What is a matchstick blind?

What is a matchstick blind?

Matchstick blinds (or woven wood blinds) can work in almost any decor scheme. Matchstick blinds are often made of bamboo. They get the name “matchstick” because they appear to be a number of thin, rounded pieces of wood (like matchsticks) that are bound together to create a flat surface to be used as a window covering.

How do cordless Matchstick blinds work?

The cordless system truly makes lowering blind and shades easier than ever. A cordless blind still has cords going through the slats in order to operate them. To lower the blinds you simply pull down on the bottom rail and tilt the bottom rail back and forth to tilt the slats.

Can Matchstick blinds be painted?

Essentially, you can paint designs on bamboo as you would on paper. If you make a mistake, dab some paint remover on a cloth and wipe off the paint, allowing it to dry before you resume your work. If the design is small, you can repeat it several times in different places on the blind.

What are woven wood shades?

What Are Woven Wood Shades? Woven wood shades are a beautiful way to add texture and update your windows from boring slatted blinds. They’re made from bamboo, jute, rattan or natural grasses that are woven into a material with natural variation and rich texture.

What if my Roman shade is too long?

If you order the shade too long, it may not align properly when lowered to the sill of your window. An inside mount blind should fit the window measurements perfectly. The longest measurement should be recorded.

What if Roman blinds are too long?

To Reduce The Length/Drop Of Roman Blinds 1) Fix the brackets to the wall where you want your blinds to be. 2) From the top of the bracket measure down to the windowsill, take a note of this measurement. 9) Fold the bottom bit of the fabric (between both lines) up twice so it reaches your desired length.

Why are all blinds Cordless now?

The reason behind the push for cordless blinds is happening for a very legit reason. The cords of a corded blind pose a very serious strangulation hazard for any kids or pets that a household may have. The statistics say that at least one kid dies every month because of strangulation in the cords of the corded blinds.

Can I stain bamboo shades?

Bamboo is an attractive and sturdy product that can be used for a variety of construction or decorative applications. Bamboo a popular building material because it can be easily stained or painted to match any decor. Even though bamboo can be painted, it’s so much more beautiful when it is stained.

Can you bleach bamboo shades?

If you are treating your bamboo blinds specifically for mildew or mold, substitute the oil soap and water mixture with one part bleach for every 2 parts water.