Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Color My World Week 4: Fabric
We are in the home stretch of the Color My World Challenge. In case you need a little recap, here's what we've been up to in this challenge:
Week 1: Introduction and Color Choice
Week 2: Decor
Week 3: Paint
This week we were challenged to bring our new color in via fabric. Remember, next week (May 1st) we are having a blog hop/linky party extravaganza where you can link up a post showing how you brought a new color into your home.
Back to the fabric. Not wanting to sew anything, I kind of took the easy way out and ordered new chairs.
They have fabric on them...that's not cheating, right? I actually ordered these chairs a few weeks ago from Target when they were having a buy one, get one 50% off sale. I got both of these chairs, including shipping and tax, for about $180 total. They remind me of the chairs pictured in this room that I like:
I was feeling guilty that I didn't DIY anything with fabric, so I whipped up this fabric-covered box too.
I used an old shoebox and some fabric scraps. I would show you pictures of the process, but the pics are on my laptop, which is in the shop being repaired.
I basically followed this tutorial from Lori May Interiors. I used Mod Podge and hot glue to adhere the fabric to the box...pretty simple. I used a heavy weight, outdoor fabric, so the corners are not as crisp as I would like. If you try this, I would recommend using a thinner, light weight fabric to reduce the bulk.
Stop by the other Color My World challengers to see how they used fabric this week and be sure to get YOUR posts ready to link up next week!
Ange - The Blooming Hydrangea
Anna - A Newfound Treasure
Carmel - Our 5th House
Cassie - Primitive and Proper
Jadyn - Dutch.British.Love
Jessamie - Bird and Branch Redesign
Julia - Black Tag Diaries
Julia - Pawley's Island Posh
Kristy - Hyphen Interiors
Lisa - Shine Your Light
Lisa - Trapped in North Jersey
Maury - Life on Mars
Shaunna - Perfectly Imperfect
Shelley - Crazy Wonderful
Suzy - Saved by Suzy
Tiffany - Living Savvy
Tiffany - Worthwhile Domicile
Vashti & Jamie - Like me Some...