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 →

Stenciling Furniture with Chalk Paint® and Boho Style Tiles

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - Transform a tire piece of furniture with Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan and Tile Stencils from Royal Design Studio into a boho chic piece of art. In this DIY tutorial, we show you how to create bold, patterned, statement tiles.To give a worldly sophistication to an otherwise plain piece, we used our Moroccan and Mediterranean Tile Stencils. If you're a fan of this boho chic look, you'll love how these tile stencils along with bold color and gilding can give a small area some big personality. 
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How to Stencil: Vintage Tile Tabletop with Chalk Paint & Craqueleur

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - This has to be one of our favorite how to stencil projects ever! We took an old coffee table and transformed it into a show-stopping vintage piece that features faux aged blue glazed tiles enhanced by a Craqueleur finish. The stencil patterns add a lovely decorative touch, the easy shading around the tiles make it look real, and the craqueleur finish makes it look like a cherished antique.
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How to Stencil Tutorial: Exotic Ikat Stencil Ikea Furniture Hack

Ikat patterns have remained so popular over the last few years I think it’s time to declare them an official pattern staple. But just because something is “common” doesn’t mean you can’t find new ways to reinvent it. Instead of the usual neutral or bright colors on white, we’ve chosen to spice it up a bit with some hot metallic colors on black. This is a super fast and fun stencil technique you can adapt to different color palettes. Read on to see how easy it actually is.
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DIY Furniture Makeover Series: Rust Finish, Stencil Grille and Distressed Chalk Paint



How to Stencil Video Tutorial - You know that gorgeous patina furniture that you’ve been eyeing, swooning and drooling over) at the store that has a silence inducer price tag? Well, what if we told you that you can create a piece just like that but for a fraction of the cost? Psst… you can, and we’re going to show you how! Our Furniture Stencils , Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, and Modern Masters Metal Effects Collection pair perfectly to create the beautiful look of time-worn patina finishes. View full article →

How to Paint a Shabby Chic Bookcase with Furniture Stencils & Chalk Paint

Melissa has always wanted a white rustic kitchen. When she moved into her new home, she knew it was the perfect time to remodel the space into something she’s always dreamed of. One part of her kitchen included an odd-spaced corner that made it decorate. She looked for years for a piece of furniture that would fit in the corner and match the white rustic shabby chic style she was envisioning, but she never found one (or at least one in her price range). To keep the kitchen makeover costs to a minimum, she opted for a DIY furniture project over purchasing expensive store bought furniture. View full article →

Stenciled Vanity Tutorial: From Curbside Trash to French Treasure

There are so many ways you can reuse a piece of furniture. One man’s (or woman’s) trash is another’s treasure! Larissa of Prodigal Pieces loves finding pieces that she calls “trashure”, including this antique vanity she found unwanted on the curb. It was in rough shape and the top was damaged by chemicals. Some would dismiss this piece as trash, but Larissa saw its potential beauty – it just needed a little paint and creativity. Let’s see how she saved this “trashure” with the help of our French Love Letters Furniture Stencil. View full article →

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 →

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 →

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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