5 Quick Fixes: Canvas Drop Cloths as Instant Decor
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One of the easiest—and most underutilized—interior design strategies is the draping of furniture in simple, cotton canvas painter's drop cloths. Above: Wrapped in a drop cloth, a sofa becomes a Christo-like work of art; this one is in antique store owner Hitoshi Uchida's home in Kamakura, Japan. Photo via The Selby . Above: A chair is invitingly rumpled, via OWI . Above: A covered chair from Le Dans La . Above: An instant bedspread, via Kikette Interiors . Although this one appears to be linen, a laundered painter's drop cloth would also work. Above: The draped sofa adds a casual note to a potentially formal space; photo by Jim Franco . Above: At the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs , beds are draped in covers resembling drop cloths from Free City in Malibu. Above: Cotton canvas drop cloths are available from several online sources. Ace Hardware offers heavyweight Canvas Drop Cloths in several sizes, ranging in price from $25.99 to $34.99. N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on March 13, 2009.