Window Valance Styles

A valance, i.e. a top treatment or a window topper, is a window treatment that decorates the top of a window.  There are many different styles of valances and ways that they can be hung, which may influence the style you choose.

First, there is a rod pocket style.  This simply means that the window treatment is fabricated with a pocket in it so that you can put a drapery rod through it for hanging.  The size of the pocket (normally 1 ½” or 3”) will Continue reading…

Drapery Lengths

Below are the typical lengths people use for their draperies. Most of the time the length ordered will be one of personal preference.

We suggest starting by hanging your drapery rod approximately 4” above your window. For a more dramatic look, you can mount your curtain rods as high as your ceiling, this works especially well for standard 8 foot ceilings and is a popular choice in Continue reading…

Custom Curtains

If you have oversized windows in either length or width, then you know how difficult it can be to find window treatments to accommodate your windows from a department store.

It just isn’t going happen, what you need are custom made curtains, also referred to as made to measure curtains/drapes depending on whom you ask.

There are different avenues to choose from in order to get custom drapes. You can hire a Continue reading…