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This diagram simply illustrates the effect that curtain rod placement can have. You can absolutely create the illusion of a larger window and grander scale by simply mounting the curtain rod up high near the ceiling and beyond the side edges of the window trim.

Interior design cheat sheet :) Excellent site for general rule of thumbs on curtains, rugs, table sizes, etc. - I always try to hang curtains this way to make windows look bigger!