Good Questions: How to cover a large window, inexpensively?

Hello AT,
I just moved into a new apartment and my window is huge - 180 inches wide, divide into 3 contiguous sections. I am having a tough time figuring out what to do for a window covering since nothing comes this large and I don't want to spend a fortune on an apartment I might only live in for a year. What are some affordable but still sylish options?

Thanks,
Lindsey

Lindsey— Don't be caught thinking you must go for "traditional" window coverings as they are usually very expensive or very cheap...

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Our first suggestion is to check IKEA —they carry lots of inexpensive but fully functional window hardware. We personally recommend looking into the Dignitet Curtain Wire in your situation. If the IKEA has recently returned to carrying an entire line of unique textiles, too. We're sure our readers will have more suggestions...anyone? —aaron