If you spent any time at all perched on my shoulder, you’d hear me rave on and on about using opaque window film for those instances where you want a minimal window covering and lots of light, but need privacy. It’s easy to apply (just mist water on glass, pop the film onto the window & squeegee out the air bubbles) and peels off easily if/when you develop DADD (Decorative Attention Deficit Disorder) and want to do a little design switcheroo.

Now that I’ve seen this stuff, I just want to close off all my dang windows with it:

But of course sometimes curtain panels are in order…I just noticed these drapery rod finials that are to die for, and are at field-trip-worthy Motif Modern Living, south of Austin in Kyle, on the east side of I-35: