Possible wall coverings? DIY: Simple Shade Tutorial - easy DIY using fabric, a wood strip & ribbon + A great post on easy-to-sew & no-sew window treatments, including shades & ideas for curtain clips & rods.
Teacup Tiebacks for Kitchen Curtains To copy this look, take cups to a glass store to have holes drilled into the bottoms. Thread a curtain panel through a teacup. Screw a cup hook into the window frame or wall stud and hang the cup by its handle.
No Sew - DIY Floor-Length Tab-Top Panels - Velvet ribbon in three sherbet shades turns plain white tab-top curtains into an elegant treatment. To create the look, lay out the panels and attach horizontal bands of ribbon with fabric glue.