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The Fix: Big windows can be both a blessing and a curse, especially if there are neighboring homes close by. Blakeney's practical-yet-chic tip? "Get a double curtain rod and hang a heavy fabric on the outside — I like to use kantha quilts as black-out curtains," she says. " Then hang a romantic voile or linen on the inside for daytime privacy."

The Fix: Big windows can be both a blessing and a curse, especially if there are neighboring homes close by. Blakeney's practical-yet-chic tip? "Get a double curtain rod and hang a heavy fabric on the outside — I like to use kantha quilts as black-out curtains," she says. " Then hang a romantic voile or linen on the inside for daytime privacy."

How to Add “Old House” Character & Charm to Your Newer Home {Step 6} | Beneath My Heart. Love the colours.

How to Add “Old House” Character & Charm to Your Newer Home {Step 6} | Beneath My Heart. Love the colours.

Maria Killam's Trend Forecast for 2014.  #6 Staircase carpet that coordinates with the entry not the beige-on-beige carpet in the rest of the house.

Maria Killam's Trend Forecast for 2014. #6 Staircase carpet that coordinates with the entry not the beige-on-beige carpet in the rest of the house.