How To Cover a Circular Window?

We know how popular Round Windows are because we built our business around the fact that not all windows are created square.

Here at Arcoframe, we’ve learned that a circular window is often a focal point in many homes, especially many older properties. Thanks to our innovation, we’re able to replace old rotting frames with our bespoke UPVC windows, or recreate classic designs to incorporate into newer properties. But that’s left us open to one main question from our customers How do you cover a circular window?

The French are famous for their Gothic-style awe-inspiring stained glass windows found in grand churches across their land. Boats and barges also have round windows, portholes. Barges always look cosy and private, homely. They have their own special style of curtain, it’s called a porthole bung. And stained glass designs aren’t intended to be covered up. As much as we all love them, find them enchanting, circular windows Round Windows often become a thing. Often, they are left bare. Besides hiding it with a round mirror, what do you do to make it private?

If you’d rather have something more in-line with your current theme, or want to use your round window as the theme, and don’t want it marine-themed, then here’s a few ideas to get your imagination flowing.


From voile to cotton, drapes come in a wide assortment of material and transparency. You can hang them over a simple pole and leave them to hang straight, or sweep them to one side using a tie-back. Metal tie-backs look great against stone, others can be detailed and add another design element. For a seamless finish, choose a transparent tie-back.




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