Electrical conduit makes for a really inexpensive DIY curtain rod, as shown by Love and Renovations here on Remodelaholic. And Colleen from Lemon Thistle used salvaged copper pipe and extra pieces to make this chic copper curtain rod for just a touch of metal industrial style, shared yesterday here for #AllThingsWindows!
or use some vintage corbels and attach your industrial curtain rod for a lovely salvaged look:
Even if unique or industrial aren’t your style, you can still DIY a curtain rod and save some cash! Especially if you have an odd-sized or extra-wide window, save the money you’d spend on custom drapery rods and make it yourself. Similarly, Stephanie Lynn used a wooden dowel and finials, plus some wood corbels for this look:
Diane over at In My Own Style used PVC pipe to and finials to make this curtain rod: