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Top 5 Commonly Forgotten Benefits of Blinds

The many benefits of blinds have seen them surge in popularity over the last few years with many homeowners choosing them over more traditional window dressings such as curtains. Blinds are great for keeping out sunlight, helping you get a better night’s sleep, providing style for your home and retaining your privacy but, blinds also

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How to Hygge Your Home

January is most people’s least favourite month. The return to work, dark mornings and nights and the cold weather leaves many feeling down and out and wistfully thinking about warm summer evenings spent in the garden. In addition, with over half of Britons who consider themselves to be stressed, how can we help to solve

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New Year, New Home: Updating your Home Decor on a Budget

The New Year is the time for making New Year’s resolutions and we’ve all followed the mantra ‘New Year, New Me’, and this extends to our home decor too. After the busy Christmas period, many of us look to refresh tired or outdated decor in order to create spaces in our homes that allow us

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7 Hottest Colour Palettes for 2018

As the New Year quickly approaches, it’s time to start thinking about updating your home decor. Once the festive madness has settled again, your home might be in need of a little tlc. Whether you’re moving house or just looking to give your decor a lick of paint or refresh in the way of furnishings,

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Top Interior Design Trends to Look Out For In 2018

If you’re thinking about refreshing your home for the New Year or you’re moving home and want to know which interior design trends you should be looking out for, we have predicted the top trends for 2018 and given you a few ideas to help you incorporate them into your own home decor. Don’t forget,

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Blinds Through the Ages

Have you ever wondered where the blinds you have hanging in your home originated from? Who first thought of the idea of controlling light and privacy? Early Blinds It is thought that the earliest forms of blinds would have consisted of a single piece of cloth hung over doorways and window opening and were used

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5 Top Interior Design Trends for Winter 2017

As the nights draw in and the clocks go back, it seems that we have finally waved goodbye to the good weather. Now is the time to start preparing our homes for winter as we hunker down and avoid the cold weather. When it’s cold outside, there’s nothing better than getting snuggled up and cosy

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5 Spooky Ways to Decorate Your Home For Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, which means it’s time to start thinking about creative ways in which you can make your home look as spooky as possible. If you’re stuck for ideas on what to do, we’ve come up with 5 spooky ways to decorate your home for Halloween: Spooky Silhouettes To give your home a

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Questions to Ask When Choosing Blinds For Your Home

Choosing blinds for our homes can be difficult, especially if it’s for the first time. There are certain questions that you need to answer before buying blinds in order to ensure that the blinds fulfill their purpose and are completely functional and practical for the room that they are being used in. What’s Their Purpose?

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5 Ways to Cut Your Energy Bills This Winter

Winter is round the corner, which means we need to start preparing for the colder weather that’s approaching. It’s around this time of year that people start to worry about the costs of their energy bills when trying to keep their homes warm, so we’ve come up with 5 ways to cut your energy bills:

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Create a Great British Bake Off Inspired Kitchen

Bake Off is back on our televisions again for yet another year and, although it has gone through a heap of changes, it’s hard not to admit that you’re even more excited than when Christmas comes around- even if you’re only watching to see if the revitalised version is a disaster. With Bake Off inspiring

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Simple Ways to Revamp Your Home

Sometimes, our homes can look tired and worn and be in need of some TLC. However, just after the summer holidays, money can be tight and it can be difficult to give your whole home a complete revamp. There are some small and inexpensive changes you can make to improve the look and feel of

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Could you Sleep Like a World Leader? Sleeping Habits of the World’s Greatest Leaders

Many of us know that, in order to function at our best and live a long and fulfilling life, we need to get at least 7 hours of sleep per night. However, many of our world leaders claim to get by on little or no sleep and put lack of sleep down to their success.

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Your Guide to Choosing the Perfect Blinds for your Child’s Bedroom

When decorating your child’s bedroom, every parent wants to make it warm, inviting, comfortable and, most importantly, safe. You want to sleep well at night knowing that, even though your child is unsupervised, they’re not going to come to any harm. When it comes to children’s bedrooms, blinds are crucial elements for a good night’s

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#Winteriscoming: Bring a Touch of Game of Thrones to your Home

It’s mid-summer but that can only mean one thing, Winter is Coming! The seventh season of Game of Thrones is in full swing and we’re all glued to our televisions, gripped by the battle for the Iron Throne and waiting for the Night King to arrive with the Army of the Dead. With influences stretching

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Want to Know How to Keep your Home Cool this Summer?

Due to the infrequency of hot weather in the UK, when the sun eventually emerges, we all turn into puddles and complain of stickiness and sleepless nights. Recent weather has left many of us sleep deprived and looking forward to winter! Other countries are far better at dealing with the heat but are much more

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Top 7 Interior Design Styles Explained

Redecorating your home can be a massive task and one of the biggest decisions is which interior design style you’re going to go for. You might prefer to mix styles but some people like to have their whole home in sync and stick to one style. Some people also like to restore their home to

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Top Tips for Using Greenery in Your Home

  Wimbledon has now started and we’ve been so inspired by the green colours flashing up on our screen that we wanted to give you a few top tips for incorporating Greenery, Pantone’s colour of the year, into your home. Greenery is a fresh, yellow-green which has connotations of revival, restoration and renewal. Whether you

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Think Before your Redecorate! Simple Ways to Brighten up a Room

If you’re tired of walking into a dark room that feels tired and stale and you’re thinking about ripping the decor out and starting again, STOP! There could be another way to brighten up the room that doesn’t involve the hassle and upheaval of redecorating. Here are a few simple ways to brighten up a

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We Need Your Help to Improve the Nation’s Sleeping Patterns

Please take our sleep survey to help us find out more about our Nation’s sleeping habits and how we can improve sleep quantity and quality for more people. We want to know how well you sleep so that we can help you to feel more alert and switched on throughout the day. We’d appreciate it

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How to Make the Most of the Natural Light in your Home

Natural sunlight is good for our health, mood and general well-being so it’s important that as much natural light is allowed into our homes as possible. On a bright, sunny summer’s day, there’s nothing better than seeing light streaming into your home and on those dark, cold winter days, the house can feel dark and

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Your Essential Guide to a Better Night’s Sleep

Many people believe that sleep is the time for their body to switch off. However, studies have shown that our bodies and brain can actually be much more active when you’re asleep than during the day. Sleep is the time for our bodies to recover from the stresses and strains of the day and, during

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How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep During the Summer

Summer is almost upon us and, although that means long lazy days in the sun and time off work, for many of us, it can also spell sleepless nights. With the sun rising in the early hours of the morning and warmer weather, many of us struggle to find the perfect sleeping environment. A good

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Top 5 Interior Design Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Many of us put off interior design for as long as we can and spend time buying fabric and paint samples in order to find the perfect, matching colours. We don’t want to make costly mistakes so we put the task off and keep the same beige decor we’ve always had because it feels safe

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Blinds Direct Online Supplies Statham Lodge Hotel, Warrington

At Blinds Direct Online, we recently supplied the Statham Lodge Hotel in Warrington with a range of blinds for their Georgian restaurant, bridal suite and their function/conference suite. The team at Statham Lodge were keen to order from us due to the high-quality of our website and reasonable prices. “We chose the blinds to marry

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Top Spring Cleaning Tasks you Probably Skipped

As spring quickly approaches, many of us see this time of year as the perfect time to give your home a clean and dust off the cobwebs after a long winter. However, there are some tasks that are ignored that you might want to go back and have a look at! Studies have shown that

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5 Ultimate Reasons to Buy Roller Blinds

Blinds have quickly risen to popularity in recent years as an alternative to curtains or to be used in conjunction with decorative curtains for their practical uses such as blocking out light, saving energy or for more privacy. Long-lasting and durable, roller blinds are available in a range of colours to suit any decor styles

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5 Top Colour Trends for Spring

As the cold weather starts to clear and the world starts to turn green again, we’ve been looking at the top colour trends for this spring to help you make your home feel brighter and more refreshed for the new season. As you come out of hibernation after a long, cold winter, you might feel

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5 Ways To Entertain Your Children Indoors This Half Term

Despite the cold weather that has fallen upon us in recent days, there are still plenty of indoor activities for you to entertain your children with throughout the holidays. If the weather refuses to brighten up in time for half-term and you’re unable to get outside, abide by this helpful list of indoor activities that will

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The Big Colour Survey 2017

Colour has the ability to change perception, add light, create darkness, and alter mood. For these reasons, it is so important to choose the colour of your interiors wisely. We know, however, that choosing a colour scheme for your interiors can be incredibly difficult, especially when faced with many factors to consider such as the

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Choose Roller Blinds For Your Windows

Whether you’re furnishing a new home or simply wanting to freshen up your window design, you should consider Roller Blinds as your choice of window dressing. Roller Blinds are also a great option for office and work space windows; their simplistic design combined with operational ease earns their stripes as the nation’s most popular window

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