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8 Easy Low-Cost, Low-Commitment Summer DIY Projects with Painter’s Drop Cloths

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8 Easy Low-Cost, Low-Commitment Summer DIY Projects with Painter’s Drop Cloths

July 5, 2018

Solve summer rental decor woes with these seven DIY projects involving nothing more than a couple of canvas painter’s drop cloths.

8 Easy LowCost LowCommitment Summer DIY Projects with Painters Drop Cloths At the Spruceton Inn in the Catskills, the owners use laundered painter&#8\2\17;s drop cloths as summer bedspreads.
Above: At the Spruceton Inn in the Catskills, the owners use laundered painter’s drop cloths as summer bedspreads.
8 Easy LowCost LowCommitment Summer DIY Projects with Painters Drop Cloths David Stark creates a one step, budget tablecloth out of a canvas drop cloth in DIY: Painted Runner Tablecloth by David Stark.
Above: David Stark creates a one-step, budget tablecloth out of a canvas drop cloth in DIY: Painted Runner Tablecloth by David Stark.
8 Easy LowCost LowCommitment Summer DIY Projects with Painters Drop Cloths This attractive tissue box cover is made out of a canvas drop cloth and can be painted in any hue. See Alexa&#8\2\17;s how to at DIY: Painted Canvas Tissue Box Cover.
Above: This attractive tissue box cover is made out of a canvas drop cloth and can be painted in any hue. See Alexa’s how-to at DIY: Painted Canvas Tissue Box Cover.
8 Easy LowCost LowCommitment Summer DIY Projects with Painters Drop Cloths A drop cloth becomes a curtain to conceal the washer/dryer in a small apartment in DIY: The \$65 Laundry Closet, Renter’s Edition.
Above: A drop cloth becomes a curtain to conceal the washer/dryer in a small apartment in DIY: The $65 Laundry Closet, Renter’s Edition.
8 Easy LowCost LowCommitment Summer DIY Projects with Painters Drop Cloths Hibiscus flowers are the secret to the subtle hue of this informal drop cloth turned tablecloth. For instructions, see DIY Hibiscus Dyed Drop Cloth.
Above: Hibiscus flowers are the secret to the subtle hue of this informal drop cloth turned tablecloth. For instructions, see DIY Hibiscus-Dyed Drop Cloth.
8 Easy LowCost LowCommitment Summer DIY Projects with Painters Drop Cloths Allison Bloom of Dehn Bloom Design used a painter&#8\2\17;s drop cloth to make an outdoor chair cover, see DIY: Paulistano Armchair with White Canvas Cover.
Above: Allison Bloom of Dehn Bloom Design used a painter’s drop cloth to make an outdoor chair cover, see DIY: Paulistano Armchair with White Canvas Cover.
8 Easy LowCost LowCommitment Summer DIY Projects with Painters Drop Cloths Replicate the Le Beanock Hammock with Gardenista&#8\2\17;s project DIY: Instant Summer Hammock.
Above: Replicate the Le Beanock Hammock with Gardenista’s project DIY: Instant Summer Hammock.
8 Easy LowCost LowCommitment Summer DIY Projects with Painters Drop Cloths Jenny of Anything Pretty used drop cloths to create a shaded pergola; see DIY: Instant Painter’s Drop Cloth Pergola, over on Gardenista.
Above: Jenny of Anything Pretty used drop cloths to create a shaded pergola; see DIY: Instant Painter’s Drop Cloth Pergola, over on Gardenista.

And another no-sew idea we like: canvas drop cloth as ad-hoc couch slipcover.

More summer DIYs:

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on June 3, 2015.

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