We happen to live right on the main road and our bedroom looks out over a parking lot. Makes for a lot of closed curtains, even during the day! Which means a lot less light. That is something I just can't tolerate... especially this time of year. So, I had read somewhere (years ago) of a way to make opaque window screens with contact paper and window cleaner.
See what I mean? Not enough light.
Add a screen...
I was lucky enough to find some contact paper that had some scalloped texture to it, but was still clear.
So, here's how you do it.
~Take your contact paper and (before peeling off the backing) measure it to fit the window.
~Spray the window with a lot of cleaner; really soak it.
~Immediately place the paper, sticky side first, onto the window and slide it into place.
~Use a credit card to smooth out the bubbles in the paper.
There you go!This removes easily, even after months of being there!
Ooooo.....also wanted to tell you that I've got a new Valentine in my etsy shop:
It's a Harp Seal holding a heart.
You've gotta go see him!
I shared this post at the following linky parties: