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Painting Vertical BlindsRather than buying new blinds, try painting them so that they coordinate with your furniture, accessories, and wall colors. This is a page about painting vertical blinds.


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Changing the Color of Curtains?This is a page about changing the color of curtains. When your window covering is not the right color, you may be able to dye them or add a liner to get the shade you want.


Installing Roman Shades

Finding Window Hardware for Roman...This is a page about finding window hardware for Roman shades. Finding the proper hardware to hang these distinctive window shades can be a challenge.


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Styrofoam Window Cornices?I want to make window Cornices using Styrofoam. Could someone tell me how to do it?


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Creating a Privacy Window With Starch and Fabric?Can you use the liquid starch and fabric or photos to create a privacy window treatment?


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Frugal Kitchen Window Covering IdeasWindow coverings can be purchased or made for a range of costs. Choosing a frugal solution to this decorating and privacy task can be done less expensively if you think outside the box, using repurposed items. This is a page about frugal kitchen window covering ideas.


Brown Wooden Blinds

Window Blind Color Advice?Just like choosing the color for curtains, if you choose to hang blinds, you will want to select a color that coordinates with your wall colors and furnishings. This is a page about window blind color advice.


Honeycomb (Cellular) Shades

Honeycomb (Cellular) Shade Color Advice?This is a page about honeycomb (cellular) shade color advice. Picking the right shade color for your window coverings is important for the scheme of your room.


Woman hanging a window treatment.

Window Treatment AdviceThis is a page about window treatment advice. Window treatments are an integral part of decorating a room. They also are chosen functionally based on the exposure and size of the windows.



Roman Blinds

Changing the Color of Roman Blinds?This is a page about changing the color of Roman blinds. Rather than buying new Roman shades which can be quite expensive, perhaps changing the color will suit your decorating needs.


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Alternatives to Mini-blinds?I need some cheap, easy, alternatives to mini-blinds for my home. Something that doesn't require sewing or much skill, or much money.


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What Type of Window Treatments Are Used With Plantation Shutters?What type of window treatments are used for plantation shutters?


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Renew Existing Window ShadesI wanted to change the shades on my dining room light to match my decor. I made a pattern with newspaper, transferred the pattern to fabric, added iron on interfacing for stability, used fabric glue at the seams, and glued a decorative braid at the top and bottom edges.


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Replacing Louvers on Shutters?I intend to replace the louvers from my interior shutters with fabric inserts. I will staple-gun the fabric to cover the opening but need ideas for covering the staples.


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Hanging Dorothy's Originals Curtains?How do you hang Dorothy's Originals curtains?


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Navy Curtains? usually just post MY opinion on things, but now I need YOURS! I live in a great townhouse complex, with one rule that chaps me, we have to have white/cream curtains hanging in the windows.


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Café Curtain Rods?Where can I find the cafe curtain rods with the extra long return for the bottom of the bistro curtain?


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Using Long Lace PanelsThere are so many uses for long lace panels. I have put them across the bottom of windows to create privacy, while letting in the light above. . .


Inexpensive Drapery Rods, Curtain Rod by Window

Inexpensive Drapery RodsI moved into a house and needed an extremely wide drapery rod for wide windows (over 120 inches) and they would have to be custom ordered and very expensive.


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Painting Window Shades?What about painting window shades? I am thinking of changing my bedroom comforter. The wall color will be OK but the shades will no longer work. They are decorative shades with some fringe on the bottom. Any suggestions short of buying new shades? These shades are about 45 or 50 inches wide so a bit more costly than the regular size.


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Inexpensive Fabric Ideas For Windows?I have two windows in my condo that have a small arched window at the top. I do not care for blinds, and want to do something inexpensive in fabric, any suggestions?



Bleaching Pink Organza-like Curtains

Bleaching Pink Organza-like Curtains?I have a pair of organza-like curtains that I would like to change to white. Do I do this using the bleach/water mix? Has anyone done this and had success? It's just that it's a bit of a leap of faith to try it.


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Window Blind Color Advice?We have light grey colour walls and an ocean real colour sectional sofa for our new house. Our kitchen counter top is black and kitchen cabinets are off white and our flooring is a dark colour. I am really confused which colour blinds we should choose that will look best with these colours.


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Hardware for Hanging Roman Shades?What is the name of the hardware, that is shaped like a triangle, at the top of a roman shade used to hang the shade by a nail or screw?



Window Treatment Advice?We just bought a new house and I am not much of a decorator. I need some help on what's best to put on these windows, in the kitchen and the living area. We will get a brown living room set and a brown dining room set as shown.


Window Blind Colour Advice

Window Blind Colour Advice?I just moved into a new apartment. My wall is painted green, the ceiling is lemon and off white, and the floor tiles are green. My chair is burnt orange and black. Please, what colour can I use for the window blind?


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Changing the Color of Horizontal Blinds?How do you change the color of horizontal blinds on one side? I need to meet HOA requirements.


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