Update your home with five fast, fun and affordable style projects for the bedroom, living room and home office.
Tools at the ready! We’ve got five great projects to keep you busy over the weekend.
No sewing machine needed for this on-trend cover: simply fold and tie for an easy, on-trend look.
STEP ONE Lay the fabric on a large work surface. Place the cushion insert in the centre of the fabric.
STEP TWO Starting with the lower third of the fabric, fold it over the cushion insert.
STEP THREE Fold over the top third of the fabric.
STEP FOUR Fold the corners of one end of the fabric to create a triangle shape. Repeat at other end.
STEP FIVE Pull ends of fabric up over the cushion. Tie in a knot.
STEP SIX Tuck in ends of fabric to complete the look.
IN THE PICTURE Chicago 2-seat lounge in Light Grey Weave, $1399, and Chicago armchair in Light Grey Weave, $799, from Life Interiors. ON LOUNGE Icelandic sheepskin rug in White, $235, from Hides Of Excellence. Jersey Velvet cushion in Dove Grey, $39.95, from Domayne. ON SIDE TABLE Summers In France book, $49.95, and Island Style book, $75, and artificial monstera leaves in Green, $22.95 each, from Opus Design. Fyrfaldig martini glass, $2.99, from Ikea. Miss Fenty “Diamond” sculpture in Gold Leaf, $15, from Raw Luxe. Cement Round large planter in White Wash, $19.95, from Domayne. Artificial monstera leaves in Green, $22.95 each, from Opus Design. ON WALL La Rose Mur print (50cm x 70cm), $89.95, from Olive Et Oriel. Mossebo frame in Oak (50cm x 70cm), $29.99, from Ikea. ON FLOOR Cowhide rug in Champagne, $360, from NSW Leather Co. Home Republic “Monsteria” artificial plant (60cm), $49.95, from Adairs. WALL PAINT Taubmans Endure low sheen in Hi Ho Silver, $67.95 for 4 litres. FOR PROJECT 150cm cord fabric, $14.90, from Remnants Warehouse. Fjadrar cushion insert, $7.99, from Ikea.
In the wash It’s easy to wash and re-tie these covers when they need a freshen-up.