Well hello there! I’m excited to be sharing at Marissa’s lovely blog. I enjoy all the wonderful ideas that are created here!
I’m Lindsay, a busy mom of three; the blog author of Southern Lovely. Over at my place you will find a variety of creations. I love a good DIY, painting or sewing project.
I usually do my best work after the kids have gone to bed. :)
And I love meeting new friends, so feel free to stop by & say hi. :)
Today I am going to share an easy way to dress up an old pillow.
My front room was in need of a change. I had the same pillows for the past several years, so I knew that would be a great way to add color; spruce things up.
I picked up a Martha Stewart Stencil kit, green paint & a roller from Michaels–using coupons of course. :)
The stencil kit came with several other stencils, which I can’t wait to use.
I actually used Marissa’s tutorial for recovering a pillow, since she did such an awesome job explaining it.
To get started, I cut my fabric for the pillow cover.
I used the pillow I was recovering as my size guide.
I taped the stencil to the fabric, and lightly painted.
With stenciling, always remember that less is more. :)
After it dried, I ironed over the stencil to make it set.
Yep, it’s really that easy. Why have I not stenciled more until now??
I stitched my fabric pieces together; created this cover.
And there you have it!
An easy way to freshen up an old pillow & add color to any room.
Thanks so much for having me here today, Marissa!