Detailed instructions on cutting woven bamboo shades to perfectly fit your windows! [Sawdust & Embryos}
customizing width and length of bamboo shades tutorial
Something like this could look nice in your living room. They sell shades like these in Home Depor, Lowe's, Target. IKEA has great simple white panels that still give you that airy look, but the blinds would give you privacy when you want it.
Product Details for Woven Wood Shades - Wood Roman Shades from Select Blinds
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DIY No Sew Blackout Lined Bamboo Shades So smart, doing this with my next home!
Ikat This global pattern has been on the decorating scene for a few years now, but it's still going strong. The pattern is widely available on fabrics, rugs, and many other household products.
SO smart - use bamboo Shades & strategically placed curtains to make your windows look larger
First House Living: DIY Tutorial: Shortening Bamboo Roman Shades
Neutral, half wall corner bookcase, woven window shades, ornate gold chandelier