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DIY Fabric Art

I have been DIYing for a long time and when I first started out most of my DIY was done to save money, now it’s done out of addiction 🙂 I recently saw this amazing fabric at JoAnn’s and I fell in love! I had no idea what I would use it for, but I needed it in my life. I also was yearning for some new art in the dining room. Epiphany, frame the fabric!

DIY Fabric Art

DIY Fabric Art

This was not my first time creating my own art or framing something nontraditional. I often did this when on a tight budget, but this time, I really just couldn’t find what I wanted. Not that I really knew what that was, it’s just kind of one of those things you know when you see. Well this was it!DIY Fabric ArtI waited until the fabric was 50% off and I bought half a yard. Now I needed to find some frames so naturally I headed to my mother ship. Home Goods. I swear, it was destiny when we choose our house. Home Goods is only 10 minutes away! Anyway, it was my lucky day. I found two matching square frames with a nice thick matte for only $14.99 each!DIY Fabric Art

When I got home I laid out the fabric before I cut it and positioned the matte on top to make sure I captured the area of the design I wanted for my art.DIY Fabric ArtOnce I had it just right, I cut the fabric and taped it to the back of the matte.DIY Fabric Art

DIY Fabric Art

Then I did the same thing for the other frame only positioning the fabric slightly different to capture a varied design. This gave the pair a complementary “set” look.

DIY Fabric ArtThis is what the walls looked like before I added the DIY Fabric Art.DIY Fabric Art

DIY Fabric ArtThis is what it looks like now.DIY Fabric Art DIY Fabric Art

This was a super simple project that you could re-create with almost anything. Scrapbook paper, wrapping paper, place mats, maps, etc. And for only $45, it’s budget friendly too! 

DIY Fabric Art

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DIY Fabric Art

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  1. Thank you for giving me the inspiration I needed to look elsewhere for just the right wall decoration. Ray and I have spent countless hours in art galleries looking for something new to hang in our kitchen with no success. Now, I’m heading to fabric and paper stores for other ideas. Wish me luck!

  2. What a great idea! I love it! Such a relative easy way to capture fabric that also holds a special memory too =D

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