The basement windows are very small and famous for leaving in very little light, not to mention having mediocre views at best. That said, it does not mean that you have to give up these windows completely. With a little effort and strategy you can make your basement windows look bigger and cooler.
Installing blinds on both sides and below a small basement windows will give the illusion that the small window is a part of a larger window below it. Install a pair of shutters that are simply the correct length for your basement window. Install shutters that are the same length directly below the window. Close those blinds and install a wooden ledge below them to give the impression of a window ledge. Apart from giving people the idea that your little one’s window is part of a much larger one, blinds also give your basement a cozy effect.
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Select the fabric that is gauzy or pure. Something that will maintain a certain level of privacy, but still leave in a lot of light. Cut a piece of cloth about 2 inches wider than the width of the basement windows. Install a decorative curtain rod, such as one made of wrought iron rod or one that has decorative accessories on it. Measure a curtain length so that it just hit the ground, but do not touch it. You can keep the sweep curtain back to one side for a slightly romantic effect. The long curtain will make the small window look longer.