These affordable black-out blinds might be designed for children, but they're ideal for all ages

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These stick-on black-out blinds are the key to good sleep (Getty)
These stick-on black-out blinds are the key to good sleep (Getty)

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We’re just as excited about the beginning of spring as the next person: warmer weather, not leaving work in the dark and the appearance of dainty pink blossom everywhere.

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However, the idea of lighter mornings is a slightly trickier one for anyone who doesn’t have shutters or iron-clad blinds.

Waking with the sun sounds like a peaceful, romantic action in theory, but we’re not on a yoga retreat in the mountains and we’d appreciate getting as much shut-eye as we possibly can before tackling our inevitably long to-do lists.

So, how do we achieve the long, restful sleep that winter allows us, in the warmer months?

With stick-on, black-out blinds, of course.

Perfect for anyone who struggles with the light pollution in their city, has a bedroom that looks out over street lights, night-owl neighbours or young children these top-rated blinds simply suction on to your window.

Buy it: The Gro Company Stars and Moons Gro Anywhere Portable Blackout Blind with Suction Cups | £19.99 from Amazon

To create a completely dark environment simply to attach the fold-away blinds to the window with the suction cups attached.

They are also easy to resize depending on the shape of your window and can be taken with you on-the-go via their handy travel bag.

The black-out blinds have received almost 4,500 reviews on the shopping website, with shoppers vouching that they helped control heat in the room as well as effectively keep light at bay.

One relieved parent commented: “I bought this for my toddlers' bedroom; I didn't want to make holes in the walls of my apartment hanging curtain rods and liked the idea that this sticks directly to the glass, leaving very little space for the light to leak through.

“We also travel/sleep away from home often and thought it would be helpful to be able to take it with me. It went up easily and blocked out the light nearly completely.”

While another customer claimed the blinds had helped her get “better quality of sleep”.

What are you waiting for you? Peaceful slumber awaits.

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