Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Upholstered Window Cornice (Pelmet)

Just preparing to reveal my sons bedroom, One more project after this and I will be able to reveal his room. This is another project which I did during the first year into this house. Since it is a old project, I don't have the during or before pictures, sorry about that.

After painting the room light blue, I was looking for bringing more color into the room. My sons room is pretty bright, well lit because of two windows, one each on each wall. As soon as we enter, eyes are kind of drawn towards the windows. So decided to deck up the window with the upholstered cornice (also known as pelmet).

This is how it looks from the door today. You can read all about the Desk makeover here

View from the closet corner


Wood for the box ( I got it cut for the size at the Homedepot )
Batting Material (Got it from Joann's with 40% coupon)
Fabric (Got it from Joann's with 40% coupon)
Nails and Hammer
Staple Gun
wood Glue

- I made the box  as shown in below picture by gluing the sides first and then attaching with the nails.
This is not the actual picture. Its just to show how it looked before the batting and fabric

- wrap as you are wrapping gift with the batting material and secure it with the staples.
- repeating the wrapping with the fabric. Make sure there is no wrinkle and secure it with the staples.
- Secure the cornice to the wall using L Brackets.

Stand back and enjoy the fabric covered cornice.

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful week ahead!!

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  1. these are so cute. i would love to do something like this.

    1. Thank u for stopping by Lydia. would love to see how yours turn out. Have a wonderful day!!

  2. What a beautiful room! I'm getting ready to re-decorate a couple things in my son's room and this is giving me some inspiration! Pinning this for later. Thanks so much for sharing this project at the Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop!

    1. Thanks for hosting Carrie. I am glad to hear that, good luck with re-decorate.

  3. So wonderful to have you at Seasonal Sundays. Looking forward to having you join this weekend as well!

    - Alma, The Tablescaper

  4. These added so much to the room. Love them! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  5. Great tute! Really looks great in the room! Thanks for linking up to Inspire Us Thursday!


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