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Discovering the Charm of Plantation Shutters

Plantation Shutters are more than just window coverings; they are a statement of style and a testament to timeless appeal. At Made in the Shade Twin Cities, we understand the transformative power these elegant fixtures can bring to a home. Our team is here to assist...

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Do Solar Shades Block Heat?

Are you considering solar shades for your home in areas like Arden Hills, Lake Elmo, or North Oaks? Made in the Shade Twin Cities can show you how new window treatments improve your home's look and function. At Made in the Shade, we bring the showroom to you, ensuring...

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How to Measure Window Blinds

Made in the Shade Twin Cities brings you a step-by-step guide to measuring window blinds, ensuring a perfect fit for your windows. We bring the showroom to you with services available in Arden Hills, Lake Elmo, Little Canada, and surrounding areas. Our team offers...

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These Aren’t Your Grandma’s Drapes!

Drapery brings elegance and versatility to a space, as well as adding texture, color, and visual interest. Drapes can also provide functional benefits such as light control and privacy to any room! The trends we are seeing in drapery include: Natural materials: Drapes...

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Patio Shades

You might not think of the exterior of your home for window coverings...but especially in Minnesota we need to extend the usage of our exterior spaces as far into the season as possible! Patio shades are specifically designed to provide shade and protection for...

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2024 Color Trends

Soft Neutrals: Neutral colors such as beige, cream, and light gray remain timeless choices for window coverings. They create a versatile backdrop that complements various decor styles and allows other elements in the room to stand out. Earth Tones: Inspired by nature,...

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What To Know About Motorization

Motorized window treatments operate through an electric motor, which can be internal or external to the window treatment itself. Rechargeable batteries are the most common way to power the motor, but systems can also run on disposable batteries, solar power, or...

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Shutters

Shutters add a classic and timeless look to any room! They are a type of window covering that are made of wood, vinyl, or composite materials. They consist of horizontal slats or louvers mounted within a frame, which can be opened, closed, or adjusted to control...

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Sheer Shades

Sheer shades are window coverings that offer a combination of features from both blinds and shades. They consist of horizontal fabric vanes suspended between two layers of sheer fabric, creating a unique look and providing various functionalities. Here are some key...

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Roller Shades

Roller shades consist of a single piece of material that is mounted on a roller mechanism at the top of the window. The roller can be operated manually or with a motorized system, allowing for easy adjustment of the shade's position. Here are some key features and...

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Honeycomb/Cellular Shades

Honeycomb or cellular shades are a type of window covering that consists of a series of hexagonal-shaped cells or pockets. These cells trap air, providing insulation and energy efficiency. Here are some key features of honeycomb/cellular shades: Insulation: The unique...

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Why Custom Window Fashions?

Selecting the right window coverings for your home is a decision that can greatly impact both the aesthetics and functionality of your space. Custom window treatments offer a tailored solution to meet your unique preferences and needs. In this post, we'll explore some...

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