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Topic: My New Drawers!!! with mini tutorial:)  (Read 4656 times)
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kckoala1
« on: March 24, 2011 01:14:39 PM »

Old unlined drawers + free time + TONS of fabric left over from other projects = my new favorite piece of furniture:)

Materials:
  • Cardboard from cereal boxes
  • Hot glue
  • Fabric of choice!


I decided a nice leafy print would look good inside my wooden drawers:) The pieces of cereal box cardboard are cut to the size of the inner edges of my drawer that I was lining.


Then I laid out my fabric and cardboard in the shape I would glue them down and trimmed excess fabric. The space in the middle is the size of the bottom of the drawer (I used a piece of paper cut to that size for reference and then removed that paper once my cardboard was aligned).


A little more trimming around the corners, hot gluing the fabric down, and it should look like this.


Then I just flipped it over and slipped it into the drawer! A little glue around the top edges and viola!


My new fave drawers!!!!

Little notes:
- leave a little extra room with the cardboard for thick material
- trim corners so no fabric is bunched up

Super easy, super fun:) Hope you enjoy em!
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« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2011 01:57:08 PM »

Looks great! Thanks for the tutorial, very helpful! Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2012 08:40:20 AM »

What a cute idea!
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« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2012 04:01:05 PM »

I actually "stole" that idea a while back. Thanks for it. Wink
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« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2012 07:03:02 PM »

Ooh, yes, thanks for the tutorial, great idea.
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« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2012 09:11:17 AM »

Thanks for sharing this tutorial! It's a great idea!
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« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2012 02:10:18 PM »

Great idea! I featured this project on Craftster's Facebook page today. Thanks for sharing!
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