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.


  1. το τέλειο κουρτινόξυλο!!!!

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

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

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

  5. θα σε καλέσω να το δεις...

    (ξύλα να βρούμε)

    καλημέρα :)

  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!!)

  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????

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

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