Instead of using the old mini blind slats, hand sew small plastic rings to the places where the slats above have their holes. Thread the mini-blind string through the rings and tie at the bottom ring. OR glue/sew pockets using add'l liner fabric to hide slats. See PureOfFaith.blogspot.com in favorites.
Cute Letter Wreath!!!! Cut peices of cloth into long skinny peices and pin them to a styrofoam wreath and buy a letter and paint it ANY color and hang it in the middle and hang it on your door for EVERYBODY to see!!!