We love everything about this window-filled corner, not to mention the view. The picture window maximizes the view, while the double-hungs give ventilation. We also love the low built-in book cases that have function as window seats.
foam boards from Home Depot covered in damask fabric = gorgeous DIY upholstered wall hangings. RP: Use foam boards or MDF boards (covered w/ felt or painted) to use as back drops for photographing wall hangings.