Stencil Ideas

Affordable Bedroom Style with Paisley Stencils

If you want to makeover your bedroom with instant style and little effort, stencils are your best bet for making it affordable AND gorgeous. Ursula of Home Made by Carmona is a fan of DIY decorating and says, “You get a truly custom look for less in the space, not to mention the DIY bragging rights!” When she heard how great stencils were for easy DIY decorating, she sprung head first into stenciling to transform her daughter’s bedroom. This was her first time stenciling, and now she has become “obsessed”! View full article →

New Modern Design: Name & Win This Stencil!

Name it to Win it is back! Welcome our newest Modern Wall and Furniture Stencil! This romantic pattern with its cascading curves and curls will bring a feminine look to your painted decor, and looks great with a variety of colors. You can paint an accent wall in dark sultry colors and stencil this pattern in metallics. The dainty design breaks up an otherwise solid painted wall with a fun pattern, and how cute would this look in a nursery painted in pastel or bright confetti colors?!
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8 Upholstery Updates with Furniture Stencils and Chalk Paint

Were you aware that Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan can be used to paint upholstery? Did you know that you can also use it to stencil? If you are shaking your head in disbelief, stay tuned and we will share all. Read on to see how Chalk Paint® and stencils have transformed upholstered furniture from drab to FAB! Psst… make sure to check out each of the project tutorials we’ve linked to below for the details! View full article →

New Year for New Insta-Inspiration & New Stencil Projects

If you’re looking for inspiration, whether for your bedroom makeover or a new decor trend to try, Instagram is a great place to start. We LOVE checking the #royaldesignstudio hashtag and checking out how creative customers use our stencils. We even feature some of our favorites at @royalstencils! Look below to see some our favorite stencil projects that we’ve found on Instagram recently. View full article →

Glam Haute Trend: Black Painted & Stenciled Walls

Black is back! Black is making a comeback in home décor, and walls are no exception! So how do you take this trendy look and interpret in your own home without making it dark and dreary? To soften the bold look of black painted walls, we recommend adding pattern with wall stencils. Stenciled black walls are still inviting while being tempered with a bit of moodiness and mystery. Let’s check out these 9 DIY wall stencil projects that break the mold with bold… Warning: these black stenciled walls will make you regret your boring white walls. View full article →

The Stylishly Stenciled Walls of Haneen’s Haven

Just because you have children doesn’t mean you have to give up sophisticated design. If truth be told, your little ones give you more reason to show off your personality! If you don’t believe us, then check out the stylishly stenciled walls of Haneen’s Haven. Haneen’s creative wheels are always turning, and her home has become her creative outlet while she raises her children. To create the space that shows off her personality and comforts her family, she frequently turns to Royal Design Studio for the latest design trends and wall stencils. View full article →

DIY Vintage Style with the Antoinette Damask Stencil

Do you swoon over romantic, vintage style? One of the easiest ways to decorate your home with a vintage look is to use damask stencil patterns. And we’ve sure got the perfect damask pattern for you! Please meet our Antoinette Damask Stencil from our romantic Damask Stencils Collection-a beautiful large scale design that mimics the look of vintage wallpaper. What makes this stencil better than actual wallpaper is that you can bring introduce a vintage vibe that easily coordinates with your décor and color scheme. If you’re not quite ready yet to take this old-fashioned girl home, check out these 15 projects that show just how sweet she can be. View full article →

Another New Stencil! Name it to Win it

The original Name It To Win It is back! Want another chance to win a stencil? It's here! Help us find the perfect name for this new pattern, and you can win it to use for your next stencil project. This new stencil is inspired by classic metalwork found on gates and grillework. The curving trellis pattern allows you to stencil a custom wallpaper look on walls, and will also come in two smaller sizes for furniture and craft stenciling. View full article →

A Master Bedroom Makeover with Stenciled Farmhouse Style

Whatever style you are decorating for, you can finish off the look with wall stencils. In Kristi of Making It In The Mountains’ case, she wanted a rustic, yet classic farmhouse style for her master bedroom. With a neutral color palette and delicate stencil pattern, she can make the room a comfy, cozy, and luxurious retreat. So off she went, with our Palace Trellis Wall Stencil and stencil brush in hand, to create the style she found so enchanting. Kristi says, “I finished painting our stenciled wall and fell head-over-heels in love with it!” View full article →

Get the Look: Stencil a Boho-Chic Accent Wall

Aniko of Place of My Taste fell in love with the happy and warm colors of the boho chic rooms that she found on Pinterest and wanted to recreate it. She didn’t want to spend too much money on buying the décor that she needed, so she turned to good ol’ DIY alternatives. Her first step was to add a dramatic accent wall to the room. She immediately thought, “What could have been better to add drama than a bold graphic stencil?” She laid out her vision with the help of a mood board – the boho chic style is definitely apparent when she puts it all together! View full article →