Christmas DIY: Stenciled Holiday Pillows

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.

Christmas DIY: Stenciled Pillows | How-to Holiday Decor Tutorial by My Patch of Blue Sky for the Modern Masters Blog

SUPPLIES
  • 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

Stenciled Holiday Pillows DIY with Modern Masters Metallic Paints | How-to Tutorial by My Patch of Blue Sky

DIY Stenciled Holiday Pillows | Christmas DIY by My Patch of Blue Sky | Modern Masters Metallic Paint

Lay the mylar stencil stencil over the blank pillow cover. Tape in position.

Pale Gold Metallic Paint by Modern Masters helps stencil a DIY Holiday Pillow | Tutorial by My Patch of Blue Sky

How to Stencil a DIY Holiday Pillow | Project by My Patch of Blue Sky with Modern Masters Pale Gold Metallic Paint

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

Stenciling a Lettered Pillow for the Christmas Holiday | DIY Bah Humbug Pillow Project by My Patch of Blue Sky | Modern Masters Pale Gold Metallic Paint

DIY Chrristmas Holiday Pillows | Stenciling with Metallics | Pale Gold Metallic Paint by Modern Masters | How-to Tutorial by My Patch of Blue sky

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.

Bah Humbug Pillow and Polka Dots Pillow DIY Tutorial by My Patch of Blue Sky with Modern Masters Pale Gold Metallic Paint

Stenciling with Metallic Paints | Stenciled Pillow DIY by My Patch of Blue Sky | Modern Masters Metallic Paint Collection

Stenciled Holiday Pillows Christmas DIY is by Debbie Hayes, Blogger at My Patch of Blue Sky & Author of the Color Inspiration Notebook.

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DIY Holiday Decor Accent Ideas

DIY Holiday Decor Accent Ideas | Modern Masters Cafe BlogWe’re just over a week away to Thanksgiving and then we’re on to celebrate all the winter holidays – exciting! If you’re looking for great metallic and patina holiday decor ideas, you’ve come to the right place! Our Metal Effects and Metallic Paint Collection are perfect for holiday crafts large and small and better yet, take no time at all to create. Many of our creative customers and friends have been sharing their Modern Masters-inspired holiday projects and since caring is sharing, we thought we’d pay it forward. 🙂

Metal Effects Rust Finish on Candleholders | Projects by This Makes That | Holiday DIY Decor Ideas on the Modern Masters Cafe BlogThe talented Susan of the This Makes That blog used the Metal Effects Rust Finish for a trio of patinated candleholders. So pretty!

Bronze Metallic Paint on Antlers | Holiday Design DIY | Project by Studio 184 | Modern Masters Cafe BlogStudio 184 used our Statuary Bronze Metallic Paint to add a bit of bling to antler tips. Gorgeous! For even more shimmer, add a little glitter to the metallic paint while still wet.

Steampunk Holiday Ornaments | Modern Masters Metal Effects Rust and Verdigris Finish | Project by Carmen Handcrafts | Holiday Decor InspirationCarmen Hand Crafts wowed us with these wooden steampunk snowflakes patinated with both the Rust and Verdigris oxidizing patinas from our Metal Effects line. They’ll look beautiful hanging from the tree!

Metallic Paint on Pumpkins | Project by Pet Scribbles | Holiday DIY Ideas & Inspiration on the Modern Masters Cafe BlogOur friend Laura Kuhlmann of Pet Scribbles recently shared her recipe for DIY Mercury Glass Pumpkins on the Pink When blog. Using Hunter Green, Sage and Oyster Metallic Paint, she created the faux look by layering the paints onto one another. Click the link for the shimmery tutorial!

Patina Pinecones | Metal Effects by Modern Masters | Holiday Mantle Decor by Emporium 228 | Holiday Feature on the Modern Masters Cafe BlogPinecones get a touch of patina – and aren’t the results so pretty? Dana McGarry of Emporium 228 used the Bronze Reactive Metallic Paint and the Blue Patina Aging Solution to add the beautiful time-worn color to the pinecone edges.

Noel Lettering with Metallic Paint by Modern Masters | Project by Crafting in the Rain | Holiday Decorations DIY on the Modern Masters Cafe BlogSteph of Crafting in the Rain used her considerable talents in creating a gold painted noel cutout as her guest post for the Crafting Chicks blog. She used Olympic Gold Metallic Paint for the lustrous project on the lettering cutout.

Patina Owl Pumpkin Mural by Artist Bonnie Lecat | Modern Masters Cafe Blog Feature on Holiday Decor IdeasArtist Bonnie Lecat of Bonnie Lecat Designs always creates and shares beautiful holiday design ideas – check out her Etsy shop! This is a paint and patina pumpkin mural with an owl face and rusty, metallic accents with our Metal Effects. Stunning!

We hope you’ve enjoyed these holiday decor accent ideas with Modern Masters! They are great ideas for your Thanksgiving table, mantel, holiday porch, Christmas tree and more. Pin these ideas to your boards for merry inspiration and be sure to send us your holiday projects to projects@modernmasters.com! We’d love to see and share them!