Sometimes it is hard to us to choose a right design for windows in your home. You probably prefer to look at fashion and design magazine, if you can be more creative you should add window valances ideas for your home.
Window valances are one of those touches that might have previously seemed only for people with super high taste, it is more affordable and it can add a finishing touch to a room that will appear as if an interior decorator had a hand in it. There are many style and feature of window valance; such as Box pleat valance with ties and banding, Gaston Valance on Rosettes etc. Beside that when you are going to do the window valance ideas, it is probably difficult for you to determine how long a valance should be. You should know the proportion of window valance. The first is Straight valances; the ideal proportion is 1/5 from the top of the valance to the floor. If you have an 8ft. ceiling height and the valance is being mounted to the ceiling, the length of the valance should be approximately 19". If the ceiling is low, the valance should be made to a measurement of 1/6th. The second is Arched valances, it can be made to 1/5th from the top of the valance to the floor in the center and approximately 4-6" longer on the sides.
The third is Serpentine valances. The shortest point of this valance would be 1/6th from the top of the valance to the floor and the longest point to 1/5th. An example of an 8ft. ceiling height would be a 19" long point and a 14" short point.
Windows valances ideas will make you get compliments from friends and family in your design choices, because it makes a room look polished like nothing else. It also give the added benefit of helping prevent light seepage, particularly if you have drapes with a blackout lining and it can add the energy efficiency of your room.
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