Build curtain rods out of copper plumbing pipe for $35. They are strong, surprisingly easy to make, and very attractive. Can paint them for greater variety.
DIY copper curtain rod - BrittanyMakes
I'm never buying curtain rods again. Heading to Home Depot in the morning to buy a crapload of copper pipe, spraypaint and brackets.
These look like my curtain rods in my living room. My husband made mine with copper tubing and the copper hardware to attach it. We got it all from a local hardware store.
Striped curtains with pom pom trim A pair of full length pencil pleat curtains with a pom pom trim leading edge. Ivory curtain pole and matching holdbacks. Fabric and trim by Susie Watson. Poles and holdbacks supplied by LJ Curtains.
Hometalk :: Thrifty Copper Pipe Curtain Rod. I like this design better than most diy rods because you can take the curtains down easily for washing.
I like this idea for the small window in the master bedroom and to have my dressing table area next to it
Simple tie back curtain....love it pulled toward the top on one side.....drapes well! Sooo plain and prim!
Bay window curtain poles - The Bradley Collection
Hang up a pair of curtains on one pole, and a voile on another to create a…