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Painted Placemats

When setting up for your next dinner party, don't forget these personalized placemats! They will add a pop of color to your summer tablescape.

Photography: Andrew Ingalls

Source: Martha Stewart


  1. Using one color, apply satin paint with a brush in small blocked sections at varying lengths; when brushing, follow the natural lines of the woven material.
  2. Repeat this with a second color, alternating paints.
  3. Continue to paint sections in more colors to achieve the color-blocked effect pictured above; let completely dry before using.

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