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Divan beds. To valance or not to valance?

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dragonbutter · 22/03/2009 18:50

I don't do frills!

Is there an alternative to valances to cover up the bed base.

Tell me everything you know.

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RustyBear · 22/03/2009 19:47

I'm rustybear of course (see pic on profile)

But I have a badge with the MN bat on, which I have been wearing round the local supermarkets in the hope that someone will sidle up to me and mutter "Wanna buy some nice ham?"

Hasn't happened yet though...

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ShadowOfBlueTiger · 22/03/2009 19:47

snort. I clicked. and questioned.....

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nickytwotimes · 22/03/2009 19:47

Pmsl at this thread.
I'm a straight valancer myself. My Mother has frills but that's generational I suppose? I wish she wouldn't criticise my clean lines so much.

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dragonbutter · 22/03/2009 19:47

there's a thread about boilers!
how fucking dare they.
I'm doing boring tonight.
twunts.

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RustyBear · 22/03/2009 19:51

Boring threads just aren't what they used to be...

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BonsoirAnna · 22/03/2009 19:54

I have a beautiful charcoal grey linen box valence - with a matching charcoal grey linen covered bed head.

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CompareTheMeerkat · 22/03/2009 19:55

I quite like the idea of a straight valance

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dragonbutter · 22/03/2009 20:05

wow, rusty that was really dull.

you're right. mumsnet's just not the same anymore

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BathTub · 22/03/2009 20:06

Just get a plain one from John Lewis with no frills or have one made that is like a box

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StealthPolarBear · 22/03/2009 20:14

I wanna meet you all

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ShadowOfBlueTiger · 22/03/2009 20:31

Oooohh I have found the Valance for you

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dragonbutter · 22/03/2009 20:31

oh you will stealth.
one day.

can you make it to exeter next sunday?
it's a long shot i know.

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ShadowOfBlueTiger · 22/03/2009 20:31

suppose I should change out of my blue cloak.

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dragonbutter · 22/03/2009 20:34

what's with the cloak?

you don't need to hide.

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QuintessentialShadow · 22/03/2009 20:36

No, I just changed into an old name of mine to post on a thread about colour a few days back. You know, blue is the colour of the smurf.

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dragonbutter · 22/03/2009 20:38

er ok.

so, how's tricks?

i love that this thread is on most active.
like a sanctuary from all the stoopidness.

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TheMadHouse · 22/03/2009 20:39

We have a superking divan and have a box valance - no frills

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QuintessentialShadow · 22/03/2009 20:42

tricks are fine. I have tonsillitis. Snowboarder rammed into ds1 last week, hurt his leg. hows you?

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dragonbutter · 22/03/2009 20:45

thread here
things not great. very stressed.

also have a small boy with me, very whiney and not asleep. hoping for a miracle before lost starts at 9pm.

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QuintessentialShadow · 22/03/2009 20:50

off to check your thread, db. what is up with your boy? is he not well? Hope he settles and you can watch Lost.

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dragonbutter · 22/03/2009 20:50

i have no idea what's up with him.
going off to watch lost now.
night

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StealthPolarBear · 22/03/2009 21:13

Thanks but I can't! Hope you have a good time.
Night everyone, off to watch Cloverfield...am I making a mistake?!

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dragonbutter · 22/03/2009 22:57

i liked cloverfield at the pics.
but i don't get out much.

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frumpygrumpy · 22/03/2009 23:01

Valances make me feel ill. We have just bought a divan (for the first time, I'm normally a bedstead girl) and have had it covered in fabric rather than valance.

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dragonbutter · 22/03/2009 23:02

upholstered?

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