Add inexpensive blinds, roller shades or ready-made draperies to any windows that aren't covered. A guest in your home is on vacation and will appreciate a dark room for sleeping in. If late nights are part of your plans, consider purchasing blackout drapes, which will more efficiently block out early morning sunlight.
Designers wanted to make the most of the small master bedroom space in the cottage, so they used a neutral color on the walls to reflect the light from outside, making the space look brighter. Then, they added a window seat that conceals storage and an armchair resting next to a floor lamp for versatile seating options.
Two stories of windows and a stone fireplace surround create visual drama in this otherwise understated living room. Natural light streams through the windows and offers views of the surrounding wooded lot, making the room a perfect spot to while away the hours while on retreat.
Round windows add architectural interest to this carriage house's exterior. The windows, which are set in curved walls, have their brick tipped out and pitched down to drain water. A beautiful cupola crowns the structure, adding height to its design.
To give the living room space a more modern ranch feel, black, iron grid windows were added throughout the room. Not only did these windows give the space a more modern feel, they also added great contrast to the otherwise neutral living room.
This newly remolded master bath achieves a 1920s look with the color palette TriplePoint Design Build selected for the design and special features they added to the room. For example, the beautifully patterned accent window seen behind a white storage cabinet brings a sense of vintage style to the space. A display of sunflowers is another interesting touch.