There are many different types of valances that you can choose for your home. Some options to consider before you begin to look are what kind of room that they will be placed in, what they might be visible when from outside the window, and does the valance bring out your personality.
Your first option is the more traditional or formal style. These are made with materials form tapestry and the material is heavy too. If you need a more formal setting, especially in the dinning room, then this would be an excellent choice.
If it’s for your kids room, then there are balloon style valances which are puffy looking, it’s fun and creative. It’s also a great way to get attention from the outside view as well.
Another type of option that you can get for your home, is the swag valance. You can use these to add to your windows and not bringing to much attention to them. If you have smaller windows, it can work out better with these type of valances for windows.
But which ever you use, you always want to have fun with it and try to match the area that it’s in. Don’t go over the wall and add multiple colors and not sticking to the basic principles of design and art. Keep it simple but find something that fits your personality as well. If you need to find places to buy these, then the Internet is a great place to start. When looking, if your not sure of the material the companies can mail you a sample of the material that you might purchase.
Once you have them, they are very easy to install and it really takes no effort to add simple elegance to your home.