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Stencil Ideas for 6 Dreamy Bathrooms to Help You Relax & Unwind

Bathrooms are the smallest, but the most important rooms in our homes. They offer little gateways where you can relax and unwind, so why not make them beautiful and dreamy? Get inspired by these gorgeous customer bathroom makeover projects that use Royal Design Studio Stencils and paint to instantly transport you into another world!

Stencil Ideas for 6 Dreamy DIY Bathroom Makeovers to Help You Relax & Unwind - Royal Design Studio

Artist E. Lee Jahncke created a regal ambience in this bathroom by stenciling the gorgeous Antoinette Damask Wall Stencil on a beautifully textured green wall. The gold stencil pattern reflects light to create a dramatic effect. Try Royal Design Studio’s Antique Gold Stencil Crème on your favorite textured wall to get a similar look.

Stencil Ideas for 6 Dreamy DIY Bathroom Makeovers to Help You Relax & Unwind - Royal Design Studio

What do you get when you combine beautifully stenciled walls and dramatic lighting? A sumptuous powder room! Muralist Joy Matheson of Scribbles Murals & Decorative Painting used our Moorish Trellis Stencil on richly textured grey walls to give this powder room a luxurious feel. The dramatic lighting and fancy fixtures complete the look for this gorgeous space.

Stencil Ideas for 6 Dreamy DIY Bathroom Makeovers to Help You Relax & Unwind - Royal Design Studio

Robin Johnston of Faux Couture (top left) created a calm and airy atmosphere in this bathroom by using our Ribbon Lattice Wall Stencil pattern in a soothing color palette. The earthy tone on tone stencil pattern, the antique floor cabinet and a beautifully potted floral assortment together give this bathroom a charming, elegant look!

In another project (top right) Hannah of Hannah Dee Interiors whisks you to the serene Orient by using the same Ribbon Lattice stencil pattern-only with a reversed color scheme of light on dark. She completes the look with Chinoiserie cabinets, a lovely orchid planter and some gorgeous bathroom accessories. If you are looking to give a soft and relaxed feel to any space, the Ribbon Lattice Wall Stencil should definitely be on your list!

Stencil Ideas for 6 Dreamy DIY Bathroom Makeovers to Help You Relax & Unwind - Royal Design Studio

Tamara Taylor used a gorgeous color combination of orange and gold with our Endless Vine Wall Stencil to give this bathroom an extravagant look. The pretty boutique lamp and ornamental mirror frame add a lavish look. If you are looking for something with a little less contrast, swap the Antique Gold Stencil Crème with our Copper Kettle Stencil Crème.

Stencil Ideas for 6 Dreamy DIY Bathroom Makeovers to Help You Relax & Unwind - Royal Design Studio

Katie of KT Made fell in love with the wallpaper effect that our Endless Moorish Circles Stencil gave her bathroom wall. She said, “I would recommend a stenciling project to anyone because the outcome is so stunning - like wallpaper but without all the “yuckiness” of wallpapering and without the difficulty of changing the wall later if you grow out of the design.” Her blog post Stenciling the Bathroom shows what challenges Katie faced for this project and how easily she overcame those. Be sure to check it out!

Stencil Ideas for 6 Dreamy DIY Bathroom Makeovers to Help You Relax & Unwind - Royal Design Studio

Amanda of Our Storied Life wanted her kids’ imagination to soar even when they were in the shower! She chose our Fly Away with Me Stencil to create a whimsical bathroom within budget. Her blog post Stenciled Bird Kids Bathroom shows how she breezed through the project in 4 easy steps.

Stencil Ideas for 6 Dreamy DIY Bathroom Makeovers to Help You Relax & Unwind - Royal Design Studio

Who said stencils are for walls alone? Tara of Dump your Frump proves it by using our stencils to revamp the boring floors in her powder room. She transformed it into an exotic powder room simply by stenciling the floor with our Moroccan Arches stencil using lavender and deep purple acrylic paint. The best part, she did all this on a shoestring budget! Learn more about this project on her blog post DIY Painted Floors.

Need to soak in more bathroom ideas? Check out our 10 Bathroom Makeover Ideas blog post on our Paint + Pattern design blog.

If you have worked on a cool stencil project of your own, we want to see it! Email your pictures to us at or tag us on Instagram with #royaldesignstudio. You can also give us a shout out on our Facebook page.

Stencils are Child’s Play in Kids’ Room Decor!

Stencils create a colorful environment and stimulate creativity, which is why they are the PERFECT addition to kid’s room décor or as a playtime activity. The ease of stenciling brings playfulness to decorating and puts a smile on everyone’s face, including the price or princess of the “Royal Designed” room! Let’s take a look at how much everyone seems to enjoy their new kid-friendly, mother-approved stenciled walls!
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DIY Tutorial with New Floral Stencil - Name It to Win It!

Our latest stencil that you can help us NAME to WIN is a new allover floral stencil that creates so many opportunities for spring time projects! We jumped the gun and got started right away! Here's an easy DIY tutorial using our new flower stencil over a gorgeous tone-on-tone striped wall finish. View full article →

Kitchen Confidential! 14 Ideas for Decorating with Kitchen Stencils

If you're looking for an affordable and stylish way to spruce up your kitchen, stencils are a smart solution. Much cheaper than wallpaper, stencils can add interest to your walls, and there are many ways to use them in your kitchen. Let’s take a look at how kitchen stencils gave these 14 kitchens some much-needed delicious pattern:
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5 Harlequin Diamond Pattern Stencil Ideas

It's said that diamonds are a girl's best friend and we totally agree! That's why we are sharing 5 great DIY stencil ideas with Harlequin Diamond Pattern Stencils from Royal Design Studio. The harlequin pattern is, and always will be, a classic! It pairs well with almost every other pattern and can be incorporated into almost any decorating scheme. To make matters even easier Royal Design Studio offers this iconic pattern in 5 different sizes: from a craft stencil size to a grande diamond pattern that can be used to stencil walls and floors. View full article →

Pull It Together with these 12 Stenciled DIY Curtains

How long have you been eyeing those expensive drapes at West Elm? Stop drooling and make some that only look expensive and that doesn’t hurt your wallet. You can make them on the cheap with plain fabric, your favorite stencil pattern, paint, and grommets. Stenciling your OWN curtains is a fabulous way to find a design/pattern you like and have the opportunity to use ANY color your heart desires! Let’s check out these 12 DIY curtain ideas that will inspire you to stencil and save money. View full article →

Say Hello Bear! New Stencils from Bonnie Christine

Say Hello Bear! We invite you to view our latest new stencil patterns that have just been added to the Bonnie Christine Stencil Collection. Inspired by the birth of her son, Bonnie’s latest fabric designs, Hello Bear for Art Gallery Fabrics recall a whimsical forest as seen through the eyes of a child.

All based around the Hello Bear design theme, our newest wall and furniture stencils, WallAppeal Removable wallpaper, and WallPrints Fabric Art Decals pair perfectly with Bonnie’s Art Gallery fabric line to help you create a cohesive look in a nursery, kid’s room, or a special whimsical space anywhere.

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The Many Colors of the Persian Garden Damask Stencil

Inspired by the flowers of the Garden of Eden symbolizing perfection, beauty, and the unknown, our Persian Garden Damask Wall Stencil creates an exotic oasis in any room it’s painted in. Its design is very versatile too. You can easily adapt this delicate Oriental flower stencil from our Damask Stencil Collection to your own taste simply by stenciling it in a color palette that suits your personal decorating style. Let’s take a look at how different paint color schemes each brings out a unique flavor to this pretty stencil pattern. View full article →

Name It to Win It: New Damask Tile Stencil Pattern!

NAME IT TO WIN IT returns! Our next stencil that you can NAME and WIN is this new damask tile stencil!! Comment below with your favorite name for this new stencil before midnight Sunday, March 15, 2015. If we choose your stencil name you WIN it! Good luck!!!

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Floor Stencils Have This Tiled Bathroom Makeover Covered!

The Art Factory in Germany finally decided to tackle their bathroom makeover project. The old red, vinyl floor needed replacing, but they didn’t have the time or money to invest in it. They found the perfect solution to their problem through Pinterest’s inspiring DIY projects using tile stencils from Royal Design Studio. They were delighted that painting over the existing old floor with tile patterned floor stencils was a perfect alternative to the expense and mess of removing the old tiles.
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