Who doesn’t love a challenge?? Especially if it’s fun and creative! 12 talented DIY bloggerss teamed up for their Monthly DIY Challenge featuring Royal Design Studio stencils. They each used a different stencil with a different vision in mind, and the results are amazing! From walls, to tile, to fabric, these DIYers thoroughly put these stencils to the test! Let’s see how their projects turned out:
Making it in the Mountains is head over heels in love with her new faux tile wall! She used our Spanish Tile Stencil Set to mix and match patterns, similar to the classic cement encaustic tile look that is currently trending all over the internet. She says, “Stenciling is such as simple and inexpensive way to inject a ton of interest into a space [and that Tile Stencils] really are perfect to get that swoon-worthy cement tile look!”
Another creative way to use our Tile Stencils is to paint them directly onto your own tile, like Average But Inspired did with our Mediterranean Tile Stencil Set. Her original tile was dingy and marked up, but with stencils, she was able to easily camouflage their imperfections with beautiful pattern. That’s a whole lot cheaper than removing and installing new tile!
Little Red Brick House shares a great DIY project idea that would only take only one afternoon: Use our Rockin’ Roses Stencil, cork sheeting, and a picture frame to create a one of a kind corkboard! She is thrilled with how her project turned out, and since these stencils are reusable, she says she can’t wait to use this pattern again an even larger scale project.
Unfortunately, even the best of us succumb to the “perfectly functional, but perfectly fugly” conundrum with home décor. DIY Passion wanted to tackle her bathroom and transform it into something “fresh, functional, and purdy”. However, she has a little future DIYer on the way and she needed to stick to a strict budget. Luckily our Weave Allover Wall Stencil that she stenciled in sea glass inspired colors is minimal in price with maximum style!
This table was a thrift store piece that was close to being thrown out. Canary Street Crafts saw potential in this table and thought it would be a beautiful piece if it was given a little TLC. With a little tender loving care and a short amount of time, she used our Foliate Damask Stencil and Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® to revive it back to life!
Exotic indigo is trending BIG and here's how you can decorate with it: Create DIY wall art like Brepurposed did with our Tribal Batik Stencil and abstract paint strokes! She especially loves how the stencil took out the guess work in creating the actual pattern. All she had to do was place the stencil on top of the canvas and paint through the stencil. That’s it! No extra special painting skills required!
Border Stencils aren't just for walls! Table + Hearth used our Granada Border Stencil to add custom detail to her cushion and it turned out great! She was first worried about clashing patterns, but after stenciling, she realized she is actually able coordinate her décor even better than before! The stenciling just seems to pull everything together a little better.
Little House of Four’s home office had been uninspiring for way too long, and she needed a boost of creativity to get her through the work week slump. A cost effective fix to a stark white office is a stenciled accent wall. She chose to stencil our Chez Ali Moroccan Wall Stencil in silver to jazz up her space. Now her office is a productive AND inspiring creative space!
The Inspired Hive was almost tempted to use wallpaper to decorate her closet, but once she found our stencils, she knew she had to use them. Unlike wallpaper, stencils don’t damage the walls (you just paint over it!) and are really budget-friendly. Doesn’t our Mamounia Moroccan Trellis Wall Stencil look just like designer wallpaper here??
Can you believe that this is Joy In Our Home's FIRST time stenciling?? She says, "I could not be happier with my first ever attempt at stenciling and how it turned out!!!" The light gray color and the romantic pattern of our Spanish Lace Wall Stencil immediately brightened up her bedroom. The soft, neutral stenciling creates a lovely textural quality on the wall-and could be the perfect backdrop for changing bedding styles for years to come.
The perfect place to experiment with pattern is the bathroom. Houseologie thought our Flamingo Deco Wall Stencil would be a little much if done in a large space, so she opted to stencil the cute design on an accent wall in her bathroom. With the ideal dose of quirkiness and personality, she was able to transform a usually unoriginal space into something she can call her own.
The sky is the limit! Stencils can be used on almost any surface, including the ceiling. Dwell Beautiful used our Moroccan Geometry Stencil on her bathroom ceiling and didn't paint all the way to the edges in some places. The geometric pattern almost looks like it is blooming. This free form approach is not only original, it also makes for an easier project!
After seeing how these 12 talented bloggers chose to decorate with stencils, we’re sure you’re now inspired to stencil your own DIY home décor projects? We’d love to and share what you do! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, share them on our Facebook Page, or you can even Instagram your projects and tag us with #royaldesignstudio