Kitchen: I really like the shelves above the windows. Not sure if it would look as pretty if you don't have window casings which we don't. I do like the curtains as well, not necessarily the color but the style. I also like the plants behind the sink.
Put a shelf over a window and use the shelf brackets to hold a curtain rod- genius and beautiful AND gives a completely finished off look. I like the idea of having a shelf over the window in the kitchen or bedroom.
10 DIY Bathroom Ideas That May Help You Improve Your Storage space shelf above the bathroom door. I actually plan to do this to make use of some extra space. I'll do it on both sides of the door-- the bedroom side will be a shelf for the cats to sit on.
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