Stencil Ideas

Painting & Stenciling Decorative Books

Books are for reading, sure. But they are also for stacking, displaying, propping and arranging. A stack of thick coffee table books is as essential in decorating as a vase or a throw pillow. They also offer a chance to show off your personality, especially if you were the one to personally decorate them with just the look you want. Your books say as much about your interests, taste and personality as your art. So why not make your decorative books into art themselves? Let’s check out a few ideas on how you can paint your own artsy books with stencils. View full article →

Easy Stencil Ideas with Paint, Peel & Stick Canvas™

Have you ever had the frustrating experience of trying to stencil a pretty pattern in an awkward space or recessed area? We feel you! We know how hard it is sometimes to push that stencil into a corner and get a clean look, or to try to twist your body into an uncomfortable position to paint. We’re always on the hunt to make our creative lives easier and we’re so happy to share our new Paint, Peel & Stick Canvas™ to solve these and other stenciling dilemmas. This is a premium paintable canvas with a BIG plus! View full article →

Say It with Craft Stencils & Letter Wall Art Ideas

It’s time to get personal! We all love our home to say a little about ourselves, and what better way to do that than to say it (and stencil it)! The perfect combination of our NEW Letter Wall Art Wood Shapes and Mini Craft Stencils make wall art that’s both fun and completely customizable. Make your own DIY wall décor by spelling out your child’s name, your friend’s initials, your family’s last name, or your favorite wall quote or #hashtag! View full article →

5 Fabulously Easy Ways to Stencil with Metallic Royal Stencil Cremes

Stenciling is one of the fastest, easiest ways to add pretty pattern to almost any surface. But did you know that there is a special paint that is designed JUST for the sole purpose of making stenciling even faster, even easier, and even MORE beautiful?? Read on for some pretty stencil painting ideas that you can try for yourself using stencils and metallic cream paints from Royal Design Studio…
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White-Haute Trend: Stenciled Walls and Furniture

White blends ease with elegance so it’s a no brainer as to why this white-haute color is trending in many different style interiors. If you’re already digging this trend, then the next step towards a beautiful white space is to pick out a stencil. Stencils help break up the all-white look and adds dimension, texture, and personality without overwhelming a delicate white room. Here are some ideas on how you can create dazzling looks by combining stencils and the white-haute monochromatic color scheme – these white walls and furniture are anything but boring!

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Trendy Stencil Ideas with DIY Picture Frames

Picture frames are a great outlet for showing off your personality (and your personal life!), so how they are presented is important. You can customize your own with stencil pattern, paint color, and artistic finishes. No matter your style, we’ve got you covered with beautiful stencils that coordinate with a variety of interiors.We know there’s a lot of styles to choose from, so here are some ideas from our talented customers with strong “frame game” to get you inspired. View full article →

16 Decorating Ideas using Ikat Pattern Stencils

You may have noticed that you are still seeing Ikat patterns everywhere - from fabrics to walls to rugs and everything in between! Ikat is a dyeing technique used to create patterned textiles that utilizes specific methods of weaving (the word means "to tie" or "to bind" in Indonesian) and a resist dying method. Because its creation was so time consuming, it was often a status symbol of wealth and power in day's past. Now, you can get this sought-after exotic look on your walls and furniture with easy-to-use Ikat stencils! View full article →

Name It to Win This Fresh, Fun, Floral Stencil!

Our latest stencil that you can help us NAME to WIN is a new allover floral stencil that's perfect for spring time projects! This new floral stencil design brings the Art Nouveau look to your home with a flowing flower and vine motif. For the stenciled wall above, we used our Royal Stencil Cremes to highlight this retro-inspired design with shimmering metallic color. We can wait to see what YOU do with it! View full article →

25 Stencil Projects that Will Insta Inspire

We love when we’re on Instagram and we spot a girl or guy with some serious “gram game”! We are inspired day in and day out with what our talented customers create with our stencils, so we’ve gathered up some of our favorites to inspire you too. Do you have stencil projects of your own that you would love to see featured? Then tag us @royalstencils and use the hashtag #royaldesignstudio to share with the world what YOU can create and add to this beautiful world. Read on to see some stencil ideas that we’ve found recently and would love to try… View full article →

20 DIY Cabinet Door Makeovers with Furniture Stencils

Do you have some cabinets hanging around that are looking old, dumpy and dated? More and more savvy homeowners are opting to put money back in their wallets and paint their old ones instead of replacing them. And you can do the same! If you’re tired of opening the same old cabinet doors for years on end, or the wood is worn and tired, we have a solution! You can easily add new life with a little color and character to old doors simply by painting and stenciling them. Still on the fence? Check out these 20 DIY ideas using Furniture Stencils to create beautiful raised patterns and colorful designs. These cabinet makeovers are sure to open you up to the benefits of stenciling! View full article →
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