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Decorating: Curtain Rods
 
 

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Save money on curtain rods for large windows by purchasing two rods and putting them together.  Custom curtain rods are expensive.  It is more thrift friendly to combine two readily available rods.  Also, some stores sell extra wide rods, like IKEA.

You can also deal with difficult corner windows by using cafe curtain rods.

 

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Frugal footnotes:

 

Here are some more frugal tips for curtain rods.

 

- Be creative when it comes to curtain rods.  You can make them from dowels or even from a tree branch or piece of bamboo.
 
- Draping a curtain only takes a couple hooks.
 
- Check out the hardware store for potential building materials that can be repurposed into rods, such as electrical conduits or plumbing supplies such as PVC pipes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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