Valances, those unique crowning touches to window treatments, can be used in combination with draperies or by themselves to add personal style to a room. Valances are an easy DIY project. In smaller spaces or where a window is in an awkward location, a valance alone can be just the right solution. Swags and tails may be “out” right now, but there are many simple, chic and up to date DIY valance ideas to consider – you can even draw your own shape guided by the design of your windows. Here’s a quick slideshow of DIY valance ideas:
Valances are a stylish, tailored and less expensive alternative to draperies, and as you can see, creative ideas are plenty. Update your valances by getting rid of those swags, jabots, and ruffles, and choose a more tailored style. An interesting fabric with a bold design is the modern way to personalize your space.