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Painted Pinwheel Place Mats

Have you heard about 12 Months of Martha? Here's how it works: A select group of talented bloggers receives the latest and greatest Martha Stewart Crafts products each month. Then we wait patiently to see what they dream up. Follow our #12MonthsofMartha crew to inspire your next crafting session! For now, here's a project from our friend at the Crafted Life.

Photography by: Rachel Mae Smith


Bored with the same old scene for brunch? Turn your tablescape into a colorful canvas with these painted place mats. Your friends and guests will love the bright pops of color under under their elegant whiteware. Our #12MonthsofMartha blogger Rachel, over at The Crafted Life, shows us how to accomplish this look, step-by-step. If you haven't been over to the Crafted Life, we suggest you go check out Rachel's fun and approachable DIYs.

Photography by: Rachel Mae Smith



Here's what you'll need to get started:


Then, just tape off the sections you would like to paint and layer on a coat. Make sure to check out her blog for the full project instructions.

Photography by: Rachel Mae Smith



Customize your place mats with your favorite colors. You can mix them up by using the stencil tape to create different patterns, too. Or create a set for each season with coordinate colors. The possibilities are endless!


We can wait to see what you create. Make sure to share your versions on social media using #MarthaStewartCrafts and we'll feature our favorite!



We love sharing ideas and inspiration with other bloggers. If you love crafting, here are a few #12MonthsofMartha bloggers that you should definitely get to know!