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Instructions for making a mock roman valance

This is a very popular style valance, that works with any size window.  I like to hang mine about 4" above the window and make it aproximately 4" wider than the window (including frame). If you have curtains, you will want to adjust the width of the valance to accomodate them.  The finished length can be anywhere from 10-16", depending on the height of the window.  A good rule of thumb is to have your valance aprox 1/5th the total length.



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Added by Nicolette MacCallum on January 17, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Organic Fabrics – What are They and Why Should We Use Them?

Organic Fabrics – What are They and Why Should We Use Them?



By Nikki MacCallum, NikkiDesigns



We are all familiar with the term “organic” when it comes to food. But do you know what it means for a fabric to be organic? And why should we care?



In the first part of this series I would like to talk about one of the world’s largest crops that we are all familiar with, cotton. We have long been told of cotton’s many benefits and we assume because it’s natural, it…

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Added by Nicolette MacCallum on November 21, 2010 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

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