Tension rods may be a seemingly boring DIY tool, but don’t underestimate their power! There are so many interesting home hacks and decor tricks that can be accomplished using tension rods – and at a nice, low cost! Check out these 24 surprisingly useful ways to use tension rods in your home.
As great as bookshelves are, they tend to become a place where clutter lives. For the next time you’ve shoved some random objects onto your shelves right before company arrives, try these pull-down curtains on tension rods to hide the mess.
Bring a little life to your home with a hanging garden in your window! Supported by the one, the only, the tension rod.
For all those plays and concerts your kids love to put on for you, make an DIY curtain so they have their very own stage!
An antique wooden desk? So cute! A million chords and cables running underneath it? Not so cute. Use tension rods to make an impromptu curtain to hide your technology.
Give your little guy some privacy. Put up a curtain around the litter box area to fancy-up something…not-so-fancy.
For a no-tangle way to hang your bracelets and necklaces, try a tension rod in your room.
To get that French country feel in your kitchen, tension rods can help you create a lovely awning for your window on a dime.
No more tossing your scarves in a bin – show them off with this DIY tension rod holder.
Delicates? Don’t machine dry! Save your clothes by hanging them to dry on a rod.
Make your very own dust ruffle! Use whatever fabric tickles your fancy and tension rods for this amazingly easy DIY.
Tupperware can get SO MESSY. Containers and lids are just everywhere, all of a sudden! Not any more with some clever organizing by your tension rod.
For an inexpensive pet (or even baby) gate, a few tension rods stacked to the right height will do the trick.
A unique storage option to display or organize anything in your home!
Always wanted a canopy bed? Make your own with some tension rods! Your partner may or may not thank you for it though.
For decorations that come down in a flash, hang your decor with tension rods from now on!
Make your kitchen a more efficient place to be with some pot and pan organization. Hang them on the door to free up extra cabinet space.
Under-the-sink storage keeps things (like cleaners) neat and out of the way. Make it happen faster with a quick tension rod in your cabinet.
Need more room but out of closet space? Use the empty spaces to create extra hanging room for your clothes!
Keep your cookie sheets and cutting boards in line with some well-placed tension rods in the kitchen.
A few tension rods in a regular desk drawer instantly turns it into a handy filing cabinet.
Do you have a space that could act as an office, but there’s no privacy? Instead of going through the process of installing a door, put up a curtain with a tension rod for a quick DIY door.
This could work great for garbage bags as well! Create some under-counter organization.
For the crafty among us, hang and display your materials and tools with tension rods. Also works great for ribbons and wrapping papers, like a gift wrapping station!
SHOES. You can never have enough of them, so why limit yourself with storage space? Tension rods make a great, expandable place to hold your most prized possessions.
Do you use tension rods like an evil genius? Share your secrets in the comments section below!