For an inexpensive DIY curtain rod alternative, consider using galvanized pipe. Great for an industrial look or a boy's room. Seen here from DimplesandTangles.blogspot.com | thisoldhouse.com:
Portland Furniture Galvanized Pipe and Salvaged by BitandBolt
Industrial Clothing Rack and Double Shelf by CoronaConceptsCo More
Simple painting techniques for achieving different finishes on metal
Byre Shelf Set #anthropologie - Industrial galvanized fittings + stained pine. Weekend project, $20 per shelf.
Hi Sugarplum | Galvanized Pipe Curtain Rod (not so industrial looking)
Let's dress up those kitchens with a rustic industrial liquor dispenser made from galvanized pipe. Johnnie Walker will appreciate it!
Sitting man - Table lamp made of galvanized fittings and pipes, utilizing a brass faucet as the switch.
Galvanised galvanized pipe clothes racks and rails ♪ ♪ ... #inspiration #diy GB http://www.pinterest.com/gigibrazil/boards/
Industrial Pipe Wall Sconce Galvanized Pipe by reclaimerdesign