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Real Homes: An Interview With @our_family_home_

Fri 10 May 2019 Amy Kilvington
We’re so pleased to introduce Instagram interiors extraordinaire Rebecca Lynn @our_family_home_, who is next in the line-up of our Real Homes series. Rebecca’s home has earned her magazine features along with an ever-expanding Instagram following. With a penchant for Scandi-fusion interiors and unique touches, artist Rebecca has curated fresh, bright spaces that brim with personality. Rebecca […]

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Real Homes: An Interview With @shoestring_renovation

Mon 15 Apr 2019 Amy Kilvington
We’re pleased to introduce Instagram interior design star Jodie @shoestring_renovation, the next interiors influencer to take part in our Real Homes series. In 2017, Jodie and her partner Terry purchased their self-proclaimed ‘doer upper’, a three-bedroom Victorian property in south London. Over the last two years, she has posted about their renovation journey online, building […]

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Real Homes: An Interview With @claytoncorner

Fri 12 Apr 2019 Amy Kilvington
We’re excited to introduce interior design guru and influencer Helen @claytoncorner, who has kindly taken part in our latest Blinds Direct interiors interview. Helen’s super stylish Leeds home has built a large and loyal following on Instagram, as well as earning an award nomination. Modern, monochrome and with the most attention to detail, Helen’s home […]

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How to decorate your home office

Sat 23 Mar 2019 Amy Kilvington
Home offices are becoming evermore popular, and many of us desire a dedicated space that promotes concentration, motivation and efficiency. Whether you’re starting a new business, a new hobby, or you’re embracing the art of flexi-working, your home office will provide an area for maximum productivity. Here are some of our top tips for creating and […]

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The Ultimate Guide For Cleaning Your Blinds

Wed 20 Feb 2019 Amy Kilvington
Do you want to keep your blinds looking great? Whether it’s a wooden blind, Roman blind, shutter or a pair of curtains, we’ve got all the know-how for cleaning your window treatments quickly and effectively. Discover the Blinds Direct ultimate guide for cleaning blinds and curtains, including how to remove stubborn stains, how to avoid […]

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How To Create A Cosy Reading Corner

Tue 5 Feb 2019 Amy Kilvington
A cosy reading corner or nook is the perfect place to retreat to when you need some alone time, whether that’s for a fleeting moment of peace and quiet, or if you want to get stuck into a new book without any distractions. Do you want to create this special place in your home? It’s […]

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How To Create A Better Sleep Environment

Tue 13 Nov 2018 Amy Kilvington
With fewer than 15% of our customers being completely happy with their bedrooms, we think it’s time to explain how to create a better sleep environment.  The importance of sleep Many of us suffer from lack of sleep, a problem that’s more serious than you might realise. Poor sleep for a prolonged period not only […]

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How To Design A Warm White Room

Tue 9 Oct 2018 Amy Kilvington
From Scandi chic, to hotel luxe, to modern minimalism, white plays a huge role in some of the most popular interior design styles of the moment. White is a truly timeless and versatile choice for the home, but it’s important to style it carefully in order to avoid a stark and sterile-looking space. There is […]

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How To Sleep Better With Blackout Blinds

Thu 29 Mar 2018 Amy Kilvington
When the clocks spring forward we’re reminded that the sunnier seasons are within reach. Winter here in the UK feels longer and colder every year, so when British Summer Time kicks in, it’s time to celebrate. But with the glorious weather comes a problem – the morning sun streaming through your windows well before it’s […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Refreshing Your Home This Spring

Tue 6 Mar 2018 Amy Kilvington
Spring cleaning season is upon us and it’s time to get our homes shipshape before the warm weather kicks in. By decluttering, cleaning, updating old items and treating yourself to a few new pieces, you will transform your home in no time and create a fresh, welcoming space for spring and summer. Ready to get started? […]

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7 Different Interior Styles – What’s Yours?

Fri 9 Feb 2018 Amy Kilvington
There are so many different interior styles in the world, it’s near impossible to mention them all. But we wanted to give it our best shot. So we’ve narrowed things down to seven of the most popular styles, explaining key features, colour palettes and textures, along with special elements to incorporate for an authentic chic […]

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