Cornices are elegant and can cover unattractive hardware. Window cornices are an old-world window treatment updated with a modern look and can be used as a window valance. In architecture, a cornice is generally any horizontal decorative molding that crowns a building or furniture element – the cornice over a door or window, for instance, or the cornice around the top edge of a pedestal or along the top of an interior wall. A simple cornice may be formed just with a crown. Fabric cornices add texture, drama, depth or a pop of color
Cornice is a box-like wooden valance mounted to the wall above your windows, providing a more formal look than soft window treatments alone and providing architectural interest to rooms that may lack it. Beautiful Windows Fabric & Curtains in-store or in-home consultants will be happy to show you how to make the most of your windows – explaining how best to use valances and swags, custom cornices, and helping you select trim and hardware. And as always, their advice is free. cornices.
Adding a custom fabric window valance or cornice will turn any ordinary window into a beautiful design element. Choose a style that will fit your décor and help accentuate your existing blinds or shades. Valances and cornices will help create a powerful layering effect. As a layered top treatment, fabric valances can be used to create a contrast with hard window coverings for a flowing, drapery effect. Also consider utilizing a patterned cornice over a neutral covered treatment for an impressive, bold statement, or vice versa.