Easy Pleated Valance: It serves the function of a valance but has the pleated look of a Roman shade. To make this window treatment, back a rectangle of the drapery fabric with a light-blocking fabric using fusible webbing (to prevent light-emitting needle holes). Iron in deep pleats and starch heavily. Stitch pleats into place and glue a grosgrain ribbon down the middle. Tie the ribbon in a loose bow at the bottom. Kitchens Windows, Curtains, Decor Ideas, Romans Shades, Windows Covers, Laundry Rooms, Window Treatments, Roman Shades, Windows Treatments
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Casual Dining.This breakfast nook is all about color, texture, and pattern. Keeping with the rest of the home's flea-market feel, the homeowner chose to dress the windows in golden drapes with a vintage inspired pattern which pairs beautifully with the woven shades. Through the reupholstered chair cushions and makeshift table runner, the rich golden tones appear in a subtle manner.
To make the most of the former tool shed, it was wired for electricity and treated to upgrades, such as black-and-white linoleum floors and horizontal plank walls, to make the once dim shed feel more like a living space. The result is a home office that can also accommodate guests.
Cute idea: Use kicky kitchen dish towels for fun window treatments. Simply clip drapery hooks to the top edge of a dishtowel and hang from a cafe curtain rod. The towels are easy to remove for washing and can also be changed out seasonally. Plus, when you've decided to move on to a different window treatment, the towels can be used for their original purpose of drying dishes.
Dress up a sunny bank of windows without losing the view with these valances. They're easy enough to stitch up, or simplify the process by using hem tape to finish the edges. You can mount the valances using a tension rod or by wrapping fabric around a small board and securing that to the window frame with screws.