How to Paint Patterns on Pillows

Follow these steps from HGTV Magazine to create this fun DIY painting project.
By: Jessica Dodell-Feder and Jodi Kahn
How to Paint Patterns on Pillows

How to Paint Patterns on Pillows

HGTV Magazine shares this how to exclusively online

Photo by: David A. Land (Styled by Matthew Gleason)

David A. Land (Styled by Matthew Gleason)

What you'll need:

  • pouncer
  • wood block stamp
  • crafts paint
  • scrap paper
  • double-sided tape
  • scissors

Step 1

Use a pouncer to coat a wood block stamp with crafts paint. Repeatedly stamp the design onto a piece of paper, and photocopy it a few times. Cut out each stamped design, and stick it onto an 18- or 20-inch-square pillowcase with double-sided tape until you have a pattern you like.

Step 2

Recoat the stamp with crafts paint. One at a time, peel up each piece of paper, and stamp the design where the paper was. Let dry; add the pillow insert.

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