Privacy and light are big issues when choosing bathroom window treatments. Natural light is really important in a small space, but bathroom windows need some serious cover-up. Click below for 8 solutions for bathroom windows, whether you rent or you're planning a renovation...
Top: Wooden blinds are a popular choice for bathrooms because they go with a wide range of decors, they're simple to clean, and they let in light while obscuring the view. These blinds from The Shade Store fit in well with a clean, spa-like bathroom.
Interior shutters show up a lot in British and New England bathrooms. With this classic window treatment, you can use shutters to provide privacy on the bottom half of a window while leaving the top half open. Photo: Living Etc.
Window film is a relatively inexpensive solution to bathroom privacy issues, and there are a lot of design-minded options available now. These are Emma Jeffs' Delphi and Clover Leaf Window Films.
Glass blocks in a bathroom obscure what's inside while letting an entire wall of light into the space. Photo: Thomas J. Story for Sunset.
Combining shutter systems with the modern look of blinds gives these windows flexibility. You can easily open the louvers to let light in, or close them for privacy. Photo: Heath Ceramics.
A bathroom skylight in Christy and John's Logan Square Bungalow fills their space with light, and solves the privacy problem.
Windows set high in a bathroom let in light while keeping out onlookers. Photo: Anderson Windows.
Cafe curtains provide privacy on the lower portion of the window, but leave the upper portion open to light and views. Photo: John O'Hagan for Southern Living.