Bay Window Ideas: Curtains, Shutters, Seating and More

a bay window idea for built in seating and shutters
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The best bay window ideas work with what is sometimes a difficult and awkward space. Bay windows are a brilliant feature for your home, helping to capture more natural light and adding a greater sense of space, but the angled facets of a bay window present some challenges design-wise. 

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Hugh Metcalf

Hugh is editor of sister title and former digital editor of He has worked on a range of home, design and property magazines, including Grand Designs, Essential Kitchens, Bathrooms, Bedrooms and Good Homes. Hugh has developed a passion for modern architecture and green homes, and moonlights as an interior designer, having designed and managed projects ranging from single rooms to whole house renovations and large extensions. He's currently renovating his own Victorian terrace in Essex, DIYing as much of the work as possible. He's recently finished his kitchen renovation, which involved knocking through walls, and landscaping a courtyard garden, and is currently working on a bathroom renovation.