People are often asking me how to update their look and bring in a modern edge without going overboard.  There are plenty of ways to do this, but the best and most affordable is by having fun with accessories, trim and artwork.  Take these fun, bold and trendy fabrics from Calico Corners and make an assortment of throw pillows.  You could even trim existing pillows, the bottom of a skirt on a sofa/chair or your curtains that are just dying to be jazzed up.   If you’re feeling brave, I highly recommend re-upholstering a traditional chair with a fun ikat or geometric pattern.  Your chair will thank you later.  There are no limits, so do your room a favor and give it some life!

Take a look at some great fabrics at great prices from Calico Corners that will help you get your project underway!

khandar cinibar – $16.14

magnificat – $21.24

corazon seaglass – $50.14

soiree leaf – $18.69

damon – $45.89

ada adobe – $33.99

precision – $59.49

key west – $12.74

baldwin brown – $18.69

cats cradle – $22.09

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4 Comments to 'Affordable Fabrics That Will Add an Edge'

Paula 16 Mar 10 at 12:32 pm

vlisco has some very eccentric fabric as well.

Zoya 17 Mar 10 at 6:25 am

the patterns and color combination is perfect love the post, i’ll try to apply it

Susan 17 Mar 10 at 3:45 pm

Calico Corners is having their HUGE MARCH SALE until the 27th. You can’t get better fabrics at better prices!!! The assortment is AWESOME!!!!

Pigtown-Design 18 Mar 10 at 9:18 am

I am sooo lucky that we have a discount fabric place near my house. It’s a huge crapshoot as to what’s there, but at any given moment, they have KWID, Brunschwig, Scalamandre, etc. for about $10/yard.

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