Few Window Treatment Solutions for Tricky Spots
If your exterior doors are paned, consider adorning them with a single drapery panel on the hinged side. When you want more privacy, simply pull the panel completely across. If the one-sided look doesn’t fit your space, however, simply hang another panel on the other side, leaving room for the door to open and close without restriction.
For an extra-cozy and stylish look, flank recessed bench windows with a designer combo of woven shades and short-length curtain panels.
Wall of Windows
If your sunroom or other living space is lined with walls of large windows, consider installing small groupings of high-hung drapery panels at intervals around the room. Close them for privacy and light control or keep them open for uninterrupted views.
Roman shades mounted on the outside of the frame are a great choice for windows that swing out, like the shallow casement windows in this sun-filled master bathroom. Don’t love the look of shades? Drapery panels hung high and wide are also a good fit.
Window Behind the Bed
Easy to clean and classically stylish, plantation shutters are a great choice for windows that are hard to reach, like those situated behind a headboard. For a more dramatic look, flank the window with floor-length drapery panels
Two sets of floor-length drapes (four panels total) hung at each end of an extra-long curtain rod frame the french doors in this chic dining room. When the doors are closed, the curtains can be pulled all the way across for privacy and temperature control.
Give a plain bay window a designer boost by installing outside-mount Roman shades on each window and flanking the bay with flowing drapes hung to the ceiling.
For windows with shallow trim or an odd shape, cordless shades mounted outside the frame add a pop of style without blocking light. Finish with a chic valance to elongate the look of the window