How To Stencil

Ikea Hack: Cork Furniture Stencil Tutorial

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - Cork is making a comeback and taking over home decor like wildfire… though ironically it’s pretty resilient to heat LOL! This durable and natural material is springing up in modern and contemporary interiors. It beautifully balances these spaces’ bold lines and polished accessories with warm and cozy texture. Watch this quick video and follow the instructions below to DIY one of the year’s hottest home decor trends with a custom stenciled tabletop.
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Top 5 Stencil Tutorials of 2016!


It’s time to set goals for 2017! This year, instead of chasing unrealistic resolutions, we suggest that you try your hand at a creative DIY projects using stencils. Not only can you give your room a revamp, the best part is that you will feel a sense of accomplishment and have something new in your home that you can enjoy all year long. To help you get started with inspiration and need-to-know instructions, we’ve compiled our Top 5 Stencil Tutorials of 2016… View full article →

How to Antique Furniture with Stencils the Easy Way


How to Stencil Video Tutorial - Want to keep the warmth of your wood furniture while adding a custom decorative touch to dress it up a bit? Here is an easy solution. Simply stencil with Royal Design Studio Furniture Stencils directly over your existing wood surfaces using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®. Then, seal and stain it with Dark Wax to give it more character with the added bonus of durability. The Dark Wax will even help to refresh a fading wood finish. Watch the video to see how to turn piece of plain wood furniture into something fabulous. View full article →

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 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 →
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