To get rid of the light that comes through the sides of your curtains, slip one of the curtain ring clips onto the rod bracket. No more side light! Also good when using thermal-backed curtains to help stop drafts.why didn't I think of this?
Kitchen window- Rustic, Repurposed Vintage Iron Brackets - simply hung on window frame's interior by cup hooks. This is a clever way to add interest to a room - via Chateau Chic: First Project of the New Year