Valances: Sewing and Design Inspiration

April 25th, 2012 at 10:08 pm . Posted in Thoughts on Sewing .

V = Valances

One main reason I’m learning to sew is to be able to customize my home décor. Right now I only have curtains on one window, but I know one day I’ll probably want to dress them all. Since I do Internet marketing for design companies by day, I often come across pictures of gorgeous interiors. These are some of the inspiring valances I’ve seen on Houzz

I love these scalloped edges, not to mention the color palette!


Image via Houzz

These are scalloped too, but the fabric is more straight across — maybe pulled over a cornice board?


Image via Houzz

 But valances don’t have to be curvy to be beautiful. Look at this clean-lined valance in a luxurious master bath:


Image via Houzz

Maybe one day I’ll be able to sew valances like these!

4 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Andy 1
    Apr 25, 2012 @ 10:22 pm

    I love these valances! I really like your taste! Amazing what a little fabric can do to finish a room.

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    • Kelly
      Apr 25, 2012 @ 10:36 pm

      Isn’t it?!

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  2. Debbie
    Apr 26, 2012 @ 12:50 am

    Those are some nice looking valances. I am sure you will be able to sew some just like them or even better sooner than you think.
    -Debbie

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    • Kelly
      Apr 26, 2012 @ 6:46 pm

      You’re too sweet, Debbie!

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