Oh and excuse that hideous door bell chime box. It's on the to-do list.
I love these windows. They face south and allow a lot of natural light into the kitchen. Those bushes outside the windows held cardinals, mourning doves and maybe Carolina wrens nests this summer. I love washing dishes and watching the birds.
My original plan was to make curtains out of vintage linens and hang them only on the bottom half. Similar to this;
Source: Cedar Hill Farmhouse
Cute, yes? Or how about these cute cafe curtains?
But then I realized the neighbors second story bedroom window looks down into my kitchen. I'd probably still keep the window treatments open most of the time, but I'd like the option of having some privacy. Of note, the windows are well up off the ground. No one can see in them standing outside.
Here are a few window possibilities. Roman shades made from mini blinds.
Source: Better Homes and Gardens
Full curtains. I like these, but I wonder whether they'd be too bulky next to the shelves that are on either side of my windows.
Source: Talk of the House
Source: Solomon Homes
Any favorites? Thoughts? Suggestions? I'd love to hear them!