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Nutmeg Venetian blinds

How to choose Wooden blinds

for your living room

avatar of Tara Hall

by Tara Hall

Product Innovations Expert

Find out more about the wide choice of wooden and faux wood blinds available for your living room. Choose a colour, texture, slat width and finish to suit your lifestyle and budget.

The natural beauty of wood enhances your living space and complements every style of décor. Choose from our beautiful selection of natural wood and soft painted shades and create a look that’s all your own.  Here, we talk you through the options.

Wooden blinds

Our wooden blinds have a beautiful soft grain that is naturally warm and welcoming. They are available in four slat widths to suit different sized windows and to give you flexibility to manage the amount of light that filters through each slat. Choose from a range of warm wood tones, or pick out one of our special finishes or painted shades.

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Blinds in white satin

White and cream living room schemes are always popular, and our range includes wooden blinds in shades of white, cream and ivory. For a bleached wood effect, choose Limed White and for a shabby chic style, it’s got to be Provence White. For a pristine, all-white scheme opt for Purity.

Tape it

All of our wooden blinds can be accessorised with coloured tapes for a personalised look. From bold, contrasting colours, to zebra stripes and geometric patterns, choose a tape that picks up an accent colour from your living room wallpaper, carpet or sofa for a coherent scheme. Alternatively, choose a coordinating colour for a textured feel.

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Layered looks

Team your wooden blinds with curtains for a cosy layered look that gives you real flexibility at the window. The wooden slats give you daytime privacy while still allowing generous amounts of light to filter through. At night, when you want a snug feel, close your curtains for an extra insulating layer. Here we’ve combined dark wood tones with ochre curtains for a rich and sumptuous feel.
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Faux-wood blinds

We also produce a range of moisture-resistant faux-wood blinds that are ideal for lounge-diners or open plan kitchens with a sitting area. Available in a range of natural and painted finishes, these blinds perfectly combine the good looks of a wooden blind with the practicality of faux-wood materials.

Take a look at our faux-wood blinds

Find a style you love

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Get your groove on with gorgeous geometric Roller blinds from our spring/summer collection. 

- Groovy geometrics
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Petal power

Give your home some petal power with fabulous floral Roller blinds from our new spring/summer collection. 

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- From tots to teens
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- Get the most from the coast
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Be inspired by our design ideas for bay windows.

- Bay windows
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