Budget-Friendly DIY Grid Shower Curtain
Dress up your bathroom with this modern grid shower curtain. Choose a liquid dye to match your decor, and you'll have a cute, cost-effective curtain in no time.
Update a boring white shower curtain with three simple materials and a little bit of patience. This curtain's pretty grid pattern is achieved with a shibori-inspired dyeing technique, and can be designed to match any bathroom decor. The best part? You won't break the bank with this project, which can be completed for less than $30.
What You Need
- White shower curtain
- Spray bottle
- Liquid dye
Step 1: Prep and Fold
Wash and dry a basic white shower curtain. Press if needed. Accordion-fold the fabric in 12-inch sections down the length of the curtain. Then fold the piece accordion-style the other direction, forming a square.
Step 2: Secure the Curtain
Sandwich the folded curtain between cardboard squares cut slightly smaller than 12 inches. Secure with two rubber bands on each side to create a 3x3-inch grid.
Step 3: Spray Dye
Fill the spray bottle with liquid dye. On a protected work surface, spray the dye around all edges of the folded curtain, then wrap the curtain in plastic for six hours.
Step 4: Set the Curtain
Unwrap the curtain and remove rubber bands. Unfold and let dry completely before laundering.