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  • Blinding inspiration: Halloween inspired look

    There’s no better time than seasonal celebrations to start thinking about how the style of your home can fit in with the festivities. Whilst the thought of goblins, vampires and pumpkins may not scream interior design, the associated colours can transform the decor in your home which will remain in-style all year round.

    To make sure the look of your home is less of a trick and more of a treat this month, have a read through our top Halloween-inspired tips below.

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  • Blinding Inspiration: The Great British Bake Off

    The Great British Bake Off is a television programme which has piqued the interest of many wannabe bakers across the country, encouraging them to don their aprons, grab their rolling pins and get creative! However, this is not limited to the baking alone, as many are inspired by the retro, country look of the tent and are looking to replicate this in their home. Continue reading

  • Blinding Inspiration: Great blind colours for summer

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    As we find ourselves at the height of the summer season, there’s no better time than now to inject some colour into your home. Brightening up the decor by incorporating vivid, bold colours can instantly change the mood of the room, creating a warm, uplifting atmosphere.

    With this season’s key colours being blue, orange and pink - and the most popular style of blinds being a roller blind - this article will look into how choosing the right blind colours for the summer can transform the appeal of the room. Continue reading

  • Blinding inspiration: Why choose faux wood blinds?

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    Creating a natural look in the home has been an ongoing interior design trend for many years, with more and more homeowners choosing wood and wood-effect products to inject an organic style into their home. Continue reading

  • DIY tips: How to fit a roller blind

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    Roller blinds boast a plethora of advantages, from impressive light control to stylish design and easy operation. Whether you have chosen this type of blind for your bathroom, living room or kitchen, you are sure to find a colour, pattern and finish to suit your home. Continue reading

  • Blackout blinds: the perfect blinds for summer

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    As the weather gets brighter and the evenings stay lighter for longer, there’s no better time than now to invest in blackout blinds for your home in preparation for the summer months. Ideal for nurseries and bedrooms where light blocking is essential, made-to-measure blackout blinds will prevent any trace of light when closed. Not only that, during operation blackout blinds offer a host of other benefits which can transform style and functionality in your home.

    This article will serve to explain how you can improve light control, soundproofing and thermal insulation in your home this summer with the perfect blackout blinds. Continue reading

  • Blinding Inspiration: Transform your room with calming colours

    Your home should be a relaxing space where you can retreat from the stresses of everyday life. As such, you may choose to decorate the different rooms in your home accordingly, to help reduce your stress levels and boost your mood. The correct colour palette can go a long way to creating a more calming space, as certain colours are far more soothing than others.

    As April marks Stress Awareness Month, this article will take a look at the most calming colours for blinds which can transform your home into a relaxing space. Continue reading

  • Top 5 FAQs when ordering blinds online

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    When purchasing blinds online, it’s important to understand the ordering process to ensure you know exactly what to expect. Here at Kingston Blinds Direct, we are dedicated to providing each and every one of our customers with the highest level of service possible, making sure they are all fully informed every step of the ordering process.
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  • Blinding inspiration: Be inspired by your Zodiac sign

    For many, 2017 has been marked as the year of change; whether you have chosen a different career path, decided to take up a new hobby or want to update the look of your home, there are a plethora of options afforded to you!

    If you have decided to commit some time this year to switching up the style in your home, fitting new blinds is a simple, affordable way of refreshing its look. For a new look in your home this year, why not choose colours based on your Zodiac sign? Here, we have put together an informative, concise guide which lists the different colours associated with the various star signs - take a look to see which cosmic colour will best suit your home.

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  • Blinding Inspiration: Icelandic trends

    As the temperature drops even further and snow starts to fall throughout the UK, there’s no better time than now to incorporate a fresh Icelandic look into your home with rich blues and pastel colours. Following on from our blog post last month which explained how to style your home for the festive season, here we will provide a few handy tips to help transform the interior of your home into an Icelandic wonderland. Continue reading

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