This is a really great DIY site. This article is about making your home more energy efficient DIY style - but there's tons of stuff. Built in book cases, DIY furniture - everything. Will pin now and check out later
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.
the secret for a glove-tight fit for trim corners is a coped joint. with this technique you can even make complex crown moldings fit without leaving gaps. because inside corners are rarely square, simply butting two mitered pieces into the corner almost always looks lousy. the only foolproof method for great-looking inside corners is cutting a coped joint. this age-old carpenter