trick for small windows - mount a mirror lengthwise under the window, then hang floor length window panels from above the window. Place a lamp in the middle of the dresser to camouflage the mirror and help integrate it with the window above.
Here's what I was trying to explain for the basement windows yesterday Snelson Middleton You guys have the space to put the curtain rod out further though so you don't have to cover the window so much, but I think it looks nice.
Many FL ranch homes have these small funky windows - this photo shows how to bring the height of the window up towards the ceiling, using a tailored Roman Shade design. Palmer Weiss media room Love the window treatment for basement windows