By BiSM1LLah-empiritrage. Window Treatment. At Friday, November 02nd 2018, 03:13:45 AM.
The cornice is a padded box that is covered in fabric and if desired, a type of trim. The edges can be shaped, such as scalloped, rounded or straight. These are often favored because they can help to conceal any existing hardware that is used to hang other window treatments, thus providing a more seamless overall look in a room.
Another popular type of window treatment in interior design, sheers allow light through during the day and are perfect for use in the spring, summer and early fall. They are light weight and attractive to look at. In the late fall and winter, they can be swapped out with heavier curtains or drapery.
Victorian window shades are often made of bold, medium to heavy weight material. Laces, tassels, and other various forms of ornamentation often adorn stately valances and flowing drapes. Scalloped sheer fabrics and sometimes lace are common. The trend seems to be that the focal point is the window treatments, not the windows. Alternatively, another beautiful Victorian look requires scrapping the blinds and instead using mosaic stained windows.