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Decorative Curtain Tiebacks

Source: Martha Stewart Living, September 2011


The hardware that holds back your curtains is utilitarian, but it doesn’t have to be predictable. Start with unembellished tieback hardware, and customize it however you like.

Resources: Pedra agate coasters, 4 1/2", in Grass, Contemporary round drapery holdback, in Brushed Nickel, by Design Elements Drapery Hardware, from


  • Tieback hardware

  • Embellishment (a four-inch stone coaster, decorative tile or another flat item)

  • Glue gun


  1. Use a glue gun to attach the pieces; let dry, and install.

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