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 […]
Stenciling Ideas & Inspiration
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 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 brown […]
Not being particularly handy in the kitchen myself, I would never have thought to use stencils with food. But if I were getting married today, this is the cake I would want. Featured in Martha Stewart Weddings “Something Borrowed” (Spring 2008), it uses the Damask 5 tier set from Designer Stencils. Designer Stencils offers a […]
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 […]