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on the windows. I spent my own money on beautiful woven roll-up blinds. Love! I noticed, though, that all the cords were too long. I cut them all to a more manageable length … then I tried to roll the blinds down. The too-short cords disappeared up into the blind, never to be seen again. My husband came
came in and asked me why I didn’t cut them with the blinds already down. Well, no s**t, Sherlock! There they stayed in their crooked, diagonal, half-up/half-down state while I:1. Cried 2. Developed a swearing problem3. Went broke replacing my replacement blinds.SauveI gold-leafed the ceiling once. When
was painting shutters for my son using a spray painter. I set the sprayer down, stepped back to admire my work, caught my foot on the hose and ended up spray-painting half the contents of his garage, the driveway and myself. Haven’t used a sprayer since!dmann3268Hanging a lightweight tapestry on a rod
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probably don't have excess paraphernalia to begin with. But look for opportunities to scale down further. Sweep flotsam off tables, clear the mantel, roll up rugs and swap the gallery wall for one standout piece of art. Softer side: It's perfectly acceptable — some purists might even say desirable — to
probably don't have excess paraphernalia to begin with. But look for opportunities to scale down further. Sweep flotsam off tables, clear the mantel, roll up rugs and swap the gallery wall for one standout piece of art. Softer side: It's perfectly acceptable — some purists might even say desirable — to have
Under cabinet, it would open up storage space.
Under cabinet, it would open up cabinet space.
your lucky stars. If your own house is a little overstuffed, shifting a few pieces to the summer cottage will improve both homes at once. When picking up roadside freebies, avoid upholstered pieces (which may harbor bedbugs) and anything that may contain lead (like old painted furniture), especially if
vacation homes in mind, most of them are applicable to primary residences as well. If you’re ready to make some easy-breezy changes for the season, then rolling up the rugs, repurposing a few hand-me-downs, editing your furnishings down to a spare look, removing upper kitchen cabinet doors and following the
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enclosure. “I bought a couple of wooden dowels from the hardware store and used staples and double-sided tape to attach the fabric,” she says. “I rolled it up with some hemp string I had on hand and suspended the curtain rod with a screw on either side, secured to the wall with wall anchors.”
Dona Rosene Interiors
Uptown High Rise
where she scooped up the coffee table, and to Crate & Barrel, where she found a floor lamp that was in stock. Finding a rug that would lighten up the dark wood floors was a big challenge. Over at the clearance — that is, in-stock — section, Rosene found a so-so plaid rug rolled up. Plagued with doubts
Luckily for her, she ran into some workers taking down the rug you see here to schlep to the clearance section at that very moment. She snatched it up before they could make a step toward the clearance area. "This was one of many miracles that happened in putting this place together," she says. Striped
John Hall Homes
Custom Residence in the Reserve of St. Charles
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Taking stock of your supplies shouldn't take long, and you will know what you need (or don't need) more of before the holiday shopping rush begins. Roll up gift wrap and store it in a drawer or in a tall basket. Keep ribbon, gift tags and tape together in another container or drawer.
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you are doing (I'll be the first to admit that I really need to clean my office!). This office has all the right organization features: cubbies for rolled up plans, paper storage, cord control accessories and open shelving to show off treasured items. There's nothing wrong with showing your personal side
Traditional Dining Room
STEP 1: Buy your waxFirst things first, we’re not talking about rolling up sheets of beeswax here (although that can be a fun activity with kids). You need to purchase wax from a reputable supplier. This usually comes in flake form.
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