Yes, they were popular in the 80s and 90s and no, it might not be what you were thinking of…but please think again.
We have designed a range of very simple and beautiful pelmets, which, quite frankly, can make all the difference. There are no 80s or 90s vibes here (other than what’s on the radio in the workshop).
We have two main styles that we can produce – totally hand-crafted for your unique requirements. Both types come with a fixing board (you’ll probably need a builder or handy person to fix this to your wall/ceiling) and the face board is then held in place with super strong Velcro behind the scenes.
You can add pelmets or lambrequins over curtains or Roman blinds.
Essentially plywood covered with some secret fabrics behind the scenes and then covered in your chosen face fabric. The pelmets have ‘ears’ – little flaps that fold round to meet the wall, if needs be, which are also covered in fabric.
Generally they are 30-40cm deep and can be as wide as you need them to be, please ask us for more information if you are unsure via the GET IN TOUCH page.
We can also add design features to pelmets such as a contrasting fabric border, braid or pompoms. And let’s face it, who doesn’t love a good pompom?
As the fancy name suggests – this is just a fancy pelmet! Harking back from Medieval times, lambrequins were designed to go above and round the edges of windows and doors to further reduce draughts in big houses and castles. You don’t need to live in a castle to have one these days! Their edges are shaped (usually in curves) and they can hang a long way down the window sides (but don’t panic, we can make them to any size).
Lambrequins can make a great feature of a plain window, by adding colour and contrast to your window dressing.