How To Stencil

How to Stencil a DIY Patchwork Picnic Quilt

Quilted patchwork patterns are bursting with energy and playfulness and are super fun and easy to create when you use a simple, repeating shape. Using stencils, especially in a patchwork quilt design, is a great way to bring all of your favorite colors and patterns in one place. Craft Stencils make stenciling fabric pieces easy and the small scale patterns are versatile and adorable. With such endless options for color and design combinations for you can easily the exact look you want! View full article →

How to Stencil using Multiple Paint Colors

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - Stenciling is so popular because it is an easy way to add a wallpaper-like pattern to your walls with the custom color scheme that you love. It’s easy to work multiple paint colors into a stencil design when using stencil brushes. The amount of control that stencil brushes provide means that you can isolate different colors in different design elements by limiting the brush application to just certain elements at one time. Watch this Stencil Basics video and learn how to use multiple paint colors with one stencil design. View full article →

How to Stencil a Drop Shadow Effect

How To Stencil Video - Taking your stenciling to the next level actually quite easy! You can give visual dimension and depth to your wall stencil designs by painting a drop shadow effect. This easy technique (that only LOOKS complicated!) creates a dramatic dimensional effect that makes the stencil pattern appear to “POP” off the wall! Watch the Stencil Basics video below to learn how to paint a drop shadow effect with stencil designs. View full article →

How to Stencil with Shading & Highlighting

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - Want to add more more dimension to your stencil designs? You can do that with some simple shading. You can use this technique to create a more dimensional effect, or simply to add some more interest to your pattern. All it takes is a little patience, along with brush and pressure control. This painting technique makes your stenciling stand out, appear 3-dimensional, and gives it more of a handpainted feel. Watch this Stencil Basics video and learn how to stencil with shading and highlighting! View full article →

Just Roll with It! How to Stencil Textured Walls with Embossing Rollers and Gold Leaf

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - Nothing gets us going like some stenciled style and creativity! With stencils, the sky is the limit and the wall is your canvas to create, mix, and layer to your fancy. You can even use a variety of wall finishes to create one magnificent look! Here’s one that we’d love to show you how to do yourself: Customize your wall treatments the affordable way, with rich texture painted any color you like and gilded pattern accents. Watch this DIY stencil tutorial to see how to create this wall finish using Royal Design Studio Wall Stencils, embossing rollers, and gold leaf.
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Solution to Vinyl Flooring: How to Paint with Floor Stencils

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - It looks like a LOT of homes still have those ugly vinyl floors, but don’t worry if you have one too! There’s an easy and affordable solution: Paint and stencil vinyl flooring for a fresh update on a serious budget. Floor Stencils from Royal Design Studio can make it look like you ripped out that outdated vinyl and put in new, expensive flooring. Watch the video tutorial to learn how you can transform your vinyl floor in 10 easy steps using floor stencils.

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DIY Tutorial: How to Stencil a Metallic Foil Wall Finish

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - You don’t have to choose between laid-back style and luxurious glamour - simply blend the two to create your own boho-glam room makeover! The secret sauce to an appetizing, gypsy-inspired interior is layering metallics and pattern. In this DIY tutorial, we show you how to use gold, metallic jewel tones, and Global Gypsy Stencils to create a moody luxe-look on an accent wall. Watch this DIY stencil tutorial to see how to create a shining example of boho glam with metallic foils and Persian-inspired wall designs.
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How to Stencil a Gold Leaf Damask Wall Finish

How to Stencil Video Tutorial - You don’t have to travel the world like a Global Gypsy to search for treasure; create it on your walls instead. For this DIY stencil tutorial, we show you how to use Gold Leaf and Wall Stencils to create a glamorous golden wall finish accented with an ornate damask stencil pattern. You will see how metal leaf can adhere to your wall very quickly while adding a stencil design. Watch this DIY stencil tutorial to see how to gild an accent wall with gold leaf and Persian-inspired damask wall designs.
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How to Stencil into Corners, Ceiling Line, and Floor Line


How to Stencil Video Tutorial - Stenciling into corners can seem a bit tricky, but once you know how to do it, it’s actually pretty easy! It signifies the end of a stenciled wall, and that your beautiful project is almost done – YAY! All Royal Design Studio stencils are made with durable, yet bendable 10mil Mylar®, making it the perfect material not just for flatter surfaces like walls, but also those crazy corners. Watch this Stencil Basics video below and learn how to stencil into corners, ceiling line, and floor line. Crisp stenciled edges are right around the corner! View full article →

How to Use Registration Marks to Repeat Stencil Designs


How to Stencil Video Tutorial - So you’re looking to create a gorgeous wallpaper look using wall stencils, aren’t you? But how do you continue an allover design with a single stencil sheet? We’ve got the answer for you… and the secret is right on your stencil! All Royal Design Studio stencils are repeatable patterns that include built-in registration marks to help you line up and repeat your design perfectly. Watch this Stencil Basics video below and learn how to use 3 different registration marks. These simple instructions help you create perfect patterns every time! 
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