4 Unique Ways to Use Fabric that You’ve Never Thought of Before

Fabric is not just for making drapes and upholstering furniture! Check out these four creative ways to use fabric that will bring a new look to your home without breaking the bank:MAKE AN IMPROMPTU HEADBOARD

Instantly create a new look in your bedroom with a high-impact faux headboard that is extremely simple to make. Take 3 artist canvases and pull your fabric of choice tautly over one side. Staple the fabric to the back and hang the panels behind your bed.

Make an Impromptu Headboard w 3 artist's canvases, pull taut staple hang behind bedPhoto via bhg.com

Get  a Similar Look:

Schumacher Fabric, Imperial Trellis - Citrine / IvorySchumacher Fabric Fabricut Fabrics, Veras - SeascapeFabricut Fabric Surya Pillow, FA003-1818P Poly FiberSurya Pillow  Surya Pillow, FF027-1818P Poly FiberSurya Pillow

UPHOLSTER YOUR CABINET FACES

Cover your cabinet faces with a textured wool, cashmere or suede fabric like TOPOS Design Studio did here. It’s an easy way to hide imperfections as well as add warmth to storage space in areas like the bedroom.

upholsted-cabinets-bedroom-interior-decor-topos-design-studio

Photo via Decorating Digest

Get  a Similar Look:

Ralph Lauren Fabric, AUSTYN CASHMERE WOOL - LIGHT GREYRalph Lauren Fabric Surya Area Rug, Surya CLN9002 Rectangle RugSurya Area Rug Winfield Thybony Fabric, Bamboo Stripe - WAK7231Winfield Thybony Fabric Scalamandre Fabric, Gissey Plain - Grey, Scalamandre Fabric

COVER YOUR MIRROR FRAME

You can dress up old mirror frames with fabric, too. This is an ideal way to get new use out of a vintage piece or to break up those matching furniture sets you’ve bought in the past. For a step-by-step how-to check out blogger Jackie’s mirror makeover at Teal & Lime.

upholstered mirror frames fabric interior decor Photos via modpodgerocksblog.com & xtealandlime.com

Get  a Similar Look:

Robert Allen@Home Fabric, Beale Garden - PoppyRobert Allen@Home Fabric Groundworks Fabric, NOLITA NAVY/PINK Groundworks Fabric Fabricut Fabric, Osprey - Bermuda BlueFabricut Fabric Robert Allen Fabric, Chevron Ikat - SpaRobert Allen Fabric

WRAP UP A LAMP SHADE

We love this use of fabric because it allows you to bring trends into your home without spending too much, plus you can change the look each season! Measure and cut your fabric to fit the lamp shade you’d like to cover and attach it with a heat-proof fabric glue. We suggest going for a foliage or dark floral pattern this fall.

upholstered lamp shades diyPhotos via The Decoist image.ie

Get  a Similar Look:

Fabricut Fabric, Saliceto - GardenFabricut Fabric Fabricut Fabric, Smooth Talk - BerryFabricut Fabric Stout Fabric, SMILE 4 HARBORStout Fabric Stout Fabric, NOWLING 1 JETStout Fabric

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