How important is it to line a window treatment?

January 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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The answer, in one word, is: very! You may incur some additional cost, but a lining will actually extend the life of a window treatment. An additional lining layer gives a finished valance or curtain a professional appearance, increases insulation (both sound and temperature) and helps light- to

How do I use sheets for home decor projects?

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Use sheets anywhere in the home–not just the bedroom. They make colorful seat covers, place mats, table runners, window treatments, decorative pillows, padded headboards, table skirts and more. Sheets usually offer a large fabric piece at a lower price than purchasing fabric by the yard.

Railroading Cross Stitch

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Railroading is not usually mentioned in home decor books. However, knowing what it is and how to use it effectively can save you both time and money. Railroading is an optional cutting layout. Basically, the lengthwise fabric grain (threads that are parallel to the selvage) will run horizontally

Tips for Senior Citizens Dating

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If you are finding it difficult to enter the dating scene after a long time, or you find yourself single after a long life of marriage, you may want to see what tips for senior citizens dating you can find. Dating can be very stressful, from trying to look your best and wanting to impress your

Fuel Efficiency Tips

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Simple tips for fuel efficiency that will lower your fuel costs and will also help to make the planet green Avoid Excessive Idling The more you spend time on car idling, the more fuel you waste. Larger cars typically expend more gas at idle than do cars with smaller engines. By reducing car

Kitten Training Tips

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– Cats and Kittens have pretty short attention spans, and low boredom thresholds. Keep lessons short and interesting – and always try to end on a positive note. If you are doing free feeding your kitten stop doing this.forcing a feeding schedule has two main benefits: it increases

Kitchen Cleaning Tips

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A cup of vinegar in your mop water will give your floor a shine. Add a few tablespoons of vinegar to dishwater to cut grease and leave your glasses sparkling. Burnt pans are a breeze to clean. Coat the bottom of pan with baking soda and add enough water to cover. Let stand for 3 hours, then

How to Mark Kids Clothes

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The Proper way of Marking Kids an Children Clothes Instead of writing your child’s name on clothing to tell who’s jeans (socks…underwear…etc.) are whose, use the dot system. Mark the clothing with permanent marker in a discreet place… One dot for the biggest kid

How to Stop bathroom mirrors from fogging

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. To keep your bathroom mirrors from fogging up, apply a small amount of liquid soap to a dry washcloth and wipe over mirror. Take another washcloth and rub till no more soap is on the mirror. My husband loves this since he shaves after getting out of the shower. Some sites also suggest using

Grocery Shopping Tips

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# Arrange coupons by aisles in the supermarket and save time. # Clip shopping list to the cart with a clothes pin, so you can find it easily. # Don’t buy items just because they are on sale, you may never use them. # Instead of using a calculator, just round off each item to the nearest

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