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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

riday, Septer ber 6, T074

Page Six-B THE MICHIGAN DAILY ~ridoy, September 6, 1974

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'ut your creativity to, work
and give your room,
apartment, or home a face -
lift. Follow these low .=cost
steps toward your home's
transformation while adding
utility and flair.

25 Economical Steps Toward
Your Humble Abode

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BRICK 'N' BOARD COFFEE TABLE
Stack up bricks or blocks (sorry, not available
at Meijer) and lay a sheet of plywood across
them. Stain and finish the wood or simply tack
on vinyl or an upholstery fabric. 3/4"
PLYWOOD

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11. HANGING
ROPE SHELF
Start by attahing two support strips
to the ceiling and anchoring the
suspension ropes thire. Follow by
cutting your shelves uniformly and
drilling holes 1/2" in diameter, equi
- distant for all corners. Finally,
thread the rope and anchor it to
each corner of the shelving by
pounding a long nail into the edge
and through the rope.
ROPE AND PLYWOOD . HOME
IMPROVEMENT DEPT.

WOOD - HOME IMPROVEMENT DEPT.
FABRIC - DOMESTICS DEPT.

7. END TABLE
- WINE RACK
Build a four - sided cube from boards and
stack within it sections of black or white
plastic drainage tile. Be sure you build the
cube to fit the tile. The results...an ingenious
addition to any room.

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BOLD WALL
HANGING
ADD COLOR AND CONTRAST
TO NEUTRAL 'WALLS.
Simply cut out a section of cotton fabric
and mount it on a lightweight wood frame.
A bold design will yield spectaular results.
FABRIC - DOMESTICS DEPT.
WOOD - HOME IMPROVEMENT DEPT.

8.

POSTER PARADE

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RAIL 'N' BRACKET
A popular and easy way to fill a
wall with shelving. Use unfinished
boards or prefinished shelves in
various colors.
HOME IMPROVEMENT DEPT.

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2. DRESS A WALL 3. DECORATOR
.. KNIK-KNACKS IN ALL
FORMS, SHAPES AND COLORS ASH TRAYS

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A selection of colorful ash trays will add a
special touch to any table or shelf surface.
Suspend one by the couch. Various prices.

Meijer has posters galore! They
incdude black light types,
celebrities, opart, animals and
photographic art. For a super
special effect, buy two alike and

paste them up as a vertical mirror
image on a door.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES DEPT.

EMBROIDERY KITS
Put a bit of yourself into the decor with in
embroidered wall picture. Fun to make, it's
an item you'll be especially proud to display.

GIFTS & LAMPS DEPT.

DOMZESTICS DEPT.

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GLASS
JARS
Any kitchen will be enhanced by
this glasswork. Purchase by the set
or use just one as an attractive
candy jar. Various sizes and shapes.
GIFTS & LAMPS DEPT.

YOURSELF.
HANGING
LIGHT
FIXTURE
You can make this
3 Sattractive hanging lamp
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Choose a plastic light
Spanel and cut it into
RIGHT-LINE four equal pieces. Glue
the pieces together and
SHEIN U NITSadd small squares of
lELVUINGJ UNITS cork in a checkered
Get organized...Purchase pattern. You'll find the
fy number of these free stan. needed hardware in the
ing or wall mount shelving Electrical Department
nits. All steel construction. including the decorative
andsome silver shelves and swag chains.

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For notes, photos, and other things.
decorative and extremely useful.

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HOME IMPROVEMENT DEPT.

osts with a pebble groin finish.

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