We're Loving Fringe: 8 Projects That Show How To Use It Now

We're Loving Fringe: 8 Projects That Show How To Use It Now

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Dabney Frake
Dec 21, 2016
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Do you still shudder when you hear the word "fringe" — and envision fuddy-duddy furniture that feels out of touch with modern times? After a long period of mid-century modern mania, more classic and decorative styles are re-emerging and — dare I say it — look fresh again. With just a little bit of trim, you can easily soften the clean lines of an old piece and give it a different look. Or you can make something entirely new.

Above, designer Lilly Bunn used a fringed swivel chair in this updated traditional living room.

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To get a similar look, Megan Pflug added a bit of bullion fringe to her simple slipper chair with a bit of glue, and completed elevated this piece of furniture.

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Laura from A Beautiful Mess made her bathroom look more luxe with a DIY fringed shower curtain that reaches all the way to the floor.

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Liz Kamarul's tulip table got a makeover with a stretch of decorative trim, taking it from mid century modern to more bohemian.

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Sew a bit of fringe onto a store-bought rug to get some easy textured wall art. Craftberry Bush added a string of painted wooden beads for even more detail.

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Monsters Circus created this art piece for {at}mine by adding fringe to a vintage shaped mirror, turning basic decor into something more bold and interesting.

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A quick DIY bedskirt really elevates a basic metal bed frame. A Beautiful Mess did this fringed version to work with their vintage headboard.

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Justine Blakeney turned some metal hardware into a boho-inspired fringe lamp that perfect for her jungalow.

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On a smaller scale, these fringed pillows from Reality Daydream are a great decorative accent.

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