Inspirations - Tips & Tricks for Your Home

Design trend: Bold Statements

Say it loud, say it bold - with blinds!

Bold colours, fonts and prints are making a huge smash across design industries at the moment. From the chunky text in phone software and websites to dramatic prints on rugs and furniture. This trend is all about making a statement and blinds can be an excellent way to do this.

Tech isn’t just for phones anymore!

Why should phones have all the fun - blinds & awnings are joining the party now too!

Child Safety is our number 1 priority

Child safety is an incredibly important focus for The Blind Shop. Blinds and curtains with unsecured cords are a strangulation hazard for children. And small parts that can break off could cause choking in small children and toddlers.

Design trend: Terracotta

2017 is almost here and it's going to be Terracotta!

Terracotta was huge back in the 80s but according to the experts at it’s making a comeback in a huge way. While terracotta doesn’t make a great material for blinds and awnings it is complimented beautifully by natural timbers.

Make your baby’s room something special with holland blinds

Blinds can add that extra touch of fun to your child's room

Holland & Roller Blinds have always been the most unique and vibrant way to make your home feel special. They’re also the perfect way to add a beautiful, cute or fun design to your child’s room too!

Prolong the life of your furniture

Extend the life of your favourite furniture with blinds and awnings!

The sun's UV rays are a powerful force. Sun streaming through your windows is a pleasant way to wake up in the morning. But having it streaming in all day can quickly heat up your home, and sort to damage your furniture.

Slip, Slop, Slap… Cover! Sun Safety with Blinds & Awnings

Be extra sun safe with blinds and awnings

We all know the ‘slip, slop, slap’ mantra. And there’s nothing more important than protecting your families skin while they’re enjoying the outdoors but what about in and around your own home?

Design Trend: Matte Finishes

Matte is the new black

2015 was all bout the gloss – shiny metals, sparkling aluminium & eye-catching bronzed looks.
But trends change and they change quickly. Now it’s all about understated matte finishes and dark colours. Muted blacks and beiges.

Summer is Coming!

Keep your energy costs down this summer

Summer in Canberra is a glorious time. Days in the park with your family and nights on the balcony with friends. The one thing you don’t want to be doing is worrying about cooling costs every day.