25+ DIY Stencil Projects for the Kitchen

The Cricut cutting system has given stenciling a huge come-back from the 1980s. With this wonderful crafting tool, it is possible to download stencil designs from the internet or even generate your own designs.

However, there is still the option of purchasing stencils or the crafter can cut their own!  So many options that anyone can stencil. Go to our page on how to make stencils!

On this page crafters will find many stencil projects just right for the kitchen. Paint and fabric can warm up and personalize any room, and combining the two is twice as nice!

These kitchen craft ideas will be fun to make for yourself or give as gifts. Read on for whimsical as well as classic stencil kitchen craft ideas.

What can you stencil for the kitchen? 

  • Pillows
  • Placemats
  • Napkins
  • Towels
  • Coasters
  • Mugs
  • Tablecloths
  • Table runners

The popular farmhouse style of decorating lends itself well to the use of burlap for placemats, and DIY Inspired gives a great free stenciling project to dress up that farmhouse table.

It is amazing how helpful and informative that the links below can be. There are wonderful tutorials on using Mod Podge to stencil on fabrics to keep the paint from bleeding and making clean lines, tips for holding stencils in place, ideas for stenciling tools and projects galore. brings a truly elegant stencil project with their tutorial on a tablecloth and matching napkins to dress up the Christmas table. The stenciled holly and holly berries look stunning.

Speaking of Christmas and winter time, add some rustic charm to the home with DIY wood coasters!  The stencils used in the tutorial are seasonal, but it is possible to use any theme on these easy-to-make coasters.

Let the crafters at One Little Project bring this easy craft to you. Make a set for yourself or to give as a homemade gift. Every time they are used, they will bring a smile.

Why not complete the look with Plaid’s FolkArt Peel and Stick Painting Stencil? The tutorial listing the supplies and how-tos are below.

If a stenciling refresher is needed, check out our stenciling tutorial page.

Make a warm and cozy kitchen with the fun and fabulous projects below.  The links will take you on an amazing adventure!

25+ DIY Stencil Projects for the Kitchen

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Burlap Stenciled Placemats

With this tutorial you can learn how to make burlap stenciled placemats. DIY Inspired

Christmas Dish Towel

Make a cute stenciled towel for Christmas with this easy-to-follow tutorial. Burton Avenue

Christmas Placemat

Add a touch of elegance to your holiday table with these simple placemats and coordinating napkins. They also make great Christmas gifts! Wall to Wall Stencils

DIY Placemat Stenciling

DIY Placemat Stenciling

Warm up and personalize your kitchen with stenciled placemats by following this tutorial. The Kim Six Fix

DIY Wood Coasters

Transform simple wood slices into beautiful DIY wood coasters using a stencil and acrylic paint! One Little Project

DIY Wood Stenciled Coasters

Learn how to stencil coasters with this tutorial. Petticoat Junktion

Drop Cloth Tablecloth

Make your own homemade tablecloth using acrylic paint, a stencil and a painter's drop cloth. Diva of DIY

Farmhouse Stenciled Tablecloth

A step-by-step tutorial on how to stencil tablecloth. Tinged Blue

FolkArt Stencil Mugs

This is a sweet mug for dress up a kitchen or a cute Valentine's Day gift. Plaid

Grand Table Runner

Learn how to stencil a bold design on a table runner for eye-catching results. TLC How Stuff Works

Holiday Towels

These Stenciled Towels can be made in minutes and only require a few easy-to-find supplies. Tidy Mom

Labeled Coffee Mug

Add a personal touch to that mug. These are nice gifts! DecoArt

Oriental Placemat

Decorating your table with Asian flair is easy and fun with this project. Wall to Wall Stencils

Primitive Plate

This simple wooden plate makes a wonderful decorative piece or a lovely gift. Wall to Wall Stencils

Stenciled CD/DVD Coasters

Make some pretty stenciled coasters from recycled CDs or DVDs and this tutorial. Crafts by Amanda

Stenciled Coasters

Decorate wooden coasters with stencil designs. DecoArt

Stenciled Monogram Coasters

Here’s how to make stenciled monogram coasters in a few simple steps! Amy Latta Creations

Stenciled Monogrammed Placemats

This tutorial will teach you how to make a simple placemat and embellish it with a stenciled letter. Cowboy's Life

Stenciled Tea Towel Tutorial

Learn how to stencil tea towels with chalk paint. Hallstrom Home

Tea Towel

Tea Towel

Here is a tutorial on using contact paper to stencil tea towels. Lovely Indeed

Thanksgiving Dish Towel

Learn how to stencil your own Thanksgiving dish towel with this step-by-step tutorial. Burton Avenue

Thanksgiving Placemat

Get ready for Thanksgiving by making sure your placemat for the dinner table. Stencil Stop

Thanksgiving Tablecloth

This Thanksgiving use this tutorial to finish off your table with a personalized tablecloth that also perfectly complements your dinnerware. Home Talk

Wooden Stenciled Placemats

Read this post to make some beautiful DIY placemats that are painted with a stylish stencil making them the perfect addition to a table setting. Joyful Derivatives

Woodland Critter Stencil Ceramic Mug

Fill these cute mugs with coffee or tea. Or fill with candy for a gift idea! Plaid

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