The view from the dining room windows is accentuated by the valance over the window, and the mirrored wall contributes to the formality as well.
One of the rooms incorporates a four-poster with an embroidered valance , while another houses a lovely old polished roll-end bed like a sledge of dreams.
Top the shade with your favorite valance if desired.
Use a valance to soften a horizontal or vertical blind.
It was more-or-less the same as when I was a child only she had taken down the horrific black valance from her bed and had replaced them with soft white cotton ones that had intricate roses woven into them.
The Gripsholm bed is squarer and lower than the Knole bed (it may have been cut down), with a more conventional canopy and valances .
My bed doesn't have this old-fashioned valanced polyester cover.
The padded valances and floor-length curtains concealed the architectural beauty of the windows.
So while many people fret over every detail in the master bedroom - from the rug's knot count to the percentage of satin in the valences - they close and lock the door on beautifying the bathroom.
The ashpit crew must now face a choice: by thumbing the button on the electric hoist, they can transport the dump of steamy sodden cinders up and over and into a cinder car, its underframe valanced with murky icicles.