Need help for window treatment for my Living Room
September 18, 2012
I have several windows in a large open-concept Living Room with a very Large window in the center. In the morning there is a lot of glare and sun that comes through these top windows. We have already added tinting (to all three top windows), but it wasn't dark enough. I would like to use some type of window treatment on the top that doesn't close off the view, but cuts down on the amount of sun in the morning. We have added wooden blinds already for the bottom windows as seen in the picture.
This is a used Family room,so I don't want it to be too fancy.
Any Ideas??"

Sorry the picture is so dark, the camera had a hard time due to all the light entering through the window.

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Designs By Jacqueline
how about solar exterior shades? They are cost effective and will not impede your views. They can be made with light screen fabric so are not very noticable but will definitley help with glare from sun. Another option would be a interior motorized shade but that would be $$$
    Bookmark   September 18, 2012 at 4:23PM
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Designs By Jacqueline
Interior motorized shades, available in lots of colors/fabrics.
    Bookmark   September 18, 2012 at 4:24PM
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Designs By Jacqueline
I found this site that has more pictures of ideas for you.
    Bookmark   September 18, 2012 at 6:26PM
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Jacqueline Very nice, will have to visit. Also. check out Hunter Douglas top down, bottom up
1 Like    Bookmark   September 19, 2012 at 4:57AM
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Hunter Douglas Silhouettes.....

They are fabric horizontals with a sheer material over them.

I have used them in my Master bedroom and bath.....very pretty.
    Bookmark   September 19, 2012 at 8:44AM
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I agree that you should check out exterior motorised blinds they will do a great job and will not hinder the design of your window from the inside
    Bookmark   September 19, 2012 at 8:47AM
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Shelly's Interior Concepts
You could use shutters that would match the wood blinds from Hunter Douglas.
    Bookmark   September 19, 2012 at 12:23PM
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Henry Thomas Ltd
Have Shoji screens made is the exact shape. The center window is made in two pieces so that you have 4 total. Hinge these so that they open into the room. Hang a decorative cane/stick/canoe paddle :) on the wall somewhere so that you have an opener handy.
This solves your problem, adds something to fill all this space and will create interesting and variable views.
Good luck!
    Bookmark   September 19, 2012 at 12:49PM
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Hi, Did not see the top fabric, sorry, I think these are fab, have them on project and in my home, though I also love the shutters, have worked with this in an office for a Pres. we added a sconce on the top with some fabric per request, but a wonderfully beautiful room, love the womb chair stunning, thank you Shelly.
    Bookmark   October 3, 2012 at 5:46PM
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Thank you for all your helpful ideas.
    Bookmark   October 16, 2012 at 4:46PM
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