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Make Your Home Stand Out with These Unique Fiber Art Decoration Tips

Make Your Home Stand Out with These Unique Fiber Art Decoration Tips

Brightly colored stick weaves and basket weavings
Unique stick weaves, and basket weaves by Colorado artist Richard Mehringer available at Main & Maple, Trinidad Colorado.

Are you looking for a unique way to decorate your home? Have you considered fiber art as an option? Fiber art is a wonderful way to add a touch of color and texture to your home and can be used to create pieces that are both functional and beautiful. In this blog post, we’ll share some of our favorite tips on how to decorate with fiber art, as well as some great ideas for fiber art decorating. So if you’re ready to add some personality to your home, read on for some great fiber art decoration tips.

Natural woven wool on a stick in neutral tones
Earth tones wall tapestry, woven with natural art yarns made of camel and sheep wools and silk. Available at Main & Maple Trinidad Colorado.

One of the best ways to add texture and warmth to your home is by incorporating woven textiles into your decor. Whether it's a handmade throw, a knitted pillow, or a woven wall hanging, these pieces bring a sense of comfort and coziness that is hard to replicate with other materials.

Decorating with wall weaves has become increasingly popular in recent years, as more and more people discover the beauty and versatility of fiber art. From large statement pieces to small accents, there are so many ways to incorporate woven textiles into your home.

One great option is to hang a wall tapestry in your living room or bedroom. These large, intricate weavings can create a stunning focal point, and can be customized to suit your personal style and color preferences. Alternatively, you could create a gallery wall of smaller weavings and embroidery pieces, using slow stitch decorating techniques to add a personal touch.

Stitched flower pillow in vibrant color
Spring time pillow, highly detailed stitch and weaving By Sabines Home and Hearth, available at Main & Maple, Trinidad, Colorado.

Of course, woven textiles aren't just for the walls. Throws, blankets, and pillows are another great way to add texture and warmth to your space. Look for high-quality, handmade pieces that feature interesting textures and patterns, and don't be afraid to mix and match different colors and materials.

If you're not sure where to find fiber art by me, start by coming in to Main & Maple eco-store in Trinidad, Colorado. Many independent artisans sell their work here too, and you may be able to find some unique, one-of-a-kind pieces. In store you can find tapestry's of all kinds, and explore different artists and designers who specialize in woven textiles and other fiber art techniques.

Stripped textiles made into a pillow
Textile pillow by Jessica Montoya of Denver, available at Main & Maple Trinidad, Colorado.

Ultimately, the key to decorating with texture is to have fun and experiment with different styles and materials. Whether you prefer bold, graphic patterns or more subtle, natural textures, there are endless possibilities when it comes to incorporating fiber art into your home. So go ahead and get creative, and see how woven textiles can transform your space into a cozy, inviting sanctuary.

Table runners are a great way to add a pop of texture to your dining room decor. Not only do they protect your table from scratches and spills, but they can also add an extra element of style to your mealtime experience. Quilted table runners are a popular choice because they provide a soft, comfortable surface for plates and utensils, and the intricate patterns and designs add visual interest to the table. Plus, with a wide range of colors and fabrics to choose from, you can easily find a table runner that complements your existing decor. For a more natural and rustic look, try using a burlap or linen table runner, which can add warmth and texture to your space. Whatever your style preference, table runners are a great way to incorporate texture for the home.

A table set in rustic design with hand stitched table runners and pottery
Double sided table runner, weaving and free motion. By Sabines Home and Hearth, available at Main & Maple Trinidad, Colorado

When it comes to fiber art decorating ideas, crocheted throws are definitely a classic. Not only do they offer warmth and comfort, but they can also be used to add a touch of style to any room.

One of the best things about crocheted throws is their versatility. They can be made in a variety of colors, patterns, and textures, which means that there’s a crocheted throw out there for everyone. If you’re looking for a cozy, traditional vibe, go for a simple granny square blanket. If you prefer a more modern look, try making a throw with geometric shapes or a unique stitch pattern.

Crocheted throws are perfect for draping over the back of a sofa, laying across the end of a bed, or cuddling up with on chilly nights. They can also be used to add a pop of color or texture to a room that might otherwise feel a little bland. Plus, because they’re so easy to make, you can switch them out whenever you want a change of pace.

If you’re new to crocheting, don’t worry! There are plenty of tutorials and beginner patterns available online. And if you’re not interested in making one yourself, there are plenty of artisans out there who sell handmade crocheted throws at Main & Maple in Trinidad, Colorado

Crocheted throw in purple and gold
A crocheted throw , work in progress, available soon at Main & Maple, Trinidad Colorado


All in all, crocheted throws are a wonderful addition to any home. Whether you make one yourself or buy one from an artisan, you’re sure to love the cozy warmth and unique style that it adds to your space.

Another way to incorporate texture into your home decor is by adding slow stitch and embroidered wall hangings. These hand-stitched pieces are a great way to infuse a personal touch into your space while also creating a unique art piece.

Texture slow stitch with fabril elements in amber and greens hanging on a stick
Detailed, texture slow stich by Amber Wherry of Trinidad, Colorado. Available at Main & Maple.

Slow stitching is a meditative process that involves hand-stitching fabrics together in a repetitive manner. This technique is often used to create intricate and delicate patterns, making it a great option for wall hangings. By adding embroidered details, you can further elevate the look of your piece and create a one-of-a-kind work of art.

To create a slow stitch wall hanging, start by selecting your fabrics. Choose a variety of textures and colors to add dimension and interest to your piece. Next, create a simple design on paper or fabric, and use this as a template for your stitching. As you stitch, experiment with different thread colors and textures to create a truly unique piece.

When it comes to embroidered wall hangings, there are endless options for designs and styles. Consider creating a piece with a meaningful quote or phrase, or using embroidered flowers or animals to add a playful touch to your space. To make your piece even more special, use fabrics or threads that hold a personal significance, such as a fabric from your grandmother's dress or a thread color that reminds you of a special memory.

Moon goddess stitched on a tapestry hanging on a stick under a moon cycle
Moon Goddess slow stitch hanging tapestry by Amber Wherry of Trinidad, Colorado available at Main & Maple

No matter what style or technique you choose, adding slow stitch and embroidered wall hangings to your home is a great way to incorporate texture and personality into your space.

Come find the right piece for your home at Main & Maple, Trinidad, Colorado. Made by local makers, and weavers.

Birth wreath woven with red and purple wool art yarns
Fire Mandala in a birch wreath, with wool and art yarn by Amanda J Armstrong, available at Main & Maple, Trinidad Colorado

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