50 Instant Facelifts
Fun with fabric
11. Cover a piece of plywood with padding and vibrant fabric for a catchy custom headboard (left).
12. Splurge on a small amount of expensive fabric for new pillows to renew a tired sofa. Try finding remnants of silk, velvet or crewel fabric at your favorite fabric store.
13. Exchange old, patterned fabrics with textured ones for pillows, curtains or slipcovers to give a room a calming effect.