How To Stencil

DIY Stencil Tutorial: Paint a Linen Fabric Wall Finish




How to Stencil Video Tutorial - Wall Stencils and a unique wall finish is all you need to decorate with color, pattern, AND texture. In this DIY décor tutorial, we show you how to do the technique of dragging, or stria, which creates fabric-like texture to an otherwise smooth wall. Watch the video and follow the step-by -step instructions below to see how you can transform your accent wall into something that looks AND feels beautiful. View full article →

How to Stencil Inverted Designs on a Tone on Tone Striped Wall

Today we are sharing how to stencil tone on tone patterned stripes for an elegant finish that only LOOKS super complicated! The trick is to combine just two colors of paint: one flat and one metallic with a simple ornamental stencil pattern. The secret is in the tape! Stenciling with metallic paint or glaze will give you a beautiful, shimmery finish that changes across the wall, depending on how the light hits it. Read on and all will be revealed… View full article →

How to Stencil: Metallic Tribal Wall Finish

Looking for a custom, contemporary stencil finish that is hip, hot, and maybe even a little masculine? Here is an easy tribal stenciled wall treatment that combines warm metallic shades with an uber-cool tribal stencil pattern. We used the new Triangulations Wall Stencil from the Bonnie Christine Stencil Collection to create this fab feature wall look. This versatile design also comes in a smaller scale at the Triangulations Furniture Stencil, and I think this finish would look equally divine on a clean-lined furniture piece, don’t you? View full article →

How to Stencil Metallic Moroccan Camel Wallpaper Patterns


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Are you ready for a stencil adventure? Take the road less traveled with your wall by including the bohemian look of our Camel Safari Wall Stencil! We designed this stencils with kid’s rooms in mind, but love how it can also take on an Arabian Nights in rich metallic colors. Watch the video and follow the step by step instructions below to see how you can quickly create a metallic wallpaper look in your home using the rich, dreamy colors of our Metallic Royal Stencil Cremes collection. View full article →

The Sweetest Stencil Embossing with Joint Compound in 9 Easy Steps

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - A little bird told us that you’re looking to transform your nursery or little girl’s bedroom into a charming nest! A sweet way to decorate this space is to paint an accent wall with our Swan Serenade Wall Stencil. Inspired by Swedish design and the lyrical beauty of the classic Swan Lake, this allover pattern is shines when painted in pinks and creams. We took this sweet style one step further with a raised stencil pattern.
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How to Stencil a Mexican Talavera Tile Table

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - You don’t have to go south of the border to bring home a colorful Mexican Talavera tile table with a fun, folk art flair! We show you how to create your own with zero tile-laying experience required. You can certainly recreate the look with the help of stencils and bold and bright paint colors. We created our Talavera tile table on an old kitchen table and you can easily find this same type of table yourself at thrift stores or garage sales, making this a low cost project with a LOT of style.
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Stencil Tutorial: Reverse Stenciling and Gilding on Glass

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - In this stencil tutorial we share how easy it is to create a verre églomisé finish on glass using our Clear Royal Stencil Size. Verre églomisé is a French term that literally translates to "glass gilded" and refers to the process where the reverse side of glass is gilded with gold or other metal leaf. Our Clear Royal Stencil Size is designed to make this technique easy to achieve with stencils. Learn how to recreate this elegant look on glass tabletops, or for glass cabinet doors and even framed art pieces.

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How to Paint a Hardwood Floor with Tile Stencils


Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® and Floor Stencils can really transform a hardwood floor, even if it is varnished. Floor Stencils provide immediate gratification and an instant facelift to old, worn surfaces. Stenciling a wood floor is a fabulous solution that can add color, charm, and plenty of visual punch. No need to roll out the carpet! In this DIY tutorial, we will show you how you can use Tile Stencils to add a pretty, custom pattern on worn wood floors. View full article →

Soar into Style: How to Stencil Butterfly Wall Art


Our Wall Art Stencil Collection is full of ornamental patterns and motifs that allow you to play around with spacing and color treatments to create original designs that perfectly fit your space. This easy stencil DIY features our Papillion Butterfly Stencil Set to create a graceful wall treatment that is one of a kind. It’s a great way to add fluidity and movement to a room however you see fit. View full article →

DIY Tutorial: Stencil Embossing a Raised Pattern

Are you ready to take stencils to new heights?? Stencil embossing, also known as dimensional stenciling, can be a bit more challenging, time consuming, and shall we say DARING than stenciling with paint. But, the end result is so eye-catching and unique that it is OH SO worth it. Stencil embossing is a fabulous finish for using an allover stencil pattern to highlight a special feature wall or niche. Read on to discover the basic steps for stencil embossing an allover pattern. View full article →
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