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Blogs From Blinds Direct

Welcome to the Blinds Direct blog. Our excellent articles cover everything from stylish colour combinations and ideas for window blinds, through to interior design trends from around the globe! Whether you want to know more about blue tones, get tips and tricks for making the most of your window dressings, or even find some Italian interior design inspiration, pour yourself a cuppa and enjoy our insight into the world of interiors.

Blackout Blinds For The Summer Nights Sky

Wed 25 May 2022 Ana Zuravliova
Summer is finally on the horizon and amidst the parties, BBQs, and holidays there are shorter nights and more natural light. With the extra light, ensuring we maintain a healthy level of sleep during these months can be a challenge. Blackout blinds however are a great way to limit the impact of light on our […]

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It’s Time To Replace Grey With Off-White

Mon 23 May 2022 Ana Zuravliova
For a long time, grey has dominated interior design. From painted walls to wooden blinds, cabinets to cushions, grey has been a fantastic colour. That said, as with all things, to improve is to change. In the past weeks and months, there has been a shift away from grey toward shades of off-white. While this […]

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Colour Focus: Sage Green

Tue 17 May 2022 Ana Zuravliova
Green has been a colour on the rise for years in home decor. It reminds us of nature and helps style conscious decorators create spaces that capture the twin objectives of energy and stylishness. Like all colours however, green is a catchall term for numerous shades and tones in different levels of colour saturation. Today, […]

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Product Focus: Cordless Roller Blinds

Fri 13 May 2022 Ana Zuravliova
For years, the way in which we’ve operated roller blinds has remained the same. Pull the cord one way to lower the blind, and the other way to raise it – surely that’s the only way, right? Well not really, let us introduce you to cordless roller blinds! In today’s blog we’ll be exploring these […]

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The Silk Road: Travelling Through Turkey

Thu 12 May 2022 Ana Zuravliova
Turkey is a proud country with a rich culture that bridges Europe and Asia. With the adoption of Greek and Arabic styles, Turkey brings together different cultures and traditions in harmony. With much of its interior design being inspired from the Ottoman era, there is an elaborate design style which the Turks have refined over […]

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Know The Difference: Voile Or Net Curtains?

Tue 10 May 2022 Ana Zuravliova
Voiles are a style of curtain that can make a space feel open, welcoming, and stylish; but what are they? Where are they best placed, and what can they bring to your interior design? These questions can go on, however in today’s blog, we will be unveiling all there is you need to know about […]

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Colour Focus: Jewel Tones

Thu 5 May 2022 Ana Zuravliova
Jewel tones are popular in many interior design trends from down the ages, and around the world. Whether they are for a pop art inspired home, or an Italian maximalist alternative, jewel tones add vibrancy, energy, and excitement to any decor. While powerful, some decorators can find jewel tones somewhat intimidating but with the right […]

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A Social Snapshot: More Of Our Favourite Posts

Thu 28 Apr 2022 Ana Zuravliova
Social media, who doesn’t love it? From personal accounts and small businesses to big bands and international organisations, there aren’t many who don’t have an online presence. One thing which we love is scrolling through the Blinds Direct Instagram page every day and seeing what interior décor creations our talented customers come up with! 5 […]

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How To Use Thermal Blinds To Keep The Heat Out This Summer

Mon 25 Apr 2022 Ana Zuravliova
With a little bit of luck, the temperature in the UK will continue to rise over the next weeks and months until – hopefully – the summer will be warm, sunny and give us all a post winter boost of happiness. While many are looking forward to the heat, living amongst it 24 hours per […]

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Natural Interior Design: Stepping Into Sustainability

Fri 22 Apr 2022 Ana Zuravliova
To celebrate Earth Day 2022, we thought we would dive into the new natural interior design style, where a combination of warming, earthy tones and natural materials is becoming increasingly popular. From woods and stones to terracotta, they all work together to create a relaxing, yet sustainable nature inspired interior décor. Let’s check it out! […]

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Loft Conversion Ideas

Wed 20 Apr 2022 Ana Zuravliova
Loft conversions are an easy and popular way to add useful space to a property. Where they were mostly used for storing luggage and bits you didn’t need but didn’t want to part with, thousands across the UK are now fitting them out to make better use of their space. But what are the options […]

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The Silk Road: Exploring Afghan Design

Wed 13 Apr 2022 Ana Zuravliova
With more than six thousand years of history, Afghanistan is a country that has been home to many cultures, religions, and beliefs. As a result, this remarkable country has accumulated a variety of styles and techniques, which we know and love today. From Buddhist statues to Iranian architecture, Afghan interior design is captivating and endearing. […]

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