I am having a blast redecorating my master bedroom into a beach themed paradise. Every time I think I’m almost done I find another project that would add something fun to the room. Lately, I’ve been really into using stencils for projects and after completing my beachy canvas art I thought it might be fun to use them in other aspects of the bedroom.
Today I’m sharing my Beachy Stenciled Fabric Pillows. I have seen some gorgeous beach themed pillows at Home Goods and other places, but I couldn’t justify spending a considerable amount of money on them. So I decided to make my own!
- 2 18×18 linen pillow cases
- 2 18×18 pillows
- 1 bottle of Caribbean Blue acrylic paint from Delta Creative
- 1 bottle of Tahiti Blue acrylic paint from Delta Creative
- 2 bottles of a textile medium
- Painters Tape for the stripes
When looking for supplies for my fabric stencil products, I had a difficult time finding fabric paint at Hobby Lobby. While standing in front of the paint I took out my phone to look up other alternatives. Did you know you could mix a textile medium with acrylic paint so that you can machine wash your project? I had no idea!
I let the paint dry overnight before putting the pillows inside the case. That seemed to be more than enough time to let everything set and dry. If I could change one thing, I’d probably buy smaller stencils for the “Life’s A Beach” pillow because the letters are just a tad too big. But I really love the pillows and think they look great in the room!
I hope you’ll come by and check out everything else I’ve done to our master bedroom so far! I’ve found that I really love using stencils and can’t wait to find another project to use them on.
What do you think?
Are you a fan of using stencils?
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