Create a big-time splash with this adorable shower curtain. Don't let its fabulous look deceive you -- it's a great beginner's project.
Stencil the Rubber Duckie Shower Curtain
for a bright and cheery look.
Skill Level: Beginner
Time: 2 hours
Stencil Design: Download the Rubber Duckie Shower Curtain as a PDF.
What You'll Need
- Fabric shower curtain
- Tape measure
- Painter's tape
- Fabric medium
- DecoArt Americana acrylic paint: Cadmium Yellow, Neutral Grey, Cadmium Orange
- Plaid FolkArt acrylic paint: Periwinkle
- Stencil spray adhesive
- 1-inch stencil brush
- 3/8-inch stencil brushes, 3
- Soft, clean cloth
- Iron and ironing board
Step One: Prewash and dry the curtain according to manufacturer's instructions.
Step Two: The ducks alternate in rows with the water splashes. There are approximately 14 inches between ducks both horizontally and vertically. Place a small piece of tape at these locations.
Mark spaces for the ducks with tape.
Step Three: Follow manufacturer's instructions to add fabric medium to the paint.
Step Four: Center the duck stencil on a piece of tape from step two; remove tape. Stencil Cadmium Yellow with a 1-inch brush. Repeat at every tape mark, flipping the stencil over a few times for visual interest.
Step Five: Align the duck overlay; stencil the eyes and feathers Neutral Grey, the beak Cadmium Orange, and the water Periwinkle, all with 3/8-inch brushes. Repeat on all ducks.
Step Six: Center the water splash stencil between every two ducks, both horizontally and vertically, and stencil Periwinkle. Repeat across curtain.
Stencil the water splash between each pair of ducks.
Step Seven: Let dry. Place a clean cloth over the design, and run an iron over the cloth to heat-set the paint.
The next section will add a bold, hip, useful enhancement to kids' rooms. Learn to stencil the Funky Flowers Cork Border.
Looking for another stenciling project? See:
- How to Stencil a Kitchen
- How to Stencil Decorative Items
- How to Stencil Furniture
- How to Stencil Kids' Decor
- How to Stencil Lamp and Window Shades
- How to Stencil Pillows
- How to Stencil Walls and Floors
- How to Stencil
- Easy Stencil Projects
- Stencil Designs