Good Questions: Blocking Out Light Between Rooms?

Good Questions: Blocking Out Light Between Rooms?

Gregory Han
Dec 1, 2008

My fiancé and I moved into a fabulous, tiny apartment a few months ago. He's in grad school for architecture and I work from home for a company on the east coast. This means that while I'm up uber-early to hit 9am EST, he's up super late working on his designs. There are these gorgeous French doors that separate the living room/office from the bedroom. Currently we have nothing covering the glass, but we're in dire need of something to keep the light from passing through to the bedroom while we're working so that the other one can sleep, and I'm not thrilled with the idea of curtains...

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I'd like to cover the glass with either fabric or paper of some sort to maintain the structure of the doors, while blocking light and adding interesting detail. Whatever sort of glue we use to attach the material will need to be (fairly easily) removed when we move out. Has anyone taken on a similar project? Does anyone have ideas for what sort of material to use behind the glass and how it should be attached? Any advice would be much appreciated.


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