Aug 23, 2010 at 11:40AM
Rather than fussing with exposed glass doors, maintain privacy with a straight floor-to-ceiling panel hung next to the bed.
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One wide roman shade is a streamlined way to cover a large bay window.
For full coverage, combine café curtains with a shade – one that rolls up using gingham ribbons and bows is especially sweet.
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A traditional kick pleat valance loses some of its formality when rendered in lime green fabric.
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For a lush window treatment, mix patterns and let the panels pool generously on the floor.
Bamboo blinds provide a textural backdrop for a plush upholstered bed.
Layering sheer curtains over wooden blinds leaves you with many ways to filter light and heat.
Matching fabrics in a small attic space makes it feel extra cozy.
A single panel of toile loosely tied to the side is a romantic touch in a French-inspired bathroom.
Simple sheers allow lovely leaded-glass details to take the spotlight.
Hanging two curtains of different weights in front of one another lets you adjust coverage depending on the time of day and amount of light.
Pretty blue and white panels pick up on the ceramic ceiling light’s delicate pattern.
A trimmed valance and tassel tiebacks add flair to already dramatic drapes.
Sculptural finials can be easily switched out to achieve different looks.
Pleated drapes create a strikingly feminine frame around the crib in this nursery.
Though balloon shades run the risk of looking precious, you can avoid this by sticking to a crisp, clean check.
Tie curtains in the middle for a clean draping effect that subtly balances angular furniture and geometric motifs.