Sidelights are those long, narrow windows on one or both sides of a front door. They allow sunlight to pour in and easy view of whoever is at the door. But, they also allow people to see in. Many people enjoy the light, but would like a little privacy, too.
A quick walk around my own neighborhood and the most common sidelight window treatments are small curtains or faux wooden blinds (to match the other windows in the front of their home). But with a little imagination and on-line exploring,