Monday, December 7, 2020

Stenciled Placemat Pillows

 Hi Friends,

I hope you are well and enjoying your December.

Last  week I found these beautiful woven placemats at the Dollar Tree.

Yes! Run to your nearest store!

Thank goodness I picked them up.

Here in California we are in another even tighter lockdown....

so I have decided to continue decorating and over decorating our entire house.

I really don't need more pillows, but hey these are for the backyard :).

They are two sided.

At this price I can't even make them myself !

I used a seam ripper to open one of the short ends.

These placemats are so nice, they don't need to be stenciled.

For my birthday, my awesome Son sent me a huge package of stencils!

He knows just what I like.

 I will be sharing many more projects in the future.

I picked this one for my pillow.

Line up the stencil carefully so that your letters are level .

Tape in place.

Using a dry brush or sponge with very little paint, go over

your design.

After the paint dries, stuff the pillow.

Pin closed and stitch.

I can enjoy a cup of coffee out on the patio.


XO Lisa S


  1. They are so pretty and I love the stencils. What a nice thing for your son to send you. Great looking cushions.
    I must look for the placemats at the Dollarstore.
    Although it is not easy to get there at this time. With the virus we are limited to where we can go. Merry Christmas

    1. Thelma
      Thank you! I hope you can find some placemats. It really is a good deal. I am limited to grocery and dollar store shopping these days. Stay well, Merry Christmas:)
      xo Lisa S

  2. What a clever idea! I love the addition of the stencil too. Pinned.

  3. I love your stenciled pillow! It is adorable. Hugs

  4. Very pretty! Stay safe and thank you for sharing at Party In Your PJ's.

    1. Ann,
      Thank you for hosting and stopping by to visit.
      xo Lisa S

  5. Such a clever idea! Sometimes I look at placemats or cloth napkins and thinkg the print would make a great pillow now I know how to execute the idea!

  6. These are so cute, Lisa! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm!

  7. This pillow is so cute! I want to make one. I hope I can find a cute placemat like yours!

    I'm going to feature this at our Party in Your PJs tonight on my Grandma Ideas site. Thanks so much for sharing this wonderful idea!

    1. Nina
      Thank you so much! I hope you can find some placemats, they are a real time saver! Thank you for the feature :)
      Merry Christmas
      xo Lisa S

  8. Great idea Lisa. How sweet of your son to send the stencils. Making pillows out of placemats is so creative. I am happy to feature your pillows on Sunday at Love Your Creativity. Merry Christmas.

    1. Thank you Linda!
      My son is wonderful. He is also my wood working guy.
      He told me the stencils would keep me busy for a while!
      Thank you for the feature ;) I will show my son!
      xo Lisa S


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