How many lives can a floorcloth have? Well, this one is beginning life #3. I first created this floorcloth in 2008 while taking a wonderful stencil class taught by Helen Morris of the Stencil Library. I use it in my bathroom. Last year, I decided I wanted a little more color in this floorcloth, so I added some lime green to the design. I thought I had a photo is this, but cannot find one now. The lime green gave it a little more interest and went well with my shower curtain.
Last week, I decided I would switch out my shower curtain (shown right) with one I had made and used a few years ago (shown below). I still love the colorful one, so will keep it to use again later.
Because this shower curtain is black and off-white, I thought the floorcloth would look better with a little more color, so out came my paints and brushes.
This stencil is a two overlay stencil. I painted the entire floorcloth with a soft black, let dry, then put the second overlay down and added the color. It’s sealed with a few coats of polyurethane for durability.
Here is the completed look. I have some lime green towels that complete the look and maybe will add some turquoise towels too.