Stenciled curtains

Collection by Kelly Tillett

Kelly Tillett

How to Dye Canvas Drop Cloth – The Crowned Goat

How to Dye Canvas Drop Cloth – Last year, we dyed a large canvas drop cloth to use as a base for the stenciled curtains in our dining room. Those curtains have been one of our favorite DIYs and we still have them hanging in our dining room today. I recently dyed a few canvas panels we had left over from the bedroom makeover so I thought would share with you how we got the look of washed linen. It’s a look we plan to repeat in the other parts of the house too. Here’s a peek at how to dye…

~ How to dye fabric with Chalk Paint® decorative paints by Annie Sloan ~

Hello friends...thanks for visiting and get ready for a little creative fun! My friend and mentor Nancy Tribolet created this lovely rose painted skirt set Back in the 90's, while living in Texas, I used to do quite a lot of fabric painting. This was part of the cover of a fabric painting book by Nancy Tribolet My medium of choice was Delta Ceramcoat Fabric Dyes. They were not like the stiff craft acrylics that laid on the surface of the fabric, but rather a dye that penetrated the fibers…

Dyeing our t-shirts with Chalk Paint

October has become synonymous with the colour pink, thanks to the inspirational and successful campaign run by Breast Cancer Awareness who have urged us to Wear It Pink on October 23rd. We wanted to show our support here at HQ, and I realised that this would be a great opportunity to ‘dye’ our own t-shirts with my paint, Chalk Paint®. I’ve used Scandinavian Pink (predominantly) to customise a wonderful old piano stool and a chair and these will be on sale in my shop on Cowley Road, Oxford…

7 Reasons Drop Cloths Make Terrible Curtains

Thinking of making cheap and easy DIY Drop Cloth curtains? Make sure you read about my drop cloth curtain experience first!

The Painted House

How to Stencil Curtains

If you love stencils then I have some great news. Every Friday for the next month I'll have a have a new stencil project and tutorial for y'all...and three of them include giveaways. Who doesn't

Tutorial: Stenciled Curtains

Today I am going to share with you my super easy way to stencil curtains....without painting!! That is right, no painting involved. I bought the Merete Curtains from IKEA and I love them! They are nice and thick, super long, and only $25 a PAIR!! However, with white walls and white curtains my husband thought it was a little boring :) I have been debating forever over what to do with them, stripes and what color, a stencil, ribbon trimming, etc. My biggest fear though was painting them. I…