01 Nov Decorating With Fabric: Make Every Room of Your Home Pretty With These DIY Ideas
After reading this article, you’ll be like:
I never knew there were so many ways of decorating my room with fabric!
Here’s the thing: You’re here for a couple of reasons (Most likely):
- You just love fabric and can’t get enough of it around your home.
- Or you have found a piece of fabric (Maybe, a leftover from a DIY project). So now you’re looking for different ways or ideas to decorate your home with it.
Either way, we’ve got a few ideas for decorating with fabric.
From no-sew curtains to fabric as wallpaper, we’ve got something for everybody.
And yes, you should also stick around if you could also use a few tips on decorating with fabric.
Ideas to decor your home with fabric
Hang a shabby chic closet curtain door room divider
You didn’t see that coming.
And so didn’t I!
We see regular curtains every day. But a good way to use them is as a room divider.
You don’t need to buy an expensive door. Just use a few strips of vintage fabrics covered with gorgeous florals and tie them to the side of the room dividier or walked thru easily.
These chic curtain vintage and antique linens are quite versatile.
So you can display them in any opening for a perfect gypsy, boho or shabby chic look.
DIY IKEA pillows
That was a no-brainer, right?
I agree that decorating with fabric doesn’t get any better than that.
But instead of buying ready-made pillows, you can DIY them at home.
Here’s how you can make a pillow from an IKEA KLEJS Rug.
Frame pretty fabric
Here’s another budget DIY project for you.
How do you decorate a wall with material?If you’ve got any fabric in your stash, just frame it and put it on display. Believe me you’ll enjoy looking at it every day.
Here’s another good idea: Frame bright colored fabric,such as cotton, silk, linen khaki, etc. in an abstract pattern for art in your dining or living room.
It’s an easy project. And the best part about it is that guests will always ask where did you buy the art.
DIY Indigo Wall Art With Framed Fabric
This is just another fabric framing idea.
But you can go with any leftover fabric you have.
This tutorial will teach you how to wallpaper with fabric using starch.
Instead of framing it, hang fabric directly on the wall
That’s great if you don’t want to spend time on framing the fabric.
Just use command strips instead of nails while hanging the fabric. It’ll save your paint and wall.
Cover a lamp shade with fabric
If you’re up for creating a beautiful bedroom that doesn’t have to cost a fortune, DIY projects like this are a good start.
Here are a couple of tutorials for you:
Try French country decor: AKA summer table decor
Do some yellow and blue table decoration with pops of gold.
Spruce it up with lemon centerpieces and yellow florals.
And you’ll have tons of complements from your guests.
Spruce up an old bookshelf
Here’s a budget decor item you can score from a flea market.
You may find a bookshelf that’s a little less prettier than a new one.
And put some pretty wallpaper on it to get a perfectly good bookshelf
(For even cheaper, you may find a bookshelf missing all the inner shelves. Making it functional and pretty will require more time and DIYing. But you can save way more money this way.)
Here’s another bookcase wallpaper that you may find prettier:
DIY patchwork headboard
This idea doesn’t need much description.
The bottom line is: if you want to try budget DIY and have stunning-looking furniture, patchwork is the way to go.
Here’s a tutorial on how to make a fabric headboard.
Here’s a tutorial on how to decoupage furniture with fabric.
Reupholster a chair
Again, a living proof that you don’t have to throw your old furniture before trying a DIY makeover project on it.
If you’re wondering how to reupholster a chair for yourself, here’s your tutorial.
Or better yet, here’s how you can reupholster almost anything.
Hang curtains in different rooms
In the bathroom
In the living room: More Buffalo check
You can also try these:
- Ripplefold Drapery
- Roman Shades
- Fabric Wrapped Acoustical Panels
- Fabric Wrapped Blinds & Shades
Get some sofa chairs
Is Indigo the new black?:
A little old school, maybe:
For the love of Buffalo check:
Here, you can go gradmillinial style.
You can try a boho look.
Or you can go country. Whatever you do, let your personality shine through your decor.
Spruce up the ceiling
@the snap assembly
Hang fabric from a rod on the ceiling to achieve this Moroccan-style look.
A few more budget decor ideas
Now, you know many ways to decor with fabric. Don’t stop there. Go and read this article on plenty of budget decor ideas!