How To Stencil

How to Stencil Video: Modern Free Form Feature Wall

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 →

Paint and Stencil a Pretty Dresser is 10 Easy Steps!

The talented DIY blogger Serena from Thrift Diving loves furniture makeovers! She had a thrifted dresser collecting dust in her garage that she finally brought out of hiding. And boy, did it need some help! One of the least expensive ways to makeover furniture is with paint and stencils. Check out her 10 steps to a beautifully painted and stencil dresser. View full article →

Whoa Baby! Sweet Nursery Stenciling

Whoa, Baby! There are so many fun ways to incorporate stencils and pattern into a nursery that tie in with any color scheme, whether it be pink, blue or gender-neutral colors such as yellow or green. A story or favorite piece of artwork might spark the idea for a beautiful theme and/or color scheme -- and stencils are a fantastic way to help add interest to the chosen design. Stenciling is very versatile and you can incorporate the pattern on a feature wall, furniture piece, pillows, floor rugs and even the lampshades in a nursery. Royal Design Studio has a Children's & Nursery Stencil Collection but Kathryn of Do It On a Dime decided upon the Circling Allover Stencil from our Allover Modern Stencils Collection. It's an effervescent and contemporary design -- perfect for baby Carson!
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Chalk Paint™ Tutorial-Part 1

How to paint with Chalk Paint Chalk Paint™ can be applied over almost all previously finishes furniture surfaces without sanding, stripping, or priming. Simply clean and paint with Chalk Paint™, wax, and lightly distress to create a beautiful hand painted furniture piece with an elegant Old World look.

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Chalk Paint™ Tutorial-Part 2

Painting and distressing with Chalk Paint and Wax In this video Annie Sloan, the creator of Chalk Paint™ furniture paint, share how to do a two-color distressing technique using Chalk Paint and Soft Wax Clear.You can see Annie's furniture painting technique in action here, which allows you to create a beautiful French look with a slightly distressed finish.

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How to Stencil a Hardwood Floor

Stencil a colorful, custom rug on a hardwood floor with the help of Shannon Kaye -a talented decorative painter-turned DIY Network TV host of her own series "Fresh Coat". Shannon recently wrapped up a series of new decorative painting videos for the DIY Network website. We are thrilled that she chose to use our Large Chez Ali Moroccan stencil and can share the how-to stencil video with you here!

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Basic Glass Etching 2

basic glass etching how to video 2

 To begin this video course, watch Basic Glass Etching 1. Join Melanie Royals and learn how to etch glass in this FREE introductory video on basic glass etching. View full article →

How to Stencil with Stencil Impressions

how to stencil with embossing stencils Stencil Impressions ™ are a whole new stencil pattern concept from Royal Design Studio. They are designed to allow you to create interesting inlaid pattern effects with reusable mylar stencils. In this video, Melanie Royals shares and overview of different patterns, ideas, and stenciling techniques that can be accomplished with Stencil Impressions stencils.

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