Posts Tagged ‘framing fabric as art’

Design Inspirations from Fabric Wake my Lazy DIY Sensibility

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

"An embroidery on silk featuring bees and dragonflies darting between scattered tulips and peonies, inspired by the finest gardens.  In three colourways, on ivory, on pale taupe and eau de Nil.

This Lorca fabric was the start of my inspiration journey towards thinking outside of my pre-established, fairly inexperienced DIY box.

After writing about making your own window treatments yesterday, now I’m obsessed with Lora fabrics. While looking at the luxe fabrics I got ideas for pillows, art for my walls, and even something you can do with your kids. From framing fabrics, stenciling fabric, or even your jeans – there’s lots of ideas for you to look over and consider. I definitely feel CRAFTY now. Beauty inspires me.  But in this case, I had to think how I could re-interpret some of this ideas in order to be possible. Buying tons of this fabric for curtains would be expensive. But framing just some high quality fabric? That is doable. And if that isn’t something you want to do, try re-creating one of the fabric looks with paint and your own fabrics. Just as stores look to big designers for ideas, you can look to the best interior design ideas to recreate for yourself.

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