Hanging curtains can change the space a lot, giving it more privacy and a more welcoming feel. DIY curtain rods are an interesting trend these days and in care you want to know more about it we’re prepared to give you some examples. You can make curtain rods out of a variety of materials but wood tends to be the most common and most versatile option. Follow the instructions offered on lovelyetc to find out how to successfully build and install such a curtain rod.
Electrical conduit DIY curtain rods have the advantage of being very practical, durable and cheap to make. However, they tend to give spaces a certain industrial appearance which doesn’t always comply with the desired result.
They’re easy to make and all you need is electrical conduit, curtain rod brackets, spray paint and optional elements which you can find in the tutorial. In fact, check out these rustic branch DIY curtain rods from lifeovereasy. Copper pipes can make stylish curtain rods too and if you like the look you can take advantage of that to add a few other matching details throughout the space. In case you need some inspiration, check out the galvanizes pipe curtain rod project from littleredbrickhouse.
Since making your own curtain rods is so simple, you can take advantage of that to perhaps reorganize your home’s internal layout. You can just attach a wooden board to the wall just above the window and then hammer a bunch of large nails in it at equal distances.
If you like this idea, check out the full tutorial on how to make this curtain hanger on inspiredbycharm. Speaking of curtains that don’t slide on rods, there’s also this cool design idea on oliveandlove.
You’ll also need brackets and PVC couplers in case you want your curtain rod to go around a corner.
PVC pipes and wooden dowels aren’t your only options when making curtain rods. A nice example is the project featured on vintagehomelove which involves some thick rope, hex nuts, fender washers, boat cleats, eye-bolts and curtain rings.