Tips on hanging living room curtains with a valance

When choosing curtains for windows one must consider adding the idea of putting valance with living room curtains as it is one of the forms of decorative fabric hung on the upper side of the window.  Curtains give aesthetic look to your surroundings and if chosen correctly add charm to your space. They are much more than a piece of cloth as it takes good care of your room privacy and helps in blocking sunlight and dust to enter your room. Let’s look over some properties of the valance.

  • Choosing the valance in the right way with curtains and according to your room is the main area of one’s concern as it gives the illusion of height to your room and beautifies your room at the same time.
  • Window valance is also called window top treatment.
  • They are usually used when one need to hide the drapery hardware and soften up those hard lines.
  • It also improves the look of blinds and curtains.
  • It covers about 2 to 6 inches of the top of the window, it appends weight and dimension to your window.
  • It adds colors and character to the area where you are placing it.
  • Valance can be used alone but people often use it along with the curtains and drapes to better frame the window.
  • If one is willing to do some interior designing in their house then choosing curtains with the valance is a great opportunity to put all the good fabric along with an attractive combination of colors.
  • The right way for the window treatment is to hang high which is very crucial to give a decorative and elegant look to your room.
  • The second thing to consider is the color of the fabric, use the same color scheme for the entire room as it will give a basic graceful look to your room.
  • Valance is best for the heavy fabric drapes if you have children at home, they start tugging on heavy draperies that can fall and suffocate them under the heavy fabric.
  • One can use different shapes of the valance to give unique look to a room, for instance, a boring square window can be made more interesting with a valance with a scalloped or arched bottom.
  • You can also add boxed straight valance that’s installed near the ceiling it will be a good substitute for an arched or palladium window.
  • There is one renowned type of window treatment people use and that is balloon valances curtain. One can choose it to cover the top 12 to 15 inches.
  • You should consider the overall room décor whilst picking up the fabric color.
  • They are distinctive from other valance because of the way they pouf and give uniqueness and formal look than flattery interior, they folded over to the back at the bottom.
  • The color scheme, fabric, and style you chose for valance must go with the color of the curtains, the theme of the room, and the paint on the wall. As all these factors cumulatively will reflect your taste and state of art.

Erin Crawley