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Dragonfly and Wildflower Throw Pillow

Hand-paint your own designs on throw pillows using FolkArt Home Decor Chalk.

At a Glance:

#5794 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Home Decor Chalk Logo
  • Multi-Surface Paint Logo

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - White Adirondack, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Vintage Mustard, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Spanish Moss, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Other Supplies

Brush Basin or container for water, Foam plate for a palette, Paper towels, Large Flat brush, No. 1 Script liner brush, Posterboard


  1. Prepare pillow top by cutting a piece of posterboard to fit inside serving as support to work on as well as protection to keep the backside of the pillow clean.
  2. Load No. 12 Flat brush with Spanish Moss and Vintage Mustard. Using the chisel edge of the brush, paint stems or branches and vines.
  3. To the painted branches, add basic One Stoke slider leaves using the same double loaded brush.
  4. Clean flat brush and double-load it with Vintage Mustard and White Adirondack. Using the chisel edge of the brush and a little pressure, paint small flower petals leading with the Vintage Mustard side of the brush.
  5. Add a few more petals and created a larger flower in the center.
  6. Paint White Adirondack dragonfly wings by lightly brushing the paint onto the fabric using a flat brush.
  7. Add Spanish Moss to that flat brush and next paint the dragonfly body.

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk paints should be heatset when used as fabric home décor accents. If washing is required, like most hand painted items, it is best to hand wash and line dry.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.