How To Stencil

How to Stencil: Damask Pattern on Ombré Painted Stripes

How to Stencil Video Tutorial. Learn how to create a romantic stenciled accent wall that features pastel ombré painted stripes topped with an elegant Damask Stencil pattern. Ombré is a French word that describes the gradual blending of one color hue to another, usually moving in shades from light to dark. Our painted stripes move from light to dark and back to light again to create a soft undulating color across the wall.

It is a beautiful look by itself, but provides the perfect backdrop for the Villa Damask stencil from the Alison Woolley Stencil Collection.

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How to Stencil: Create a Carved Wood Effect with Stencils and Wood Icing™

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - You can transform a boring flat door panel with the look of intricately carved wood with a few simple steps. All you need is a great furniture stencil design from Royal Design Studio, Wood Icing Textura Paste, Chalk Paint®, stain and some sandpaper. Wood Icing Textura Paste™ is a heavy-bodied, water-based acrylic product that allows you to build up a high relief when troweling a raised pattern through a stencil. These qualities make it ideal for creating a durable raised stencil design on furniture, with unlimited decorating options. Once it has been stained it is hard to tell the difference between real carved wood and a Wood Icing™ stencil design. View full article →

How to Stencil: Rustic Stria Stenciled Wall Finish

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - Learn how to stencil a fast, rustic looking wall treatment using 3 colors of Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan and an easy roller stencil technique. The Trinita Damask Stencil we used here is from the Alison Woolley Italian Stencil Collection. It was inspired by a fabric in a dress in an Italian Renaissance painting, so this fabric-like finish seemed to fit it perfectly. See how simple it is in the video tutorial below and then read on for all the details. View full article →

Stencil an Accent Wall: Old World is New Again

An Italian-inspired stencil from our Alison Woolley Stencil Collection gets a crisp, contemporary interpretation in this easy stencil how-to for a chic accent wall. The Granaio Shield stencil is a two layer stencil pattern that can be used to create a lovely painted pattern on walls, furniture, and cabinet doors. The result? A fresh trellis pattern that partners Old World design with a modern approach for a transitional look that translates well for today’s relaxed decorating style.
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How to Stencil a Lace Wallpaper Pattern

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - Thinking about wallpapering your kid’s room? Think again! Wallpaper is known to damage walls and limit your creativity to the very few (and expensive!) choices there are. So what’s a better alternative? Wall stencils, of course! Rachel of Shades of Blue Interiors chose our Esperanza Lace Wall Stencil from our large selection of stencils and pretty pink paint. Let’s watch how she used wall stencils to create this lace wallpaper pattern for her daughter’s room in this video tutorial. View full article →

Create Indigo-Inspired Wall Art with Craft Stencils & Wall Art Wood Shapes

Considered tried and true colors in home decor, shades of blue are always popular. Everyone is loving indigo - a bold, bright blue style that has been a timeless design staple in home decor for generations. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create custom wall art that you can paint, stencil, and arrange as you please using our Mini Craft Stencils and Wall Art Wood Shapes. Let's take a look. View full article →

Stencil Decorating DIY: Chez Sheik Stenciled Tabletop

Amanda at Our Storied Home wanted to create a chic dining room that was both kid AND budget-friendly. She loves the idea of using hand-crafted details and vintage finds, so updating an inexpensive estate sale table was on her to-do list. When she came across Royal Design Studio, she knew that Furniture Stencils would be the way to go for dressing this table up and hiding its blemishes. Let’s see how she did it. View full article →

How to Stencil Video: Modern Free Form Feature Wall

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - See how to stencil a very chic and modern stenciled feature wall with the Pinwheel Wall Art Stencil from our new Christine Joy Designer Stencil Collection. This unique pattern puts the power of design in your hands as you flip and twirl the stencil to create a fabulously original focal point wall in an office, entry, bedroom, or ??? Be sure to check out the video here... View full article →

IKEA Hack: Stencil Stylish Storage with Mini Craft Stencils

The stencils from our Mini Craft Stencils Collection are perfectly sized for crafting creative custom decoration projects large and small. See how to use them along with Frog Tape® Painter's Tape to paint some pretty organization for your desk top. View full article →

Sewing Cabinet with Stencils and Chalk Paint

Are you looking for a weekend DIY project that brings out your crafty side? Stephanie of Quilt Addicts Anonymous found her inspiration after looking through the many stencil patterns available through Royal Design Studio. Let’s see what she did to makeover an old sewing cabinet from Plain Jane to regal Tiffany blue. View full article →
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