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jabuti Fri 11-Jul-08 19:41:17

hi there,

we are traveling with out little one in august, for the whole month. she does like her room quite dark. does anyone have any suggestions about a good portable blackout shade they bought/made?

thank you!

Macdog Fri 11-Jul-08 19:43:35

When I was on night duty I used a black bin bag over the window, certainly a cheap and cheerful option grin

MadamAnt Fri 11-Jul-08 19:46:33

Tin foil also works well apparently. I've not tried it though.

missblythe Fri 11-Jul-08 19:48:58

I've got 2 metres of blackout lining that I bought from a fabric store, and coupled with a pair of bull-dog clips, some masking tape and a bundle of clothes pegs it has blacked out the morning sun's evil rays in many a holiday home!

Fizzylemonade Fri 11-Jul-08 21:13:05

I haven't got this personally although I shall be getting it shortly but have read rave reviews about it on here.

baa baa black out blind

I have in the past pegged a dark blanket to the curtains but the baa baa goes onto either the window or the upvc frame.

jabuti Sat 12-Jul-08 19:51:02

thank you so much for all the tips, i ended up buying baa baa black out blind after giving it some thought smile

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