What Is A Window Top Treatment?
What Is A Window Top Treatment?
A window treatment is anything that goes over or around a window. Window treatments are classified into two types: soft treatments, such as curtains, and hard treatments, such as blinds and shutters. Some window treatments are used for both function and decoration.
Others are purely decorative, like valance. Windows can be decorated with curtains, shades, drapes, blinds, and shutters. Soft Window Treatments. Curtains are most often used as soft window treatments. Curtains are made of fabric and are hung on rods or rings to drape the window.
Curtains have varying shapes and styles that differ from region to region within the U.S.
Window treatment advantages: Window treatments can make your window look larger, by blocking off the space above it. They also help reduce the amount of light coming in the window in order to provide a cooler environment in your home or office that can save on air conditioning or heating costs.
Another advantage of window treatments is that they can help hide the clutter that accumulates below, beside, or above them.
Window treatment options: Window curtains are one of the most popular choices for window treatments. They come in a variety of styles and colors. A blind is another popular choice. A shutter is also an option, but these are more commonly found on exterior windows than on interior ones. And finally, frosted glass can be an option for windows that are too large to fit in the window frame.
How Do You Use A Scarf Window Treatment?
The simplest way to drape a window scarf is to drape it over the curtain rod ends on each side and let it fall into a ‘U’ shape or swag in the middle. This simple look works best for narrow windows but can be used in almost any room.
In other words, you can place the fabric on the same side as the window or opposite to it. Then you can use a clip-on tieback to keep the scarf in place. Smaller curtains work best for a window scarf, so you should measure your windows first and then purchase the correct size curtains to fit your windows.
If you try to put a larger curtain on your window, it may become unattractive and present a messy look. Instead of purchasing large curtains for your windows, buy some coordinating fabric material and make your own custom-sized curtain from that. Window scarves are most effective when there is not much light coming into your room.
A scarf can be used as a valance or a curtain, depending on what look you’re aiming for. Hanging the scarf vertically over the window makes it a valance. This option is best if you have a long, narrow window or if you want to make sure the middle of the scarf falls neatly in line with the rest of your drapes or curtains.
Drape it horizontally over a rod and leave some space between each end and the sides of the window frame to make it into a curtain. It will fall into pretty folds to cover your window completely.
Traditional curtain rods are typically attached to each end of a room’s windows using brackets that are attached to either side of the wall above each window’s frame. If you want to hang a scarf over your window and use the same curtain rod to hold it, you can purchase brackets specifically designed for this purpose.