Stenciling We Love: Day 18
Debra Campbell, the owner of Wallartistry, stenciled this custom ceiling design over a metallic acrylic plaster background. After allowing the plaster to dry, Debra applied the stencil and rolled a coat of water-based gilding size and let it tack up. She then used aluminum leafing sheets and rubbed the leaf with a t-shirt towel. To give the leaf a bit of a patina and to prevent tarnishing, Debra waxed it with walnut Liberon wax. Lastly, she went back into the design with some additional wax on a brush to accent some areas, pulled the stencil, and voila!