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Re: curtains


Yes, I know but good grief - 1000 bucks for curtains?   I'm sorry, that's
outright robbery.

On 2/25/09, Jesse Bell <justjess01@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Mini blinds are not the same as curtains.  You can have mini-blinds, and
> still need or want curtains.  I have mini blinds on my windows, and
> curtains
> as well.  The thick fabric of the drapes help keep the cold and hot air
> outside.  I can't afford to replace all of my windows right now, so until
> then, drapes and heavy curtains can keep me a bit warmer in the winter and
> cooler in the summer.  Drapes/Curtains can add color and style to your
> room. And the old fashioned mini-blinds are huge dust collectors.  My
> allergies revolt against that.  The mini-blinds I have are the honeycomb
> fabric kind that you can vacuum easily and they are better insulated.
> (too much info?)
>
>
>
> On 2/25/09, Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Two words for ya girl - mini blinds!!
> >
> > On 2/24/09, Theresa G. <macycat3@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > No- you are right.  It is insanely priced.  If you sew and want simple
> > > drapes then make your own.  JoAnn fabrics regularly has 30-40% off
> sales
> > on
> > > their home decorator fabrics.  You can save a small fortune.
> > > Theresa
> > >
> > > Donna wrote:
> > >
> > >> Although I haven't shpopped for drapery is some time, I am livid with
> > the
> > >> current pricing.  Ok, I am cheap.
> > >>  So it is normal to spend close to a thousand dollars for front room
> > >> drapery
> > >> and shades?  Granted there are 5 windows (3 in the bay area and 2 on
> the
> > >> side
> > >> walls) but.....none are large windows and this isn't custom made stuff
> > or
> > >> even
> > >> high end fancy things.  Just talking a scarf and side panels.  I see
> > they
> > >> are
> > >> driving the price up by selling each side panel seperate (what
> happened
> > to
> > >> both sides being in the same package??)
> > >>  Anyone shopped for this type stuff lately?  Any thoughts or comments?
> > >>  Donna
> > >>
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> > Kemp TX
> > zone 8A
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Kemp TX
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