Fit to Be Tied: Vintage linens can sometimes be too delicate to use for their intended practical purposes. But they can shine as cheery Christmas decor. Hang your favorites (cute aprons or fun towels) as window treatments for the holiday season. Editor's Tip: Avoid hanging special linens in direct sunlight to prevent fading.
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Slice up a inexpensive bamboo blind and glue the strings in place to prevent unraveling. Next, staple one edge to a narrow board; secure this to the top of the window. Roll several inches of the blind around a thick dowel and hold up with pretty fabric bands.