Leaf Patterned Painted Pillow

Bring the outdoors in with this painted pillow nature craft using leaves from your own backyard.

Love the organic shape of leaves? Choose a few of your favorites and use fabric paint to capture their images forever with this simple painted pillow project.

Materials:

  • Pillow cover
  • Newspaper
  • Fabric paints
  • Paintbrush
  • Leaves
  • Old throw pillow

Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1

Fill the pillow cover with folded sheets of newspaper.

Step 2

Dab paint on each leaf and press individually onto one side of the pillow cover. Allow the paint to dry. Repeat on the other side.

Step 3

Remove newspaper only when both sides are completely dry to keep paint from bleeding through. Insert an old throw pillow and admire your handiwork!

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