The right window valance can help the balance walls, irregular camouflage window frames and set a new tone for the style of a room. Borders conditions to extend Windows, an effective way to use valances with small windows is to hang the high valances on the wall. Usually, borders are hung inside the window frame area, and cover the top six to 12 inches of the glass. Lengthen the windows by hanging rods valance several inches above the window frame so that fabric borders only cover one or two inches of window glass. The high valance a way to deceive the eye in the thought of the windows is larger and more glass means more light in the room. If privacy is a concern, hang curtains under the valance. They will let in the light, keeping curious eyes out.
A valance does not have to be a curtain of cloth or a curtain. When considering borders for small windows, think outside the box by building a box. Wooden borders can be added depth to the small and shallow windows, changing their profile. Because a wood border essentially creates a new top window frame, it can hang higher and make the window look larger.
Decorative bars adorned with a scarf or booty curtains can make a very definitive style statement on a small window. While standard borders should not show any wall between the bottom of the outer skirt and the top of the window, the window curtain or a booty scarf does not have those limitations.