The Cafe Blind has been installed and it looks terrific.
What's that, you can't see it?
That's the whole idea.
This shot shows the bottom rail of the blind as I was winding it down
Still a little difficult to see?
Excellent! That's exactly what I was hoping.
I couldn't be happier with it. Not only is it almost invisible, it makes the deck feel (almost) like a room.
It's an ingenious design. there are two long brackets on each post that each edge of the blind slide in to. That means it doesn't need to be secured with clips or ties at the bottom....and it doesn't flap around in the breeze as it's securely held in those brackets.
When we don't need it, we simply wind it up and you'd never know it was there.
Thank you to all who sent kind wishes about MONT's dad....he was very touched.