Thursday, November 15, 2007

DIY: Quirky curtain rod

Saw this today in Apartment Therapy, through Do It Yourself: A curtain rod made with a real tree branch.


The trick is to find a really great looking branch and also for it to be the right size for the door/window. Then it has to be pruned properly, but not completely, so that it will be dramatic enough. When you are satisfied with the final shape, spray-paint it in a contrasting colour to your wall, but matching with curtains and/or window trim. Use brackets to hang it to the wall, and paint them with the same colour. The best type of curtain for this is a top-tying one. Of course you have to put this in a window/door that does not open much. Also have in mind that the curtain will have minimum movement.

9 comments:

  1. το τέλειο κουρτινόξυλο!!!!

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  2. Καλημέρα Στράτο! Οδηγίες για να φτιάξουμε κουρτινόξυλο, σωστά???
    Είναι πολύ όμορφο πάντως! Και οικολογικό!

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  3. Άντε να δω ποιος θα το φτιάξει πρώτος!!!

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  4. Εγώ πάντως Στράτο και η χειροτεχνία....Απέχουμε!!
    χιχιχι

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  5. θα σε καλέσω να το δεις...

    (ξύλα να βρούμε)

    καλημέρα :)

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  6. AAAAAAAh (big sigh!) Ι like these deco suggestions, so much but unfortunately I was born with two left hands...(if you know what I mean!!)

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  7. Ναι βρε ΜΑΝΙΕΚ ακριβώς αυτό εννοώ και εγώ!!!
    Αλλά απ' ότι βλέπω το elafini θα "καθαρίσει" πρώτο για όλους μας!
    Στράτο εσύ δεν μας είπες, θα το κάνεις ή μπα????
    χαχαχα

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  8. Μπα...δε το βλέπω...όχι σύντομα πάντως!

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  9. How rear - but still very easy o obtain. Love the peacefull expression in this photograph.

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