This dresser from the Better Homes and Gardens website got me interested in the craft of decoupaging furniture with fabric. If you find the right fabric and a good piece of furniture, you can have a dresser like the one featured here. I can even see starting a small business refurbishing old furniture with this craft…
Originally know as “Poor Mans Art”, decoupage is and has been an affordable craft since the 18th century. Paper was a popular material which was easy to acquireand easier still to cut and paste on to wood, metal or glass objects. The art of decoupage later evolved to include fabric as a popular adherent.
These nightstands, made by Caroline Creative; are the cats meow. A big part of the appeal is the pattern and the color. Just looking at this stuff makes me want to run to the nearest flea market and start a decoupage project.
This floral covered chair is my least favorite but I want to show how this technique can transform even the simplest piece.
* Click here for a guide to fabric furniture decoupage.
Furniture fabric decoupage