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Old 04-30-2003, 11:13 AM
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Window treatment ideas needed for 1/2 round window

Help! I'm replacing curtains I had on 2 arched windows (in a living room) and was wondering if anyone had any ideas on curtain treatments for these type of windows. For the last 9 years I had a soft gauze beige material gathered around the arch with a pouf in the center and panels on each side (with Duette blinds at the bottom part of the window-these are staying) . It worked well but we were ready for something different. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!

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Old 05-03-2003, 07:15 PM
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I have 3 arched windows in my living room and we had custom coverings made for them. I have the Luminettes on the windows and wanted something that would go along with that. I ended up with something like the Duettes (I think!!). They are like accordion pleated. They let in the light but not the sun. We have been real happy with them. Kathy
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Old 05-05-2003, 12:49 PM
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We have considered those but they're more than our budget allows!
Thanks for your input!!

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Old 05-05-2003, 01:03 PM
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On one of the decorating shows they used the film that you get from Home Depot type stores to imitate stain glass windows. They come in a variety of sizes and designs. They made a template and then cut the film to size.

This might be something to consider.

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Old 05-24-2003, 05:23 PM
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if you do not need the privacy I have used just the bottom covered on my arched back door for years.
they are also making non-custom tops for the arched windows too, just like an accordian pleated shade. it fastens at the bottom and the top.
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Old 05-24-2003, 05:26 PM
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I saw that show where they used the film. It was Trading Spaces and Kia did the window using an Orchad film.

This was very pretty.

You can also buy the flexible rods and blend them into the shap you need. Place the curtain on it and secure it to the area.

Then you can gather all the extra and make a bun looking thing at the bottom.

I have seem this done in the past and it did look nice. I just can't remember how they did the bun thingy.

(bun, as in the type of thing you do with your hair).
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Old 05-25-2003, 02:34 PM
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Thanks to all who answered!

Shawn: we had the flexible rod with the sheer curtains and the "bun" at the bottom. This worked well but we grew tired of it.

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