My mentor Maria Killam is offering her latest color seminars. They were truly eye-opening and if you are a designer I highly recommend them. In fact, she used my testimonial in her latest blog post about choosing curtain rods.
Check it out at www.MariaKillam.com
So my first tip is if you are looking for the right size and color look at her blog post.
My second tip is if you want something super cheap, use electrical conduit pipes from the hardware store. On 8 foot section is about $3 and they will cut it for you to the correct length for FREE! Then you can just spray paint it!
I used it along with inexpensive curtain rod holders on each end of the room to go wall-to-wall in this challenging space: