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Woven Wood Blinds

Woven wood blinds provide a natural wooden look, with window shades made in bamboo, rattan, and other materials.

If your preference for the fittings on your windows is blinds then there are a variety of both styles and materials from which to choose. While man made options such as vinyl and plastic are common, many people prefer a more natural look. Wood can be a good option for this and woven wood blinds can be a good choice for your windows.

Woven wood blinds are also commonly known as matchstick shades or bamboo shades and they are commonly available. They are usually produced using flexible wood or grass materials, with bamboo being a common option. However other materials are also used and these can include rattan, grass cloth, sisal and reeds to name a few. This can provide a rustic appearance in your home and if you find a natural, country look appealing then they can be a good choice. Depending on the type of material used to make the blind they are available in a variety of shades and this can range from lighter to darker tones.

As the material used to produce woven wood blinds is fairly flexible they can be produced as a roller blind or can fold up and down in a pleated style. The slats do not open and close as with some blind styles and you can either have the window uncovered by raising the blind or completely covered by lowering it. While they can be used indoors, the natural material also makes them suitable for outdoor use and they can be installed on patios or gazebos to provide some shade from the sun as well as a little privacy.

Woven wood blinds are a common style and this means they can be found in a variety of locations. The internet can be a good place to check out for the largest selection from which to choose and online stores such as Blinds Galore, Blinds Wholesale and Shades Shutter Blinds are retailers to consider. They have a range of shades and materials on offer from some of the top manufacturers such as Bali, Graber and Levolor.

If you prefer shopping in person, woven wood blinds can also be found in bricks and mortar stores. Home furnishing stores are the best place to look with Bed Bath & Beyond being one of the retailers that has blinds on offer. Department stores are also an option with stores such as JC Penney having wood blinds in a woven style available.

Wood blinds in a woven style can be an affordable option to choose with prices starting at around $30. An example of this is the Bonaire Woven Bamboo Shades from Bed Bath and Beyond. The price for these is dependent on size with the smaller examples costing around $34. These are produced from 100% woven bamboo and can provide your home with an attractive, natural look. However as the size of a window increases so will the cost of the blind and prices can rise into the hundreds of dollars.

If your preference is for a natural look in your home then woven wood blinds can help to create this. They are an attractive style which can be purchased for an affordable cost and this can make then a good option for your home.