close

Search Term

Enter a search term (optional)

Categories

Select One (optional)


Difficulty Level

Select One (optional)

Estimated Cost

Select One (optional)

Materials

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Fabric Crafts
  • Paper Crafts
  • Craft Foam
  • Pipe Cleaner Crafts
  • Clay & Sculpting
  • Nature Crafts
  • Wood Crafts
  • Beads & Jewelry
  • Recycled Crafts
  • Painting & Coloring
  • Food Crafts
  • Plastic
  • Mixed Media/Miscellaneous
Time to complete

Select One (optional)

Primary Technique

Select One (optional)

Holiday

Select One (optional)

Season

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Age Group

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Toddlers
  • Preschool & Kindergarten
  • Elementary School
  • Pre-Teens
  • Teens
FaveCrafts.com

Menu

Out of the Box DIY Pillows

Updated July 11, 2019
Out of the Box DIY Pillows
Out of the Box DIY Pillows
This image courtesy of stencilease.com

If you are looking for bedroom decor ideas, then these Out of the Box DIY Pillows could be a fantastic project for you. This DIY home decor tutorial will show you how to stencil a funky box pattern on your DIY pillow covers. Who would have thought that changing some pillows could transform your DIY bedroom decor into something amazing? Bedding sets can be overpriced and not really what you want, but you can customize these DIY pillows to have a new look or match your previous designs.

Estimated Cost$11-$20

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniquePainting

Easy

Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Stencil Ease® Duxbury Wall Painting Stencil
  • Stencil Ease® Repositionable Adhesive Spray
  • Ikea® DVALA Pillowcase, 2 pack, dark blue
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint, White Wash
  • DecoArt® Americana® Fabric Painting Medium
  • Shurtape Technologies LLC Frog Tape®
  • Stencil Ease® 5/8” Stencil Brush, White Bristle
  • Paper Towels
  • Paper or Plastic Plate
  • Large piece of cardboard cut to fit inside of pillow case

Out of the Box DIY Pillows

Painted Pillow Case Instructions

  1. Spray the back of the Stencil Ease® Duxbury Wall Painting Stencil as well as the large piece of cardboard very lightly with the Stencil Ease® Repositionable Adhesive Spray and let the adhesive dry.

  2. Push the piece of cardboard, with adhesive facing up, inside of the Ikea® DVALA Pillowcase and smooth out the material (you won’t need to iron the fabric and this will keep it from moving around as you paint it).

  3. Position the stencil onto the pillowcase making sure to align it with the edge of the seams on the fabric so it’s straight.

  4. Adhere Frog Tape® to the fabric under each triangle registration mark and mark them.

  5. Mix equal parts DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint, White Wash and DecoArt® Americana® Fabric Painting Medium and pour some of the mixture onto the plate.

  6. Load your Stencil Ease® 5/8” White Bristle Stencil Brush with White Wash DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint and then swirl the brush onto your paper towel until it seems like all of the paint is removed. This creates a dry brush and leaves the perfect amount of paint on your bristles. Using a dry brush prevents paint from seeping under the cut-outs of the stencil. This part of the process is essential if you would like clean/ crisp lines when you lift your stencil.

  7. Either stipple (lightly tapping over the stencil cut-outs) or swirl the paint onto the fabric.

  8. You can immediately remove the stencil and line up the registration marks for your next repeat, either vertically or horizontally. The instructions on how to use the registration mark system are included with your stencil.

  9. Repeat this process until you have completely covered the fabric.

  10. Allow the table to dry completely overnight.

Free projects, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Your Recently Viewed Projects

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

This is such a cute and great idea! Seriously this is a really easy way to decorate and switch up your typical boring pillow pattern!

Close

Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Project of the Day

Soft Shoulder Shawl Knitting Pattern

If you're looking for a cute knitted accessory to stave off the chill in your office, retirement, church, etc., this shoulder shawl… Continue reading: "Soft Shoulder Shawl Knitting Pattern"

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts

 

Sponsored Content

Connect With Us

Facebook Instagram Twitter Pinterest Twitter
Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Keyword Index Privacy Policy Share Your Project Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----

close

Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

I Love It