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What are some design ideas for a wooden window screen?

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Some design ideas for wooden window screens include using them for jewelry holders and embroidery or as room dividers and artwork. You can also upcycle them into garden and plant barriers.

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You can transform a wooden window screen into a jewelry holder by refinishing the wood frame to match the room's decor and hanging it on the wall or attaching it to an easel. To hang the jewelry, hook the earring backs through the mesh or attach bracelets and necklaces via craft hooks glued to the screen.

You can also use the screen as an embroidery screen. Depending on the size of the mesh weave, you can add fine stitching or colored fishing line to turn it into a piece of art work. Another option is to use the screen for seasonal decorations. You can wire shells and driftwood onto it during summer, attach autumn leaves for the fall and adorn it with ornaments during the holidays.

Finally, you can also use wooden screens for more practical purposes, such as making several of them into a room divider, by attaching more than one together through a series of hinges. It can also shade young plants or protect them from pests.

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