How to create trendy DIY framed shower curtain art

Instantly upgrade your bath with this beautiful shower curtain idea. Psst! It will only cost you $50!


 

Materials & Tools
– Gallery stretcher bars – 1.5 inches thick (quantity 4)
– Cross braces (quantity – enough to hold / brace frame size)
– Rubber mallet
– Canvas
– Cardboard pieces – cut to 1 inch squares
– Shower Curtain
– Manual stapler tool and staples
– Wood flat stock trim / framing pieces – two widths
– Nails
– Hammer
– Scissors
– Iron
– Mitre saw box and hand saw
– Stain and foam brush

 

Instructions
1. Assemble frame on floor or large table – placing two pieces together making a L shape and repeat with other two pieces
2. Place cross braces in frame holes
3. Use rubber mallet to tap two L assemblies with cross braces in place
4. Place frame assembly against straight surface / wall to ensure frame is square
5. Optional step – screw cross braces where they intersect
6. Cut piece of canvas 8 inches wider than frame size
7. Iron canvas
8. Lay canvas on floor and place frame on top – centered over canvas piece
9. Wrap frame with canvas and staple in mid side sections – all four sides while holding / pulling canvas taught
10. Begin stapling around frame by stapling from centre sections towards corners
11. Fold corners of canvas and staple – try and avoid bulkiness in corners
12. Cut shower curtain 8 inches wider than frame size
13. Iron shower curtain
14. Lay shower curtain on floor and place canvas wrapped frame on top – centered over shower curtain
15. Wrap frame with shower curtain and place a cardboard piece on shower curtain where you plan to staple – staple in mid side sections – all four sides while holding / pulling canvas taught (using a piece of cardboard will help prevent shower curtains from ripping when stapling)
16. Begin stapling around frame by stapling from centre sections towards corners
17. Fold corners of shower curtain and staple – try and avoid bulkiness in corners
18. Pre stain wood pieces and let dry before cutting
19. Cut smaller trim piece to fit around frame – no need to miter corners – straight cuts are ok for this step as you will not see the seam of the smaller trim pieces
20. Cut larger trim piece to fit around frame – miter corners
21. Secure smaller trim pieces around frame and place piece flush with back of frame to allow for a small reveal at the front edge – nail in place
22. Secure larger trim pieces around frame – nail in place

 

Approximate Cost $50

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