Last weekend, Grace and I hosted a holiday Crafternoon to get us in the holiday spirit. We served milk and cookies from Anthony’s, a local bakeshop around the corner from my apartment with the most delicious cookie flavors. While listening to Christmas music and devouring cookies, we made cards, decorated ornaments, strung garlands, and painted festive tea towels.
To make the tea towels, mix a 1:1 ratio of acrylic paint and textile medium. On cleaned and ironed flour sack tea towels, carefully brush or stamp with your desired paint colors. I made my own stamp by cutting foam sheets into simple shapes. Once you let your towel dry for 24 hours, iron the towel with another piece of fabric between the paint and the iron. After that, your towel is ready to use, is machine washable, and brings a little festive touch to your kitchen. Easy peasy!