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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. Wall Colors, Kitchens Window, Easy Window Treatments, Decor Ideas, Romans Shades, Laundry Rooms, Curtains Ideas, Valance, Window Covers
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Use windows, centering furniture in front of them. Usually we strive to have the bed on another wall but in a small room, options can be limited, and it's often better to create a strong point with a bed than to awkwardly push it to one side. A bank of bay windows creates a natural nook for this bed, and the pretty window treatments give the illusion of a canopy.
Decorative Details Oversize hardware, a rich cherry finish on the cabinetry, and a glass tile backsplash create an upscale look in this kitchen. A bright floral window treatment adds a refreshing splash of color in an otherwise neutral space. Below, a large stainless-steel sink and commercial-look faucet are perfect for gourmet cooking.
No-Sew window treatment. Velvet ribbon in three sherbet shades turns plain white tab-top curtains into an elegant treatment. To create the look, lay out the panels and attach horizontal bands of ribbon with fabric glue. To make the ties at the top, cut the tabs off, then cut six evenly placed, 1-inch horizontal slits across each panel. Finish by cutting V shapes out of the ends of each tie
I like the window treatments. Vinyl replacement windows with Energy Star-rated glass are more efficient than the 1970s originals, and the trim never has to be painted. Plus they can be ordered to the size of the existing opening, which saves on installation costs.
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.