DIY Curtain Rods and Finials

The folks at Apartment Therapy and Better Homes and Garden remind us that there are lots of unique materials to use for hanging window treatments.

Better Homes and Garden via Apartment Therapy
Can you guess what these curtain rods are made from? Click on the links for great tutorials for inexpensive DIY tutorials for these curtain rods.
In My Own Style - See answer #1
My Life as G - See answer #2
Apartment Therapy - See answer #3
Christy's Thrifty Decorating - See answer #4
House of Hepworths - See answer #5
The Creative Mama - See answer #6
1. PVC pipe
2. Bamboo
3. Unpainted steel conduit
4. Cardboard dowel
5. Painted steel conduit
6. Painted or stained wooded dowels

Okay, now for the finials! 

Rubber furniture feet from Squidoo
Tennis balls from In My Own Style
Old door knobs and cabinet pulls from In My Own Style
Drawer pulls from Home Works

Electrical tape and slip on finials from House of Hepworths

Corks and screw-in finials from In My Own Style

Drawer knobs from Design Sponge
Wood beads from Polish the Stars
Twisted hammered copper wire from Twists on Wire etsy shop
Antique glass salt and pepper shakers from the Art of the Home
Glass marbles?!  Photo from media absurdity
Once you realize you can glue stuff to the cap for a finial I guess the options are endless!


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