Vinyl Home Decor

Vinyl is probably best known for its use when making records, but did you know you can create vinyl home decor from the material as well? Because of its low cost and great durability, there are a variety of uses in and around the home for vinyl. Whether it’s a big make-over or a small decoration, vinyl home decor is an easy cost-effective way to get the job done.

Vinyl is a popular choice among home owners for flooring and walls, but what if your projects aren’t that big? You don’t have to redo the entire room in order to add a piece of vinyl home decor. There are a lot of great do-it-yourself ideas that can update your room by adding just one piece. The bedroom is a great place to start. Here are a few fun easy ways to add a bit of vinyl home decor to your bedroom:

 

Vinyl pillow
Vinyl Pillow

Vinyl Pillow Cases: Since vinyl is a breathable fabric, it’s a great choice for pillow cases. You can find the fabric in almost any color and pattern you are looking for. There are hundreds of choices of vinyl pillow cases online, but pillow cases are also an easy do-it-yourself project. If you know how to sew, it is simple to make a pillow case.

Vinyl Wall Decal: Vinyl is often used for walls, so it looks natural when it is placed on a wall. Wall decals have become a popular interior design tool and wide-spread use of vinyl home decor. Cut almost any shape you want from a piece of vinyl (silhouettes are popular), cover with a thin layer of liquid starch, and smooth onto your wall with a piece of tough cardboard. Voila! A truly original piece of vinyl home decor that will surely be the centerpiece of your room.

 

Vinyl Headboard
Vinyl Headboard

Vinyl Headboard: Take that old drab wooden headboard and make it a piece of vinyl home décor. Separate your headboard from your bed and cut a piece of patterned vinyl large enough to cover the front and sides and a few inches into the back. With a partner, stretch the fabric tightly around the headboard and staple the excess fabric to the back of the board. Reattatch the headboard to the bed. Your sweet-dreams area is now up-to-date with your dream bedroom.

Vinyl Fabric Covered Picture Frames: Channel your inner Martha Stewart and make a fabric covered picture frame by covering the picture frame and gluing it down to the inner and outer edges using fabric glue.

Vinyl home décor is an easy and cost effective way to redo a bedroom, making a great alternative to expensive renovations. Get creative: there are hundreds of vinyl home decor ideas out there just waiting to be discovered!

 

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