How To Stencil

Soar into Style: How to Stencil Butterfly Wall Art

Our Wall Art Stencil Collection is full of ornamental patterns and motifs that allow you to play around with spacing and color treatments to create original designs that perfectly fit your space. This easy stencil DIY features our Papillion Butterfly Stencil Set to create a graceful wall treatment that is one of a kind. It’s a great way to add fluidity and movement to a room however you see fit. View full article →

DIY Tutorial: Stencil Embossing a Raised Pattern

Are you ready to take stencils to new heights?? Stencil embossing, also known as dimensional stenciling, can be a bit more challenging, time consuming, and shall we say DARING than stenciling with paint. But, the end result is so eye-catching and unique that it is OH SO worth it. Stencil embossing is a fabulous finish for using an allover stencil pattern to highlight a special feature wall or niche. Read on to discover the basic steps for stencil embossing an allover pattern. View full article →

Stencil Tutorial: Encaustic Tile Wall Decor

How to Stencil VIDEO Tutorial: Patterned and Painted Encaustic Tile Wall DecorHow to Stencil Video Tutorial - The pretty patterned look of Encaustic cement tiles is trending all over design blogs and Pinterest! This DIY tutorial shows you how to get the look yourself using tile stencil patterns and Annie Sloan Chalk Paint from Royal Design Studio. Real Encaustic cement tiles have a unique look because the patterns are inlaid into the surface using molds and different colors of clay rather than being glazed on the surface. Now you can recreate the look yourself for walls, furniture and floors with ease. View full article →

How to Stencil an Accent Wall in Only an Hour!

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - Wait!! Did we say you can stencil an accent wall in only any hour?? Yes we did, and yes you can! The mighty combination of our amazing Royal Stencil Crème paints and 3” Super Large Stencil Brush make this a super-fast project. Stencil it in minutes….enjoy it for years! Watch the video and follow the step by step instructions below to see how you can quickly create a custom wallpaper look in your home using a Damask Stencil Pattern from Royal Design Studio. View full article →

Stencil Tutorial: Painted Patina Wall Letters

You can literally show that your house is indeed your home with this outdoor HOME wall art stencil project! We are huge fans of Anthropologies’ monogram wall décor, but not their price tag. There’s a more affordable way to get the same look with stencils and Modern Masters patina products. This project is a sure fire way to save you money and gives you DIY bragging rights! Ali Kay of Positive Space loves this idea and decided to take on this project for her own home. Let’s see how she did it so you can make your space a little more “home”-y with wall letters. View full article →

Stenciled Flower Power! Layer Modern Rose Stencils for a Colorful Wall Art

Everything’s coming up roses! We show you how to take some simple rose stencils and layer them to create a bouquet of colorful blooming flowers across your wall. This Deco Rose Flower Stencil from the Royal Design Studio Wall Art Stencil Collection is available in 3 sizes. For this stenciled finish we used all three sizes to create more variety and give some of our roses an extra layer of pretty petals. It’s a super easy stencil project with a totally custom look!
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How To Makeover Your Bathroom with Wall Stencils

Serena of Thrift Diving has had her fair share of fun furniture stencil projects (check out Paint & Stencil a Pretty Dresser in 10 Easy Steps), but has yet to stencil a wall… Well, now’s the time! It was a no brainer that the first room she wanted to stencil was her guest bathroom. She says, “My husband asked for years for me to focus my attention on this bathroom since it’s the guaranteed place that visitors will always see in our house.” This is her bathroom before any stenciling magic… View full article →

How to Stencil 101: How to Stencil an Accent Wall

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - Are you longing to add a little more style to a room in your house? Melanie Royals shares how fast and easy it is to add pattern panache to any room with a stenciled feature wall. Using Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan and our amazing large 3” stencil brush from Royal Design Studio you can create the look of expensive wallpaper in just a matter of hours-without the high cost and limited color choices!
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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 →
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