Roller Blinds Direct Blog

Making the most of your small space

Thu 7 Dec 2017 Jordan Harling

With rising housing costs, a shortage of homes, and our increasing lust for city life many of us find ourselves living in increasingly small spaces. This is taken to its logic extreme in London where micro-flats are no longer an unusual sight. These sort of living spaces are unique in their own right, but are […]

How blinds can save you money

Mon 4 Dec 2017 Jordan Harling

We all love a deal; we love to be thrifty. Switching energy providers, switching to non-branded versions of your favourite food, buying some new blinds – these are things that we all do to make the most out of our money. Well, not everyone does that last one. But here are some reasons why they […]

Change your look with just one item

Mon 20 Nov 2017 Jordan Harling

Decorating can be a hassle. It’s so easy to get inspired; imagining and planning out your perfect room is so easy. But when it comes down to actually putting these plans into action, a complete overhaul can be draining. Not just for your energy, but also your bank balance. You don’t have to hire a […]

How To Decorate Your Perfect Christmas Table

Wed 21 Dec 2016 Amy Kilvington

Astonish your guests and make Christmas dinner extra special this year by styling up your table just like a professional. From glittering centre pieces to subtle embellishments, natural ornaments to beautiful glassware, we explain our top tips for creating a fashionably festive table setting. There’s something extra special about a carefully curated Christmas dining table. Reflecting […]

Save Money With Thermal Roller Blinds

Thu 1 Dec 2016 James Nuttall

The temperatures are continuing to drop and in the past few weeks the UK has seen everything on the weather front, from torrential rain to a heavy snowfall. It is at this time of year, particularly in the run-up to Christmas, that households are looking to save as much money as possible. Unfortunately, this is […]

Roundabout and Roller Blinds

Wed 26 Oct 2016 James Nuttall

We believe in doing our bit for charity here at Roller Blinds Direct, and the latest good cause we have worked with was one that is particularly close to our hearts. It’s a strongly-held conviction among the staff here that young people deserve the best chance possible in life; over the years, we have given […]

SYW: Roller Blinds For Kitchens

Thu 28 Jul 2016 James Nuttall

We are already into the third installment of IGD’s Styling Your Windows series. Our first was held on Roman Blinds Direct, which took you through the advantages of roman blinds in the bedroom. The second, on Custom Curtains, explained the perks of curtains in the living room. This time around it’s Roller Blinds Direct’s turn, and […]

Roller Blinds Donation For A Co-op Food Charity Project

Thu 7 Jul 2016 Amy Kilvington

A few weeks ago we were approached by the Food Transformation Office at Co-op Food. The team had a volunteering project in the pipeline: redecorating several rooms in a local community centre. One of their team members had recently ordered some blinds from us, and was blown away by the quality and service we provided. That […]

Flower Power Roller Blinds

Tue 14 Jun 2016 James Nuttall

It’s British Flowers Week here in the UK – a celebration of British flowers and the UK cut flower industry. We in Great Britain spend more than £2bn every year on cut flowers according to The Guardian, so it only seems natural that celebrating such a popular and prosperous industry can’t be limited to just one […]

Styling Your Windows: Coming Soon

Fri 29 Apr 2016 James Nuttall

We haven’t brought you a new blog article for a while now, but that’s with good reason, because we have been spending a lot of time lately working on our brand new innovation, which we are now truly excited to be able to introduce you to. This innovation we speak of is our fresh approach […]

Craft a Noon: Easter

Mon 21 Mar 2016 James Nuttall

Roller Blinds Direct is getting crafty this Easter. The Easter holidays are long ones, and your youngsters will, no doubt, get bored at some time or another, which is why we are making your life a little easier by giving them the opportunity to do three simple, creative and fun activities. These pastimes range from […]

Peace, Quiet & Privacy With Blackout Roller Blinds

Wed 10 Feb 2016 James Nuttall

There’s something utterly depressing about leaving for work in the pitch black and then returning home when it’s dark, so we’re all looking forward to lighter mornings and longer days. But along with the extended sunlit hours that spring brings, there comes a problem: early morning wake up calls from an overly keen sunrise! We […]

Happy Christmas!

Thu 24 Dec 2015 James Nuttall

The Roller Blinds Direct team would like to wish a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year to our loyal customers and readers. We hope you have found our articles in 2015 interesting, and we hope to bring you even more posts in 2016 – not to mention creating even more beautiful bespoke roller […]

Get a good night’s sleep

Fri 27 Nov 2015 James Nuttall

You probably aren’t aware that November, aside from being the month of Bonfire Night and Thanksgiving for our friends across the pond, is also National Sleep Comfort Month. This is the month where a good night’s sleep is even more important than usual, which is why we at Roller Blinds Direct have put together this […]

Our Autumn Collection

Tue 13 Oct 2015 James Nuttall

We at Roller Blinds Direct are very excited to unveil our Autumn Collection, which is set to be launched this Friday 16 October. The creatives here got together to select fabrics we believed bst suited the autumn season, and we believe we’ve come up with a very special collection. To us here at Roller Blinds […]

How to create a minimalist home

Wed 7 Oct 2015 James Nuttall

We at Roller Blinds Direct are sure that many of you reading this dream of having a minimalist style home, but thanks to the sheer amount of junk you own, and are loathed to throw away, this vision just seems completely unrealistic and impossible. Yes, a truly minimalist look is no mean feat for many […]

Get the look: 1950’s

Fri 25 Sep 2015 James Nuttall

Mid Century Modern is the key to unlocking the secrets to a successful 1950’s decor. This decade was one of looking to the future, while combining classic styles – put them together, you get the truly unique and revolutionary Fifties style. In many ways, the Fifties is largely styled on the previous decades’ trends, but […]

Fashion Focus: Brown

Fri 28 Aug 2015 James Nuttall

Well, as much as we hate to say it, summer is nearly over for another year. Okay, technically, we still have another month or so, but the days are definitely getting cooler and the weather is losing some of that golden luster we were treated to, this year. This shift in the seasons isn’t going […]

Long after the gold rush

Sun 16 Aug 2015 James Nuttall

On this day in 1896, gold was first discovered in the Klondike in Canada. It is estimated that about 100,000 prospectors traveled to the region between 1896 and 1899; although some did profit from the pilgrimage, for the majority, their venture proved fruitless. Gold is one of the most sought-after metals there is, and they […]

It’s the day for Vanilla

Thu 23 Jul 2015 James Nuttall

If you are planning to go out for an ice cream today, be sure to keep an eye out for discounts and special offers on vanilla ice cream. Why? Because it’s National Vanilla Ice Cream day, of course! It’s easy to celebrate this holiday, just go out and grab a tub of vanilla ice cream; […]