3 Creative DIYs to Give Your Linens a New Look

Whenever the seasons change, I always get the urge to make over the entire house. Since that’s not exactly possible, I found a couple easy ways to at least give the linens a fresh, new look. These simple tutorials can be totally customized to your liking. I prefer to go with the bright colors of spring, but you could also go for something more moody and dark. The best part is that you can get a big change without spending a ton.

Here are 3 creative DIYs to give your linens a new look:

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1. Dip Dye It

Grab all the linens and pick out a few favorite colors of dye. Consider going the dip dye route and just add a burst of color to the bottom, or dunk the whole thing in. This is a nice way to cover up any unwanted stains.You could also go with an ombré pattern over all the fabric and make a matching set of sheets and pillowcases!

Check out a dip dye tutorial on Designlovefest, or buy these linens starting at $28 at Anthropologie.



2. Block Print It

Try your hand at block printing a pattern onto your linens. If you have the patience, this could be a really cool way to give your duvet a complete makeover. You can also just do sections of the fabric for a more minimal look. This could be a fun way to give your tablecloth and tea towels a change, too.

Check out the tutorial at Pretty Prudent.



3. Paint It

I used this technique to change up the seat cushions on my chair. I love to paint so I was extra excited about trying this out. You could get the kids involved with this and have them paint their own designs, too. If you don’t trust your painting skills, opt for using a stencil, but an abstract pattern like this is very forgiving.

Check out the painting tutorial at Pretty Prudent.


Jacinda Boneau is a fabric designer and founding co-editor at Pretty Prudent, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family.

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