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.
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.
- Pick your art (shower curtain) — fabric or cloth shower curtains work best
- optional: add texture with chunky yarn embroidery — embroider parts of the shower curtain with chunky yarn for added 3D texture
- 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
- 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.
- 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
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