IKEA Hack! Turn a Shower Curtain into an Outdoor Rug

Have you ever struggled to find the perfect pattern for something? Then you see it…but it's the wrong product? That happened to me when I was searching for an outdoor rug, so actually decided I used an IKEA shower curtain to recover an outdoor rug, making a simple statement rug that was exactly what I wanted! Because shower curtains are already waterproof, you can makeover any rug with the pattern from a simple shower curtain. 

 

Shower curtains made with a plastic-like material are perfect for this project, but keep in mind the size of your rug compared to the size of a shower curtain. Continue Reading

Tips to Style A Plain Jane Builder Grade Bathroom

Tips for Styling a Plain Builder Grade Bathroom

Here’s a typical rental bathroom. Builder-grade materials; not offensive, but very plain and basic. It could be worse, of course, but a lot of rental bathrooms are devoid of style and character. But I like to look at this little room as a blank canvas just waiting for some personal touches. If you’re a renter living with a plain bathroom like this one, or maybe you’re heading off to college where a dull dorm bathroom awaits, here are some easy and affordable styling tips that will brighten your space. Continue Reading

Roundup: 8 Stylish Shower Curtains You Can Make Yourself

Ah, shower curtains. It always seems to take forever to find one you like and then when you do, the asking price seems less like “asking” and more like a ransom. Since we’re big believers in the do-it-yourself mentality around here (have you noticed?), we’ve rounded up 8 budget-friendly shower curtain projects for makers of all skill levels. Check ’em out and let us know which style is your fave!        

1. DIY Color-Block Shower Curtain from Martha Stewart

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Roundup: 10 Favorite Shower Curtains

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Finding a cool shower curtain can feel like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Luckily, we went through that haystack for you and, as it turns out, found a whole bunch of needles…I mean shower curtains. Here are our top ten favorites.   
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1. Spear Shower Curtain $88
2. Grasses Shower Curtain $29
3. Thomas Paul Elephant Shower Curtain $120
4. Issue 16- Dave Eggers Shower Curtain $65
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5. Arcade Shower Curtain $98
6. Scribble Shower Curtain $24.99 Continue Reading

How to: Make a Vintage-Nautical Shower Curtain

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Shower curtains are pricey and a big part of the decor in your bathroom. Why not take a imple white one and create something uniquely yours?  

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Sketch or trace the image of your choice using a pencil – obviously this look is very vintage-nauticual, but you can do anything – then go over it with either fabric paint or a fabric safe marker. Feel free to add color, embellishments, whatever your creative mind can come up with. Continue Reading