She Starts Painting Over A Cloth, But It's The End Result That Takes Me By Surprise
Tahlea Jankoski 6/1/2016
While drop cloths are typically just used to keep floors and furniture clean from splattered paint, these simple cloths are much more versatile than what may have been originally thought.
Find It Make It Love It shows how a thick, sturdy and completely customizable, drop cloth can be turned into the perfect curtains. Because they're already a neutral color, all it takes is a little bit of paint to make them really pop!
Perfect Floor-To-Ceiling Style
Simply tape off the sections you'd like to paint, add your favorite hue and let dry thoroughly. You're ready to hang!
Pergolas are a gorgeous way to add shade and cover to any outdoor seating area. Anything Pretty shows how adding strips of canvas and a few strings of light, make an ambient setting even better! Enjoy a cozy, comfortable day--or night--outside!
Looking for a way to spice up your dinner table, but can't find anything in the stores? Why not make your own? With an inexpensive drop cloth cut to size and a beautiful stencil, you can paint your way to a perfect DIY table runner from Pretty Handy Girl. Add a dramatic centerpiece and your new decked-out dinner table will be the hit of any party!
Glitter Bottom Tote
Who couldn't use an extra tote - and an adorable one at that? With a few measurements, a little sewing and a lot of gold glitter, blogger Stephanie details how to make this glitter bottom tote on her blog Crafting In The Rain in no time.
We all love the look of large, upholstered headboards, but they can be expensive. With this DIY canvas version from NashvillePug, you can make a custom headboard in only a few, simple steps!
Canvas is known for being sturdy and durable--so what would be better to use for a rug?
Grab Your Paint & Tape!
Using painters' tape (of course), trace out whatever pattern you'd like, add a coat or two of paint and you have a perfect new entrance rug from We Lived Happily Ever After.
Custom Pillow Cover
With the help of a few stencils, a tube of paint and a sewing machine, making these DIY canvas pillow covers from Cutting Edge Stencils takes only a few hours!
After securing your stencil in place with tape, carefully use a small brush to apply your desired paint.
Dry & Display!
After all your painting is done and the pillow covers are dry, you're ready to set them out and impress all your guests!
Gathered Bed Skirt
If you have a mattress that's dying to be tidied up, add a bit of sophistication with a gathered bed skirt found on Tidbits!
Flawless Finishing Touch
This easier-than-it-looks tutorial outlines how to get this perfect Pottery-Barn inspired look for your own bedroom.
A real-life kids' paradise! Using a few, thin pieces of wood and rope or twine, you can create this adorable canvas teepee, by blogger Jenna Sue, for kids of all ages. Playtime just got an upgrade!
Don't Toss Those Cloths!
When most people think of drop cloths, they think of a little more than paint-splattered fabric used to protect floors and furniture. With some ingenuity and a sturdy pair of scissors, you can transform those old cloths into beautiful draperies, decorative totes, pillow covers, rugs and everything in between! And even better: easy DIY guidelines make it a breeze! What other creative ways can you use drop cloths?