Stenciled Pillow Cases

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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!

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Supplies:

  • 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
  • Paintbrushes

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!

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Life's-a-Beach-Stenciled-Pillow

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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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