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How to Create a Stenciled Monogram Valance

Dress up your windows by adding a custom monogrammed valance made from a precut pine plank, ready-made drapery panel, art supplies and paint.

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Wrap and Staple Fabric or Ready-Made Panel

Wrap the cut fabric or drapery panel around valance box, then secure along interior using staple gun. Tip: To ensure staples are not visible when looking up into valance once installed, staple the fabric approximately 3 inches up inside of the box.

Sketch Monogram to Scratch Paper

To create a custom monogram stencil, place scratch paper on top of cutting mat, then sketch monogram with pencil.

Trace Monogram to Clear Acetate Alternative

Place clear acetate alternative directly on top of the sketch paper. Next, trace monogram directly to clear acetate alternative using marker.

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