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Tea Towel Curtains

Dress your windows quickly and smartly with tea towels turned into cafe curtains. Simply clip drapery rings to the top edges of the towels, and thread the rings onto a curtain rod. If necessary, trim the towels to length and hem … Continue reading

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Mini Makeover: Curtain Edition

Hanging sheers behind heavier window treatments. They offer privacy for transitional moments in the early mornings and late afternoons, “when we’re not quite ready to pull the curtains,” They can also filter light the rest of the day.

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Decorating

Those days cast the die for my get-on-with-it attitude toward decorating. I hate to throw decent things away. I value things with a history and try to fold them into my clients’ projects. I love windows with curtains, lots of … Continue reading

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Within Reach

Over time, my husband taught himself how to repair every part of our 1919 Foursquare Oregon home. The kitchen was last in our prolonged renovation. When my husband, a recreational property developer, saw his business evaporate in 2008, he finally … Continue reading

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Green Clean: Window Tracks

Your vacuum probably has attachments for cleaning cervices, but they may not be useful in every situation. A great DIY solution? Use a toilet paper or paper towel tube. Tape one to end to your vacuum hose, then flatten the … Continue reading

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