You can use blinds or shutters instead of window curtains.
How do you make a homemade valance?
A valance is a type of window treatment that covers the uppermost part of the window and can be hung alone or paired with curtains, blinds, or shades. You can make a valance at home using a variety of fabrics and trims.
Can you make your own valance?
Yes, you can make your own valance.
How do you make a valance out of a tablecloth?
A valance can be made out of a tablecloth by cutting the tablecloth in half horizontally, then sewing the two halves together along the long side to create a tube. The tube can then be turned right side out and hung from a rod.
How much fabric do I need for a valance?
You will need 1 1/2 yards of fabric for a valance.
How long are valances usually?
Valances are usually about 18 inches long.
How long and wide should a valance be?
A valance should be at least 12 inches wide and no more than 36 inches wide. The length of the valance should be about one-third the length of the window.
How far should a valance hang?
A valance should hang about 8 to 12 inches above the window frame.
What size should a valance be for a 36 inch window?
A valance for a 36 inch window should be about 18 inches wide.
How wide should a window cornice be?
A window cornice should be about 12 inches wide.
How do you hang a valance over blinds?
You can hang a valance over blinds by using a valance rod.