RF Cafe Cool Pic - IMS2011 Curtain Tiebacks

Some noted thinkers and problem solvers claim higher education helps foster "out-the-box" thinking. This might just be a prime example. Here is my solution to the need for tiebacks to go with the new bedroom curtains. While attending the IMS2011 show in Baltimore, Melanie and I each were treated to neck straps for holding ID cards. EM simulation software vendor CST provided them as part of their promotion campaign. The bright color scheme matches these curtains perfectly, and the straps happen to be just about the right size for the task at hand. There is only one window in the room, so two straps are enough.

In case your fashion sensibility is concerned that using the CST neck straps would possibly cheapen the decor, fear not. The curtains are straight off the Walmart rack. No harm done. Until such time as the bedroom gets painted and remodeled, CST gets some free advertising from the neck straps.

RF Cafe Cool Pic - CST Neck Strap Curtain Tiebacks
CST Neck Strap Curtain Tiebacks

RF Cafe - CST Neck Strap from IMS2011 (MTT-S 2011)
ID neck strap handed out at the IMS2011 show in Baltimore


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Posted July 4, 2011