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large wall art diy: make this shower curtain canvas art for cheap [under $20]

In this #OneHourDIY project, we're transforming a shower curtain into a piece of giant (over 5ft x 5ft!) wall art for UNDER $20 — what?!

Check out the how-to video below and don't forget to pin this post for later.

The video will walk you through the easy step by step process for creating this canvas art + some hacks. If you need a power tool free method for building the frame instead of using pocket holes, you can find that below.

CANVAS DIMENSIONS:

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power tool free method:

If you don't have a drill or kreg jig to make pocket holes, you can attach the edges of your frame using staples and wood glue.

Just line up your boards square, add a generous amount wood glue to the edges, then add 3-4 staples across the joint of the board so that one side of the staple goes into each piece of wood.

optional — use clamps to keep the joint in place while you staple, you can also have a friend hold the wood so it doesn't move

Leave your frame on a flat surface until the wood glue is fully dry.

 

Check out the video above for the tutorial or scroll down to see inspo images + a DIY card with shopping links.

IMAGES: a closeup look + styling inspo

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DIY Shower Curtain Canvas Art

DIY Shower Curtain Canvas Art

Active Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour
Difficulty: Beginner
Estimated Cost: $17.71

You can DIY huge canvas art for cheap to uplevel your space and even fill a huge blank space on your wall with 1 statement piece.

Instructions

  1. Pick your art (shower curtain) — fabric or cloth shower curtains work best
  2. optional: add texture with chunky yarn embroidery — embroider parts of the shower curtain with chunky yarn for added 3D texture
  3. Build a frame — using 1 in. x 2in. lumber build a large square frame that's about 2 inches smaller than your shower curtain on all sides. Attach with pocket holes and wood glue
  4. Stretch the canvas — Lay your shower curtain face down with the frame on top. Start on one side, wrapping the fabric around the frame and securing at the back with a staple. Work your way from the middle towards the edges. Once one side is complete, move on to the opposite side and then the adjacent sides.
  5. Hang it up — you can either hang it on the wall with 3 nails across the top that the canvas will rest level on top of, or secure by adding a 2" brad nail through each corner and into the wall

Notes

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never skip brunch by cara newhart

I'm Cara, the designer & Chief Creative Enthusiast behind Never Skip Brunch. I'm a color & prints obsessed DIY queen who's here to help you create a beautifully lived-in life through home design advice and chic DIY tutorials

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