Selecting the right drapes or curtains can add style, sophistication and a wealth of other attributes to any room in your home. Curtains have the ability to be extremely functional with their ability block out light, but they can also be decorative and sheer, adding cheer and brightness to spaces such as your dining room and kitchen. And although curtains might seem like the stars of the window-treatment show, having the correct window hardware to hang curtains with is also a must. When it comes to rods, brackets and other hardware, you need durable, strong pieces that are going to last for years and withstand pulling and tugging should kids or pets take a liking to the fabric. Similarly to curtains, the right kind of hardware also complements your existing decor, adding style to a room.
Choose wooden rods for a rustic, country look, such as a mid-century-style wooden rod with brass hardware. Because it comes in a warm, neutral tone, you can pair this brown wooden rod with many different colors of curtains, such as a dark navy blue or a crisp white. Our mid-century-styled wooden rods are also available with a white finish, so you are able to match them to your paint trim or other existing colors in the room. For added durability and strength, choose a double rod.
For a more modern look in a bedroom or living space, opt for our adjustable Art Deco-styled metal rods. Available in a warm, polished brass or a cool polished nickel finish, this easy-to-hang hardware complements different modern and contemporary styles. Built to hold even the heaviest of curtains, this adjustable rod is made for years of use. For a more urban yet still modern look, opt for an industrial pipe adjustable rod. Designed to look like a pipe coming out of your wall, this eclectic and interesting design adds even more style to your curtains. Available in shiny polished nickel or a deep black color made of rubbed iron, these curtain rods work well in a living area or bedroom.
For hanging larger curtains or drapes, such as those covering sliding glass doors, French windows or entryways, opt for an oversized metal rod. Available in white, gray and copper colors to accent a wealth of different design color palettes, this strong, durable rod is easy to hang and install. This type of hardware is a great solution for adding privacy to larger windows and doors, and it’s also available in an adjustable format, allowing you to place it nearly anywhere you need a rod in your home. While this adjustable rod works well to hang curtains, it’s also ideal as a towel rack or rod when you need hanging space in your bathroom, or need a rod to hang outdoor curtains on the patio. Choose from different finishes, such as nickel, brass, iron and copper, to easily match your drapes or towels. This oversized adjustable rod is also available with different widths, allowing you to hang the heaviest of curtains to block out light or the sheerest of curtains to serve as decorative accents.
In addition to rods, west elm also offers many different finials and rings to complete your overall window treatment theme. If you like a little style on the end of your curtain rod, choose finials with different finishes to contrast with your existing curtain rods. Brass, iron and nickel are popular choices, adding coolness, warmth or brightness to a room. Our curtain rings are also available in different shapes, sizes and finishes. Oversized curtain rings allow your drapes to hang down a few extra inches, allowing a little bit of light to peek in, which is a great idea in your living room. Smaller curtain rings are tighter, pulling curtains closer to the rod. Choose from nickel, brass and other finishes, and get creative by choosing different shapes. Rectangle curtain rings add a bit of modern flair to a den, kitchen or any room in your home in need of decorative accents.