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Fieldguided Shows Us 5 Dreamy Ways to Use Wall Tapestries

Wall tapestries are the easiest way to achieve a modern bohemian look in your space. We invited Anabela Piersol of Fieldguided: maker of handmade goods, lifestyle blogger and cherry blossom enthusiast to show us all the ways she uses Society6 wall tapestries to add some whimsy to her space.

Of the wide variety of products available on Society6, none are more versatile than the wall tapestries. Available in three sizes and in any print you can imagine, these swaths of fabric can make a big impact in many different ways. Not your typical heavy, woven tapestries, their lightweight, silky material and vast variety of designs immediately sparked a number of ideas for how to use them. I hope you'll be similarly inspired!

1. On the wall

Fieldguided Shows Us 5 Dreamy Ways to Use Wall Tapestries

Contemplate Moon

Fieldguided Shows Us 5 Dreamy Ways to Use Wall Tapestries

Cats Ice Cream

The most obvious route is to hang the wall tapestry on - you guessed it - the wall! Double sided or indoor mounting tape is a quick and effective way to get them up, and it won't damage your paint job. If you prefer to use nails, you could hang the tapestry using bulldog clips at the top corners. This is it a great way to add color, warmth, and a focal point to a minimal room. Also, tapestries make a great, affordable alternative to a custom-framed large scale print or to wallpaper, which you would literally be stuck with for a long time.

2. As a tablecloth

Fieldguided Shows Us 5 Dreamy Ways to Use Wall Tapestries

Beverly II

Because the tapestries are machine washable, they make amazing tablecloths! Why not wake up by adding bold graphics to your morning coffee, or impress your friends at brunch?

3. As a bedspread

Fieldguided Shows Us 5 Dreamy Ways to Use Wall Tapestries

Dia No. 2

Fieldguided Shows Us 5 Dreamy Ways to Use Wall Tapestries

Clouds

As I unfolded the largest tapestry, I realized just how big it was - enough to cover a queen-sized bed! It's also surprisingly soft against the skin, so it makes a lovely bedspread. I put it over my duvet as a light, decorative cover. The cloud tapestry seems especially tailor-made for encouraging slumber.

4. As a picnic blanket

Fieldguided Shows Us 5 Dreamy Ways to Use Wall Tapestries

Cats Ice CreamGranite (Black)

Now that we're getting into park-hang season, try packing a tapestry in your backpack. No one wants to sit on damp grass, and a bold graphic tapestry is so much more exciting than a boring blanket. Plus, these lightweight tapestries can accommodate all of your best pals!

5. Get creative!

Fieldguided Shows Us 5 Dreamy Ways to Use Wall Tapestries

Swan Sunrise 

There are so many ways to use these tapestries. For example, if your couch is a stained mess, use one to cover it up (while adding flair!). Also, why not use a tapestry as a backdrop for a wedding ceremony? You could spend hours and hours DIY-ing, or you could simply order a beautiful floral-print tapestry to hang behind you as you say your vows. Hang one up as a photo booth backdrop for other celebrations. You could even become a Society6 designer and create one that is uniquely you. Think beyond the wall!

Shop Fieldguided's wall tapestry collection here!

 

 Fieldguided Shows Us 5 Dreamy Ways to Use Wall Tapestries

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jaipurhomedecor commented on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 6:00am
Hey nada :)

Great blog ! your post is really helpful for me .you know i am very confuse that how i use large tapestry wall hanging in my home but your post give me best solution .Thanks
psychologist commented on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 8:01am
very good!
Danielle Arnold commented on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 11:12am
Wow! Didn't think they'd be so versatile.
Swen Swensøn commented on Friday, May 6, 2016 3:09am
ah coool !
Casey Worthing commented on Friday, May 6, 2016 7:23am
You could also get clips with curtain rings (from target or amazon) and make them into curtains. (you'll need a curtain rod too)

My wife and I have been doing this for years and its very easy to switch out the tapestries for a completely different look to the room.

--Keep in mind that sun bleaching may occur, but this, in my opinion, adds character.
Scott Brian Woods commented on Friday, May 6, 2016 7:26am
Nice
Jujuwelry commented on Friday, May 6, 2016 7:31am
Great!! Love the bed spread idea! Another idea: I've put mine in a window, as a layer under the curtains. It looks amazing! I've posted it on my instagram if you wanna take a look @jujuwelry
lolarampant commented on Friday, May 6, 2016 7:42am
I make wood art hangers that are perfect for hanging tapestries. You can find them here:
https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/182920422
Tariana B. commented on Friday, May 6, 2016 8:13am
Nice ideas, thanks!
Julie Erin Designs commented on Friday, May 6, 2016 8:23am
Great ideas!
liuyingchieh commented on Friday, May 6, 2016 8:26am
Nice :)
unhappycustomer commented on Friday, May 6, 2016 9:46am
purchased a tapestry from this company and it was garbage. The print was not in focus and oh yes no return address or paperwork. Don't buy from society6!
Art Dimensions Studio commented on Friday, May 6, 2016 1:14pm
Sorry to hear Unhappy Customer that you had a bad experience. I haven't checked how my works transfer to tapestries yet...but I sure hope your experience was unique : (
Ivyceltress commented on Friday, May 6, 2016 5:14pm
Coincidentally I have been thinking about getting this one as a shawl/saronghttps://society6.com/product/cosmic-kiss-rms_tapestry#55=412
DaBlissArt commented on Friday, May 6, 2016 8:04pm
I'm a new artist on here. Loading my work for sale I had wondered whether the quality of what comes out at the other end is any good.

I believe it is in the hands of the artist because Society 6 set the criteria for upload and they can only depend on the artist. The person who bought and was given an blurred representation, I'm sorry you received something that didn't represent what you thought it would. Maybe you might like to contact the artist so this mistake doesn't happen again?

I actually went back to check my settings to give the clearest resolution because of this post!
Marybethmn commented on Saturday, May 7, 2016 10:14am
My workgroup moved into an old building, with a very 'institutional' feel; large blank walls, confusing habitrail corridors. No budget for anything. I figured large wall hangings would be our only hope, and found this site. I waited for sales, and ordered one to check the quality, which was excellent. We now have 6 of these, and the difference in the ambience is amazing. We used thumb tacs to hang them, and they are so smooth they almost look painted on. The hallways are very narrow, so not having protruding frames is a great benefit, especially since we wheel equipment carts around. Visitors have some kind of markings to navigate to and from the conference room, and the added color lifts all of our spirits.
Paul Herman commented on Sunday, May 8, 2016 12:45am
Can we stop with the devaluation of the hard-won skills that define arts & crafts? These are not tapestries, they are photographic images mechanically printed on synthetic sheets.

Dictionary, tapestry: “a heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery” “a wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric often with pictorial designs”
Sharon Mau commented on Sunday, May 8, 2016 11:35am
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fioski commented on Monday, May 9, 2016 12:46am
Unhappycustomer the sharpness of the print quality depends on the artists uploading large enough images - it's not S6's fault if the image isn't up to scratch, they strongly discourage artists from upscaling low res images but they can't check every one of the millions of files uploaded.
I'm sure if you contact their customer support online rather than mailing a return they will sort it out. Most of these type of stores (with user-submitted designs) work this way these days.
Just Kidding commented on Monday, May 9, 2016 1:11am
Nice ideas
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Sand Salt Moon commented on Thursday, July 28, 2016 8:15am
Excellent - love the bed idea, very resourceful!
Wallhanging commented on Saturday, September 3, 2016 4:32am
nice blog. thnks for sharing . i loved diiferent patterns of wall hanging . you can also check handicrunch
amydavid commented on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 12:12am
Wow, all tapestries are very beautiful and different, I think everyone will like it. Really the patterns are unique. If anyone want to look more beautiful urban outfitters tapestry, go to handicrunch.com where always very big discount available on all the selling products.
alexlarson45 commented on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 3:04am
This bedding is really a beach color and looks little attractive but I belive this only looks good in simple room a room with natural sunlight.
I bought it from zuhni a month ago but I couldnt match with my room properly I need a light color wall texture I belive

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