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Blinds,curtains or nothing?

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Rascal79 Tue 09-Oct-12 11:30:55

I'm after some advice for a new kitchen/living/dining room that we r having built. Across one wall will be 3m bi fold doors with about 1 1/2 m of large windows on each side with 40cm high sills. So... A large expanse of glass. What be your advice about whether to cover them. I don't want it to be too cold in the evenings if we don't have anything but I also don't want it to look stupid with big flouncy curtains that will be enormous, heavy and expensive!! Help!

Pascha Tue 09-Oct-12 11:40:03

You want something like Perfect fit blinds or easyfit blinds which fit to the frame at the top of the glass.

Rascal79 Tue 09-Oct-12 18:58:58

Hi thanks for the reply, they look fab.

Any other ideas anyone???

Mum2Fergus Tue 09-Oct-12 19:03:41

I have the perfect fit blinds, look great on one big window but hate how they look on the windows that have a top and bottom pane, reminds me of bars, and not the liquid refreshment types lol how about some nice fitted Roman blinds?

fossil97 Tue 09-Oct-12 20:17:48

Could this be a use for the Ikea Kvartal panel curtains?

Either that or put lights in the garden so you don't have a black hole?

SeveredEdMcDunnough Tue 09-Oct-12 20:20:19

Curtains don't have to be flouncy. They can be quite plain. I'd definitely have something there though, just for privacy and a bit of heat conservation.

Shutters might work too?

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