Decorating & Furniture/box valances

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Hi, I was wondering what I could make box valances out of. Do you use wood and wrap foam around it?  Or do you use mdf?

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Hi Tracey,
I usually use wood and wrap it with batting just using a staple gun.  The MDF is lighter in weight so if you have a large expanse that would be a good choice.  It basically comes down to how much I want to spend.

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I am a Certified Interior Designer, Redesign and Home Staging Professional as well as a Certified Color expert. Therefore I am can assist with questions regarding space planning and furniture arrangement, color selection, art and accessory placement. I am also able to answer questions regarding the selection and sourcing of furniture and flooring materials as well as custom window treatments.

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I started in the industry as a design consultant in the custom window treatment and home furnishings industry. I have gone on to establish my own full service interior decorating business, Kimberly Boyer Interiors, with specialities in redesign, home staging and color consultations. I was also a featured designer on MyHome2.0 a Verizon Fios sponsered Home Technology Makeover Show.

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Affiliate Member Interior Design Society The SDP, ODDAA, ABWA, Interior Redesign Directory

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Certified Interior Designer Temple University. Certified Redesign and Staging Professional, Society of Decorating Professionals Certified Color Specialist, Society of Decorating Professionals

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