20 Hot Textiles to Buy or DIY
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All Wrapped Up
Who knew a yarn craft could look so sophisticated? Designer Dan Faires proves that this versatile fabric isn’t just for the kiddos. Follow his instructions here to give your lamp a stylish upgrade.
Not Your Mother's Tapestry
Wall hangings are another vintage phenomenon that are making their way into the 21st century and thank goodness for that! They add just the right amount of DIY charm and retro style while more modern colors allow them to fit right in with almost any decor. Learn how to make your own here.
A chandelier made entirely of unused yarn is certainly a fresh take on the classic textile, and it could not be any cuter! Want to make your own? Just follow these simple steps.
Tassels are everywhere! From jewelry to clothing and most definitely decor, tassels are an easy DIY accent that can be added to almost anything. Follow the delightfully-easy instructions here to learn how you can add tassels to just about anything in the home.
As seen in HGTV Magazine, this adorable pom-pom blanket would be a cozy addition to the family room, kids’ room or, of course, the bedroom. And the best part is, it only takes five easy steps to create your own!
Fake It, Make It
Cross stitch is back, but this is not your mother’s cross stitch. In fact, this isn’t really cross stitch at all. Find out how you can recreate this gorgeous cross stitch-inspired painting in no time.
If you’re ready to try your hand at the real thing, this easy, printable cross-stitch pattern is a great place to start. Just follow the instructions found here.
A major household staple in the ‘70s, macrame decor is ready for a redo – this time in modern hues and cute, DIY styles. Try your hand at this simple macrame planter by following the instructions here.
Hoop, There It Is
If embroidery just isn’t for you, colorful fabric hung in fabric hoops can give your home the same DIY look. Plus, it’s so easy to switch out the fabric, your walls will never be boring.
Canvas drop cloths and a touch of paint really come together in this charming DIY seat cushion project, proving that you don’t have to be an expert upholsterer to give your chairs a custom look.
So cute and surprisingly easy to create, these adorable sweater pillows are the perfect accessory to a little girl or boy’s bedroom. Follow these instructions to create your own custom pillows.
A classic wedding gift for a reason, monogrammed towels look sweet and sophisticated. But did you know all it takes is a washcloth and a simple zigzag stitch to make your own? Impress all your friends by following the tutorial here.
The Perfect Pouf
If you love the look of chunky knits but simply don’t have the time or desire to DIY, one of these stylish poufs from Nordic House might just be the perfect accessory to add a bit of texture to your decor.
For this ultra-easy project, you may not even need a needle and thread at all. Simple cafe curtains get a vintage look with a little bit of paint. Find the tutorial here.
This stunning headboard from HGTV Green Home 2012 screams designer. But now you can actually create your own cozy replica with the instructions found here. Side note: it’s way easier than you’d think!
Lovely in Lace
Take a boring white tablecloth from drab to fab with some basic sewing skills and the pretty lace trim of your choosing. Great for holiday dinner parties or year-round dining, this lace-trimmed tablecloth adds just the right amount of personalization. Learn to make it here.
DIY Party Decor
The perfect colorful addition to a party or kids’ room, this cute pom-pom garland could not be easier to make. Follow the simple steps found here to add some fabric fun to your next event!
Whimsical and Woven
It may not be a DIY project, but this super sweet mobile has all the charm of a homemade accessory with an adorable woven pattern and delightful stuffed animals.
Cozy in Wool
Take a cue from men’s fashion and redo a worn-out chair in ultra-warm wool. Perfect for the cooler months, this gorgeous plaid chair is now a one-of-a-kind statement piece.
And speaking of wool, this cozy wool pillow is easy to make and is sure to give your home a warm and cozy vibe. Make your own wool pillow by following the simple instructions here.