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: 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 →

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 →

How to Stencil: Moroccan Dreams Wall Art Wood Shapes

See how to create an easy and exotic wall art treatment using pre-cut Wall Art Wood Shapes, a damask stencil embossing technique and layers of Metallic Royal Stencil Creme Paints. This elegant wall art project can be done in less than a day! Best of all, the Wall Art Wood Shapes are removable and can be repainted or rearranged in any number of ways when you are ready to update your look! View full article →

Stencil How-to: Hexagon Wall Art Wood Shapes

We have just introduced our latest, greatest product for adding more painted pattern decor to your walls. Wall Art Wood Shapes are here!! We are thinking up all sorts of fun ways you can use these lightweight, laser-cut MDF shapes for creative decorating projects. Here's just one: A Moroccan-inspired message center that combines stencils, Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan, a little imagination and a lot of style..... View full article →

How to Stencil: Stenciling a Textured Fabric Wall Finish

Today’s How to Stencil post features what may be one of my favorite stencil finishes of all time-a stenciled texture finish that replicates the look of faded damask fabric. And if YOU have some time, you too can recreate it from the detailed steps I outline below. I am always super inspired by beautiful fabrics and textiles, and many of the looks I love make their way into the patterned finishes I create. For this stenciled wall treatment, I pulled out all the stops. View full article →

How to Stencil: Harlequin Diamond Stencil Pattern Play

We’re bringing on the diamonds with this fun Harlequin Stencil wall finish that show’s you how to stencil with pattern on pattern AND use stencils more playfully on a wall surface. How?? By starting to stencil your pattern more completlely at the bottom of the wall and then allow the pattern to “break up” a bit as it travels upwards. Not only does this idea mean that you can get your stenciling done faster, it also makes for a more personal and creative stencil finish. Read on to see how we did it! View full article →

How to Stencil an Exotic Indian Retreat Space

Our India Stencils Collection takes center stage in this colorful stencil tutorial. Learn how to transform a pretty but plain wooden table (we found ours at Home Goods!) into one that looks like intricate etched metal. We've paired it with a pretty pink stenciled wall treatment that uses Chalk Paint® decorative paint to create a faux fresco effect. Read on to learn how to create this exotic retreat space for yourself! View full article →
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