We generally offer two types of customizable rod pocket valances – flat and gathered.


A large bird design is centered on a flat valance on a 24-inch window.

Flat Rod Pocket Valances

When rod pocket valances are left flat, a unique fabric pattern all of a sudden becomes a work of art on a canvas. You’ll often find that these valances are simple, but have a unique scalloped shape at the bottom. Consider this style with vibrant, unusual fabric designs.

Gathered Balloon Valance in Faux Silk

A balloon valance made in embroidered faux silk on a double window.

Gathered Rod Pocket Valances

Gathered valances are shirred on the rod. Some are gathered more, others less. But nothing to worry about – all our valances give you measuring guidelines at the bottom of the product page to help you determine the right amount of gathering you’ll need.

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