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Stenciled Tea Towels with Phrases

Here's how to make your own custom set of tea towels, each one decorated with a catchy phrase. They make a lovely personal touch to any kitchen, and a handmade gift for everyone.


Photography: John Armitage

Source: Martha Stewart


  1. Cut apart the letters from the stencil sheet and position your words on the towel. Peel from backing and adhere once placement is determined.
  2. Using a stencil brush, stencil phrases with Navy paint and let dry completely.
  3. Place the flower and leaf stencils as shown; stencil the flowers with Beach Glass paint and leaves with Navy paint.
  4. Try an all-over pattern with Beach Glass on second towel. Let dry completely.

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