Decorating & Furniture/window covering


Good Morning Rachel;

Thank You for taking the time for me.  I would like to know how to decorate my windows down stair in the rec room.  Because of the ledge being so close to the window I was thinking shutters.  My windows are 36" long by 24" high.  My basement ceiling is quite high about 9 feet.  but because the basement is half inground(about 4 feet) and half out with the ledge about 2" from the bottom of the window.   I think blinds and a valance is ?not nice.

Please help!!! Thank You in Advance.

Mindy Irvine

Dear Mindy Irvine,

     I think it depends on what kind of a feel you want to bring to the space. It also depends on how much light you want coming in as well. Are you able to send me a picture of the room?
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Reading what you have my first instinct is to choose a shutter like you said. I think also wooden blinds would look nice as well. It is hard to say, I think if you decide on what kind of a feel you want it will help in deciding what you should get.
Hope this helps and please email me if you have any more questions.

Rachel Mallon

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