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  1. Coupons
    Use this printable coupon at Dollar General stores to get 50% Off all Home Decor items, Housewares, Kitchen, Bed Pillows, and even Sheets & Rugs. I found mine about 3/4 of the way thru close to the end. Free Printable Coupons, Online Coupons & Coupon Codes | Coupons.com
  2. Home Decorating
    well I'm halfway there so far Ive laid every room in the basement in tile and 2 rooms on the main floor now just the dining room and living room then its up to the loft to do the bedroom and restroom there -we have 6 fur children-fur ball,buddy,gomer,baby,harley and baby and one wolf-morning...
  3. Home Environment
    Just wondered what you use on rugs to keep them smelling fresh and clean? In this rented house we only have rug in the setting room down stairs. Industrial rug at least 20 years old. Next month Ill steam clean the rugs with the rental machines, but today I just used baking soda for 2 hours on...
  4. Just Tips
    1. Act Fast 2. BLOT – NEVER RUB 3. Clean stain - Edge to Center 4. Do Not SOAK 5. Pat and Fan Dry 6. Brush Pile You have to move fast when spills happen, which means you should keep a little box containing the following close at hand at all times: dry cleaning fluid, club soda, cotton cloths...
  5. General Chat
    I'm talking the ones that are too big to put in your washing machine. I would LOVE to hear some ideas on what to do. If it were summer I would probably just hose them down with cleaner and hang to dry but I"m CLUELESS. Dry cleaners?? Industrial washing machines?? Do they have those??
  6. Home Decorating
    We are soon going to be changing to laminate flooring and I'm looking to see what type of throw rugs I'll be getting. Can't wait.
  7. Hobbies
    Not something I would try but would be a very frugal, recycling thing to do... http://to%20www.homesteadweaver.com/plastic_instructions.htm
  8. Home Environment
    I know this is a weird question. But I have half moon rugs in my kitchen. They get really dirty. The vacuum doesn't get it all nor does the broom. I hate to continue washing them every week. I was wondering if I could beat them and they would get cleaner. Does anyone do that anymore??? LOL!
  9. Home and Family
    Area rugs are great for frugal decorators. They are extremely versatile, and serve many purposes. They can start off in the living room, move to the Family Room or Bedroom, and eventually end up in the garage or an indoor/outdoor room. Unlike wall-to-wall carpet, which is best kept in a neutral...
  10. Needle Arts
    Dee, I remember you mentioning you did some type of throw rugs or something for the floor. I would love to do something simple for the kitchen. Would I double or triple yarn to do it? What stitch do you use? dc? or did you do something more elaborate? Did you add a border or fringe? rectangle...
  11. Needle Arts
    I picked up this craft this past week end and I'm "hooked." Sorry I couldn't resist:toothy: Really it is very easy and i think it will be a inexpensive craft. I thought they would make good gifts.
  12. Sewing
    I thought these were cute coasters... http://www.sew-whats-new.com/projects/mugrug.shtml
  13. Hobbies
    I was wondering if anyone here has made a rag rug? I see them in stores all the time, usually in a lot of colors in each rug. They are generally inexpensive, but I wanted to perhaps make one for myself...maybe from srcaps or torn up clothes? I have gone to a web site...I think it was Rugmakers...
  14. Homesteading and gardening
    Here you go. This site has a wealth of knowledge and patterns galore. http://www.netw.com/~rafter4/article.htm
  15. Home Decorating
    do you have an area rug or decorative accent rugs throughout your home? I normally have accent rugs in the kitchen and in heavy traffic areas, but currently I only have an entryway rug. :eek: Note to self, put this on wishlist for spring. :D
  16. Hobbies
    who does ragrugs or braided rugmaking? http://www.netw.com/~rafter4/1932braids.htm http://greenlightwrite.com/braidedrugcraft.htm looking for help making one. link, books?
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