Great tip! They mounted the blinds higher on the window. Then used a little board between to make the middle trim appear to go all the way up and therefore the window looks taller. When totally open the whole window is open and all the light comes in. (This pic is before the little faux trim piece is added, click to see the blog) Excellent idea!

DIY Faux Bamboo Shade from Placemats ~ House on the Way

Mount blinds above window to get more height. I like the look of these wooden/sea grass blinds with the white curtains and the thin dark rods. The Lettered Cottage

Fit A Wide Window With Blinds - use two bamboo blinds hung next to each other to create the look of one for about a tenth of the price of a long custom blind! Pictured ~ actually just two super cheap bamboo blinds snagged at Walmart and hung right next to each other (thanks to the textured bamboo material, no one’s the wiser).

DIY No Sew Blackout Lined Bamboo Shades So smart, doing this with my next home!

DIY Window Trim - The Easy Way | Bless'er House - I want to trim all the windows in our entire house like this!

Up high curtains with natural look blinds

Trim your Bamboo shades to fit your windows without the huge price tag of custom shades. So easy and you save lots of money.

Umbra Window Treatments, Ceiling Mount Brackets, Set of 2

Blinds, Window Blinds, and Wood Blinds from SelectBlinds.com

sheer curtains and bamboo blinds .. love the sheer linen mixed with bamboo shades .. would have installed them higher but like this look

I like my shades to hang 1.5-2 inches wider than the window casing on each side. So these ones were cut four inches wider than my windows. Levolor lined bamboo blinds @ Lowe's

Very nice! Now this I would spend time doing! And perhaps I will. All the Trimmings - 18 Clever Window Treatment Ideas Under $18 on HGTV

Added Character

Detailed instructions on cutting woven bamboo shades to perfectly fit your windows! [Sawdust & Embryos}

window treatments ideas | Window Treatment Bedroom | Window treatment, blinds and window shade ...

Christmas-Kitchen-Decorating-The-Inspired-Room- cabinet color, apron front sink and bamboo blinds

kensie 'Etta' Window Panel available at #Nordstrom

Window treatment with woven blinds, seagrass rug, pattern slip covered seats.