Here is good tutorial for you https://www.remodelaholic.com/diy-lace-privacy-window-covering/
Stephanie: maybe this will help
here are how to videos https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=DIY+cornstarch+lace+windows
How to get ants out of my house
Hi Angie, I use combat ant killing bait strips. Killed them in a couple of days. Haven't seen any since.