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How to get your home ready for the holidays! 3 Day Blinds


Holiday Infographic: Get your home ready for the holidays!


The holiday season often elicits feelings of happiness, and love as people look forward to spending time with joy ones.  Though positive emotions dominate during the season, many people feel stressed and overwhelmed- especially if you are hosting guests! Preparing the holiday meal is one thing, but getting your home looking its best for when friends and family arrive, that can be a challenge this time of year. Follow these easy tips from 3 Day Blinds on how to get your home holiday ready in no time!

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Tips to Preparing Your Home for the Holidays | 3 Day Blinds

tips to preparing your home for the holidays

Holiday Home Tips| 3 Day Blinds

As the last signs of summer fade away and fall is rapidly upon us, I find myself caught somewhere between excited and anxious with the holiday season approaching. The widely agreed upon stereotype of the holiday season is- family, warmth, giving, receiving, joy, thankfulness, and feasting. That’s where my excitement for the holiday season stems from. On the other hand, less popularized notions of the holidays are- stress, uncertainty,  perfectionism, and exhaustion. Hence my feeling of anxiety toward the holiday season.

For me, the holidays mean opening my home to family and friends for our annual Halloween party, Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve dinner. While I love having guests in my home this time of year, preparing my home for company be a bit overwhelming. Over the years I have found a few easy tips on how to prepare your home for the holidays that I am excited to share with you!

Paint trim holiday preperations
Source: Behr Paint

Add a fresh coat of paint | 3 Day Blinds

Adding a fresh coat of paint can polish off a rooms look. I am not suggesting that you go and paint you’re entire living room but focus on small pant jobs like, trim or an accent wall.

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Update with custom window treatments | 3 Day Blinds

Custom window treatments can transform a dull and dated looking space into an stunning, eye- catching room. An additional benefit of choosing 3 Day Blinds window treatments, is that we handle everything. With a free in-home design consultation, we design the perfect window treatment for your home, we measure for that custom fit, and we install- while you relax!

home accessories

Source: Pillow- Restoration Hardware, Rug- Wayfair

Add new home accessories | 3 Day Blinds

An easy way to freshin up your homes look is with accessories. Add a new chevron rug, or a few embroidered throw pillows, you will be amazed on how a much a few decorative pieces can make your home feel more welcoming and homey. Looking for home decor ideas check out 3 Day Blinds Pinterest page, you’re sure to be inspired!

Cleaning home for holidays

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Clean, clean and then clean again | 3 Day Blinds

For some reason in the fall and winter moths, no matter how many times you vacuum the floor, leaves, dirt and other debris perpetually end up scoured across the floor. Don’t you wish someone had cautioned you against the white tile and carpet before purchasing your home, now that’s a whole different story! On a serious note, there is nothing more unsettling about being a visitor in a home that is so dirty you are compelled to avoid touching anything. Grab your cleaning supplies and check off- new vacuum from your Christmas wish list, you might need this gift from Santa a little early this year!

Hopefully these easy tips on getting your home ready for the holidays will help you prepare for the fall and winter months that are just around the corner. From custom window treatments to keeping your home spotless, follow these few tips and your home will be holiday ready in no time.

Patriotic Living Room

Inspired by Independence

Celebrating independence and 35 years

Inspired by Independence

Over the years, many have speculated and ascribed meaning to the colors and symbols of the American flag. Today, orators, and most all Americans can agree that the American Flag embodies a sense of freedom, pride, and opportunity. There’s no better place to express these liberties than in the home, which stands as the heart and soul of American families. Here are a few of my favorite ways to bring patriotism into the home:


patriotic porch

Source: Patio

I Declare this Porch is Perfect

Inspired by Independence

Source: HGTV

Patriotic Pallet

patriotic porch

Land of the Free, Living Room of the Brave

patriotic window

Source: HGTV

The Window to Freedom


Source: Tuvalou

Modern ‘Merica

Red, White & Blinds

Inspired by what the American flag symbolizes, 3 Day Blinds would like to wish you a very happy 4th of July. In honor of Independence Day and the American dream, 3 Day Blinds is now offering 18 month special financing to help you achieve your dream look in your home.



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Tips My Dad Taught Me About the Home

happy father's day

The modern day mother and father now comes in various forms. No longer are fathers the traditional married breadwinner and disciplinarian in the family. My family is a product of the times, where my dad and mom wore many hats and often had overlapping roles. In honor of Father’s Day, here are a few tips my dad taught me about making a home that I am forever thankful for.

Tips My Dad Taught Me School Lunch

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School Lunches

As a child I was always jealous of the kids that got to buy lunch from the cafeteria. Looking back, I am extremely grateful I didn’t have to eat half defrosted chicken nuggets every day. Thank you, Dad. Yes, my dad made my siblings and I lunches every day for school because my mom worked early in the morning and that’s just how it worked out. What I remember the most about these lunches was the little notes he would put in them with loving and encouraging words. This continued into my high school years and if I could, I would have had my dad make me lunches in college. Judge if you want but you haven’t tried one of my dad’s PB & J’s. The best part was, Dad gives not one but two gummy snacks… and if Mom asked about them, the extra was to… “share with our friends”!

Tips my dad taught me- lawn mowing


While most people hire gardeners to upkeep their landscape, my Dad to this day does it all. How my Dad keeps his lawn the greenest on block I will never know, but he did teach my brother and I how to push a lawn mower around. It was probably my least favorite summer, ever. Every two weeks my brother and I had the pleasure of taking turns on lawn duty. Looking back, I see my dad was trying to teach us discipline, hard work and responsibility around the house, all characteristics that I hope to instill in my kids someday.

tips my dad taught me comfortable furniture

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Comfortable Furniture

It is truly comical to go furniture shopping with my dad. Without fail, he always gravitates towards the biggest, brownest, most comfortable couch on the sale rack. I’m certainly not praising my dad’s eye for home decor, but rather appreciating his practical nature. If it was solely up to my Mom we would have been sitting on a designer couch that’s hard as bricks, and nothing is worse than that. With that in mind, my parents would meet somewhere in the middle between aesthetics and comfort. So thank you Dad for allowing me to come home from soccer practice and relax on a little slice of heaven after a long day.

Tips my dad taught me cleaning blinds

Clean Blinds and Widows

Now my dad wouldn’t want me to use the word obsession, but for lack of a better term, I’m going to. My dad is obsessed with cleaning windows and blinds. This wasn’t like a spring cleaning type thing, it was more like an every two weeks take off all the window screens and apply dusting spray to all of the blinds type of thing. Another one of my favorite pastimes growing up, window and blinds cleaning day! I can hear my dad now, “do you want to be sick from breathing in all that dust and all those germs? Get cleaning.”  On a serious note, thanks to my dad I now have a phobia of a cloud of dust blanketing my blinds. If you’re reading this and starting to taste the dust you’re breathing in from your blinds, check out 3 Day Blinds window treatment cleaning tips to put your mind and lungs at ease.

Tips my dad taught me- home with character

 Embrace a Home’s Character

One weekend my Mom was out of town and my brother and I were fairly young and spent the day painting on canvases outside on our driveway. When Dad went inside to watch the rest of the football game, my brother and I got creative and took the paint to the driveway. We then invited our neighbors over to join in on the fun and before we knew it looked like one of Michelangelo’s masterpieces covering the driveway. Accept our angels were depicted with dragons, leprechauns and unicorns, but same idea.

Amidst our creative paint session my father came out to check on us, I don’t recall his initial reaction but I distinctly remember him partaking in the painting activity. Needless to say when my Mom returned she was furious but my Dad somehow  was able to convince her that the art brought our house character. For one whole year I was able to brag about being the house on the street with the driveway adorned with angels and dragons. While this was an extreme incident of character in a home I think every home has a little bit of character that makes their house a home and I appreciate that my Dad embraced this.

These are just a few tips my father taught me growing up about homemaking that I will forever cherish. 3 Day Blinds wishes all the dads out there a very Happy Father’s Day!



3 Day Blinds | Memorial Day

Memorial Day | 3 Day Blinds

3 Day Blinds | Memorial Day

Source: 3 Day Blinds- Shades, Blinds, Draperies & Shutter Fabrics

Memorial Day | 3 Day Blinds Inspiration

With Memorial Day weekend upon us, it’s time for 3 Day Blinds to bring out the red, white and blue! I always love a burst of stars and stripes that pop up in home decor over the holiday weekend as people welcome summer with open arms. Inspired by Memorial Day, here are some 3 Day Blinds window treatment fabrics for shades, blinds, shutters and draperies that will add a patriotic flare to any room in your home.

This Memorial Day as we kick start summer with barbecues and baseball, let us pay tribute to those who have given their lives to protect and defend our freedoms. However you choose to spend your weekend, 3 Day Blinds wishes you a safe, and happy holiday as we honor our veterans this Memorial Day.