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How to DIY your own extra long curtain rods. I’ve got some completely customizable options to suit any space, no matter what size your windows.

How to DIY your own extra long curtain rods. I've got some completely customizable options to suit any space, no matter what size your windows.

You won’t want to buy curtain rods ever again, after you see how fun and easy it can be to make your own.

DIY Extra Long Curtain Rods, 2 Ways

1 – DIY Wooden Dowel Curtain Rods and Matching Brackets

Save TONS of money on drapery with these DIY no-sew drop cloth curtains. Make easy and inexpensive curtains and a DIY curtain rod on a tiny budget. Farmhouse style curtains and wood farmhouse drapery rod.

I actually made these curtain panels and curtain rod for our last home, and I was SO sad to see them go! I bought a long wooden dowel and wooden brackets at Home Depot. Then I made a custom stain with wood stain and chalk paint.

Cheap Curtain Rod DIY Hack

The panels are actually drop cloths dyed blue! This whole thing really couldn’t be more budget-friendly.

2 – DIY Industrial Pipe Curtain Rods

DIY Industrial Farmhouse Pipe Curtain Rods

In our new house, I decided to use plumbing hardware for our curtain rods. They are perfect with sheer white Ikea curtain panels. They give us privacy (since these windows face the front yard), but still let in plenty of light.

And don’t forget to watch my quick tip for hanging perfectly level curtain rods every single time:

Once you have those curtain rods put up, you can DIY your own curtain panels, too:

Decorate your home with window treatments that you love and can afford, with these 10 inspiring tutorials for DIY curtain panels.

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