Decorating & Furniture/Hanging blinds


I purchased several blinds online because they were on sale.  Two of them are the bamboo type blinds and two are fabric, but the same style as the roll up bamboo blinds.  I guessed on the size.  Now, I'm not sure if they will work.  At home, I have double-hung, vinyl windows.  The blinds cover the glass of the window and a bit of the frame, but don't go all the way across.  Can I still install them or will it look ridiculous?  They seem stimple enough to install, with two hooks on the top, but I'm leary to put them up if it's going to cause me problems later.  Any and all thoughts are very welcome.

I'm afraid this is one of those "learning" experiences for you.  This is one area of decorating that you cannot guess about.  You have to take exact measurements for the type of mount you want;  inside (meaning the blinds hang inside the frame of the window, covering only the pane part of the window) or outside (meaning the blinds cover the frame and the glass.  Your situation appears to range in between the two.  

My best suggestion is to sell them at a garage sale or donate them to charity, take the tax deduction and purchase blinds that fit.

Sorry to not have had more "encouraging" words...


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