How to Make Gold Chain Curtain Tiebacks
Spray-paint heavyweight chain to create edgy yet elegant tiebacks for your window treatments.
- heavyweight metal chain
- bolt cutters
- gold spray paint
- drapery panel
- measuring tape or tailor's tape
Cut Chain to Size
Bunch drapery panel, then use measuring tape to determine diameter. Referring to this measurement, cut chain to size using bolt cutters.
Add Spray Paint
In a well-ventilated area, add gold spray paint to chain by moving back and forth in a slow, controlled manner with spray can held approximately 8 inches from the surface of the chain. Allow at least 30 minutes for spray paint to dry, then apply a second coat.
Attach C-Hook to Wall
Determine the proper height along the wall for holding back drapery panel using measuring tape, pencil and notepad. Referring to this measurement, add C-hook to wall by screwing tightly in place with hand.
Attach Top End of Chain
Once C-hook is securely in place, pull drapery panel back, then attach the top end of the chain to C-hook.
Attach Bottom End of Chain
Wrap chain around pulled-back drapery panel, attaching it to C-hook directly on top of top end of chain. Adjust drapery panel as needed for a perfect fit.