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Do you have throw pillows that you’ve grown tired of? Learn how to update those pillows with paint.
Mr. SP had this futon when we were married and it now has three covers on it. The last cover was plaid from LLBean and I purchased bolster pillows to match. I wanted to update the pillows without having to sew a new cover, so I painted them.
- Throw Pillows
- Paint - I used chalk paint but regular paint is fine to use.
- Fabric Medium
- Paint Brush
- Sanding Sponge
- Assemble supplies.
- Mix paint and fabric medium in a 2:1 ratio.
- Spray the fabric with water to moisten it. It doesn't need to be extremely wet.
- Soften the paint by sanding the fabric with a sanding sponge. Sanding will make the fabric feel like leather.
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Shabby Chic Chalked Furniture Paint: Luxurious Chalk Finish Furniture and Craft Paint for Home Decor, DIY Projects, Wood Furniture - Interior Paints with Rustic Matte Finish - 8.5oz - Chalky White
Delta Creative Ceramcoat Acrylic Paint (8-Ounce), 0802 Textile Medium
Bar5F Empty Plastic Spray Bottle 32 oz, Chemical Resistant, Professional, Heavy Duty, Blue/White (Pack of 1)
Brossum Large 2-in-1 Round Chalk and Wax Paint Brush | Painting or Waxing Furniture | Handmade with All Natural Bristles and Ergonomic Handle | Dark or Clear Wax | DIY, Home Decor, Wood
I am so pleased with the end result of this project!