Monogrammed DIY Pillows

Monogrammed DIY Pillows
Monogrammed DIY Pillows
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If you're looking for cute and decorative ways to personalize your living room or bedroom, you should make these Monogrammed DIY Pillows. All you need is stencils, Mod Podge, and paint to make these DIY decorative pillows. Feel free to be creative as you wish with your designs and colors, since these pillows should reflect your personal style while also showing your initials. DIY home decor doesn't have to be difficult, and you'll have a great time making these adorable personalized pillows for your home, or as housewarming DIY gifts.

Estimated Cost$11-$20

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniqueHome Decor


Materials List

  • FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Daffodil Yellow, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Look at Me Blue, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Steel Gray, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Autumn Leaves, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt Home Decor Stencils - Letter Templates
  • Mod Podge Fabric, 8 oz.
  • Two 14" natural linen pillow covers
  • Painters tape
  • 9" x 9" piece scrap fabric
  • Two 14" pillow inserts
  • Large stencil brush


Three Letter Pillow

  1. Lay out stencils as shown with desired letters.

  2. Tape down the inside of the stencil and tape off 1.5 above and below letter and sides to create a large rectangle around letter. Stencil with colors shown.

  3. Let each section dry before you tape off the next section.

  4. Remove the large letter you stenciled around- the letter will be left in the natural fabric.

Single Letter Pillow

  1. Brush a thin coat on back of fabric piece with Fabric Mod Podge, let dry.(This prevents fabric from fraying when cutting)

  2. Trace desired letter onto fabric piece and cut out.

  3. Tape off a large stripe 2 and paint solid blue. Let dry.

  4. Paint a smaller gray stripe as shown and let dry.

  5. Following directions on Mod Podge, apply letter to pillow as shown. Let dry.

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