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19/07/2012, 06:52 AM
I am thinking of putting roller blinds (blockout) with sheer in the bedrooms as these front onto the street. Do you think this is too old fashioned?
I have white walls and am hoping to get charcoal coloured carpet eventually in the bedrooms but now we have cream. Would you suggest white sheers with a grey blockout blind or white both?
27/07/2012, 02:02 PM
anyone - ideas or maybe it's too old fashioned!
27/07/2012, 02:08 PM
My parents are selling my grandfather's house and were told to remove the sheers as they are dated and won't sell the house at all.
In their house they've got these GREAT blinds which are like a honeycomb construction(Luxaflex maybe?) and they help keep the house insulated well but aren't too thick.
27/07/2012, 02:10 PM
I'd say go all white. The grey will dull everything too much. We have light brown walls with very neutral cream/off white roller blinds and roman blinds. I'm glad I didn't go with a colour because it would have been too much for the room (if that makes sense!).
If the room looks stark you can always add a bit of colour, but you can't easily change the colour of the blinds IYKWIM
27/07/2012, 02:13 PM
I just read it again! OP are you planning on putting roller blinds with sheer curtains over the top or a sheer roller blind?
If you're planning on sheer curtains that could be a bit old fashioned. You can get duel roller blinds where the front one is blockout and the back one is sheer?
We have sheer roller blinds with roman blinds in front
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