Fabric & Paper Projects

Use fabric and paper to transform your home with budget-savvy wall art, furniture makeovers, and home accents. We have project ideas for every sewing and paper-crafting skill level and comfort zone -- we even have no-sew fabric projects! Check out our ideas for homemade paper projects, papier-mache accents, and even fun paper wall art projects.

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Celebrate Any Occasion with Easy DIY Party Streamers

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Add a little something special to your next baby shower, birthday, or photo booth with these giant crepe paper streamers. The color possibilities are endless!

Transform Paper into an Amazing Origami Pendant

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By simply scoring and folding paper, you can turn an ordinary pendant lighting kit into a contemporary showpiece. Learn how to make this affordable geometric lampshade, then hang your modern lighting in a bedroom, dining room, or office.

Transform Paper into 3-D Geometric Art

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Fold our free geometric templates into a modern paper sculpture for a DIY home accessory that looks designer made.

How to Make Natural Fabric Dyes

Don’t throw out that orange peel just yet—you could turn it into pretty homemade dye! Follow these instructions to make natural dyes from basic grocery store ingredients.

No-Sew Blanket Scarf

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Keep warm this season with a plaid flannel blanket scarf. This might be the easiest DIY ever—you can make it yourself in under 15 minutes!

Make Paper Snack Boats

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These snack boats are perfect for your next pool party! We've got you covered with step-by-step folding instructions—you'll have a whole fleet made in no time.

More Fabric & Paper Projects

How to Make a Geometric Wedge Pillow

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Ideal for couch corners, these triangular pillows are the perfect beginner's sewing project. Follow our step-by-step tutorial to make your own!

How to Wrap a Sofa Cushion

Draping a throw or rug over furniture is fine, but use hook-and-loop fasteners to secure the fabric to the cushion for a more tailored look.

Give Plain Purchased Curtains some Pom-Pom Playfulness

Add touch-me texture, and a whole lot of personality, to plain curtain panels by attaching rows of colorful pom-pom trim.