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Wood Mini Blinds
Wood blinds offer nature's rich, subtle colors and unique textures. They were the most widely used blinds once upon a time. But fewer people could afford wood blinds as wood prices rose rapidly.
Wood blinds are making a strong comeback in recent years because of the natural and timeless beauty of wood in their décor. They are available in both solid colors and wood tones ranging from light tones such as natural finished to deep wood tones such as mahogany. The most expensive blinds (roughly eight times the cost of aluminum blinds) are 100-percent wood.
Most wood blinds are available in a variety of slat sizes from 1-3 inches. The one and two-inch slats can be painted or exposed oak, maple or cherry to match your furniture, flooring or wall paneling. Wood blinds should be used in a stable temperature and humidity controlled environment to receive the full benefit of the long lasting durability of real wood blinds.
Real wood requires more attention than faux. The operating mechanism can be cord. But many families prefer the safer lift technology that requires a soft touch. Wood blinds are generally 2-inch slats because the wider the slat, the less light that can come through. Many people opt to use a valance or cornice to add needed layers.
Sandblasted wood blinds, even if painted, display the beauty of the wood's natural texture. Fabric tapes in a variety of materials and colors can be added to complement the blinds and other elements of your environment.
Mini Blinds Info provides detailed information about vinyl, discount, wood, faux wood, custom, and aluminum mini blinds, plus advice on cleaning mini blinds. Mini Blinds Info is the sister site of Wood Blinds Web.
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Using Candles in Feng Shui Decorating
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Protecting Your Down Comforter
A down comforter is a luxury item that can be enjoyed year after year -- if it is properly cared for. Frequent washings can damage a down comforter.
Easy And Inexpensive Kitchen Decorating Tips
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What are Water Softeners?
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Unique Tin Can Candle Holders
Ah yes the good old Tin Can. The tin can has been around for years, providing many different projects to be made from tin cans.
Tasteful Home Decorating Changes Your House Into a Home
There is this undocumented story about Andrew Carnegie who kept postponing the decision to redecorate his home just because black, his default color of choice, was simply not used in home decorating those days! Mercifully today, you could well translate your home decorating ideas into alluring reality. For home interior decorating no longer means just coloring your walls in pastel shades and showing off your antiques - it is about using all the home decorating tips that one can get to highlight the most of what one possesses.
Faux Wood Mini Blinds
Though wood blinds and shutters are the most popular window coverings sold in America, these two products are among the most expensive. Faux wood Blinds offer nature's rich, subtle colors and unique textures at a fraction of the cost of real wood shutters.
What a Five-year-old Taught Me About Decorating
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The Charm of an Oak Computer Desk
Oak was always used for furniture because of its strength and durability. Besides, oak furniture has a classic look and is good for ornate living rooms as well as stately office rooms.
The Benefits of Wicker Picnic Baskets
Wicker picnic baskets are a lovely, traditional way to pack a breakfast, lunch, dinner, or just a well-earned snack. You can take it with you anywhere -- to your backyard garden, your neighborhood park, or as a special luxury treat, on a camping trip.
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Roman shades adorn windows to block the sun or to give privacy. Traditional Roman shades are cut from rectangular fabric and fall straight down.
An Introduction to Picnic Baskets
Picnic baskets are the best way to eat outdoors, and the great outdoors is the best place to eat. So why not get a picnic basket as a gift for someone you love or care for? Or how about one just for yourself?Picnic baskets are great for taking to a baseball game, a public park, private garden, or just your living room on a rainy day! They come in all shapes and sizes, all styles and tastes.
Decorating with Table Fountains
With unlimited possibilities available, table top fountains can add understated beauty or grandeur to any room in your house. Fountains are a worthy investment even for those who hesitate to spend money on aesthetics.
Wood Baker's Rack - Add Style to Your Kitchen
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Fruit Basket Delivery
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Pass the Salt - Its a Hot Collectible
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