How to choose blinds for your family home

Today – How to choose blinds

Have you ever pondered how to choose blinds? It’s always felt tricksy to me

The end of my home makeover is in sight. Just the bathroom and our bedroom to go and I am running round putting finishing touches to all the rooms completed so far.

Sounds a quick and easy job doesn’t it but no! There is such an incredible choice of home furnishing and accessories out there  I can browse online for ages. Pinterest can consume me for hours looking at so many fabulous and fresh ideas.

At the moment I am thinking about blinds. Our current blinds are all about 10 years old and have little marks from the children or just ageing on them. They were inexpensive and practical and we did the whole house when we got married. they are definitely ready for change.

How to choose blinds – top tips

How to choose blinds

VELUX® has a fabulous website full of great blinds and I have really enjoyed looking around it. What I love most about this brand are the innovations int heir blinds. I do like a product to work hard for me!

They have an energy blind that is just so much more than a blind, It has an insulation effect up to 21%. That’s pretty impressive buy itself but it also has a light dimming effect to make an attractive alternative to a blackout blind. How useful would that be!.

In their blackout blinds range, VELUX blinds have 48 colour options and 3 modes of operation including solar. I love that idea!

I am loving this fabric for our landing as it’s neutral but still interesting

I like the textured white too. I’m not one for strong window dressings I like subtle, fresh colours that work well with any decor. I feel when you are looking for good value and making the most of your money neutrals are a sound investment. You can alter your room but keep your window dressings in place ( even up to 10 years!)

So the mian advice when it comes to how to choose blinds is

  1. Pick a great company
  2. browse, browse browse
  3. Think about your scheme
  4. Go for quality
  5. Remeber this is an investment so take your time

 

Further reading

I do hopw you have found this post on how to choose blinds useful – you might also like my post on the perfect bedroom to help you sleep

and how to create a perfect conservatory

How to choose blinds blog post is sponsored by VELUX

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