Stencil Ideas

Stenciling with Southwest Style


Rustle up some desert-style design by decorating your home with Southwestern style! Earthy color palettes and geometric patterns are essential to Southwest style, and you can easily combine these two elements with stenciled walls and furniture. Typical color palettes seen with this interior style is rich hues such as salmon, terra-cotta, brick red, turquoise, and squash gold. These colors come straight from the desert sky and landscape. You can pepper a mostly neutral room with saturated spice and jewel tones. View full article →

Stencil Design Challenge: 12 Bloggers Tackle Custom Decor, and Win!


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... View full article →

Global Chic Stenciling: A Tribal Furniture Transformation


Do you often find yourself rooting for the underdog? So do we at Royal Design Studio, and that’s why we love seeing the JAW-DROPPING stencil transformations that our customers do with neglected décor. It’s fascinating to see how talented DIY’ers take on a worn piece of furniture and give it new life with a little TLC and Furniture Stencils. A great underdog example is the $5 cabinet that Kristine from The Painted Hive bought. She bought it for a charity donation project because she loves the large mid-century shape, but it needed some serious work. View full article →

Stencil Your Way to Lovely French Furniture

Let your furniture do the talking with the help of a romantic, French accent. The way you decorate your home says a lot about you — but if you decorate with words, it can say even more. Rather than pay ridiculous prices at antique stores, you can make your own oh la la vintage-inspired décor with the help of our French Love Letters Furniture Stencil pattern. The French love quotes add an extra touch of amour on painted furniture such as dressers, doors, table tops, or even on the sides of drawers. View full article →

Easy DIY Ideas with Moroccan Furniture Stencils

Furniture stencils are a great idea for adding pattern to a room without engulfing the entire space in a certain style. This way of decorating is the perfect way to introduce bold exotic patterns from Morocco into your home if you’re not so sure about stenciling an entire wall… just yet. Give your décor an exotic look minus the souk haggling, using these shortcuts to Moroccan furniture stencil style. View full article →

Easy Stencil Ideas with Paint, Peel & Stick Canvas™

Have you ever had the frustrating experience of trying to stencil a pretty pattern in an awkward space or recessed area? We feel you! We know how hard it is sometimes to push that stencil into a corner and get a clean look, or to try to twist your body into an uncomfortable position to paint. We’re always on the hunt to make our creative lives easier and we’re so happy to share our new Paint, Peel & Stick Canvas™ to solve these and other stenciling dilemmas. This is a premium paintable canvas with a BIG plus! View full article →

White-Haute Trend: Stenciled Walls and Furniture

White blends ease with elegance so it’s a no brainer as to why this white-haute color is trending in many different style interiors. If you’re already digging this trend, then the next step towards a beautiful white space is to pick out a stencil. Stencils help break up the all-white look and adds dimension, texture, and personality without overwhelming a delicate white room. Here are some ideas on how you can create dazzling looks by combining stencils and the white-haute monochromatic color scheme – these white walls and furniture are anything but boring!

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20 DIY Cabinet Door Makeovers with Furniture Stencils

Do you have some cabinets hanging around that are looking old, dumpy and dated? More and more savvy homeowners are opting to put money back in their wallets and paint their old ones instead of replacing them. And you can do the same! If you’re tired of opening the same old cabinet doors for years on end, or the wood is worn and tired, we have a solution! You can easily add new life with a little color and character to old doors simply by painting and stenciling them. Still on the fence? Check out these 20 DIY ideas using Furniture Stencils to create beautiful raised patterns and colorful designs. These cabinet makeovers are sure to open you up to the benefits of stenciling! View full article →

The Many Styles of Chalk Paint® and Furniture Stencils

Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan’s signature velvety, matte finish is unmistakable in the upcycle world. DIYers have used Chalk Paint® to convert tired furniture into amazing shabby chic delights since 1990. But did you know that Chalk Paint® projects can be something other than shabby chic? Danielle of Finding Silver Pennies loves that Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan and Furniture Stencils can create a variety of different styles on painted furniture. To show how versatile these products are, she painted and stenciled shabby chic and tribal inspired dressers. Let’s see how these furniture makeovers turned out. View full article →

Design Trend: Our Stencils Covered in Paint & Decorating Magazine

Debbie Hayes of My Patch of Blue Sky and Paint and Pattern always creates outstanding DIY projects using our stencils. We are continually WOW’ed with the creative ideas she has up her stenciling sleeves. Paint & Decorating Magazine, a publication dedicated to informing the paint and decorating community of trending styles and must-have decorative products, has fallen in love with these projects as well and featured 3 of them in their Decorative Finishing issue! Good job, Debbie! View full article →