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Window Valances for Every Style
"using valances. While draperies are money-suckers, mostly due to the amount of fabric... fabrication, valances are another story; they require less material and often even less... consider valances to be dated, the simple red upholstered valances in the style of the... aversion to valances. I find them dated and a pain for hanging window treatments. I have... was a valance girl, but I might be convinced otherwise by BPF. And thank you for..."
13 Ways With Window Valances
"fabric valances in a variety of styles can add that extra finishing touch to windows... drapery, valances are often hung above windows to disguise curtain rods or simply give... Use a valance alone or combine it with draperies, horizontal blinds, cellular shades... a soft valance with side panels. The shape of a valance is dictated by a style and... mind that valances often interfere with the ability of window shutters to swing open..."
Cornice Boards Strike a Strong Top Note
Structured and sturdy yet just as elegant as valances, cornice boards slip neatly into classic, eclectic and modern spaces
Find Your Window Treatment Style
Whether your look is traditional, contemporary or somewhere in between, make your window treatments match your design personality
Give Your Home a Little Bistro Charm
12 Ideas for Contemporary Window Dressings
The Bay Window Goes Modern
Square tubes, cantilevered cubes, mixed glass ... new plays on bay windows are boldly branching out in modern architecture
"for foam valances that you tuck material into and then I hung curtains on tension rods... having a valance and drapes is by far the best form of R value. In our next home ( we... of your valance, magnets might be a good option for that. Love it all. Count me in... with a valance on that. If I use cellular blinds on the big window, and mount them... put a valance over them. I'm wondering if lined drapes, that can be pulled at night..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Orange
Orange is the most controversial color in the spectrum, but its warmth and personality can charm almost anyone
"color valances to put up in the morning room and family room. The orange that is... Also, the valances that I will put in the morning room will also be in the family room... get your valances? They are gorgeous! antoya225, I would suggest going with something... for the valances. Sheridan Interiors, Thanks for the advice and fast response!! I purchased... matching valances, drapes or fabric. Do you suggest I go with something patterned or..."
How to Get Your Window Treatment Right
"doing valances which hide the gap between the top of the window and the ceiling.... pelmets (valances?), why swags (? those lovely drapey bits hanging off the pelmets?)... pelmet/valance? (And you'd make my day if you could reply in metric as well as American... pelmet or valance onto. So if you only have a couple of inches, you may want to mount... matching valance on the double window. Be sure all treatments are lined--they will..."
Custom Draperies 101
"shades, valances, blinds, curtains, etc. Great post and I totally agree. Save your... Plain valances could be used, but with a husband handy with a saw, I chose to make... plywood "valance." It has a soft fiber layer, then material to match the draperies with... window valances and cornice boards. They look gorgeous and are an interesting departure... (draperies, valances, cornices, etc.) to pull the room together and make the difference..."
Woven Wood Shades Tie Rooms Together
Contrasting sharp modern edges or complementing a contemporary look, these window shades are a lovely finishing touch for any room
"fabric valance and with the fabric I selected at S&N it's over $600, which is what... finishing valance that hides the cord mechanism. If you add a liner, that is an upcharge... such as a valance in a child's bedroom. You are correct in that they are readily available... of the valance. Style tip: The scalloped edge on the bottom of a valance softens hard... simple valance. Style tip: Choose a darker finish to pull focus to the windows rather..."
Embellishing Tricks for Cost-Effective Custom Curtains
Get curtains that look high end — even if you don't sew — with just a little trim here or a little banding there
"is, are valances way out of style? Because I kind of like them, but I've had some friends... ruffled valances may be out of style for most, but I think the clean lines of the valance... valance shown in photo 5 will be timeless. Good luck with your project. Be sure to... box or valance by having wood cut to size at your local lumber store. Attach foam..."
8 Wonderfully Creative Window Treatments
If regular curtains and rods feel too off the rack, look to these imaginative alternatives for one-of-a-kind windows
"(grass) valance, never occurred to me. My grand daughters once a month or so come for... and a valance is just what I've been considering. This is much more interesting than... Grass valance. This natural valance feels right at home in this jungle-inspired nursery... Pennant valance. Use this look in a sport-loving child's room. Collect all of his or... decorative valance. Style tip: Save on cost by just tacking up the pennants with colored..."
Colorful Window Treatments
"little valance warms up this white kitchen! I'm not really a fan of white color schemes... and the valances that play off of the art work above the fireplace. What is the rule... window valances play off of the colors and pattern in the artwork. Very clever idea... Window Valances for Every Style..."
Shedding Light: The Revolutionary Nature of Windows