Stencil Ideas

Bird of Many Colors: Annapakshi Damask Indian Stencil

Indian inspired design celebrates color and pattern, making it a style that decorators from around the world swoon over. Rather than paying designer prices or traveling across the globe, you can decorate your home with easy-to-use and affordable Indian Wall & Furniture Stencils. We are seeing the Annapakshi Indian Damask Wall Stencil from this collection used everywhere and in a variety of ways. Intrigued to see how you can use this beautiful stencil pattern on your own walls and furniture? Read on for 10 fabulous stencil ideas for this bird of many colors. View full article →

The Many Styles of Chalk Paint® and Furniture Stencils

Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan’s signature velvety, matte finish is unmistakable in the upcycle world. DIYers have used Chalk Paint® to convert tired furniture into amazing shabby chic delights since 1990. But did you know that Chalk Paint® projects can be something other than shabby chic? Danielle of Finding Silver Pennies loves that Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan and Furniture Stencils can create a variety of different styles on painted furniture. To show how versatile these products are, she painted and stenciled shabby chic and tribal inspired dressers. Let’s see how these furniture makeovers turned out. View full article →

7 Stylish Stenciled Concrete Floor Finishes within Your Budget!

When you think of concrete floors do you think boring, plain, and… blah? Think again! Stenciling concrete is an inexpensive way to add style to an otherwise utilitarian floor. A stenciled concrete floorscan also help you hide imperfections, create a lovely focal point in your home, or just add a dose of beauty to your space for very little cost. Looking for some floor makeover inspiration? Here are 7 stenciled concrete floor finishes that will make your jaw drop! Make sure to read to the end for recommendations on floor prep and the best paint products to use for stenciled concrete! View full article →

Design Trend: Our Stencils Covered in Paint & Decorating Magazine

Debbie Hayes of My Patch of Blue Sky and Paint and Pattern always creates outstanding DIY projects using our stencils. We are continually WOW’ed with the creative ideas she has up her stenciling sleeves. Paint & Decorating Magazine, a publication dedicated to informing the paint and decorating community of trending styles and must-have decorative products, has fallen in love with these projects as well and featured 3 of them in their Decorative Finishing issue! Good job, Debbie! View full article →

Decorating with Colorful Otomi Pattern Stencils

The indigenous Otomi people of Mexico pride themselves in their beautiful Otomi patterns that are traditionally found on embroidery. The pattern features colorful and crisp designs of flowers, rabbits, deer, and trees on a clean white background, making it perfect for global chic and contemporary styles alike. We love this pattern so much that we want to see it everywhere, so we decided to create a gorgeous Otomi pattern stencil that can used on walls, furniture, and any other surface you’d like to decorate! Bonus – you can choose what colors to paint for your very own Otomi pattern!
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5 Baby Room Décor Accent Walls Ideas with Nursery Stencils

Take up your nursery decorating up a notch and use sophisticated stencil designs with trendy color schemes that grow with your child. Paint an accent wall with our designer Nursery Stencils to add pattern and color in a stylish way. Here are 5 baby room décor ideas with nursery stencils that are sweetened with style. Nursery stencils are a great way to add instant style to your baby’s room décor, whether you keep it neutral or use bold colors. View full article →

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 →