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DIY Curtains and Window treatments with Vintage Linens – Part 2

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        Lovely large windows need lovely window treatments.  One perfect way to do this is with antique French sheets.  Often these gorgeous monogrammed linen sheets (they can also be cotton or a linen cotton blend) have amazing monograms.  Sometimes we even have pairs.  Or sets of 3 or 4.  But they are […]

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DIY Curtains and Window treatments with Vintage Linens – Part 1

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        Image Source: Marie Claire Idees Via Pinterest   PART 1 – CAFE CURTAINS and SMALL CURTAINS Window treatments and curtains are important for any home, but they can also be very costly – even the generic, ‘plain vanilla’ type sold in large stores.  And never mind the custom-made draperies and blinds. […]

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Mangles, Mangle cloths and Curtains

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Mangles and Mangling machines What is a Mangle: A mangle is a mechanical laundry aid, consisting of two rollers connected by cogs that are used to press linens flat. The original version was intended as a rinsing device, to wring out as much water as possible, but before long this use was replaced by the […]

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