Farm Fresh Milk New Stencil Design

Would you think I’m a grouch if I said I’ll be a bit relieved when Christmas is over and things get back to normal (or as normal as things ever get in my house)?

I love Christmas.  I really and truly do.

I’ve tried to wish every bell ringer and cashier I see a “Merry Christmas,” I baked (and ate) a ton of chocolate kiss cookies rolled in sugar sprinkles, I put fresh evergreens in every nook and cranny in my house, and I even made a glowing mason jar Christmas tote.

But, if I redecorate the tree one more time, because my daughter’s cat has torn it apart again … I’m going to lose my mind.

Seriously.

So after yelling “BAD CAT” for the twentieth time, I decided I needed to do something that has nothing to do with Christmas and is cheaper than therapy.

I designed a new Farm Fresh Milk stencil design to add to my Vintage Sign Stencils line, and then I stenciled with it to my heart’s content.

DIY stenciled farmer's market canvas grocery shopping tote bag with Farm Fresh stencil by Knick of Time's Vintage Sign Stencils - www.knickoftime.net

I made three different projects – a canvas tote bag, a farmhouse pillow, and a burlap place mat.

Here’s what  I used: (includes some affiliate links)

Farm Fresh Milk stencil AVAILABLE HERE

canvas tote bag

pillow cover with zipper closure

burlap place mats

matte black soft fabric paint

stencil brush

painter’s tape

First up, I stenciled a canvas tote bag. I’ll be making more for myself so I can get rid of the ugly reusable shopping bags I’ve been using.

Stenciled farmer's market canvas reusable shopping tote bag using Knick of Time's Vintage Sign Stencils | www.knickoftime.net

Then I made a pillow cover.

farmhouse style farm fresh stenciled drop cloth canvas pillow/www.knickoftime.net

And because I hadn’t forgiven our cat yet …

… I stenciled some burlap place mats. 🙂

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By the time I was finished, my Christmas “peace and goodwill to all” was back … even to our naughty kitty.

Burlap placemat with Knick of Time's Farm Fresh Milk stencil. Part of the farmhouse line of Vintage Sign Stencils - www.knickoftiime.net

I have another project I didn’t get photographed yet using the Farm Fresh Milk stencil, so I’ll be sharing it after Christmas.

DIY farmhouse decor stenciled pillow cover - www.knickoftime.net

signature pin

Create charming farmhouse decor in about 5 minutes using Knick of Time's Vintage Sign Stencils farm fresh designs | www.knickoftime.net

signature pin

Create charming farmhouse decor in about 5 minutes using Knick of Time's Vintage Sign Stencils farm fresh designs | www.knickoftime.net

Mix and match my entire line of farmhouse stencils.  See them all HERE.

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Comments

  1. Stephanie Mudd Carrico says:

    I like your form of “therapy” and the stencil is so cute.
    A helpful hint on cat control, we use the anti-scratch spray on our tree and so far no problems.
    It smells of orange/citrus, so no bad odor. They say cats don’t like citrus or vinegar smells.

    • Thanks for the tip Stephanie – I am definitely going to try it, because our sweet cat is driving me crazy with the tree. I’m hoping by next Christmas she outgrows this need to destroy the tree!

  2. Merry Christmas, Angie, to you and all of your family (even the evil tree kitty). Cheers, Ardith

  3. I love it! Hope you have a Merry Christmas, Angie!

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