DIY Room Décor: Painted Fabric Wall Art
All levels | 11 min 35 sec
DIY Wall Art
Learn how to transform painted cotton fabric into bold, abstract wall décor. Using expressive brush strokes in a color palette of your choice, Courtney Cerruti shows you how to paint abstractly on fabric, then “frame” your painted fabric in embroidery hoops. The finished pieces are lightweight and super easy to hang – perfect for sprucing up a bedroom or making any space your own.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 2 yards lightweight white cotton fabric
  • Spray bottle
  • Acrylic craft paints in a colors of your choice (Courtney uses FolkArt paints in teal blues, purples, red and pink)
  • Jar of water
  • Embroidery hoops in a variety of sizes (Courtney uses 4”; 6”; 8”; and 10” hoops)
  • Painting pallete
  • 2” – 3”-wide coarse-bristled paintbrushes
  • Foam brush
  • Utility knife
  • Kraft paper or other scrap material to protect your work surface
  • Scissors
Learn how to:
  • Use abstract painting techniques
  • Paint on fabric
  • Decide which parts of your painting to frame in embroidery hoops
  • Give your mounted fabric a clean finish
  • Hang your finished wall art

What you’ll get:
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Courtney Cerruti on DIY room decor
  • A quick video lesson you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list and downloadable PDF included
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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rosiland henderson
Can I get these papers at any craft store?
March 20
Renee Popernack
This is an easy project that would be good for kids and adults.
January 30, 2023
Tammy Jordan
Love it so simple steps, had no idea how simple this really is i was thinking over the top measures, such creative idea, I Like this idea when dealing with a lengthy wall. Awesome!
More than 3 months ago