The Classical Roller Blind

By: Tom Heath

Roller blinds are the perfect blind by adding a simple style to any roomin the house. They are extremely easy to operate and ready made blinds areavailable in a wide variety of primary, pastels and muted tones of plain andcontemporary print designs. Roller blinds are also available with a shapedbottom which makes the blind a touch more personal, with edgings and braided trims.The contemporary sheer fabric roller blinds are a great alternative to netcurtains in a modern home. Practical blackout blinds are perfect for a bedroom.

For an interior design which emulates a healthy lifestyle, the spirit ofZen can be captured by fitting series of three bamboo roller blinds across onelarge window and having them pulled up to varying heights, teamed with creamand red décor and furnishings creates a peaceful, calming atmosphere.

Rooms which have small windows can be fitted with a bright, cheerfulroller blind which will enable the maximum amount of natural light to enter theroom. A sunshine yellow blind combined with white décor and lime green plain orpatterned furnishings will bring the room to life with a cheerful spring orcooling summer atmosphere which is crisp and clean.

Roller blinds can also be used as an effective ‘door’ over a smallrecessed area which is fitted with shelving, this utilises the space in theroom and allows for the blind to easily be pulled down when required providingthe room with an uncluttered and orderly appearance.

Teenager’s bedrooms look contemporary and modern when the window isdressed with a roller blind. Not only are they available in a whole host ofcolours, including black, chocolate and metallic effect fabrics as well asmodern abstract prints, they require the minimum of effort to operate. A gentletug releases the locking mechanism and wherever it stops either intentionallyor unintentionally the window dressing will look effective and modern, no morehalf-heartedly opened curtains which make a room look untidy!

Roller blinds are available in a variety of different widths and caneasily be trimmed or cut to fit the window size exactly. The length of theblind is also varied, however, the majority of ready made blinds have verygenerous lengths to suit windows of different dimensions and shapes.

Roller blinds are very affordable to buyScience Articles, they are ideal for using in a boat orcaravan where window space is limited and total privacy is required at night.

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