I love the look of cornice boards, maybe just in the living room? Cornice Board Round Up and DIY Tutorial! They're EASY, CHEAP, and make a BIG IMPACT! Great ideas from Heathered Nest!
NEXT PROJECT: DIY Wooden Window Cornice. Easy and inexpensive way to dress up any window! I want to do this to every window in my house!
Like what looks like an extra lip along the bottom. White wood valance over windows in living room. from celing Pleasanton Custom Wood Window Cornice Like
No Sew Valance Tutorial
How to Build Window Cornices - Step by Step: The Family Handyman
This is a good inexpensive alternative to a pre-fab cornice board and it's simple -- great for a cottage, beach house, or farm house look.
How to Build Window Cornices - Step by Step