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Get the Look: Pre-Painted Bamboo Blinds

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Remember those bamboo blinds that I hand-painted last summer for my mother’s patio? Yesterday, I stumbled upon bamboo blinds with a similar style pre-painted on them at World Market. It is available in warm colors (red, orange and cream) and a cooler palette (blue, green and yellow). And even better, they cost less than what I paid for each of the original unpainted blinds.

I can’t vouch for where the bamboo came from or whether the difference in price is due to a difference in quality (although reviewers at the site say they’re good quality for the price). However, if you want a look similar to what I achieved, but don’t trust yourself to paint the design personally, these are a great alternative.

Why It’s Green:

  • Made of bamboo

Price: $29.99

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I am a graphic designer by trade who has a strong passion for interior design and doing what we can to protect the environment. This blog and my other site, Green & Gorgeous, are my ways of giving back to the Earth.

4 Comments

  • Mallory
    August 24, 2010 at 12:01 pm

    These are really cool! We had some plain bamboo blinds like this at our old apartment but I love how fresh and fun these are with the designs! (I don’t know if my boyfriend would approve, however, of something as girly as flowers. Maybe for my office…)

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  • A McKay
    August 24, 2010 at 4:22 pm

    Beautiful treatment of it – love the pattern! I have some old bamboo blinds that need some life in them – I’m totally going to try this!

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  • Susie M
    August 27, 2010 at 6:59 pm

    The prepainted designs are pretty but I think the ones that you hand painted have a warmer homey feel to them. It is probably because your design has a relaxing simplicity to it while the other one is kind of busy with a lot going on.

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  • roxipaintgirl
    September 2, 2010 at 9:56 pm

    I would have never thought to paint bamboo blinds but I love the look… especially the ones you made by hand!

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