How To Tutorials – Fabric Paint Crafts

Fabric Paint - hand paint cushions
Unique DIY Creations are a fun an inexpensive way to spend an afternoon. You’ll be surprised at what you can knock up from just a few bits around the home.

Hand Painted cushions are the most gorgeous accessory to a home and add a designer touch to any space. These stunning signature pieces are present in many seasonal collections by top interior retail shops but have you seen the price, one cushion can start from 500 AED plus!!! Walk away from the display and save hundreds by simply making your own. Anam Siddiqui an interior designer from Perfect Proportions LLC shows us simple tips and tricks on how to achieve this look in under 50 AED.

Here’s what you will need:

  • STEP 1: Remove the Stuffing from the cushion and set it aside.

  • STEP 2: Take the print of the image and place it inside the cushion so it is visible on one side

  • STEP 3: Taking a pencil or a fabric pen trace around the image roughly

  • STEP 4: Mix your selected colours with water to make a thinner paint

  • STEP 5: Start colouring in your cushion. Don’t worry if the paint spills or merges, the beauty of this look is that it looks freehand and organic.

  • STEP 6: Leave to dry for a few hours and replace the stuffing into the cushion.

  • STEP 7: Arrange with your sofa and enjoy your new look!


Paints – AED 25

Cushion – AED 15

Brush – AED 5

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