Attach a sheer curtain panel behind your existing curtains using a bungee cord. Just run the cord through your curtains, attach the bungee hooks to the sides of the rod and stretch it across, and voilà, you have a beautiful sheer inner curtain panel!
CURTAINS :: West Elm's Go-To Guide: How To Choose Window Panels :: The tips on fabric selection (how much light do you want to come in?) & selecting the right size (where curtains should fall for certain looks) are particularly helpful.
This space uses the triadic color scheme by using three different colors to unify the room. The different colors are used on the three chairs as well as the wall paper, the lamp shade and the table decorations.
This HDB apartment is an excellent example of how subtle mix and match can be. What is interesting about the interior is that the designer opts for more modern flooring materials in the dining room, such as tiles, but still sticks to parquet in.