We bought our new to us house because we fell in love with the openness and light.
However, there comes a time when you have to cover the windows if you want any privacy,
and if you don't want the direct sun to damage your furniture and fade your flooring.
After looking at other options and getting some bids,
I ended up ordering these custom woven wood shades from J.C. Penney's.
They filter the direct sun when it is shining on the south side of the house but still let in the light.
At night they give us privacy, but not as fully as you would want in a bedroom or bathroom.
For those rooms the blinds would need to be lined.
Then last week, I found these drapes at Homegoods!
My object was to accent the windows, not cover them,
so all I needed were the two pair.
I hung them high and wide, and let them pool onto the floor, as I've read is the correct way.
The high and wide part was easy, but the pooling on the floor part is a challenge for me,
and I'm often fussing with them trying to get them to look just right.
Here's a photo of the other side of the room so you can envision the room as a whole.
It's fun to see things come together bit by bit.
I'm also pleased with the great prices found at J.C. Penney's and Homegoods,
as window coverings can be ridiculously pricey.
(I'm not advertising for or affiliated with these stores.)
Well, it's almost Friday, friends!
Have a HAPPY, HAPPY Friday
a safe and BLESSED weekend!
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