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DIY Painted Pillow

In Get Inspired, Tutorials by Kelsey Browning-Connor

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DIY PAINTED PILLOW

SUPPLIES

  • Linen Pillow Cover
  • Amy Howard at Home ® Adhesive Stencil – Ikat
  • Amy Howard at Home ® One Step™ – Ballet White
  • Amy Howard at Home ® Clear Wax
  • 400 Grit Sandpaper
  • (2) Round Hog’s Hair Brushes
  • Plastic Putty Knife
  • Lint-free T-Shirt Rag
  • (2) Cardboard Pallets
  • Water for diluting

DIRECTIONS

1. Burnish the Amy Howard at Home ® Adhesive Stencil with a plastic putty knife to ensure adhesion.

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2. Remove the backing of the Amy Howard at Home ® Adhesive Stencil and adhere to pillow cover.

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3. Dilute the Amy Howard at Home ® One Step™ in Ballet White with 20% water.

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4. Use a Round Hog’s Hair Brush to stipple the diluted One Step™ paint over the stencil, being sure to offload onto the cardboard pallet prior to applying to the pillow to avoid excess paint bleeding under stencil. Allow 20-30 minutes to dry.

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5. Carefully remove your stencil.

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6. Lightly sand your painted pillow with 400 Grit Sandpaper.

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7. Apply Amy Howard at Home ® Clear wax to the entire surface of your painted pillow, being sure to offload to a cardboard pallet prior to applying to pillow. Allow 15-20 minutes to come to tack.

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8. Buff your painted pillow using Lint-free T-Shirt Rag.

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9. Enjoy the bragging rights for your DIY Painted Pillow! Don’t forget you can also use these painted pillows outdoors!

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