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Archive for April, 2014

Why Blackout Shades are a New Yorker’s Best Friend

Posted: Thursday, April 24th, 2014 | Filed under: blackout shades, Roller Shades, Shading systems
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Black Out Shades via everythingsimple.com

You’ve made it.  Moved to New York City.  Found an apartment that has you the envy of everyone you know.  You work hard.  You play hard.  And you deserve to sleep hard.  But, in the city that never sleeps, grabbing that essential shut-eye, can be a challenge.

The noise is easy to block out.  Either your building has windows that are properly sealed or heavy enough to take the edge off the loudest taxi horns, or you have a great sound system to drown anything with the soothing sounds of whales or ocean tides.  You may also be high enough up in a gorgeous skyscraper, that the noise simply cannot reach you.  If so, fantastic.  But all of these city dwellings have one thing that you cannot escape:  the light. Read more »

Five Easy Ways to Makeover your Master Bedroom

Posted: Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 | Filed under: Bedroom Design, Bedroom redecorating, Home Design, Uncategorized
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bedroom blueFive Easy Ways to Makeover your Master Bedroom

Everything needs a little bit of a “refresh” every now and then.  Your bedroom is no different.  Surprisingly, in many homes master bedrooms seem to get the short end of the decorating stick.  This is a shame.  After all, it is likely that you spend most of your time in the bedroom (even if your eyes are closed).  It is the first space you see when you wake up and the last that you see when you go to bed.  How your master bedroom appeals (or does not) to your sense of style and design goes a long way towards ensuring whether or not you are going to have a good day (week, month, or even year). Read more »