How to Create Custom Curtains for a Kid's Room!

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How to Create Custom Curtains for a Kid's Room!
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My curtains of choice were cheap white ones from Walmart. Any color would work.

My curtains of choice were cheap white ones from Walmart. Any color would work.

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3 shades of acrylic paint plus some glitter paint!

3 shades of acrylic paint plus some glitter paint!

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Plastic bottles with different shaped bottoms!

Plastic bottles with different shaped bottoms!

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Pour some paint and some glitter onto a paper plate. You need a puddle to work with, not the entire bottle!

Pour some paint and some glitter onto a paper plate. You need a puddle to work with, not the entire bottle!

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Practice pressing a bottle into paint and stamping it on paper or canvas prior to working on the curtain!

Practice pressing a bottle into paint and stamping it on paper or canvas prior to working on the curtain!

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Yes, it is so easy and not too messy that a 3 year old can do this successfully with guidance and supervision.

Yes, it is so easy and not too messy that a 3 year old can do this successfully with guidance and supervision.

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Love the overlapping design!

Love the overlapping design!

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When you are comfortable with the process, lay out the curtain on top of a remnant piece of fabric or an old tshirt.

When you are comfortable with the process, lay out the curtain on top of a remnant piece of fabric or an old tshirt.

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Stamp the fabric. FYI: if you have a lot of paint on the bottom of the bottle, it WILL bleed. However, these are kid created for a kid room, I liked to loose look of the prints.

Stamp the fabric. FYI: if you have a lot of paint on the bottom of the bottle, it WILL bleed. However, these are kid created for a kid room, I liked to loose look of the prints.

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Cute!

Cute!

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The centers were stamped with a cork.

The centers were stamped with a cork.

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First panel.

First panel.

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A couple of tips: less is more. I had to remind the stampers that we wanted to see white. Also, as soon as you are finished, hang the wet curtain. It's the perfect place to dry them!

A couple of tips: less is more. I had to remind the stampers that we wanted to see white. Also, as soon as you are finished, hang the wet curtain. It's the perfect place to dry them!

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A finished project! Curtains created by an 8 year old! And what did the 3 year old do?

A finished project! Curtains created by an 8 year old! And what did the 3 year old do?

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She painted a masterpiece!

She painted a masterpiece!

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Isn't it great!

Isn't it great!

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And then we had left over paint that HAD to be used!

And then we had left over paint that HAD to be used!

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Artwork for her room that matches her curtains! Oh yeah, that's why you are here!...

Artwork for her room that matches her curtains! Oh yeah, that's why you are here!...

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