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The 7 Problems To Consider In Choosing The Right Curtains

The 7 Problems To Consider In Choosing The Right Curtains

Choosing the Right Curtains Updated Sep 25, 2019 | By Bev Fidler   Choosing The Right Curtains – What Do You Need To Consider? We use our curtains, blinds and shutters every single day. We open them in the morning while half asleep, absentmindedly adjust them to...

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Classic Blinds & Shutters Showroom Newcastle

Classic Blinds & Shutters Showroom Newcastle

Unsure whether plantation shutters are suitable for your home? Want to see the look and feel of the curtain fabric before you choose? Visit the Classic Blinds & Shutters Showroom on 154 Parry Street, Newcastle West. View the full range of our products, styles,...

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How To: Clean your Blinds and Shutters

How To: Clean your Blinds and Shutters

How To Clean your Blinds and Shutters Updated Sep 25, 2019 | By Bev Fidler   Have you recently invested in brand new blinds and shutters for your home? Do you want your window coverings to stay looking fresh and clean? As manufacturers of high quality, locally...

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Design Advice: Trends of Winter 2017

Design Advice: Trends of Winter 2017

Design Advice: Trends of Winter 2017 Updated Sep 25, 2019 | By Bev Fidler   With a chill in the air and the darker evenings upon us, it’s time to review the trends for autumn 2017. Classic customers love our Aluminium Plantation Shutters – we love hearing from...

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Dual Roller System: Combining Sleek Style with Privacy

Dual Roller System: Combining Sleek Style with Privacy

Dual Roller System: Combining Sleek Style with Privacy Updated Sep 25, 2019 | By Bev Fidler   Offering both practicality and style, a dual roller blind system is the ideal window treatment for those wanting a simple yet private way of life. Layering a beautiful...

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Overwhelmed by your New Build or Renovation?

Overwhelmed by your New Build or Renovation?

Overwhelmed by your New Build or Renovation?Updated Sep 25, 2019 | By Bev Fidler   Whether you are selecting new fixtures, choosing your colour scheme or attempting to remain within your budget, building or renovating your home can be a very stressful process. We...

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Meet our new member of the team – Ross Stringer

Meet our new member of the team – Ross Stringer

After plenty of lengthy discussions and management meetings, our owners, Bev, Stephen and Ginny, have decided to appoint an Operations Manager who will oversee the future growth of Classic Blinds and Shutters. We met with Ross, our new Operations Manager, to discuss...

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Industrial Metallics

Industrial Metallics

Metallic fabrics, fixtures and fittings have been around for a long time, however the appreciation of the modern industrial aesthetic has ignited a flame within designers around the world. A recent trend is to utilise metallic fabrics in window coverings.

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How To: Window Coverings in Kitchens

How To: Window Coverings in Kitchens

Window Coverings in KitchensUpdated Sep 25, 2019 | By Bev Fidler   Kitchens truly are the centre of the home… An area where children raid the fridge, homework is spread over the benchtops and water is splashed everywhere. In this sense, it seems obvious that the...

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When Practicality meets Style…

When Practicality meets Style…

When Practicality meets Style Updated Sep 25, 2019 | By Bev Fidler   For a long time, roller blinds have been overshadowed by their shuttered siblings, and their true potential has not been realised by the masses. For such a simple and clean design, the roller...

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Using Prints with a Purpose

Using Prints with a Purpose

The new wave of minimalism and ‘less is more’ is preventing bold prints from achieving their true glory. Whilst there is always a place for simplicity and functionality within the home, creating a warm and comforting environment can be easily achieved through the use of bold colour, prints and textures.

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Classic Plantation Shutters and MacDonald Jones Homes

Classic Plantation Shutters and MacDonald Jones Homes

Plantation Shutters and MacDonald Jones HomesUpdated Sep 25, 2019 | By Bev Fidler   Plantation Shutters in McDonald Jones Display homes McDonald Jones has been in the building business for 30 years. Since the inception of McDonald Jones back in 1987, they have...

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