Decorating windows using a ceiling cornice
Whatever may have been chic interior room without beautiful curtains on the windows it will look unfinished.Cornices are not only suitable for mounting curtains and blinds, and are used as decoration elements of window openings, niches and loggia.
Classic wall moldings not functional as a ceiling.In addition, they visually make the room below.
We will tell you what the advantages and disadvantages have ceiling cornices, aluminum, and what better to choose their design in a particular case.
Such elements have several kinds.You should know about them before you make your choice (sm.Sovet for beginners: how to choose a ceiling cornices).
most traditional design of the cornice is a rod having a circular cross section.It can be performed from any material and may have a diameter of from one to four centimeters.
- Round baguette Curtain completed: brackets that provide mounting to the wall;rings by which themovement of the curtains;clip to engage tissue.
- Two tip not only decorate the device, but also restrict the movement of curtain rods in the range.The bar can be a double - for the curtains and tulle.
ring having a much larger diameter than the rod, make it easy to open and close the curtains.
- There are even three-row round moldings, which consist of two rods and strings.Sometimes such a design is required to create the complex composition drapery window using pelmets.
- cornice This model fits into any interior, and looks great in rooms with high ceilings and very large window openings.
- Most often, it's wall-mount option, but it can be fixed to the ceiling.The photo shows that fitted on the ceiling cornice round, make eye above the room with a low ceiling and two small windows.
- only negative - round moldings are available in standard lengths of 2.5 m -3.5 .Use them in large rooms, rooms with irregular geometry, as well as for decorating the panoramic windows, uncomfortable.
In this case, the role of the bar carries a thin metal string.String cornice concise, and may have one or several rows of strings.
Designers love to use this kind of fixing curtains for interior decoration in the style of minimalism, hi-tech or fusion.
- The advantages of string cornices include their light weight, and the possibility of mounting to any surface. adjusts the length of strings, it allows to use them as the narrow windows, and the panorama.
- most commonly the strings pull on loggias and balconies, which hang only light tulle.For the heavy drapes so the cornice will not do, and this is its main disadvantage.
- Even if it can withstand the weight of the fabric, then the string ugly progibaetsya.Ne very convenient each time to tighten sagging strings.So this model can not be called for this for all occasions.
Here we come to the option that does not have the disadvantages of the two previous opponents, and thus combines all their dignity.
This aluminum ceiling cornices:
- They are specially designed for attachment to the ceiling, which makes it possible to significantly expand the scope of their application.For example, they can be used not only drape window, but also divide the room into zones.
- aluminum ceiling cornices are a special profile that can be attached along the entire wall with window openings, at any distance.They are just like other kinds of baguettes can be two or three-row.
- Decorative baguette options not only fix the curtains, but also can serve as the main decoration of the windows, harmoniously combined with the color of the curtains or wallpaper .There are many textures and colors of these profiles - from tree to simulate the nacre.
- In design projects, a cornice can be covered with the same fabric from which the curtain is sewn.This creates a single ensemble in the interior, especially in combination with other home textiles, as in the picture below.
- for draping bay windows, semicircular niches and other architectural options for ceiling cornices offers various rotating elements.
- The grooves on the profile, insert the plastic hooks on which hung a curtain with eyelets.For convenience, you can hang on hooks clips, and use them.
- Ceiling moldings aluminum are ideal for Japanese and rope curtains.This is the case when a cornice, on the contrary, should be inconspicuous, emphasizing the beauty of curtains.
- For convenience, they can be equipped with manual, electric, and even, a mechanism for moving the blind, operate the remote .They must be attached installation instructions, which allows it to produce their own hands.
- Before starting work on the ceiling cornice fixtures scheduled place.Too long and the profile can be cut by placing caps on the edges.
it is fixed in the usual way, with the help of screws.The main thing - to make the right indent from the window, the curtains are not clung to the windowsill.
flexible ceiling cornice
This option metal cornice can be identified separately.This model is specifically conceived for use in areas with complex geometry.
Such a profile can be of plastic, and aluminum, or even stainless steel.
- feature of this cornice that it can be transformed by taking different shapes.There is a wide variety of configurations, profiles, allowing to mount it anywhere: even the wall, even to the ceiling, at least for the arch.
- Aluminum flexible cornice can be used for fixing the curtains in the bathroom, the benefit of this metal is not afraid of moisture.To change the shape of the profile, it is best to carefully read those recommendations, which gives the manufacturer.
- bending profile can be mounted in several rows, and use several types of curtains.It can be used not only to decorate the windows, doorways and create partitions and boudoirs.
- Some species such profile bend even within a small radius. Although bendable eaves price higher than forward, it is much more convenient to use.
- Sometimes they are equipped with adhesive tape to fix pelmet - all for the convenience of the customer.In order to understand how it is installed, look at the video.
foldaway aluminum ceiling cornice can be installed not only on the slab, and on almost any surface suspension.Only in stretch ceilings it should be provided in advance to be able to set inserts.
Aluminium profile Curtain, he weighs very little, but can withstand the weight of any heavy drapes.And this is its main advantage.