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Add a bit of color with fabric.
I think this an easy way to add color without breaking the bank.

I had originally found a diy on how to do this, but then I couldn't find it again. :( I usually pin stuff I find on Pinterest.
Here is my version of doing this.

Posted by gypsie_jay from Temple Terrace, Florida, United States • Published See gypsie_jay's 52 projects »
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  • How to embellish a fabric covered box. Fabric Covered Boxes - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your supplies. Depending on the size of the box, you can get the jumbo fabric quilting squares from your local fabric/craft store for pretty cheap. You can also check for remnants in the clearance section.

  • How to embellish a fabric covered box. Fabric Covered Boxes - Step 2
    Step 2

    I had to fix of the boxes with the trusty ol' glue gun.

  • How to embellish a fabric covered box. Fabric Covered Boxes - Step 3
    Step 3

    Trace the size of the box onto the fabric or measure the box then transfer. You could probably make a template on your computer and print up the stencil. Make sure to allow an extra 1/4"-1/2" edge of the fabric (this will get covered up as you decoupage).

  • How to embellish a fabric covered box. Fabric Covered Boxes - Step 4
    Step 4

    Take the mod podge and start painting thin layers on the box, take the fabric and gently press it to the box. Continue it around the inside and outside of the box. You also want to paint on a thin layer ON the fabric.

  • How to embellish a fabric covered box. Fabric Covered Boxes - Step 5
    Step 5

    Let the box dry 20-30 minutes between layers. This is important, so that the fabric adheres and stiffens to the box. Apply about 2-3 thin layers of mod podge.

  • How to embellish a fabric covered box. Fabric Covered Boxes - Step 6
    Step 6

    Enjoy organizing and beautifying your room, bathroom, or whatever part of home you use it in.

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