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Old 06-28-2016, 06:59 PM   #1
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I painted the window!!!

A couple of the windows on my 75 Sovereign looked really bad - solar film between the panes had flaked off and settled at the bottom of the window. I was scared to take them apart and clean them out, so we decided to do this instead!Click image for larger version

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Old 06-28-2016, 07:14 PM   #2
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Old 06-29-2016, 05:31 AM   #4
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That is very clever, and really lovely.


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Old 06-29-2016, 01:05 PM   #5
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Smile Window privacy

Wanted privacy on the bottom window in the bathroom of our 2016 FC. Made a mixture of 1/4 cup cornstarch and 1/2 cup water. Then added this mixture to 2 cups of water. Cooked until syrup consistency. Made a pattern of the window and cut a piece of lace to size of pattern. Spread cooled mixture with a paint brush on the window, put lace in prepared window (can slide the lace easily for placement), then brushed more mixture on top of the lace. This will harden, but is not permanent. Can be removed if you decide to not want this anymore. No one can see in during the daytime. Still pull shade at night.
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Painting on Windows

You have far too much time on your hands!! Can't tell if you are bragging or complaining! Ha!
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Old 06-29-2016, 05:02 PM   #7
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Thumbs down Privacy window

Trying to help those who would like sunlight coming into their bathroom during the day and still have privacy. If helping is bragging-so be it.
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Wanted privacy on the bottom window in the bathroom of our 2016 FC. Made a mixture of 1/4 cup cornstarch and 1/2 cup water. Then added this mixture to 2 cups of water. Cooked until syrup consistency. Made a pattern of the window and cut a piece of lace to size of pattern. Spread cooled mixture with a paint brush on the window, put lace in prepared window (can slide the lace easily for placement), then brushed more mixture on top of the lace. This will harden, but is not permanent. Can be removed if you decide to not want this anymore. No one can see in during the daytime. Still pull shade at night.
Also very clever, and I consider it sharing your creation with others....which most of us do in various areas of these forums.

Would love to see a picture of your window.


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Very nice solution.
Could also use window film for us less artistic. Would also let in light.
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MissingLink5 - sorry if you feel it was bragging, certainly not intended to be. I realize I have very little artistic talent - my 11 year old daughter did most of the window painting and I thought it looked much better than the flaked off solar film.
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I painted the window!!!

Silver Hawk - I tried the film, even putting it on the inside and outside of the window, but you could still see the flaked solar film.
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2fromtexas - I would love to see a picture of your window!! That sounds like a great idea!!!
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Inside photo with sunlight coming through window. On outside slight sight of pattern if you come right up to window and try to see inside. But cannot see in. At night if light is on I think you would see someone's shadow. Hope pic comes out. Not too good at this!
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That is beautiful, and girly!

I love it!

I might try something like that on the window in the cargo door, as there is an unattractive little curtain to stick up there, but hard to keep it in place after all these years.

One does need something over that window in a campground at night.

I have some lace curtains in an ecru color that would probably be perfect for this.

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