Today we are featuring some fun stenciling done by Chris Inanc of NY. Chris does not paint professionally, but enjoys doing projects around her home, for family and friends. This room was created for one of Chris’s daughters. The trellis and vine designs are from Jan Dressler Stencils. Here is a close up of the […]
The faux shingles on this play house were created with a 3-4″ japan scraper and joint compound. When dry, paint with bright brown paint, and then overglaze with dark brown or black … or whatever color is desired.
I just love the way Tammi Latham, owner of Matilda Jane Originals found such creative uses for this leopard print stencil from the Stencil Library! I had a zillion questions for Tammi about how she did this room, and she was very happy to provide some answers. Tammi reports that she used contrasting shades of […]
Recently, I had the opportunity to create a Snakeskin finish for one of my clients. Now, I am absolutely petrified of snakes… can barely even look at a photo of one, so the snake skin finish I did was metallic silver. I did this finish on a beverage refrigerator for a client. You can see […]
I was recently looking through some of my stencil related books and decided it might be fun to learn what goes on behind the scenes in producing such books. I pulled Stenciling Kids’ Rooms: Creative Designs for Bedrooms, Play Spaces, and Nurseries down off of my shelf and contacted one of the contributors and fellow […]