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Painting Pillows -6 Painted Pillow Design Ideas

With an abundance of coastal pillow designs out there, painting pillows might not have ever crossed your mind. But take a look at these painted pillows! They are fun, beautiful, and original.

painting pillows

One way of painting pillows is to use images and transfer them with the help of freezer paper. For the tutorial, head over to Domestically Speaking!

painted pillows free hand
If you are artistically inclined, use a pillow as your canvas! Heather of Fake It Frugal seems to be a natural when it comes to Painting on Pillows. She used basic craft paint for her project.

painting coral on pillow
A great handpainted Coral Pillow.

painting stripes on pillow
Painting a Pillow with stripes, using masking tape.

painting pillow
A great Pillow Makeover at Tatertots and Jello. You have to see how this star(fish) pillow looked before it was painted!

painting pillow with bleach pen
And you'll never guess what was used to paint this Sand Dollar Pillow. A bleach pen! What a neat idea. The image is traced onto the fabric with a disappearing ink pen. Who would have thought that painting pillows can be magical! Painting pillows is a great solution if you can't find a design you love, or the exact color to match your decor!
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11 comments:

beachcomber said...

i love these ideas!!
x

michelle said...

These are great! I have been looking for a gray striped pillow for a while, I may just have to make one of my own.
I hope you enjoyed your weekend!
xoxo

My Life as A Plate said...

This is a such a great idea, I love the stripes the best!! This may have to be my next DIY project

Sherri said...

I loved all these pillows!! The Star(fish) pillow is really cute!!

Beach House Living said...

Remember when painted everything was in? I went as far as painting sheets to jeans! It's nice to see it back in a softer way...Love the starfish pillow.

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Well, you know I love pillows! I would love to make some covers for some old ones that I don't use any more! Great ideas! ♥

Anita @ GoingALittleCoastal said...

I haven't done pillows yet but I should. These are so cute!

Tina said...

I like them all. I love how paint transforms and enhances everything. Great ideas

MexicoNaomi said...

The sand dollar painting is Great! I love it....

Della said...

I've been looking at some on Etsy...this is so do-able!

Lili said...

A bleach pen, now that's a cool idea! ~Lili