Valances are one of the best ideas for a window treatment, giving your room a sober and dignified look. If you ardently desire to have this decorative drapery adorning your living room, kitchen or bathroom window but do not want to spend a fortune on buying it, then consider making some stylish ones on your own. Burlap may be one of the preferred choices of materials while designing your valance because of its rusty and earthy look. Let us take a look at some interesting tutorials on how to make a valance with burlap.
If you do not have enough rods, then a no sew burlap valance would be an apt choice for you as you simply need to glue it to the window blinds. Tying the sides using a jute twine gives the valance a neat look. You can use colorful ribbons instead of the twine.
You can give the valance a personal touch by inscribing your family name on it.
The clothespin attached to the valance gives it a marvelous appearance.
You can arrange long flowing curtains to the sides of this valance.
The white bows give the valance a lovely look. You can even replace the bows and stitch a white lace below.
You can make the curtains shorter to give the impression of a valance.
To give your valance a bright appearance, you can personalize it by stenciling the name of your family members or lining up a series of stars.
The bows attached to the ruffled pattern, makes the valance look even more appealing.
Here the burlap ribbon has been used on the lace to give it a swag effect.
This coffee themed kitchen valance would perfectly enhance your kitchen décor.
The tutorial below shows the process of making the grommets on the fabric to insert the rod. You can follow the same method using your burlap fabric. If you have leftover chevron fabric from any of your previous craft projects, you may stitch it or glue it to the bottom of the valance.
The ruffled balloon-like look would make this valance ideal to adorn small-sized windows, giving them a sense of fullness. You can even draw stripes of green, blue or any other color using a sharpie to add vibrancy to the rustic hue of burlap.
By going through the tutorial below you can get the idea to monogramming your burlap valance to give it a personal touch.
If you want burlap of different shades like blue, brown, orange, green and cream, and are not finding them available in the market, then dye your fabric in the shade you desire. So, now with a galore of ideas, you can go ahead and decorate your room in a unique way.
Published on April 9th 2016 by Miranda Gibbs