Advice 1: Ceiling cornice for curtains?

The ledge is a device to which to fasten the curtains. It can be made of different materials: wood, aluminum, plastic and other. There are several varieties of this device, for example, ceiling, wall options. Ceiling cornice in great demand, as it is more functional. Wall ledge is beautiful and decorative.
Ceiling cornice for curtains?

When is it better to use a ceiling cornice

What is the main advantage of ceiling cornice? It allows you to hang long curtains from the ceiling. Thus, the room visually appear greater than it really is. With the help of this device and long curtains, even the room with low ceiling look more spacious.
If you use a ceiling cornice with baguette – front trim strip will not be evident nor the reference bus, attached to the ceiling, no hooks for curtains.

In addition, ceiling cornice can be installed almost anywhere, even in a niche. The simplest kind of ceiling cornice – string cornice. It consists of two pillar brackets, between which are stretched metal strings. The advantages of this type of cornice – low cost and ease of installation. Drawback – the strings eventually begin to SAG, and they must again be tightened. String cornice designed for a small load, so it is better to hang curtains of light material. Ceiling tracks can be used even in cases where odd-shaped window.

In some cases it is better to strengthen the wall cornice

If you have rooms with high ceilings, them to anything even more visually enlarge. In this case, it is desirable to select the wall ledge. Moreover, the design of these curtains is much richer and more diverse than the ceiling.
You can easily pick up a wall ledge to a room decorated in almost any style – retro, classic, modern, avant-garde, country, etc.

For example, for rooms decorated in classic style, especially with the use of wooden panels, is ideal for wooden wall cornice. With modern or avant-garde interiors will combine well metal cornice, especially made with decorative elements (forged parts, whorls). Well, universal wall cornice, which can be used almost in any interior is plastic.

The thickness of the cornice depends on the weight of the curtains. Light curtain will look bad in combination with a thick massive ledge, and under the weight of massive curtains too thin cornice can bend. Try to observe the Golden mean.

When choosing a cornice proceed, first of all, the size of the room, and especially its height. It is necessary to use such a device that is best suited to the room, the kitchen will be able to emphasize its strengths and hide weaknesses – for example, a low ceiling.

Advice 2: How to tie a four-poster bed

The canopy on the bed is not only functional device that protects a sleeping child or adult from dust, insects and direct sunlight. Graceful draping above the bed ennoble the interior, giving it a unique luxury. How it will be tied to the canopy, depends on the ease of use of the decorative coating and appearance of all bedrooms.
How to tie a four-poster bed
You will need
  • - ledge and the holder for the canopy;
  • canopy made of translucent fabric;
  • - braid or tape;
  • - fabric-companion for loops and strings;
  • - curtain tape;
  • - two buttons or beads;
  • - holders;
  • - sewing machine;
  • - hooks for tie backs;
  • - 2-4 rings on the ceiling;
  • - 2 wooden panel frame;
  • - decorative elements to your taste.
Hang the canopy over the crib with a special holder, which is sold in shops together with ready-made canopy. It is installed at the head of furniture, or on its back.
Top drawstring factory or homemade canopy is stretched on a removable cornice. To nicely tie the canopy onto the mount, use a decorative lace or nylon tape. A drawstring is pulled through kulisku.
You can sew the ends of the ribbons printed figurines of hearts-funny animals and flowers. Tapes are issued in the form of a graceful bow. Canopy it is recommended to decorate in the same style as the sling is to sew the bows (soft toys) at the bottom edge for edging or ruffles.
For a large bed it is easy to make an improvised holder. For example, buy curtain pole with rounded corners and hang it on the wall above the bed.
Sew along the upper edge of the valance fabric loop straps or loops for the buttons – they will be fixed on the cornice. Another option is a special curtain tape which nastraivatsa top of the canopy.
Valance with ties is recommended to combine with self-made fabric tie backs. They have to carve out a strip of the same fabric from which made the other elements of decoration: the rim on the lower and upper edges, ruffles. Smoothen the edges of holders on the sewing machine; make the clasp decorative buttons or large beads. Longer woven stripes, you can just catch the fabric canopy and tie it.
Reinforce the wall with the sides of the bed special hooks for the tie backs, which are typically used when placing window openings. If you need to open the canopy you can remove the cloth in holders on both sides and drape canopy smooth folds. When it is required to be close enough to undo or untie the linen strips.
Valid do not tie the canopy. It is possible if to install on both sides of the bed frames are wooden panels on the ceiling and fix 2 or 4 rings. Then will go back through the translucent fabric ceiling accessories, then to pull the curtain on the panel. Such a variant design of the bedroom looks particularly elegant when the canopy falls to the floor.
Useful advice
Ways of decorating bed by using canopy, there are many. Explore information about interesting interior solutions on the Internet, printed publications, directories, trading companies. So it will be easier to make a suitable canopy for your bed.
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