Thursday, August 13, 2009

Powder Room Problem

I am the proud owner of a cobalt blue, cast-iron bathtub. I love it. The problem I am having with this room is the window above it. I'm not a big fan of glass block windows, but it came with the house. Apparently, it's not very private either. The window faces our front screened porch. We eat our dinner on the porch every night when the weather is nice. It wasn't until we had a party that I realized, much to my chagrin, that you can see shadows and silhouettes of whoever is in the bathroom.

I don't want to block the light that shines in. I thought about putting up wood blinds but they are too pricey for my checkbook. I looked at roman shades, but I couldn't find the right color. Then I came upon the perfect solution Here. I bought a white mini blind at Target for $3.99 and a nice medium weight fabric on sale at Hancock Fabrics. I'll be working on it over the next few days and I'll show you the results when I'm done. Wish me luck.


  1. I love the tub! I thought glass blocks were more private than that, guess not. A cute pair of shutters would help conceal the window too- good luck!

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  3. This idea looks fabulous. We have a large block window in our bathroom. I love the light, but the sun sets on that side of the house and in the late afternoon the temperature in the bathroom increases significantly. We have to close the bathroom door in order to keep the heat contained. This looks like a good solution. Can't wait to see how yours turns out.

  4. Love that tub! Who wouldn't want to take a tubby in there?


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