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Citizen-Times (Newspaper) - July 8, 1964, Cedar Rapids, IowaYoung marrieds can save on first Home furnishings by planning ahead furnishing your first Home need t flatten your Bank account completely suggests professor Janet k. Smith who is teach ing a new workshop on family housing at the state University of Iowa this summer. Improvising with in expensive furnishing that will tide you Over and can be used later in less conspicuous living areas will give you and your pocketbook time for choosing and financing Good pieces you can enjoy living with through the visiting Protessor at Sui this summer or. Smith is on the faculty of Washington state univer sity. Two foam rubber slab sofa Beds together will Cost about half what a moderately priced sofa costs and will be More flexible in use now and later. Wege shaped Bol sters will narrow them for sitting. A porch Rug or and inexpensive rag Rug Over a Good Quality Rug pad has a luxurious feel. The pad if in a regular size will Al casual or outdoor furn iture will work very Well for the first living room and is in style indoors at present. Later you can fit it into recreation room or children s room. Be Ware of shiny Chrome plated breakfast room pieces since they Are too obtrusive anywhere she advises. Foam rubber slabs Al so make comfortable chair or sofa. Cushions and look attractive when covered by Fabrick which you can fold around them and Baste securely in the newer polyurethane foam is less expensive but also less resilient for use in cushions. It is very Light and so May give trouble by sliding about. Upholstery on donated or sofas can be reconditioned with scrub on or Spray on color and a medium dark Dye will give a Rich texture to on hand material with an undesirable pattern. Buy a Good bed Springs and mattress for the Mas Ter bedroom and put them on an adjustable Metal years dr.1 Smith advises. Ways be usable. Place for temporary use. Frame with casters or on a flush door a smooth door without panels with screw on legs instead of spending a lot of Money on a Bedstead at first or. Smith suggests. Making your own curtains is a substantial Money Saver. Be sure not to skimp on fullness and they will look attractive. Even the cheapest fabric Hung two or three Hundred percent full will look Lux urious or. Smith says. Sheets in the new deep tones Are excellent As All purpose curtains in Many rooms. She adds Point ing out that nothing bet or than a Sheet it needs few seams hems to become a Tain. Make your own a kind accessories sue As Wall hangings la bases and shades Anup desk items. The Cost o accessories often Seei outrageous yet you them to give to your Home or. Observes. Short Cuis such As mosaics or decorative made by following num i Bers or formulas. M Morris paint color buy now and save. Spectacular sayings s 00 valued with each every Gal of top Quality exterior or Interior Orris paint Purchase i i i i i m n super Satin mor Lite new one coat Latex example Bur 4 Gallons get 4 brushes Effie i Morris paint Quality control mom. company a Quality Laboratory by 13 Ihmud and by Jred . . Ii your Olik. C or for amid and up Jolt. Him Public in our in to ii Poi lbt. It ii . Our Over 14 . Our , o it find who Morrii Flint .xcluilv.ly. Mellow Lustre it wet master painters Guarani de the finest Oua Money can buy e jul i fan us wed Oil Rorn mom or co luf Coo k. Satin enamel wa5haili Fox t years i. K.1 25 Morris ugh Row Morris paint Kel Tor Pant decorating hot St. So paint decorating 32lflrstst. 363-2073

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