Four basic updates step up your style--some take just a weekend.
Photography: Laurey W. Glenn
Replacing a 14-foot-long living room window would be costly. Instead, Patti creatively covered it up with drapery panels paired with natural blinds. To mask the metal window frames, she ordered four panels, not just two, to flank the window. Hang the drapery rod as high as it will go to visually raise the height of a room. The blinds add dimension while also filtering the sun.