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How to make use cornstarch to update windows

Lace covered windows are a super chic way to add some interest to a room without spending a ton of money. Plus, it can create a sophisticated privacy shade if you have neighbors close by.
This project looks much more complicated than it actually is. All you'll need is a window you'd like to cover, lace and cornstarch. No kidding! It really is that simple, and it can be done in less than 20 minutes. Alright, let's get started!
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Materials for this project
-lace (enough to cover the window)
-2 tablespoons of cornstarch
-2 tablespoons of cold water
-1 cup of boiling water
Tools for the project
-bowl for mixing
-whisk
-tape measure
-sharp scissors
-paintbrush
Instructions
1. Make the cornstarch paste
In a medium sized bowl, mix together equal parts of 2 tablespoons of cornstarch and 2 tablespoons of cold water. Then add 1 cup of boiling water. Whisk together to create a paste.
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2. Measure and cut the lace
Use a measuring tape to cut the lace to the correct length of the window you'll be covering. You may need a few pieces of lace to completely cover the window.
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3. Paint the window with the cornstarch mixture
Using a paintbrush, cover your window in the cornstarch paste in an even layer.
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4. Attach the lace to the window
Using your fingers, press out the lace so it lays smoothly against the window pane.
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5. Paint more of the cornstarch mixture on top of the lace
Paint another layer of the cornstarch paste on top of the lace to secure it to the glass.
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6. Let it dry
Let the paste dry, and there you have it - a beautiful lace covered window!
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Do you have a window you'd like to cover in lace? Share this article with any friends who would love this simple yet classy DIY project!
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