I came across some of these drapery tie-backs when I was in France two years ago and I knew they would be easy to make myself. So I purchased some large buttons, some ribbon and some magnets, and I was all set to make my own!
How to Use Teacups As Curtain Tiebacks. For an elegant and unique way of tying back curtains or other drapery, delicate teacups with pretty patterns make a perfect change from the usual tassels. Rummage through your cabinet or hit the flea.