Upholstered valance boxes with nail head trim " If its in a plain fabric then you show off the shape. If its in a gorgeous print then you get to really enjoy the pattern. The nail head trim can be in silver, brass, browns…whatever suits the situation.
I especially like the sailcloth curtains, hung with rivets and and tied with top stitched leather fittings. All these elements bring your eye up and down around the room. Rivers window want to make some more curtains? :D
Making a Classic Roman Shade - Martha Stewart DIY Decorating. My cats love shoving their little faces between the mini blinds (thus bending and breaking the blinds), so these (made of strong fabric) might be a solution.