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How to'dress' a Bay window?

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ladybird69 Mon 06-Jun-16 23:38:53

At the moment I have few ornaments but they're too small they look stupid. It's a very deep cill bout 2 1/2 feet about 4ft high and 5 ft wide, 1980s Georgian look if that's any help. At Christmas it's great as I can fit tree and other decoration but the other 11 months it looks boring. Anyone have any ideas (I don't like plastic flowers) tia

wowfudge Mon 06-Jun-16 23:51:08

Earlier today I drove past a Georgian house that had a large table lamp on the window sill - it looked really welcoming. Or a large plant?

Other than that, I don't do stuff on windowsills.

ladybird69 Mon 06-Jun-16 23:55:52

It needs something and something big. It does look stupid empty. I don't put anything on normal sized window cills they'd only get knocked off by the cats! Lol

JT05 Fri 10-Jun-16 07:49:57

A friend has this type of window, she always has a large vase of flowers in the middle, although a large houseplant would be the same. Then at one side 3 decending in size, but still large pillar candles. Very effective.

whois Wed 15-Jun-16 18:55:19

Big house plant is a winner in bays for me

ladybird69 Thu 16-Jun-16 00:13:41

JT05 that sounds nice I like candles too. so I need huge vase of long life flowers and church candles descending in size. or yes even a large house plant in the middle.
lol the window so big was thinking maybe mannequins posed wink

Brightredpencil Wed 22-Jun-16 20:43:44

It sounds huge. I think I'd get big cushions, piles of books and a bit lantern and turn it into a reading seat.

ladybird69 Tue 12-Jul-16 00:27:37

It's huge but the window sill is waist height so couldn't be a reading seat, oh I do have an antique radio/ record player that I could've put in window and few old vinyls stacked by it! Hmmmmmmm

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