Way back in September I invited you to my sister’s book signing party–remember?  Once I knew people were actually going to show up, I wanted to dress up the little downstairs bathroom and the easiest project seemed like it would be to add a shower curtain.  I shopped around online, Anthropologie, and a ton of other stores and everything I liked was really expensive.  One of my goals for our home from last year was to have more handmade things in our home so I figured I could semi-handmake a shower curtain.

I waited four months to share this with you because 1: I wanted to make sure the doilies wouldn’t fall off and 2. I kept hoping the room would magically get bigger so I could get better photos.  Neither happened so here we are.  For the record, this shower had a door on it, but it’s not very pretty and you can add a curtain even if there’s a door. I put the rod high, like two feet above where the shower door ends.  I could have opened the curtain to show you but I forgot.  Trust me, there’s a door.  And if you don’t have a door you’ll just want to be sure you have a shower liner.

I started by pinning on random doilies.  OH and the curtain, I found a pair of white grommet style curtains at Target.  They were sold as a pair in one package for about $20 –ack out of stock right now online. But, any kind of curtain would work just the grommets make it easy to thread onto the rod.

At first it was easier to leave the curtains hanging and attach the doilies that way.

Lucky for me there was a conveniently placed seat.

I used stitch witchery which I love because it’s so easy to work with.  It’s like iron on glue.

I just tore off pieces and slid them behind the doilies and ironed it on to adhere.  The stitch witchery is clearish so you don’t see it in the natural holes of the doilies.

A little close up.  My big plan was to add more and more doilies over time.  Then we had craft day and I got all excited about making bowls out of my slow-growing doily collection.  But I’m in no rush.  But now that I see these photos I’m getting the itch to add a bunch more.

Here’s the big photo again.  So far I have nine doilies and  the best place to view them in their full glory is when one is sitting on the toilet.

And, for your reading pleasure, I found two other doily shower curtains that you might find fun here at Etcetorize and here at Soule Mama.