Inverted box pleat with tassel trim - could easily do contrasting welt trim instead for cleaner lines
Fabric-Covered Curtain Rod Incorporate the curtain rod into the window topper by covering it with matching fabric. Combine a creative topper with plain panels to draw the eye upward toward the topper. This gives an illusion of height to the kitchen. Here, ball finials are covered by hemmed circles of matching gingham fabric. Gimp ties the covers in place.
No-Sew Valance - this might look cute in Liv's room, above her bed. Zebra fabric with lime green ribbon or visa versa.
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