I thought it would be kind of fun to re-use the antler stencil from my Christmas stencil line for a spring project.
I decided to make an antler and flower stenciled tea towels using that one and another pretty stencil from Royal Design Company Studio Stencils.
I loved the antler stencil last Christmas. I ended up using it a ton!
I actually made a few different patterned towels only using those two different stencils. I had played a bit with the designs at the holidays.
Right now, I only used two colors of paint, but I think I am going to play with using more and making even brighter towels and pillow covers.
This is such an easy project too!
After I washed the towel to remove any sizing, I dried and ironed them.
I stenciled the antlers on and then I isolated smaller parts of the stencil to make flowers.
Never be afraid to play with a stencil and use smaller motifs that make up a bigger design!
On another towel, I taped off a bigger flower pattern to put in the middle of the antlers.
Painter’s tape works pretty awesome for that. Then you can make sure it’s not going to bleed around your design.
Then, I went back and used smaller flowers from the same stencil.
On a couple of the towels, I use the lace stencil as a background first with a lighter shade.
Then I went over it with the flowers.
I love how pretty these turned out!
I actually used chalk paint mixed with fabric medium for these, but you could also use any kind of fabric paint. I might put a couple of these towels in my designer show house room.
If you’re interested in the antler stencils you can find them here.
And the lace stencil you can find here.
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