Such a cute idea for sharing your favorite holiday expressions! Debbie Hayes of My Patch of Blue Sky creates super fast and easy stenciled throw pillows that add a little fa la la fun to your holiday decor! The best part is that you can use these techniques to create custom pillows for holidays year round.
- Pale Gold Metallic Paint
- Two (2) Blank Canvas Pillow Covers
- Pillow Inserts
- Polka Dot Stencil by Wallovers
- Vinyl Lettering (ours was printed via Cricut with bold Helvetia Point size 65)
- Stencil Brush
- Paper Towels
INSTRUCTIONS FOR POLKA DOTS PILLOW
Lay the mylar stencil stencil over the blank pillow cover. Tape in position.
Dip the tip of the stencil brush into the Pale Gold Metallic Paint and remove excess paint on paper towels. The stencil brush should seem almost dry. Using a swirling motion over each stencil with the metallic paint, ensuring that excess material is not seeping under the stencil. Let dry, then stencil another coat if needed. Let dry. Insert the pillow insert.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR 'BAH HUMBUG' LETTERED PILLOW
Apply and secure the Bah Humbug vinyl lettering stencil over their designated pillow cover. Tape in position. Repeat the stenciling process as outlined above. After stenciling, remove the vinyl lettering and let dry.