Choosing the Right Shade for You and Your Environment

When it’s time to shop for the window treatments in your home, you may wonder, Where do I start? It can be an overwhelming process at the beginning, and we’ve even made missteps of our own over the years. It wasn’t until we were in our home for more than a year that we began to […]

Roller Shades for Your Home

Roller shades are such a great way to control light and privacy in a room with a classic, clean look. There are four types of light filtering fabrics available, from least to most translucent. BLACKOUT Blackout shades are the most opaque and best for a bedroom. Blackout shades don’t allow any light through the fabric. […]

When Should You Use Exterior Shades?

The front porch on our home faces west, and most evenings, we prefer to enjoy this outdoor room as a way to wind down from the day. The problem? Before the sun has set behind the surrounding buildings, we’re quite literally blinded by the light. Not only can it get too warm to relax on […]

Outdoor Shades for Your Porch

We love our porch and spend as much time there in the summer as possible. With a daybed, we can entertain and use it as a sofa, or on a lazy afternoon, take a nap. Photo credit: Cedar Hill Farmhouse It’s all about lingering and relaxing at our farm. Rocking chairs and hammocks are set […]

The New Photo & Video Gallery

Hello! So excited for my first post on the beautiful new Bali Blinds website. Have you peeked around yet? There are so many great new features to help you find just the right window treatments, and educate you on their care. I’m a visual person, so my favorite new feature is the updated photo and […]

How to Navigate the Bali Blinds Website to the Fullest

For the last several years, we’ve been slowly amassing a large collection of Bali Blinds for almost all the rooms in our home. We’ve dabbled in several styles, including tailored Roman shades, and solar and roller shades, and depending on the room, we’ve also covered an array of control options, from cordless to motorized! Having navigated […]

How to Use Free Swatches to Your Advantage

Choosing window treatments can sometimes feel like a mind game. Should you go sleek and simple, or should you choose pattern and color? What if you layered curtains, too? My advice would be to take a step back, and take note of the things that make your favorite room, well, your favorite. Maybe the room […]

Our Go-To Window Treatment

Throughout our years of homeownership, Scott and I have tried it all. From the paint on our walls to the colors of our linens and the style of furniture, we’ve made mistakes—large and small! And discovered that just because I may love a red dining room in an inspiration photo, it doesn’t mean I’ll love it in our own […]