This is a pricey solution, but since it is a house your mom bought...you could also consider replacing the top row of windows with triptych of stained glass inserts. That would admit light (you could choose a glass design as translucent or opaque as you want). But it would also maintain privacy for the top floor.
Apartment Therapy New York | Dressing a Wall of Windows? Good Questions
|8/20/09 10:04 AM|
Okay, someone has to comment in defense of this. Yes, I do use this in my own home. And I'm about as pure a book-lover as they come. I'm an author for a living!
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|8/11/09 08:48 PM|