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Pamela Blunt on Dec 24, 2018
I use rice paper and other handmade papers from art stores. I put them on all of the lower windows of my double hung windows in our bedroom and den. The upper widow lets in plenty of light and the rice paper lets in a soft filtered light. I just use a dab of hot glue in each corner and they have lasted for years. We have two windows in our bathroom to. I used a more opaque paper on the bottom pane and half way up the top pane, creating a design. The paper has leaves integrated into it which match the color of the walls. Occasionally I have to get out the glue gun to redo a corner, but this happens less than once a year. If I want to change the look, the paper is easily removed and a razor blade removes the glue from the glass. Maybe I will take photos and post a turorial! The paper comes in a large size and runs about $3 a sheet.
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Rejane Parizeault Ballard on Feb 25, 2019
Yes please do
Jacquie Jacque on Mar 30, 2019
Pamela, where have you found that rice paper is most cost effective? I love your idea as it's natural, soft light can filter through and one can block unsightly views-
Thanks in advance!
Karen Kay Babineaux on Feb 25, 2019
I'm going to try the lace and cornstarch on my front door Wagonwheel window but might use watered down Elmer's glue for bathroom because of the moisture.
Susan Prendergast on Oct 25, 2021
Don't use glue; it's a chore to get it off
Plz let us know about the rice paper! Was wondering if Parchment paper could be glued to windows??
Would it give the same affect??