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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY:

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  HOW CAN I SAVE MY MOTHER EARTH?   I wish World Environment Day were like Christmas Day. It would have got all the attention that it seriously deserves. Every year on the 5th of June, World Environment Day comes and goes with a whisper. No bells chiming or trumpets blast to herald its dawning. An insignificant amount of celebration,…

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The Advantages of Room by Room Window Décor

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Dress the Windows of Various Rooms Differently. Boredom is a terrible thing! The inertia that makes us incapable of performing tasks with any measure interest, much less perform it well, is mortifying, to say the least. Although boredom is universal, researchers haven’t defined it well enough to give it shape. Psychologist John Eastwood, Ph.D., of York University in Toronto, his…

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Combat Heat with Effective Window Treatments

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Save on Energy with window treatments. Are you gearing yourself up to blast your air conditioner to combat the summer heat with the first drop of sweat trickling down your forehead? Why not resist heat this summer with some efficient window treatments instead? By paying some attention to your windows, holes in your home that allows nearly 50% of cooling…

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Know Your Blinds and Shades

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What is the difference of Interior designer and a decorator? “The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” – Albert Einstein My belief in those words is reinforced now and then when I come across homeowners who cannot distinguish between two different products and use the terms interchangeably, confusing me. Often my profession itself changes, and…

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GREEN SOLAR SHADING FOR NEW GREEN HOMES

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ECO- Friendly and Green Blinds, Shades A few decades ago, ‘green’ was just a color. Today it takes new significance, especially for new homeowners. Green is the new palaver every environment-conscious being is indulging in. And rightly so! We want to preserve our planet, for our children and theirs, to enjoy without ramifications of previous neglect. Seeing as how spring…

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Natural Blinds, Natural Shades and Drapes in Canada

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Regaining Their Popularity in Modern Decor of Canada.   “All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.” – Plato When we consider adorning our windows with natural, eco-friendly window coverings,…

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Les Persienes or Venetian Blinds

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The Horizontal Venetian Blinds: “That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful. “ So said Ninon de L’Enclos, who was a French author, referring to Les Persienes, popularly known as Venetian blinds. Decorating windows for centuries, Venetian blinds are as beautiful as they are functional. They are considered a classic…

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Curtains, Blinds, Shades, Drapes. One or all?

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Know about Curtains, Blinds, Shades and Drapes. Let us try and understand the various stages that people go through before they finally install window dressings for their homes – be it a minor makeover or a major one. Initially, the desire to introduce a dressing germinates in the mind. The impulse could be triggered from a recognition of the fact…

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Window Dressings – Natural, Artificial or a Combination?

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Window Dressings – Natural, Artificial or a Combination? Windows need treatment if they are bare or if existing dressings need replacement. The process of door and window dressings, though last in the list of activities of home beautification, is the final touch. This final touch can transform an interior into a labor of beauty and convenience. To use an analogy,…

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