Earlier this 12 months I got here throughout a ravishing block print tablecloth that I instantly fell in love with. The value level was a bit of excessive so I tucked the concept away in my head considering it might be a enjoyable DIY mission to strive some day. I like creating seasonal tablescapes and once I had the chance to work with an organization to create a fall tablescape, I knew this could be the right time to create my DIY Block Print Desk Runner.
I searched on Amazon for a plain linen tablecloth however none of them appeared to be fairly what I used to be in search of. So I went to JoAnn Materials and located essentially the most stunning linen mix cloth. It wasn’t massive sufficient although, so I made a decision to create a runner as an alternative!
SUPPLES FOR DIY BLOCK PRINT TABLE RUNNER
The stamp I discovered on Etsy and it’s a dill flower which I simply love the fragile look of. There are such a lot of totally different stamps you could possibly use – the choices listed here are limitless!
Reduce your cloth to measurement. I minimize mine about 18″ extensive and about 24″ longer than our desk so there could be a couple of foot additional hanging down on every finish.
Pull the unfastened strands of cloth from the edges to create a frayed look. You may pull as a lot or as little as you wish to get your required look.
Utilizing a medium sized paint brush, paint every a part of your stamp the colour you’d prefer it to be. I used two colours, one for the flowers and one for the stem. I like to recommend utilizing a scrap piece of cloth to observe first. This can provide help to resolve what colours you want and likewise how a lot paint and strain to use.
I used these three colours, mixing the brown into every to make it extra muted. The inexperienced is known as “Moss”.
Press your stamp down on the material firmly and you should definitely push down on all sides to create a full design.
Repeat! If you wish to measure you actually can, however I eye balled it and did an offset sample till I reached the tip.
I completely LOVE how this turned out! It was such a easy mission however feels so considerate and delightful. Every stamp is a bit of totally different and never excellent which makes it really feel extra handmade and distinctive too. The artwork of block printing has been round for ages and I’m glad that it’s one thing we’re beginning to see once more within the design world. It makes me wish to design my very own materials 🙂 Perhaps some day!
The chances are so limitless with block printing! I like my block print desk runner however you could possibly additionally do the identical course of on curtains, pillows, tea towels, napkins…so many issues! What would you do?