DIY Easy Curtain Rod Makeover

While being down in bed with the flu for 7 long days, and looking at the same 4 walls, I thought it was time for a bedroom redo! I knew that new furniture was out of the question so I thought about how I could make my room brighter and cheerier. I liked the room of deep reds and gold’s I had for 4 years but I wanted something fresher now. It all started with a trip through Pier1 Imports where I found an awesome green jar with the cutest bird on top…and it was on clearance for $9!!! That was it – my jumping off point for my bedroom redo! {See the top of this cute jar on my Spring Vignette}

After looking all around to find some great bargains and using up Christmas gift cards I was well on my way to making this room a cheerier place. {You can see some of the beginnings of it here}

After changing the colors to greens and blues I realized I no longer need the gold curtain rods.

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I like the finials on them but gold would no longer cut it! So off to Home Depot I went to find a great color to match my off white furniture.

The first step I did was to spray the rods completely with Rust-Oleum American Accents Stone Spray  then left them to dry. Rust-Oleum says this product creates the natural look and feel of stone!

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After spraying the rods with one coat they looked like this. {Don’t panic, I knew I wanted two effects on these rods. FYI I also sprayed some wood corbels for my bathroom, which covered completely with one coat. Those in a later post}

The Adored HomeSecond, I went back over the rods completely with Rust-Oleum Painters Touch in Satin Ivory Silk and allowed them to dry once again. Rust-Oleum says this product provides a smooth, durable finish that lasts longer than ordinary paints!

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{These were my buys of the day for all my future painting projects, so stayed tuned to see what else I create!}

The last step was to apply one last coat of Rust-Oleum Stone Spray that I did in step 1, in order for me to achieve this stone textured effect I was looking for!

Aren’t they great! I am so pleased!

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Here is how they look up on the wall in a close up pic {flash made it look white however, they really are an ivory stone effect}

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What do you think? It was fast, easy, and I love the results! I cannot wait to get painting my other projects and show them to you!

Don’t forget to leave your comments!

Until next time,

Enjoy your day, your family, and your home! ❤


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10 Comments Add yours

  1. Great idea, it is hard to find curtain rods in off white! Hope you are feeling better and thanks for sharing!


    1. Thanks for stopping by. I agree finding curtain rods that match are hard so this worked out great! Yes I am feeling much better, thanks!
      Have a great day,


  2. Natalie says:

    Great job! I am horrible with spray painting I always have to make my husband do it for me 🙂


  3. Sadie says:

    I love this! I will be trying this out…I need some make overs for my curtain rods! Stopping by from SITS…


    1. Thanks for stopping by! It’s great to see someone from SITSgirls! I’m going to stop by and see you as well at your blog! Have a great day!


  4. Suzanne says:

    Isn’t it amazing how something as simple as redoing a curtain rod can kick it up a million notches? Love the stone spray! Nicccce job! 🙂

    Happy Easter Coming soon and it’s always great to see creative minds at work. 🙂

    Visiting from KEEP CALM LINK UP @ Becoming Martha linky party
    Suz @MaytagNMom
    NW Illinois


    1. Yes I love how something simple can make a great impact! Thanks for stopping by, I’ll be over to “see” you soon!


  5. Peggy Hale says:

    They turned out great! I love the colors you chose. What a difference. I’m a new follower. Thank you for joining us at Transformed Tuesday this week.

    Peggy~PJH Designs


  6. great job! Thank you for sharing your lovely blog at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop xo


  7. I enjoyed hopping over lol thanks so much and thanks for stopping by!


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