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interior of your home Well. jump on and join the lrself decorating gene- decorating has scene with a is trying it. You can your home for a lot less ever imagined we all know the of thrift today. decorating has y more impor- companies have ways to help you "fashion look" you want and faded rooms. offer more home patterns than ever such items as decorative pillows, dust ruffles, quilts, closet accessories. have become as to the interior of your are to your wardrobe. plain, white sheets. and unattractive improved. You can now buy the same great colors, textures and prints that were once available only to professional designers. Or, in today's economy, why not start with sheets and toweling now available in colorful new prints, stripes, plaids and solids. And whether you sew a lot or are just a beginner, you can start with a small project. Pillows or pillow covers are easy and do so much to freshen up that tired room, The next pillow you make, why not try one of the new iron-on flexible fabric fasteners instead of a zipper. They are real timesavers, easy to apply with the heat of an iron and can be cut to any length desired without weakening their ability to perform. They are colorfast and can be either laundered or dry cleaned. Another sewing project that is easy to do and will create a whole new decorator look for your bedroom is a new coverlet from a recycled, old. faded quilt, Just take two sheets {one smaller than the home accessories have size of the bed} and machine-stitch i :':!: :: ~ of the most important them together on three sides. Brighten your bedreom with decorative pillows mad new e~ms in the stores toda . forming a large pillow case. Iron-on :o,m ~'accessory,, has taken oYn your fabric fasteners to the fourth coverlet. They are easy to sew and fun to make. Try e~ a~,,=... It" ; _..P'~. has become the side for the closure and insert the time-saving "Seotchraate" Iren-On FleMble Fabric Faete~ev= P, ia~that help to make our quilt. Presto, a new coverlet for in place of hard-to-fit zippers. tnem~kl- y mavariety of styleYs quilt. Why not add a dust ruffle to ~.O.:.~OoO4.~,OOOOO4~.~oOoOO-:.~.OOO.'.-O.'..OOOOOO~ ,. ~ o tmuspread in great your new coverlet? You can make it ~" ~ .-- "~ ...2 ~xvares, or even towelseasily by using the iron-on n't's ~hin clrs Whateverbe~ .,- . fasteners. , *~'omeyglveyour home a Just use your imagaination. Take ~ l~IO]~ ;d~] d(E~dooo _Am, n lOOk." advantage of time-saving sewing ~ ~. rpri~ fro" .L ~. bri~r-h "~.Jl-YOm~lf de- tips and in no time at all those tired ~l~gS Re place hroo~ ave been greatly lease on life.rems of your home will have a new ! ltke ' to ! economically with 24-inch a porch into an room can be economical waw needed livin,, s- "- , 5 pace mat has beCOme the porch floor, roof and one the house. All that in the , and install .... If a porch by a "YOurselfer. the costs can be Wood Products Careful Planning When d . Project at ealer's, discuss gra~eeSab~ framing ~e to use a grade for part if not and save on the of lumber needed. putting the pacing framing together, space the studs at 24-inch intervals instead of the traditional 16 inches. In that way, less framing lumber will be needed. Stud, s placed at 24 inches on center results in framing that is entirely adequate and is accepted by the Federal Housing Administra- tion and the Veterans Administra- tion when used in accordanee, with FHA Minimum Property Standards. Labor costs for installing wall insulation can be reduced by as much as one third over the narrower spacing, because 24-inch wide insulation batts are available to fit snugly between the studs. When windows are designed in modules to fit between the studs. the need for jack studs and cripples is reduced. Whether you enclose a porch yourself or call in a professional, the use of western framing lumber spaced at 24-inch intervals results in tangible savings in the cost of materials, time and labor. :{ Uttle-used parch into an enclosed year-round room way to avoid overcrowding. Since a porch has a floor, roof and one wall, a competent should be able to handle the job of filling iv of O acm?addtn, insulation and windows. The saving in I~_ substantial. By using a less expensive "u n8 lumber and by spreading the studs at 24 eel ceuter instead of 16 inches, a homeowner can mJdltlmtal aavlnp in labor and material coe~. P0intbg "dos and don'ts" DON'T paint when the temperature is below 50 degrees Paint doesn't flow easily at low temperatures. DO use good paint It flows easily and smoothly, costs less in the long run because you save time and labor. DON'T try to paint outside when its foggy or damp - paint won't last on wet surfaces.DO test paint for dryness before applying a second coat. DON'T paint over paint that has cracked or peeled. DO use good brushes and supply yourself with the many aids available.., they'll make the job go a lot faster. Oeui g tip -:Start with ouo of the most : ~ indnstrial-,J!reagthcle~rmr.I~flute it" difficult tasks and tackle all that with anything from one to five parts built-up grime and grease, in theof water depending upon jsut how kitchen. Make a clean sweep of grimy your kitchen is. Rinse with every washable surface by water then wipe dry with a clean sponging on a good strong sponge or a cloth. Let us design and install a beautiful and efficient kitchen the way you want it, to fit your needs ltAost people are not aware that. we also stock the relieving items at 10 to 20% be/ow list price: Formica and Formica tops -- Vanities and marb/e tops - Senks of all lands - Faucets, fancy or plain - Sink Fittings - Ventilating hoods, all colors and sizes - Hinges - handles - Tappan appliances. RT. 5 NEAR SAND FORK Tel. 462-7464 TOllr SOUTHERN STATES Seed Fertilizer. Feed, Farm Supplies, Lawn Et Garden Eq pment. Aluminum Siding? Additions? New Construction? Roofing? Fed up with HIGH Prices? YOU NEED ME/ Box 84 Auburn, W. Va. 26325 No OMigation Pb. 349.2573 /'he Glenville Democrat/Pathflnder 9 LUMBER INSULATION HARDWARE COMPLETE SUPPLIES LINE OF SOUTH BETWEEN BULDING SUTTON SUPPLIES 6ASSAWAY Deluxe Latex Wall Paint -- Easy To Apply -- Tools Clean up in Water -- A Quality Paint gal. "OUR BEST" Interior LATEX WALL PAINT 0 HWI Mr. Friendly "'Stop in Today" We've Got All Your Home Improvement Needs Interior- Exterior G loss E namet MERC: 927-4101 Our HOME IMPROVEMENT CATALOG For Your Home Improvement $3.88qj. OHW~ Glenville IIIII [ I 6RAHTSVILLE @ 0 U,J ENT SPECIAL . HOME IMPROVEMENT SPECIAL HOME IMPRovEMENT SPECIAL HOME IMPROVEMENT SPECIAL HOME IMPRovEMENTS)