My French Mother-in-Law recently exposed me to some great French crafting & decorating resources including the online women's magazine Journal des Femmes. Now my French isn't that great, but fortunately with all the great step-by-step photos, I can easily follow the Journal de Femmes' tutorials. One of my favorites is "Relooker un Store Bamboo" or Makeover a Bamboo Shade:
Incroyable! Get the step-by-step tutorial (in French) here. Need translating? Post a comment or send me an email! Merci beaucoup Danielle!