DIY Lemon Stamped Tea Towel

Nov 2, 2018

The Perfect Addition to Your Kitchen Decor

Create a beautiful and unique DIY lemon stamped tea towel to add a touch of freshness to your kitchen decor. This simple and fun project will allow you to showcase your creativity and add a personal flair to your space. Follow our step-by-step guide below to get started.

Materials You'll Need

  • Plain white tea towel
  • Fresh lemons
  • Fabric paint in your preferred colors
  • Paintbrush
  • Knife
  • Disposable plate
  • Paper towels
  • Newspaper or cardboard (to protect your work surface)

Step 1: Prepare Your Work Area

Before you begin, cover your work surface with newspaper or cardboard to protect it from any accidental spills or messes. This will ensure that your project stays neat and organized.

Step 2: Cut the Lemons

Take one of the fresh lemons and carefully cut it in half using a knife. Make sure to have a steady grip on the lemon to avoid any accidents.

Step 3: Squeeze Out Excess Juice

Gently squeeze out any excess juice from the lemon halves onto a disposable plate. You don't want the excess juice to affect the design when stamping.

Step 4: Apply Fabric Paint

Pour a small amount of fabric paint onto a separate plate. Take your paintbrush and dip it into the paint, ensuring that the bristles are fully coated.

Step 5: Stamp the Design

Now, take one of the lemon halves and dip it into the fabric paint. Make sure the cut side is fully coated. Take the painted lemon and firmly press it onto the tea towel, creating your desired design. You can experiment with different patterns, sizes, and orientations to create a visually appealing layout.

Step 6: Repeat the Stamping Process

Dip the lemon into the paint after each stamp to ensure a clean and consistent design. If the paint starts to dry or get clumpy, add more paint to the plate and continue stamping. You can also use paper towels to remove any excess paint from the lemon before stamping.

Step 7: Let the Design Dry

Allow the fabric paint to dry completely before using or washing the tea towel. Follow the instructions on the fabric paint for drying times, as these may vary depending on the brand.

Step 8: Enjoy Your New Tea Towel

Once the paint is fully dry, your DIY lemon stamped tea towel is ready to be displayed in your kitchen. Admire your work and show off your unique creation to family and friends during your next gathering.


Creating a DIY lemon stamped tea towel is a fun and easy way to customize your kitchen decor. This project allows you to unleash your artistic side and add a personal touch to your space. Follow our step-by-step guide to create a visually appealing design that will enhance the overall aesthetic of your kitchen. Enjoy the process and showcase your creativity with this exciting DIY project.

Pat Berfelz
Love this lemon-inspired DIY! 🍋
Oct 14, 2023
Jose Cordero
Thank you for sharing this lovely DIY project.
Apr 10, 2023
Mark Las
This would make a great gift for a friend who loves to cook!
Mar 31, 2023
Brendan Sweetman
I love adding handmade touches to my home. This is going on my to-do list!
Jul 24, 2022
Aurelien Bacquet
Love this idea! Can't wait to try it out.
May 3, 2022
Omri Sachs
Such a creative way to add a personal touch to the kitchen!
Apr 28, 2021
Steven Green
I never thought of using lemons for stamping, so clever! 🍋
Jan 15, 2021
Olivia Zratko
I've been looking for a fun DIY project, and this is perfect!
Oct 8, 2020
Sara Vicente
So excited to try this out! Thanks for the step-by-step guide.
May 21, 2020
Simple and charming, just what my kitchen needs. 🌿
Mar 22, 2020
Wireless Caller
I enjoy finding new ways to personalize my space. This is perfect!
Oct 20, 2019
Looks easy and fun! Definitely going to give this a go.
Jan 13, 2019