Curtain rod made from dowel and drawer knob.  Way cheaper.

Curtain rod made from dowel and cute drawer knob. Save a LOT of money and it's custom! Curtain rod made from dowel and cute drawer knob. Save a LOT of money and it's custom! And you could spray paint it gold! or whatever color

sewing curtains. So glad I saw this!! I need it for my home.

DIY Bay Window Curtain Rod & Back Tab Curtains

~ I've actually done this with burlap ~ I used a light weight cotton ticking for the roll-up underneath ~ also ~ I used candle wicking for the embroidery ~ many said it was beautiful! ~ ~wk~

would have been a great idea for french doors. You could use it on your new kitchen backdoor. Simple roll up curtain under a flat pelmet in linen. Perfect idea for back door. You could also use a piece of linen like a table runner or table cloth.

pvc pipe coated with copper spray paint. porch curtains.

Who would guess this cur tau rod is PVC pipe, spray painted to look like copper! Love this. our vintage home love: Back/Side Porch Ideas For Summer and An Industrial Pipe Curtain Rod How To

No Sew Roman Shades

No Sew Roman Shades.back door privacy. NO SEW! this would be an awesome idea for my front and back door that have windows taking up half the door :) (project time)

Little Green Notebook: Make Shades Out of Mini Blinds for cheap

DIY roman shades from miniblinds (I don't have any mini blinds, but like the idea.

DIY Curtain Rods for under 5 dollars

Redfly Creations: DIY Curtain Rod for Under 5 Dollars /// Using electrical conduit for the rod and finding a nice looking knob for the end. Spray paint to make it all match. Overall brilliant and I think we might use this.

This looks like burlap.  Haven't checked to see if it is, but I really like it.  Maybe not for a full set of curtains, but it would definitely be a love tie-back.

burlap flower curtain tie backs! Oh I love this! They would be so cute over cream colored curtains in my living room!