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  • Kitchen Window Valances

    Date: 2010.04.26 | Category: Window Valance Designs | Response: 0

    Have you ever thought of putting something extra in your rooms to make them more unique looking and probably more comfortable too? There are new pieces of furniture you can always buy to achieve that, and the little stuff you can deal with are ever present. You can change the doorstep to another style, repaint the living room, change curtain rods and there are probably millions of things like that to keep you occupied on your way to the perfect home. Kitchen window valances are certainly points of interest if you have most of the other little things in order.

    Window valances are little, or possibly big, additions to the window treatment. They are decorations on the top and sides of windows giving them an extravagant or more solid look. Your windows are there to take a look at the world through them and they are there for you to let light into your life. But since you want some privacy in your life you may want to install blinds or heavy curtains to keep everything in or out when you choose to.

    Window blinds can look very rigid and unfriendly if you don’t take extra steps to make the area look a bit more welcoming. These decorations are perfect for taking out the edge off all at once; basically you put them there for yourself to feel better when you take a look at your rooms.

    It is the same with kitchens, they are places where you spend a lot of time and if you have a dining table there it’s going to be even more. It makes perfect sense to get rooms you spend your time in into shape and looking a way that you find acceptable. Normal and bay window valance sets are alike in the sense that in the kitchen they are exposed to added threats. There is bubbling oil, flying steam, high humidity and just about any sauce you make at home will most probably either end up on the curtains or the valances for some reason or another.

    If you choose to put valances in your kitchen, you should be aware that they will suffer damage and stains, so choosing a cheap and resistant solution is warmly advised. Polyester is one of those things, plastic just shakes off the most notorious stains, red wine and tomato sauce alike. They may be cheap but you should never settle for cheap looks. Good ones are out there you just have to find the ones you like and keep your budget intact at the same time.

    Floral valance is a popular choice in kitchens because these small details easily hide little spots and more importantly bring some fun into the kitchen. It’s much more comfortable to get done with food preparation and tedious cooking in a room that says ‘happy’ all over it. You can get a curtain and valance set that fits your kitchen so well that you won’t be able to imagine it without one ever again.

    Whatever the room and reason for a valance set is, if you keep your priorities in mind and the budget to a reasonable level, you will be able to get these appliances without having to worry about if they fit with your kitchen or living room decor.

  • Window Valances

    Date: 2010.04.26 | Category: Window Valance Shopping | Response: 0

    When you ask people what they want to achieve in life, the most common answer is going to be wealth. They want to have money to take holiday trips, they want to be wealthy enough to get the car of their dreams and they also want a house they own. While the former two could be subjects they could show off, the latter is definitely more intimate. People need to own their houses so that they can make a home out of it without anyone making the calls whether they can buy a new kitchen table or repaint the living room.

    Semi-sheer Waterfall Window Valance

    When you have a home it is only natural to have an urge to decorate it in a way so that it is welcoming and warm, and you can blow off all the stress from work when you sit down in your favorite armchair. A window valance might sound like a little piece in this puzzle, but the smaller a detail may look the more subtly will it contribute to the whole picture. You can literally spend thousands of dollars repainting a room, getting new furniture, matching everything to each other just to realize something is missing and an empty window is just that.

    You have already chosen your window covering in a form of shutters, blinds or just simple curtains you can open and close to your taste, but if you go just one step further, stepping right over functionality to looks and design you will realize that there is much more to do. Window valance treatments are not for keeping your privacy and they are not for anyone else. They are there just for you to feel good in your own home and this is why it is nice to spend time choosing them carefully. You can put all your sense of design into them and they will carry your personal touch.

    When choosing the perfect fit for your room, you may want to consider some necessary steps before choosing the first window treatments and valances you like. First of all, you need to decide on the budget, you need to know if there is a limit you are not comfortable crossing. This will rule few of the more expensive options out, but that is far from being a bad thing. For example, a kitchen or a bathroom doesn’t need heavy velvet balloon valances, they are places of practicality, and while you still can put treatments on the window, you may want to consider cheap window valances to keep costs to the minimum in case you need to replace steam damaged fabrics.

    Kitchen window valances are often made in a simple fashion using light and cheap fabrics, but you can choose something more vibrant, something more attention grabbing in the rest of your house, where steam and humidity is less likely to take away from the colors and texture of your new window treatments.

    Choosing the best match to your room is not as hard as some people would let you assume, after measuring the windows and picking curtain rods 6-12 inches longer, setting the budget you are willing to spend, the choice is all yours and is a subject to your personal taste.

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