Window treatment is an important part of the interior design. Curtains can add drama, style, elegance, royal glamour or a modern touch to your home. The valance is a short and decorative drape of the curtains framing only the top part of the window. Originally, the main function of the valance was the need to hide all the mounting and fixtures. Today, however, a window decorated with a valance completes the overall appearance of the room and creates a unique atmosphere. When choosing the valance for your windows you need to take into account the design of your room, the size and shape of the window and the types of textiles. The variety of colors, patterns and styles may be confusing when you start looking so we collected 50 examples of window valance curtains to give you some ideas how to decorate your windows in style.
Window valance patterns
Window valance patters will offer you an enormous number of choices – a combination of curtains and draperies, tied together at the sides, covering the whole window, folded or simple, richly draped as a scarf, in classic or modern style – curtains and valances most certainly shall not remain unnoticed. Besides the decoration role, window valances and curtains have a practical part – to provide some privacy and give us the possibility to control the amount of light. In addition to that, curtains may come of help is you needed to hide some defects in a room or to emphasize its great sides.
Kitchen window valance designs and ideas
Arranging a kitchen window valance is the easiest and most affordable way to transform your kitchen window. You can change the look of your kitchen with a new valance and create a focal point. One thing you need to keep in mind is that kitchen valances are not supposed to block natural light. On the contrary – whatever their design is, their role is more decorative and natural light should be allowed in the room.
Window valance ideas for the nursery or the kids’ room
No matter what the decor is, no room is finished without a window treatment! Window valances in the nursery or the kids’ room can be a wonderful addition to your baby bedding set or create a magic fairy land for your little princess. Romantic and charming, the valances for windows give you the opportunity to use your imagination and make sure that your little one grows up surrounded by love and care.
Ideas for curtains and valances for the living room
Scarf valances are an effortless way to add texture and elegance to your living room. You may go for a scarf valance which matches or contrasts with your curtains or simply use a scarf valances in several layers. Balloon valances add an interesting style if you want a uniquely shaped curtain valances for your living room. With distinctive rounded edges and spectacular appearance, such valance designs can complement existing drapes or hang alone over thin horizontal window blinds. Balloon valances work particularly well in bay windows. Swag valances will add a classic look in your living room. These valance designs are really graceful. The difference between swag valances and scarf valances, is the fabric. Swag valances are made of thicker material. Enjoy the gallery below and find your own window valance!
A beautiful accent in the nursery room
Romantic scarf valance in a nursery room
Attic nursery with simple pale blue window valance
An accent in the teen room adds joyful mood
Stylish girl’s bedroom design with red white valances
Balloon valances at the window seat
The window valance adds a colorful accent in the interior
Valance curtains are suitable for windows of various sizes
Tender bedroom design
Kitchen window valance with floral motif
Country style window valance in green and white
Crochet valance for the kitchen window
Black and white kitchen window valance