If your house is in dire need of an update and you don’t know where to begin, fabric may be the answer you are looking for. Fabric can add texture, pattern and color to liven up any room. Here are some ideas on how to use it to refresh your space and add a little flavor in five quick and affordable steps.
1. Add new bed linens.
Serena and Lily’s new Frankie duvet
Use their aqua trellis sheets to make your own custom duvet
Garnet Hill’s french stripe duvet in jersey fabric is soft and colorful
Area Linen Shop produces bold, modern prints for the bedroom such as their Big Pool duvet
2. Create an upholstered headboard in a bold pattern.
West Elm’s Diamond Tufted headboard comes in Allegra Hicks’ Ripple fabric
This Flames of Passion upholstered headboard by Spruce Austin is a one of a kind
3. Toss a few interesting throw pillows on your couch or chair.
John Robshaw’s Brinjal collection adds a global vibe to any room
Mix a solid color pillow with one of these bright chevron pillows by The Lacey Placey on Etsy
4. Add curtains
5. Reupholster your dining room chairs
These beachy dining room chairs are in Majorelle Azure by Martyn Bullard Lawrence
Create your own design using Ballard Designs’ Gramercy Chair. This one is upholstered in their black striped herringbone.
Hire a local seamstress and pick your own fabric to custom make any of the above pieces. Try these great fabric web sites:
If you live in LA you can always visit the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood to experience firsthand designer showrooms. Happy designing!