Add color to any window by

How to Make Beaded Door Curtains

Beaded door curtains are perfect for children's rooms, patios, and more. Build your own with the help of a few tips and tricks.

How to Clean Fabric Roman Shades

Dirty roman shades can contribute to poor air quality in the home, so make sure you follow these steps for regular cleaning.

How to Install Front Door Sidelight Blinds

Follow these steps to install sidelight blinds.

Bamboo Beaded Curtain Care

People tend to look at a bamboo beaded curtain as a simple form of art within your home. When you purchase

How To Install Patio Door Blinds

Patio door blinds are a simple and cost-effective way to add a modern flair to any room. One of the most

Horizontal Or Vertical Blinds For A Patio Door?

If you are looking for some ideas on a new look, horizontal or vertical blinds for a patio door might

Different Types of Sliding Glass Door Blinds

Adding sliding glass door blinds to your slider will give you the opportunity to control the amount of

Keeping Vertical Blinds Working Well

Vertical blinds are prone to breaking and damage with regular use. Fortunately they aren’t hard

Installing Basic Window Blinds

Window blinds make a wonderful window covering by filtering out the light and adding a sense of privacy.

Installing Faux Wood Blinds: 6 Tips

Installing faux wood blinds adds a sharp and distinctive accent to any room décor. These faux

Make Your Own Roman Blinds

Roman blinds are functional, neat and decorative, which makes them ideal for styling the windows of your

How to Make Bamboo Window Blinds

Making bamboo window blinds is a fun project that can also save you money. This type of window covering

Construct a Thermal Roman Shade

A thermal roman shade is a great way to be more energy efficient, environmentally friendly, and add a

Make Your Own Shade Screens

A shade screen can add comfort to any patio or large window. Not only will they look great on your windows,

How to Mount Roman Shades on Basic Windows

Roman shades are among the simplest and most elegant of window covers. You can install them quickly and

How to Sew Flat Roman Shades

The soft draping and folds of Roman shades add color and texture to your windows, enlivening your decor.

How to Install Roman Shades on Bay Windows

The curvature of bay windows lends itself to the rippling effect of Roman shades. Fitting your Roman

How to Shorten Blinds to Fit Your Window

It's possible to shorten blinds in 3 quick and easy steps. Fortunately, the job isn’t very dirty

How to Make a Pattern for Roman Shades

Making a pattern to sew Roman shades can be easy and will save you hours of time and frustration. Following

Convert Mini-Blinds into Custom Roman Shades

If you love the elegant look of roman shades, but don't have a budget for custom-made window treatments,

How to Fix Bunched-Up Roman Shades

Your Roman shades are supposed to be constructed in such a way that they will not bunch up, stick open

How to Sew a Topper for Roman Shades

For many styles of Roman shades, a topper adds a touch of glamor and polish. Roman shade toppers in rich

Make Your Own Roman Shade Valance

Valances on your roman shades are both practical and decorative. While they are concealing the velcro

How to Make Top-Down, Bottom-Up Roman Shades

Top-down, bottom-up Roman shades are an ingenious solution to meet two needs: getting light into a room,

How to Make Roman Shades with Fancy Bottom Hems

Make your roman shades unique by adding a decorative bottom hem below the stabilizing dowel. All it takes

How to Install Lifting Mechanisms in Roman Shades

When making roman shades, bring patience and precision to the task of installing the lifting mechanism.

DIY Rod Pocket Awning Roman Shades

Make an awning from your roman shades for a whimsical touch on any deeply recessed window in your kitchen

DIY Basic Bamboo Roman Shades

Traditional Bamboo Roman Shades are a simple, clean, natural looking window treatment that lend a warm

Liven up Fabric Roman Shades with Hand-Painted Designs

Brighten and add dash to your fabric roman shades with hand-painted designs such as abstract shapes,

Roman Shades Maintenance: String Problems and Solutions

Because roman shades operate by pulling action on strings through small loops, many problems can arise

How to Hang Roman Shades on French Doors

Roman shades lend privacy and charm to rooms divided by the glass panels of French doors. Hang your roman

How to Make Relaxed Roman Shades

Save yourself hours of work by making flouncy, relaxed roman shades instead of stiffly folding shades

How to Measure Bay Windows for Custom Roman Shades

Because of the curvature of bay windows, custom roman shades are a better choice than ready-made roman

How to Trim Bamboo Roman Shades

You may need to trim bamboo Roman shades that are too long or too wide for the window where you wish

How to Make Fabric Roman Shades

Add a splash of color to any room with fabric roman shades. Making them yourself can cost substantially

How to Dye Fabric Roman Shades

If your fabric roman shades are looking dull and stained, revive them with fabric dye. Improved cold-water