If you’re prepping your porch and patio for the warmer weather, you might want to try one of these clever projects that combine concrete blocks with stenciling to brighten up outdoor spaces. Lowe’s Creative Ideas: Concrete Block Planter I was doing a little Spring cleaning today when I came across an old issue of Lowe’s […]
It’s Summer!!! And what better way to start off the season than by giving your patio a much needed refresh? When I wrote my first Stenciled Patio post back in 2010, I had only two photos to show you. Since then so many patios have been painted and shared through the magic of Pinterest, Houzz, […]
What do you get when you pair sidewalk chalk with stencils? A fun new twist on an old summertime favorite! These outdoor mandala kits from Ravensburger will help budding chalk artists create impressive works of sidewalk art. Chalk and instructions are included, and the large stencils fold for travel and storage. I’d like to see […]
Update, June 2016: This tiny post has been so popular that I’ve expanded on the subject in a new follow-up post, Stenciled Patios II. Paint and stencils can help you convert a dull concrete patio into an attractive outdoor living space. There are a variety of patio stencils available commercially. Traditional patio designs include stone […]
Tammi Latham of Matilda Jane Originals created this fun mural on the side of a garage using stencils from several sources, including L.A. Stencilworks and Nature’s Vignettes. The background was done with latex house paints and the entire mural was sealed.