What is the short window curtain called?

What is the short window curtain called?

Valance. A valance is a short curtain and comes in many many shapes and styles. Valances can be used on their own to cover the tops of windows, doors or along with sheers and drapes.

Where should short curtain rods be placed?

Rod Lengths and Installation Stationary rod lengths, whether standard or decorative, should equal one-third of the window glass width. Install them anywhere from two inches above the top of the window frame to two inches below the bottom of the ceiling molding.

Are valances out of style?

So, to answer the question above, Yes, valances are still in style when made out of trending fabrics, colors and designs! Plus, classic designs are always in style, they just may need to be updated in a more current fabric pattern or color.

How do you style short windows?

Color, trim, and cleverly hung treatments can all improve a room with small windows.

  1. Ditch the Dark Curtains and Shades.
  2. Manipulate Height and Width.
  3. Add Embellishments to Moldings and Trim.
  4. Install Plantation Shutters Over the Window.
  5. Play With Patterns.
  6. Harness the Power of Mirrors.
  7. Place Furniture Wisely.

How do you cover a window without a curtain rod?

How to hang curtains without a rod

  1. Curtain wire can be fixed across the width of the window.
  2. Rope is an alternative to curtain wire and can complement country or cottage style decor.
  3. Cabinet knobs can be used to hang tie-top curtains.

Are short curtains outdated?

Short Curtains Visually speaking, high-water style is not the most appealing way to hang curtains. The shorter length can appear dated. Also, it can cut the visual height of your room in half. From a purely practical standpoint, however, short curtains are sometimes the best option.

What can I do with short windows?