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Duck Egg Songbird Blackout Roman Blinds
  1. Features and benefits
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  1. Features & qualities

    An eye catching and practical alternative to curtains, our Songbird Blackout Roman Blind is available to buy online now.

    Bring the outside in with this delicately embroidered blind

    Our gorgeous Songbird blind will add vibrancy and a touch of class to any room in your home. With detailed song bird embroidery, this blind will give your room a vintage inspired edge with a warm neutral background which is sure to complement your home interior or colour palette. This durable blind has been specially designed to keep light out of your room with its blackout backing, and is also helpful for keeping your room cool during hot days and warm during winter months as it provides thermal insulation. Complete with all the fixtures and fittings for added convenience, this roman blind is easy and hassle-free to install.

    Child Safety – Read more about blinds and child safety in our Blinds Buying Guide.

    All cord safety devices must be installed and used as directed in the manufacturer’s instructions.

    Please note that our Roman blinds cannot be cut down in size.

    Please note: This product is subject to stock availability.


    • Blind type Roman blind
    • Brand Dunelm
    • Colours available One colour available in Duck Egg (Blue)
    • Composition 85% polyester, 15% linen
    • Lining Blackout
    • Material Synthetic
    • Pack size One blind with fixtures
    • Pattern Patterned
    • Sizes available Drop 137cm (54”) x Widths available 91cm (36”), 122cm (48”), 153cm (60”), 183cm (72”)
    • Style Patterned
    • Washing instructions Sponge clean
  2. The delivery options available to you at the checkout may vary according to other items you purchase within the same order. Unfortunately, you are unable to select more than one delivery method per order.
    In some instances, we will despatch your order in several parts, you will be notified of this when you checkout.

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Reviews

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

Duck Egg Songbird Blackout Roman Blinds
 
4.1

(based on 39 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive design (38)
  • Easy to install (26)
  • Ensures privacy (21)
  • Easy to control light (13)
  • Retracts easily (13)

Cons

  • Difficult to operate (13)
  • Flimsy construction (4)
  • Hard to install (3)

Best Uses

  • Blocking light (23)
  • Accenting windows (20)
  • Privacy (19)
  • Room overhaul (14)
  • Regulating temperature (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (29), High-end shopper (7)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Love my blind

By Strawberry

from Surrey

About Me High-end Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Control Light
  • Easy To Install
  • Retracts Easily

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Accenting Windows
    • Blocking Light
    • Room Overhaul

    Beautiful new addition to a bedroom especially with matching cushions etc.

    • Product Quality:
    • Excellent
    • Value for Money:
    • Good

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Nice

    By Andi

    from Aldershot

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Install

    Cons

    • Difficult To Operate

    Best Uses

    • Privacy

    Poor design of pulley cord as it sits behind the blind and is therefore not easily operated. But overall the blind is nice.

    • Product Quality:
    • Excellent
    • Value for Money:
    • Good

    (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    The cord is useless !!

    By Cars

    from Livingston

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Ensures Privacy

    Cons

    • Difficult To Operate

    Best Uses

      To lower the blind, you have to pull the cord to the left, as the cord is on the right hand side, this means you have to have your hand behind the blind! Not a good design!

      • Product Quality:
      • Poor
      • Value for Money:
      • Poor

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      First class item

      By Main man

      from Portsmouth

      About Me Budget Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Room Overhaul

        Lvly roman blinds excellent value

        • Product Quality:
        • Good
        • Value for Money:
        • Excellent
         
        4.0

        excellent blinds

        By thomas's mama

        from chesterfield

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Easy To Control Light
        • Easy To Install
        • Ensures Privacy
        • Quality Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Accenting Windows
          • Blocking Light
          • Privacy
          • Regulating Temperature
          • Room Overhaul

          We have roman blinds at the hall windows and a full curtain at the front door.

          Excellent design and appearance

          I have not had any problems with the product

          • Product Quality:
          • Good
          • Value for Money:
          • Good

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          REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

          Duck Egg Songbird Blackout Roman Blinds
           
          4.1

          (based on 39 reviews)

          86%

          of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

          Pros

          • Attractive design (38)
          • Easy to install (26)
          • Ensures privacy (21)
          • Easy to control light (13)
          • Retracts easily (13)

          Cons

          • Difficult to operate (13)
          • Flimsy construction (4)
          • Hard to install (3)

          Best Uses

          • Blocking light (23)
          • Accenting windows (20)
          • Privacy (19)
          • Room overhaul (14)
          • Regulating temperature (3)
            • Reviewer Profile:
            • Midrange shopper (29), High-end shopper (7)

          Reviewed by 39 customers

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          4.0

          Balanced feedback

          By Jp065672

          from Fareham, hants

          About Me High-end Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Easy To Control Light
          • Easy To Install

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Privacy
            • Room Overhaul

            A good product that is part of an extensive range in the same pattern.

            Service and delivery comments:

            We had to order from a store 25 miles away, as it was not available on line or at our local store. We were advised to reserve and collect as inter store deliveries can take up to 8 weeks, which i regard as hopelessly inefficient and unacceptable. That being said, the customer services assistant could not have been more helpful and sent a voucher for in store purchase to covert petrol costs...i cannot fault that. The voucher arrived very promptly, and the blind available straight away, again I cannot fault that. However the inter store exchange arrangements fall way below the standard of those i have encountered, except perhaps for those shops that do not offer it at all...that was the only thing that spoiled what could have been excellent service.

            • Product Quality:
            • Good
            • Value for Money:
            • Good

            (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Good quality and value for money

            By cardlematters

            from Suffolk

            About Me High-end Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Easy To Control Light
            • Easy To Install
            • Ensures Privacy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Accenting Windows
              • Blocking Light

              Bought three of these and matching long curtains. They have really upgraded the feel of the room

              • Product Quality:
              • Good
              • Value for Money:
              • Good

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Not a good product

              By Norfolk Housewife

              from Norfolk

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design

              Cons

              • Difficult To Operate
              • Flimsy Construction
              • Hard To Install

              Best Uses

              • Accenting Windows

              I bought this roman blind to go along with curtains of the same design. I followed instructions which were quite difficult to understand and had to go back to the store to ask how this blind attached to the fittings. I was shown and came away full of confidence that I could put this up. This I did but .... when I pulled the cords the whole blind came tumbling down. I rang the store again and spoke to the same assistant who showed me how to fix it and was told that it was probably faulty and to take it back to exchange or have a refund. I decided to have a refund and have curtains instead to match the ones I already have. I would NOT recommend this product. On the plus side I cannot praise Dunelm staff enough for their good customer service and will continue to use your company.

              • Product Quality:
              • Fair
              • Value for Money:
              • Poor

              (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              love the design

              By phuketlady

              from telford

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Easy To Install

              Cons

              • Difficult To Operate

              Best Uses

              • Accenting Windows
              • Blocking Light
              • Privacy
              • Room Overhaul

              Bathroom window. Love the design and colour. Doesn't lower and retract evenly.

              • Product Quality:
              • Good
              • Value for Money:
              • Good

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Lovely fabric

              By Mrs Bee

              from Surrey

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Easy To Control Light
              • Ensures Privacy
              • Retracts Easily

              Cons

              • Difficult To Operate
              • No Choice Of Control Side

              Best Uses

              • Blocking Light

              The product was bought to control bright sunshine when dining. This is perfect for that. Would have liked a choice of right or left blind pulls so it would be easier to operate and we would not have a pull in the middle of the window (bought two blinds to have individual control).

              • Product Quality:
              • Good
              • Value for Money:
              • Good

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              Duck Egg Songbird Blackout Roman Blinds
               
              4.1

              (based on 39 reviews)

              86%

              of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

              Pros

              • Attractive design (38)
              • Easy to install (26)
              • Ensures privacy (21)
              • Easy to control light (13)
              • Retracts easily (13)

              Cons

              • Difficult to operate (13)
              • Flimsy construction (4)
              • Hard to install (3)

              Best Uses

              • Blocking light (23)
              • Accenting windows (20)
              • Privacy (19)
              • Room overhaul (14)
              • Regulating temperature (3)
                • Reviewer Profile:
                • Midrange shopper (29), High-end shopper (7)

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              4.0

              Songbird roman blind

              By Songbird

              from Stafford

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Easy To Install
              • Ensures Privacy

              Cons

              • Difficult To Operate

              Best Uses

              • Privacy

              Difficult to close blind as cord goes behind fabric rather than in front, so have to pull blind forward

              • Product Quality:
              • Excellent
              • Value for Money:
              • Excellent

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Beautiful - boutique hotel style

              By Shoey

              from surrey

              About Me High-end Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Easy To Install

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Accenting Windows
                • Room Overhaul

                I used this in my master bedroom on two windows , I was looking for a quality materiel to achieve a boutique hotel style, I also bought the cream and duck egg duvet set and they look great together .Love the finished look !

                • Product Quality:
                • Excellent
                • Value for Money:
                • Excellent

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                The jury is out on this product

                By Mobo

                from Basingstoke

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Easy To Install
                • Ensures Privacy

                Cons

                • Difficult To Operate
                • Does Not Retract Level

                Best Uses

                • Privacy

                Used in a study at the front of the house to achieve privacy when the room light is on.
                More practical than curtains.
                Control chord behind the blind makes it difficult to drop the last quarter.
                Blind does not fold evenly on raising. Needs more fiddling with the chords with no guarantee of success.

                Service and delivery comments:

                Delivery and condition excellent

                • Product Quality:
                • Average
                • Value for Money:
                • Average

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Beautiful fabric

                By MBM

                from Bristol

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Easy To Install
                • Quality Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Accenting Windows
                  • Blocking Light
                  • Privacy
                  • Room Overhaul

                  This blind really finishes the bedroom with an elegant look

                  • Product Quality:
                  • Excellent
                  • Value for Money:
                  • Excellent

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Lovely

                  By Nats

                  from Bedfordshire

                  About Me High-end Shopper

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Easy To Clean
                  • Easy To Install
                  • Ensures Privacy

                  Cons

                  • Difficult To Operate

                  Best Uses

                  • Accenting Windows
                  • Blocking Light

                  The control to move it up and down doesn't work very well so have it half up most of the time.

                  • Product Quality:
                  • Good
                  • Value for Money:
                  • Excellent

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                  REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

                  Duck Egg Songbird Blackout Roman Blinds
                   
                  4.1

                  (based on 39 reviews)

                  86%

                  of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

                  Pros

                  • Attractive design (38)
                  • Easy to install (26)
                  • Ensures privacy (21)
                  • Easy to control light (13)
                  • Retracts easily (13)

                  Cons

                  • Difficult to operate (13)
                  • Flimsy construction (4)
                  • Hard to install (3)

                  Best Uses

                  • Blocking light (23)
                  • Accenting windows (20)
                  • Privacy (19)
                  • Room overhaul (14)
                  • Regulating temperature (3)
                    • Reviewer Profile:
                    • Midrange shopper (29), High-end shopper (7)

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                  3.0

                  Nice design - poor quality construction

                  By Dunelm newbie

                  from High Peak

                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design

                  Cons

                  • Difficult To Operate
                  • Flimsy Construction
                  • Hard To Control Light

                  Best Uses

                  • Blocking Light
                  • Room Overhaul

                  As other reviews see pin holes through blind but not too much of a problem.
                  Blind does not pull up very evenly .
                  Blackout lining makes blind heavy and to attach to wall 3 brackets supplied but for the 5 foot length I had to purchase 2 more to make the blind feel secure.
                  Header rail bent on unpacking- still useable but not good quality control- to return would mean a 25 mile round trip.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Prompt delivery

                  Yes first one in good condition but decided to swap for next size up so this review relates to 5 foot size

                  • Product Quality:
                  • Average
                  • Value for Money:
                  • Average

                  (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Gorgeous Blinds

                  By ck1

                  from Leeds

                  About Me High-end Shopper

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Easy To Control Light
                  • Easy To Install
                  • Ensures Privacy
                  • Quality Construction
                  • Retracts Easily

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Accenting Windows
                    • Blocking Light

                    The product is much better than I expected for the price I paid and very easy to put up. Really pleased with them, the colour and quality are lovely - would definitely buy curtains and blinds from Dunhelm again.

                    • Product Quality:
                    • Excellent
                    • Value for Money:
                    • Excellent

                    (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Badly made

                    By notimpressed

                    from Bristol

                    About Me Midrange Shopper

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Easy To Control Light

                    Cons

                    • Difficult To Operate
                    • Hard To Install

                    Best Uses

                      The material was of a really nice quality but the pattern was the wrong way for both blinds I bought. One was 90 degrees anticlockwise and one was 90 degrees clockwise!

                      The bars came out of their pockets and so the pull cords got caught in them.

                      The pull cords are behind the blind and very difficult to reach. You have to pull the blinds up and out manually to reach the pull cords - very frustrating.

                      They weren't made straight and looked bad once they were pulled up.

                      Sad, because they had the potential to be really stylish, quality blind. I am a complete novice but made a blind for my daughters bedroom and it was incredibly difficult. However these are professionally made and don't come anywhere near the one I made.

                      I also have lots of holes now where the brackets used to be - so not best pleased that I had to take them down. Dunelm did give me a full refund and collected the blinds though.

                      • Product Quality:
                      • Poor
                      • Value for Money:
                      • Poor

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Lovely Blind

                      By vickip875

                      from Coventry

                      About Me Midrange Shopper

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Easy To Control Light
                      • Easy To Install
                      • Ensures Privacy
                      • Retracts Easily

                      Cons

                      • Difficult To Clean
                      • Difficult To Operate

                      Best Uses

                      • Accenting Windows
                      • Blocking Light
                      • Privacy
                      • Room Overhaul

                      Gorgeous and good quality fabric, blackout really does blackout. Easy to install. Unlike a previous review there are no pinholes of light coming through so they should consider returning as perhaps they are unlucky and have a faulty item. The only fault I is when you close it, it doesn't gather neatly you have to faff a bit to make it 'pretty' and it's very difficult to pull down at night the cord is set in a few inches so hard to get to and only comes down a little at a time which is a real shame. Having previous experience of Roman blinds though I suspect this is just a widespread design fault.

                      • Product Quality:
                      • Good
                      • Value for Money:
                      • Average

                      (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Beautiful colour and material

                      By DIY Girl

                      from London

                      About Me Budget Shopper

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design

                      Cons

                      • Hard To Install

                      Best Uses

                      • Accenting Windows
                      • Privacy

                      I bought this blind for my main bedroom to complement an existing colour scheme. As a big fan of natural fabrics and subtle colours t was exactly what I was looking for.

                      Blind is very well made (though I would echo other reviews with the mild annoyance at having to reach behind the blind to pull the cord) and lovely thick material, but the fixings are very fiddly and not of great quality. It's fine to install but I had to use my own screws as my screwdriver ate the poor ones provided in no time and one of the fixings bent whilst I was clipping the blind into it. It would be much easier just to have hinged end pieces into which to slot and click the top rail as all my other blinds have done. As a reference this took about 20 minutes of fiddling, moved on to another room and blind after - up in five.

                      That said - LOVE IT!

                      • Product Quality:
                      • Good
                      • Value for Money:
                      • Excellent

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                      REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

                      Duck Egg Songbird Blackout Roman Blinds
                       
                      4.1

                      (based on 39 reviews)

                      86%

                      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

                      Pros

                      • Attractive design (38)
                      • Easy to install (26)
                      • Ensures privacy (21)
                      • Easy to control light (13)
                      • Retracts easily (13)

                      Cons

                      • Difficult to operate (13)
                      • Flimsy construction (4)
                      • Hard to install (3)

                      Best Uses

                      • Blocking light (23)
                      • Accenting windows (20)
                      • Privacy (19)
                      • Room overhaul (14)
                      • Regulating temperature (3)
                        • Reviewer Profile:
                        • Midrange shopper (29), High-end shopper (7)

                      Reviewed by 39 customers

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                      (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Love love love

                      By Poppy

                      from Wles

                      About Me Midrange Shopper

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Easy To Install

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Accenting Windows

                        Bought this for my new bathroom & looks fab everybody comments on it love it

                        • Product Quality:
                        • Excellent
                        • Value for Money:
                        • Excellent

                        (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        2.0

                        Poor construction

                        By Disappointed Deirdre

                        from Norwich

                        About Me Midrange Shopper

                        Pros

                        • Attractive Design
                        • Ensures Privacy

                        Cons

                        • Flimsy Construction

                        Best Uses

                        • Blocking Light
                        • Privacy

                        The rating of two stars is purely for the quality of the material which features a pretty design and good quality black out lining. However, the construction of the blind is very poor; when creating pockets for the mechanism to go, the pockets were not sewn in a straight line making the overall look of the blind incredibly wonky and not horizontal (how the blind should hang). Also, it seems as though the blind has been sewn with a very blunt needle as when in darkness, you can see the light streaming through these holes where the needle has not glided though easily. I would not recommend to anyone interested in buying a quality constructed blind as this is not what you will be buying. I am extremely disappointed in the poor quality of this product to which I will never be purchasing any more products from this retailer again.

                        • Product Quality:
                        • Poor
                        • Value for Money:
                        • Fair

                        (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Duck egg blackout blind

                        By Tico

                        from Glasgow

                        About Me Midrange Shopper

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attractive Design
                        • Quality Construction

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Accenting Windows

                          As soon as I saw a it i wanted this blind for my spare room.
                          I booked it online and collected in store.
                          Was really surprised at how dark the background is, it looks a whole lot paler online.
                          I still wanted it though despite being slightly disappointed in the background colour.
                          It looks lovely in the room which is being done up just now so I can't say whether the blackout works well or not yet.

                          • Product Quality:
                          • Good
                          • Value for Money:
                          • Good

                          (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Beautiful Blind

                          By sharon

                          from Wiltshire

                          About Me Midrange Shopper

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Attractive Design
                          • Easy To Control Light
                          • Easy To Install
                          • Just A Bit Fiddly
                          • Retracts Easily

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Accenting Windows
                            • Blocking Light
                            • Room Overhaul

                            Brought for our Bedromm it looks fab

                            • Product Quality:
                            • Good
                            • Value for Money:
                            • Good

                            (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Lovely, quality blind

                            By Karen

                            from Essex

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Attractive Design
                            • Easy To Control Light
                            • Easy To Install
                            • Ensures Privacy

                            Cons

                            • Cord Pull In Wrong Place

                            Best Uses

                            • Accenting Windows
                            • Blocking Light
                            • Privacy
                            • Room Overhaul

                            The only fault is that the cord pull is under the blind which is a bit awkward but other than that extremely pleased with this purchase

                            • Product Quality:
                            • Excellent
                            • Value for Money:
                            • Excellent

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