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jjdesignkloos
December 23, 2012 in Design Dilemma
Any ideas for this room/window? thanks!
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Marcia Moore Design
White plantation shutters would be a great look for this room. Shutters create a classic, clean, uncluttered feel to any room. They provide interest, easy exterior viewing and privacy when needed. Unlike a patterned fabric treatment, they coordinate with virtually any style, so you can buy new furniture without worrying about coordinating with existing styles and colors.
December 23, 2012 at 5:30am   
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Anish Motwani Associates
hey

paint the window wall dark color - brown or green or any good wallpaper

Go for nice silk curtains
for more ideas - pls check my ideabooks
regards
December 23, 2012 at 5:32am     
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karengretchin
Long panels from ceiling to floor on both sides of the window that go to the walls on either side.
December 23, 2012 at 5:47am     
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Maison Pompeii Antiques and Interiors
I love the vibe in this room. I would do a tailored roman shade hung from just below molding or ceiling using a great retro inspired fabric. Panels to the floor will be overwhelming I think. Remove small table in corner and get something cooler mid centuryish
December 23, 2012 at 6:09am   
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jjdesignkloos
Thanks lpmenache! The vibe here is modern bright fun! The ceiling is angled--8' on right to 9' on left--so I don't know where to start the window treatment.
December 23, 2012 at 6:53am   
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charleee
I would look for a wild and crazy area rug, then pull some color from it for a roman shade: [houzz=Knight Frank LTD]
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December 23, 2012 at 7:08am     
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Dytecture
Lots of potential for this room.


December 23, 2012 at 7:09am     
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groveraxle
Ooh, yes! What Dytecture said.
December 23, 2012 at 9:04am     
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Dytecture
LOL groveraxle ... that seems to be my latest sayings.
December 23, 2012 at 9:08am     
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Maison Pompeii Antiques and Interiors
Start the roman shade 7 inches from the 8' height.. I like the idea of a cool rug as well.
December 23, 2012 at 10:02am     
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jjdesignkloos
lpmenache--and then would you keep the width the same as it is no? I love the idea of a cool rug also--except with the kids' dining habits!
December 23, 2012 at 2:10pm   
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groveraxle
jeanjjk: get a rug like the one in Dytecture's photo and then tell the kids they can only have spaghetti till their dining habits improve.
December 23, 2012 at 3:58pm   
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Maison Pompeii Antiques and Interiors
Yes let the shade be the width of the window outside molding. You can get some great looking modern rugs cheaply at Loes, Home depot target etc so you dont have to worry about the kids.
December 23, 2012 at 4:08pm   
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Maison Pompeii Antiques and Interiors
actually 2 -3 inches on either side of the window openning now that i look at the picture again.
December 23, 2012 at 4:10pm   
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Lkristine
Here is a link to some curtain panels that would look great in here. Especially since it seems like an area rug wouldn't work for you right now, this would be a great way to add a fun pattern. I would paint the walls too if you can..... I would use the "Spa" colored panels. http://www.overstock.com/Home-Garden/Contemporary-95-inch-Highlife-Curtain-Panel/6130539/product.html
December 23, 2012 at 4:38pm   
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jjdesignkloos
thanks people! i like the ideas of the bright coloured rug--and they do love spagetti! Thanks again re. the window treatment--because of the angled ceiling and no window mouldings, I didn't know how to start.
December 23, 2012 at 4:40pm   
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Maison Pompeii Antiques and Interiors
besure to post a pic when you have made some changes
December 23, 2012 at 8:13pm   
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Cheery Curtains
Hi, silk or light linen curtains from ceiling to floor would be great for your situation. Here attached are some photos of silk curtains you may like.

For more curtain designs, welcome to my Houzz page!
December 23, 2012 at 8:24pm   
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