Decorating & Furniture/Scarf Holders


Hi Jenny! You've helped us in the past with advice on our front LR. We finally decorated/painted. Walls are sage green with ivory moldings, french country furniture, piano, etc. I bought the Bali "crinkled look" sheer ivory window scarf treatments to hang around the 2 windows...and 2 scarf holders in an antique bronze-type finish. Here's my question...I've never done scarves as window treatments. My plan is to just drape them simply around the window, perhaps put a loose knot around the holders/brackets. Do I hang the brackets above and outside the mouldings? In other words, should the scarves cover the moldings when they hang, or be OUTSIDE the mouldings? Any advice? Thanks! Linda


I usually hang the scarf holders outside the molding 2 inches and "up" from the molding 2 inches.  It allows you to increase the visual size of the window, and gives you room to "frame" the architecture with the fabric.

Good going!  Nice to hear about your beautiful color!

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Jennifer Taylor Wojcik


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