Curtain tie backs add a hint of sophistication to your curtains. Other than neatly holding a curtain in the middle, they garner a lot of attention on account of the material of which they are made. You will be amazed at how a few simple items lying around the house can help you in building them. The homemade curtain tie backs can be customized for the designs on your curtains.
Here is a unique idea to tie back curtains with re-purposed materials. Old spoons are heated and bent to make an excellent holder for curtains. If you wish, you can cut a cute baby elephant from a piece of cardboard, paint it and stick it in the middle of the spoon tie back for a kid’s room.
Check out the directions for an antler shaped curtain tie back in the blog author’s post dated Jan 23, 2014.
For this project, take a satin ribbon and glue a handful of satin ribbon roses to it to make a classy curtain tie back. You will be shown how to fold the ribbons into roses pictorially.
Just a single strand of a polka dotted ribbon hung from a nail hammered into the wall gathers up your curtain in style.
Instead of beads and crystals, you can string in your collection of sea shells for making elegant curtain tiebacks. They look delicate on voile or net curtains.
If you have a large and funky necklace, you can use it as a stunning curtain tie back. The glittery ones look beautiful on sheer white curtains.
Just drill a hole through a cup and pass your curtain through it. That’s it!
Two sets of braided twines turned in a U-shape over the metal couplings attached to the ends of a rope make this sturdy curtain tie back.
For this tie back, you can also choose a cloth with pretty zebra stripes for creating a jungle style of décor.
Those who are comfortable with a sewing machine can opt for this easy ruffled curtain tie back.
Check out the idea of making an easy curtain tie back among other window treatment ideas given in the linked article.
Think out of the box to make a brilliant magnetic curtain holder. It is not as tough as it seems. Just a couple of magnets glued to the ends of a ribbon.
You can transform a great fashion accessory, the belt, into an awesome curtain tie back. Follow the steps to know how. Use it to tie back a shower curtain or a regular door curtain for the kitchen.
You can decorate the DIY curtain holder out of foam with flowers or just paint it in a metallic shade.
Check out the part in the linked post where the author talks about making curtain tie backs in a nautical theme.
If you are a crafty person, you are likely to have beads in all shapes, colors and sizes in store. Repurpose them for a curtain tie back that suits the interior rooms of a house since they are a bit delicate.
A great idea is to wrap large crystal necklaces round the curtains that serve as glittery tiebacks.
You will be guided to make a beautiful tassel by rolling silk thread round a thick card stock that are later cut. Multiple such tassels are connected via a rubber cord and jump rings. Wood beads add a dash of country charm.
Here, white twine that is partly dip dyed goes into the making of this elegant tassel Curtain tie back. You can use tassels in gold for a classy vintage look.
Black, brown or navy blue belts as tie backs look good on light colored curtains.
Recycle your old doorknobs to make this excellent curtain tie back. You may give the discarded knob a new coat of paint for a fresh look.
Behold the pretty bow-shaped burlap strip holding back the purple curtain.
Show off a Victorian sense of style with this charming curtain tie back.
A pair of long vintage gloves pinned together at the fingers with an antique brooch makes this curtain tie-back unique.
Choose a color of fabric for the tie backs that complement the color of the curtains.
You can attach cute pink soft toys to existing curtain tiebacks to customize them for the nursery. Winnie the Pooh hugging at the curtains could set the kids in a playful mood.
Which child wouldn’t like a pair of cute teddy bears embracing the curtain of his room? If you want, you can also crochet a pair of teddy bear patterns. Felt butterflies and birds glued to ribbon curtain tie backs are ideal for decorating a baby girl’s room.
The metallic shine of bronze or brass makes this chunky curtain tie back appealing to the eyes.
A brass swivel eye snap hook coupled with a cream cotton cord makes this curtain tie unique.
A glass door knob and a little bit of carpentry are all it takes to make this classy curtain holdback.
Here is a brilliant idea you can bank on. Just get an iron curtain tie back and customize it to show off a wild antler look.
This adorable crochet monkey in yellow and purple jazzes up the interiors of a baby’s bedroom with aplomb.
Use the template given in the linked tutorial to sew this pattern of tieback.
You may use a vintage sheet of fabric for the tie back and decorate it with cotton candy colored pom poms.
Orange, teal and yellow yarns make the crochet flowers in the tieback stand out. You can crochet roses too if you want. The green leaves complete the look.
The red flower at the end looks lovely on the plain hues of the tieback.
A long black or silver chain rocks the looks of a handmade metallic tie back.
No drilling or hooks are required for this excellent crochet curtain holdback tied in a quaint knot. It does not require any attachment to the wall.
Scroll down the linked post to the position where the author talks about making curtains and tiebacks.
Scroll down the linked post to check out how the author repurposed an old chain to make a fab curtain tie back.
This cute tie back with a ring would look great on bay windows.
When it comes to homemade curtain tiebacks, the options are really endless. With these step by step directions as your guide, you are ready to embark on a fulfilling craft journey to enhance your interior and outdoor décor.
Published on May 28th 2016 by Peyton Derrida