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New Year, New Colour For Your Blinds?

With a new year comes a new set of trendy colours that we can decorate our home with. These colours can be used in all types of soft furnishings, including blinds, curtains, cushions and more!   What is the Pantone Colour Of The Year for 2021? For the last two decades, Pantone has unveiled an [...]

Guide to Soft Furnishings

What are ‘Soft Furnishings’? Soft furnishings are textiles or fabrics that are used in the home such as linens (table, bath and dish towels, shower curtains and other bathroom ensembles), sheets, pillowcases, mattresses, blankets, bedspreads, rugs and carpeting, curtains and upholstery fabrics.   Why use soft furnishings in your home decor? By using soft furnishings [...]

Why are they called ‘Roman Blinds’?

The origin of a name is fascinating to explore. As you may expect, the clue is in the name when looking into the history of ‘Roman Blinds’. This type of blind originated from Roman times. Roman blinds are one of the most popular, fashionable and recognisable window coverings available today. It’s amazing to think that [...]

Why Are They Called Venetian Blinds?

With little evidence to confirm one theory or another, there’s lots of speculation about where Venetian blinds actually originated, how they got their moniker, and what led them to become one of the most popular forms of blinds in our modern world. We take a look at the history of these everyday staples to learn [...]

Important Customer Update – COVID-19

Due to the unfolding COVID-19 situation, we at Elite Blinds UK have made the decision to temporarily cease all fitting and measuring service for some weeks. As you can appreciate keeping our staff, customers and community safe is paramount at this difficult time. We will continue to monitor the situation, review our position on a weekly basis [...]

What blinds are best for the kitchen?

If you are having a kitchen refit, or simply having a change of colour, adding or changing the current blinds will give your kitchen a lovely fresh look.  Elite Blinds have an excellent selection of blinds which will meet your needs, and with our perfect fit frames available for most choices, you can be safe [...]

Top Tips For Redecorating Your Home

Redecorating your home can be a fun process, but only if you know where to start and how to reach the end result you have in mind. Without some sort of plan, you could find that your ideas fall by the wayside and things remain unfinished for longer than you’d like. So how do you [...]

Why Have Shutters Proved so Popular?

Not so long ago, every stylish home appeared to have shutters, and the trend has continued to grow. Now making its mark as a long-standing must-have for many homeowners, shutters have proven they can stand the test of time in the modern world, but what makes them so popular? We take a look at some [...]