Burlap or linen table runner
This charming table runner features flowers that give it a contemporary touch. The runner is made from durable burlap fabric that’s covered in fun stencilled patterns.
Burlap is a strong and affordable home decor material. The fibres accept paint easily, and any slight imperfections in your paint job will simply enhance its rustic look.
You will need:
Acrylic craft paint
Stencil - or make your own
Piece of cardboard
Piece of wax paper
To get started, place cardboard and wax paper under the burlap.
Pin the fabric to hold it taut. If you want to pre-position the stencil locations, use a chalk pencil to make light marks.
Lightly spray adhesive on the back of the stencil.
Let it dry for a couple of minutes, so the bond will be temporary.
Carefully position the stencil over the pattern’s chalk marks (inset).
Place the stencil on the burlap, and press it down.
Dab paint on the stencil with a stencil brush.
Be sure to apply the paint evenly and fill in all of the openings.
After the paint has set up for a few minutes, gently pull up the stencil.
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