Tip 1: How to hang curtains pelmet

Pelmet - a beautiful drapery folds lying on top of the main curtains.It can not only serve as interior decoration, but also to hide the shortcomings of the curtains or blinds.We invented them is then to hide the unsightly parts of curtains, such as attachment.But today they are an independent element of interior design.
Guide
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pelmet usually takes about a quarter or a fifth of the entire length of the curtains, but sometimes less.To hang of it, you will need a cornice or plank on which he will keep.Cornice to choose based on the size and weight of your pelmet.
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usually try to hang all decorations on a window design.That is, the cornice should consist of several strips to fit all the curtains and pelmet.It is important that each canvas is mounted on its bracket, otherwise you will not be able to open and close the curtains, and it is very important.
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Pelmet differs from the conventional method of fixing the curtains that do not hide the curtain on which hang.He usually keeps
Velcro through which completely covers the layer of tissue from the eyes of all the trims.One piece of Velcro is attached to the supporting structure (eaves) and the other is sewn to the most swags.Choose a broad and strong Velcro it to support the weight of the fabric.
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himself cornice for lambrequin must also be strong enough.If the fabric is dense and heavy, the plastic or aluminum as the material is not suitable, they bend or break from its gravity.Most likely, you'll need a sturdy metal ledge or sturdy wooden structure.You can pick up a special cornice for lambrequin in store.Usually they are massive enough to withstand all of the layers of fabric.
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Cornice for lambrequin mounted near the ceiling, that the fabric flowed from the top of the wall above the window.Since in most cases the other two are the curtains and tulle any heavy fabric, triple ledge is required.

Tip 2: How to hang a pelmet Pelmet

(from the French. Lambrequin) - it is a short decorative window trim in the form of soft drapery or tightly stretched over a wide band.It is located directly in front of the curtains and give them an aesthetic perfection.The main purpose of pelmet - creating a complete composition and masking window cornice bearing mounts or mounting strings.
How to hang a pelmet
Guide
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There are many models and types of swags, ranging from the simple, unpretentious panels to match the main curtains, to complex structures of heavy, draped fabrics with ruffles,brushes and other artistic elements.
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Self hang pelmet is not difficult, the main thing to do everything carefully and follow the rules.First of all it concerns the length of the pelmet.It is believed that in rooms with low ceilings pelmet inappropriate because visually conceals the height of the room.In reality it is not.Choosing the right length and color of the fabric will not reduce the height of the ceiling.
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In order to properly calculate the length of the pelmet curtains should be the height of mentally divide into 6 parts.1/6 height and will be the unknown quantity.In general, by varying the length and height of the pelmet can visually change the proportions of windows, making it the above, even for the visual perception.
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The easiest way to hang a pelmet - a versatile mount it on an aluminum ledge, equipped with Velcro on the outside.This method is suitable for classical curtains.This cornice pelmet successfully closes and creates a complete image processing window.
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Obsolete cornice can easily disguise using a pelmet, just throwing it through the eaves and beautiful draped folds.For complex (combined) need lambrequin cornice to the multi-row fixtures, which will be fixed as the curtains themselves.
Sources:
  • Pelmet - attribute classics
Helpful Hint
Do not forget to take care of bindings for other curtains.Rings, hooks or clips - the choice of this is very important.Check whether the blind to move freely under the lambrequins.Usually they use small hooks or clamps, which may be within the plate ledge pelmet so that they do not interfere.
Sources:
  • what are the cornices and how they hang
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