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Shed Light or Cover it Up with Skylight Covers

Shed Light or Cover it Up with Skylight Covers

Few things make a home more bright and beautiful than a skylight.  Skylights give all the pleasures of basking in the sunshine without leaving your very own living room, kitchen, or bedroom.  Stylistically, skylights look beautiful in photos and seem ideal, but research on skylights can often

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Design Your Own Window Shades with Strickland’s Blinds, Shades & Shutters

Picture your perfect room. You want a room that express your unique style and personality, your passion, your aesthetic.  What if we told you that you could refine your room to perfection by making your custom designed window shades? Strickland’s Blinds, Shades & Shutters is an authorized

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Plantation Shutters of the South

What gives a stately southern home its character? Is it a welcoming porch? A grand staircase? We may be a bit biased here at Strickland’s Blinds, Shades & Shutters, but we feel that a key ingredient to the southern estate is plantation shutters. After all, Scarlet O’Hara

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Mid-Century Modern Window Treatments

Are you hip to mid-century modern homes? Mad Men fans and those with retro-leaning tastes will recognize flat planes, large glass windows and open space floor plans as the groovy look that defined a generation. Even here in Wilmington, NC, where porches and plantation shutters rule, you

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Patterned Drapery Panels: A Cheat Sheet

If you’ve ever studied a foreign language, you know that it can be a challenge to keep track of grammar rules, vocabulary, and all the special idioms that native speakers know. Even an out-of-state visitor to Wilmington, NC may stumble over the true meaning of bless your

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10 Considerations Before Buying Plantation Shutters

Since Strickland’s Blinds, Shades & Shutters is headquartered in the south, Wilmington, NC to be precise, it shouldn’t be a surprise that we’re fans of plantation shutters—and we’re not alone. You’ll find them all over the world, but they are especially prevalent in Wilmington’s own downtown historic

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Beautiful Two Story Window Treatments

If you’ve spent any time driving through Wrightsville Beach on a hot summer day, or gazing at the rows of colorful beach bungalows in Carolina Beach, you may have noticed a trend. Many of these beach homes have two-story windows—that is, windows that extend from the first

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The Best Girl Room Window Treatments

In our last post, we discussed window treatments for boys’ rooms, including ideas for styles and selections to suit young men of all ages. Today, we’re going to give the same time and attention to pretty window treatments for girls’ rooms. While many of the principles are

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The Best Boy Room Window Treatments

Having children changes everything, from your bank account, to how you spend your Saturday nights, to your decorating choices. While watching Frozen for the 89th time on a Saturday evening isn’t any adult’s idea of fun, decorating with kids in mind can be a blast. For many

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Choosing the Right Window Blinds for Your Home

Window blinds were created with one simple goal in mind—to help you control the light and privacy in your house. But, finding the right window blinds for your home can be a little more complex.   You’ve probably guessed from looking at Pinterest, shelter magazines, and Houzz.com,

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