So we all know how our favorite decorating diva, The Nester, is always telling us to hang our window treatments (or mis-treatments) up high. It gives the illusion of larger windows and a higher ceiling. I'm completely on board with that when the fabric covers the trim above the window like her beautiful mistreaments here and here.
But in the back of my mind, I was always thinking, "Yeah, but what about my curtains that are actually hung on rods and get opened and closed for privacy or light control?"
Wouldn't they look weird if they were hung way up above the trim?
As I was walking around the model home that I told you about last week here, I noticed that the fancy-schmancy designer hung her treatments way up there. I thought, "Holy schnikies! She's right! They don't look weird at all! They look great!"
Look at this one in the kitchen. That rod is hung a good 12 inches above the top of the trim.
This house has 9 foot ceilings, but it would work with standard ceilings if you just keep the proportions the same. About 3/4 of the wall above the trim is below the rod. Does that make sense? Here's the family room. Same thing! Looks great!
And here's what she did upstairs where there are standard height ceilings. First the master bedroom. The proportions are the same even though the ceiling height is lower.
And another bedroom.
Anyway, I just thought some of you might like to see these pictures. That Nester. Right as always.