How To Stencil

How to Stencil Tutorial: Upcycle Upholstery with Chalk Paint

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - Did you know that you can paint upholstery with Chalk Paint®? We’ll show you how easy it is to upcycle an old upholstered chair without reupholstering! All you need is a fresh coat of paint! We share the easy process and even add some custom stenciling detailing in this DIY tutorial using Chalk Paint® and stencils. With stencils, you can make your painted furniture look exactly the way to you want it to, with your favorite colors and favorite stencil patterns. You can truly create a one of a kind piece using stencils and thrift store furniture… Now that’s a bargain! View full article →

DIY Beach Decor Tutorial: Stenciled Starfish Lampshade

Stenciling a lampshade is a fast and easy way to light up a room. This stenciled starfish lampshade project can be done in about an hour. The results can be enjoyed for years, but this is such an EASY stencil project you could even update your lampshade each season! This stencil how-to project features a pattern and color combination that is perfect for a beach decor design scheme. However, a simple substitution of paint color and pattern choice will give you a stencil project that represents your own amazing personal style.
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How to Paint & Stencil Burlap Tablecloths

Today we bring you a how to stencil project-times two! We’re sharing how to stencil burlap round tablecloths with two different types of stencil patterns: a romantic allover floral stencil and an exotic Indian paisley motif. Burlap has become a bit of a design classic in the last few years, particularly for vintage, country, and rustic décor. We are going to dress it UP with pretty stencils and a little bit of paint. Read on to see how we transformed this tried and true material with a super easy stencil technique. View full article →

Stencil How To: DIY Moroccan Wedding Blanket for a Winter Wall Hanging

A beautiful winter white wall hanging is an elegant way to decorate your walls for the holidays! All you need is a canvas, ribbon, a couple of small furniture-sized stencils and your imagination to get in on this trend! For our wall hanging, we were inspired by a Moroccan Wedding Blanket and used Moroccan Stencils! But you could do use our Lace Stencils for a snowflake design or even our Modern Stencils for a retro vibe! View full article →

Stencil Special DIY Gifts for the Holidays This Year!

Stenciled Christmas Gifts
You can make the holidays even more magical and meaningful this year by stenciling goodies for gift giving to the special people in your life. Whether you need the perfect gift for a friend, sister, daughter, mother or a new baby in your life, we have an idea for you. All of these quick DIY stencil projects feature new lettering and typography stencils that are easy to use and designed to inspire. Read on for the easy instructions and have fun painting and creating! View full article →

Christmas DIY Tutorial: Stenciled Pillows, Stockings, & Tree Skirt

You can create a festive winter wonderland of Christmas décor with just a bit of paint and creativity! Surround your couch, Christmas tree, and fireplace with DIY throw pillows, tree skirts, and Christmas stockings that are easy to make and sure to delight your family. These holiday projects that use our Holiday Stencils also include a tutorial to help you from start to finish. Let’s take a look. View full article →

Halloween Party Décor & Stencil Tutorials

Halloween is a great time for holiday decorating. Many people spend days, not to mention a small fortune, making their homes look scary and fun. The truth is that you don’t really have to spend a fortune or a lot of time on Halloween decor. That’s why we are sharing with you 2 Halloween décor projects that you can do in an afternoon and without breaking the bank. Here are some festive stencil tutorials featuring our Holiday Craft Stencils that include a Halloween backdrop and trick-or-treat bags. View full article →

Stencil Tutorial: DIY Designer Curtains for Less

Christina from The Frugal Homemaker wanted to give her master bedroom a little more pattern pizzazz. Curtains are a great way to do just that, but she found that all the curtains that she liked were too expensive for her budget. One style that she liked was $75 for each panel, making the total of the 6 panels that she needed to buy to be a whopping $450! Luckily, she found a better alternative to the expensive designer curtains – DIY curtains decorated with stencils by Royal Design Studio! She fell in love with the Rani Paisley Damask Stencil and how it would perfectly suit her décor needs. View full article →

How to Stencil a Pretty Sisal Rug with Chalk Paint®

Finding an area rug that has the perfect colors and patterns for your room can be difficult. In this stencil how-to we show you how to use Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan to create a gorgeous, patterned sisal rug that is completely customizable. Simply alter the Chalk Paint® colors and stencils from Royal Design Studio to your liking to create the rug of your decorating dreams. View full article →

Stencil Basics: Stenciling with Discharge Paste

Discharging is the process of removing dye from fabric in a controlled manner. Jacquard Discharge Paste can be painted or stamped on dyed natural fiber fabric, and its thick viscosity makes it ideal for using on fabrics with Royal Design Studio Stencils. View full article →