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DIY: Freezer Stenciled Placemats

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I love graphic placemats and these handmade versions are a great way to teach kids how to set a table setting too! Keep reading to see how to make them.

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Supplies:

  • Heavy upholstery fabric (mine is from Ikea)
  • Print out of utensil shapes
  • Scissors
  • Exacto Knife
  • Fabric Paint
  • Freezer Paper

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Print out utensil and plate shapes.

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Tape onto freezer stencil and cut out with exacto knife.

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Keep the stencil piece and toss out the inside shape.

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Cut out and hem your placemats.

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Iron the shapes onto your fabric. Place a piece of cardboard between the ironing board and the fabric to protect it from the paint.

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Place and iron them carefully. You can’t move them afterwards!

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Apply at least two coats of paint. Let dry and then peel off the paper.

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Show your chlid the fun new way to set the table!
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Enjoy your pretty, and functional new placemats!