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Stenciled Tattoo-Inspired Pillowcase

DecoArt® Personally Yours™ Stencils

Stenciled Tattoo-Inspired Pillowcase
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Stenciled Tattoo-Inspired Pillowcase

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Give a dorm or bedroom a unique, stylish look by adding this inked pillow to the d├Ęcor.

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Learn more about DecoArt® Personally Yours™ Stencils.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Coral Shell (DA316)
  • Lamp (Ebony) Black (DAO67)
  • Sweet Mint (DA317)

Dazzling Metallics®

  • Venetian Gold (DAO72)

DecoArt® Personally Yours™ Stencils

  • Urban Ink - Beliefs (6" x 9") (PYU25)
  • Urban Ink - Pride (6" x 9") (PYU28)
  • Urban Ink - Spirited (6" x 9") (PYU26)
  • Urban Ink - Strength (6" x 9") (PYU27)

Mediums

  • Fabric Painting Medium™ (DAS10)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • wax paper (or freezer paper)
  • #1 liner brush
  • #1 round brush
  • cosmetic sponges
  • canvas pillowcase, 14" x 14" (Canvas Corp)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. To prevent paint from going through to the back side, place wax or freezer paper inside the pillowcase until all paint is 100% dry.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Pour each color (spaced out) on a plate or palette: Coral Shell, Lamp Black, Sweet Mint, and Venetian Gold. Mix Fabric Painting Medium 1:1 with each color. Using the heart from the DecoArt Personally Yours Urban Ink Beliefs Stencil, load a cosmetic sponge with the Coral Shell mix to pounce on the heart. Use a new cosmetic sponge for the banner, using the Sweet Mint mix. (See photo for placement.)
    Step 1 Example
  3. Using the Urban Ink Spirited Stencil with a new cosmetic sponge, use the Lamp Black mix to pounce on two birds on each side of the banner to look as if they are holding it.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a #1 round brush and the Venetian Gold mix to fill in the details. Rinse brush. Use the same brush to apply the Coral Shell mix to fill in details to the birds. Rinse brush.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use the same brush to apply the Sweet Mint mix to the birds' bodies and middle of wings. Rinse brush.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use the second sheet from the Spirited Urban Ink Stencil wherever you want. Use a cosmetic sponge to pounce on the word "love" in the Coral Shell mix. Use a new cosmetic sponge to pounce on the swirls in the Lamp Black mix.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Use the Pride Urban Ink Stencil and load a new cosmetic sponge with the Sweet Mint mix to the anchor. Use a new cosmetic sponge for the Venetian Gold mix on the rope.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Use the Spirited Urban Ink Stencil again to fill in the key with the Venetian Gold mix.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Use a cosmetic sponge with the same Spirited Urban Ink Stencil and fill in with the Sweet Mint mix.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Using the same sponge and stencil, pounce on the word "dream" in the Sweet Mint mix.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Use the Pride Urban Ink Stencil with a cosmetic sponge to pounce on the Coral Shell mix.
    Step 10 Example
  12. Use the Spirited Urban Ink Stencil with two separate sponges. Use one and the Coral Shell mix to stencil the rose and the other sponge with the Sweet Mint mix for the remainder.
    Step 11 Example
  13. Use the Pride Urban Ink Stencil to pounce on the anchor with the Venetian Gold mix.
    Step 12 Example
  14. Use the Pride Urban Ink Stencil with the Sweet Mint mix to fill in words "stay true".
    Step 13 Example
  15. Using the same Pride Urban Ink stencil, pounce on the Coral Shell mix to fill in "Live for today".
    Step 14 Example
  16. Using the Beliefs Urban Ink Stencil, pounce on the word "Hope" with the Coral Shell mix.
    Step 15 Example
  17. Use the same Beliefs Urban Ink Stencil to pounce on stars in four different areas using the Lamp Black mix.
    Step 16 Example
  18. Use the Beliefs Urban Ink Stencil to apply the Sweet Mint mix to the heart and swirl design.
    Step 17 Example
  19. Use the same Beliefs Urban Ink Stencil to apply the Coral Shell mix to infinity love design.
    Step 18 Example
  20. Use the same stencil to pounce on the Lamp Black mix to the word "Inspire".
    Step 19 Example
  21. Use the Spirited Stencil to pounce on the butterfly using the Sweet Mint mix. Go back with a #1 liner brush to fill in sections using the Coral Shell mix. Rinse brush. With the same brush, apply the Venetian Gold mix to fill in the remaining sections.
    Step 20 Example
  22. Use the Strength Urban Ink Stencil to pounce on the Coral Shell mix to the skull.
    Step 21 Example
  23. Use the same stencil to pounce the Venetian Gold mix on the tribal design.
    Step 22 Example
  24. Use the Strength Urban Ink Stencil to pounce on the banner in the Coral Shell mix. Let dry. Use the Sweet Mint mix to stencil on the word "loyalty" on the banner.
    Step 23 Example
  25. Use the handle end of the #1 liner brush dipped in the Lamp Black mix to make random polka dots around all the designs. Wipe off the handle.
    Step 24 Example
  26. Use a #1 liner brush and the Lamp Black mix to paint on stars randomly just like the dots.
    Step 25 Example
  27. Use the same brush and paint to personalize the banner that the love birds are holding. Rinse brush.
    Step 26 Example
  28. Let dry completely, and it is ready to add a pillow.
    Step 27 Example

HELPFUL HINTS

The stencils will also fit on a 12" 12" pillowcase.