Curtain tie backs

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Any ideas on making curtain tie backs with the victorian look with the colors burgundy and yellow?
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  • Terra Gazelle Terra Gazelle on Mar 18, 2014
    How about those hooks that look antique and shabby..screw them in on their side at the window and hook the drape back.. you can paint them any color.
  • Z Z on Mar 18, 2014
    I've recently seen them made from glass door knobs. They'd go with any colors.
  • Yvette Gerace Yvette Gerace on Mar 18, 2014
    What Terra said and/or you can cover the hooks with any kind of fabric and mod podge. Use any kind of knob or iron piping. Fabric stores also sell heavy braided cording and tassels.
  • Katharine S Katharine S on Mar 19, 2014
    How about tassles. Look at a Sewing/Upolstery store or a Drapery store for tassle tiebacks. They are very Victorian looking.
  • Darla DeVos'Rodriguez Darla DeVos'Rodriguez on Mar 20, 2014
    Yes I would go with the tassels , that's what I do and you can get really big ones even at a home goods store, have fun!!
  • Pat Pat on Mar 20, 2014
    For tie backs, I have used gold or silver beads. I have used silk greenery (the viney kind) and I have used flower garland. I have used thick colored cord (right now I am using gold colored). I use a pushpin or thumb tack on the side of the woodwork on the window to hold the tie backs.....curtain covers the tack up.
  • Bonnie Dedrick Britton Bonnie Dedrick Britton on Mar 23, 2014
    thanks everyone!
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