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In my son’s room, the window is on the wall opposite the door. The window is the focal point of the room, the first thing you see. I dressed it up with a DIY window cornice. The cornice adds weight and visual interest. It’s also a decorative accent that adds a bold pop of color to the room. (I liked how it turned out so well, that I made similar cornices for my other sons’ rooms.)
What is a Window Cornice?
A window cornice is