A Top Treatment Add the Finishing Touch
Alone or combined with your current window coverings, valances and cornices add a punch of color or interest to your window. With the right style, fabric and decorative hardware you can really bringing the room together.
What’s the difference between a Valance and Cornice?
It is pretty straight forward. Valances have a wood top board with fabric front and sides whereas cornices are constructed of wood on all sides while . Valances are more unconstructed and can add softness. Cornices on the other hand are sleek and offer a clean look. So whether your valances are mounted on a board or hung from beautiful hardware, or your valance main purpose is to conceal unwanted hardware, we can make it a one of kind treatment that will make your friends and family jealous!
Styles of Valances
Let your mind run wild when it comes to creating a unique and interesting valance. Here are a few of the most popular styles:
- Simple Valance can add color and softness or hide window treatment hardware. It is the most basic and casual of treatments. It can be simply a piece of fabric attached with clips, rings or pocket rod.
- Jabots and Swags are mostly used in more formal spaces often with drapes underneath. They can be mounted on a board or mounted on a pole and more than one swag can be used for larger windows. Graceful and curving, swags are draped into soft folds that take on the shape of a half-circle.
- Pleated valances and tie top or tab top valances are often more casual and also can be mounted on a board or a decorative pole. Contrasting tabs or ties can add a fun to an otherwise common valance. Just like draperies, valances can also be made with various pleats.
- Box pleat, kick pleat or corner pleat valances are a simple, yet provide a classic way to finish off a plain window. Using decorative trim or braid you can create a beautiful, classic look. Add a contrasting pleat for a more fun look or to bring in just a bit of color into the room.
Styles of Cornices
Cornices are a great way to finish your curtains without a lot of fuss – they are clean and simple and can hide unsightly hardware or wall imperfections. Depending on your choice of fabrics your cornices can be modern, contemporary, southwestern, or casual. Our design consultants can help you make the right choice for your cornices to achieve the look you want. We can custom make the bottom shape to complement your personal style. The most popular styles are:
Note: If you have windows and doors at different heights in the same room, cornices can be a great way to disguise that. By mounting them all at the same height you never know the tops underneath are different.
Top Treatments in Denver, Lone Tree CO Areas
Contact Us today to get started or for more information on our custom products and services.
We are in your Neighborhood
Our window treatment and home decor showroom is located in Centennial, CO, but we also provide free in-home consultations throughout the greater Denver area including Greenwood Village, Lone Tree, Castle Rock, Castle Pines, Highlands Ranch, Cherry Hills Village, Cherry Hills Farms, Littleton, and surrounding areas.