My old, tired floor lamp was in dire need of a little makeover. This lamp was handed down to me from my ex-husband’s grandmother, and was way ahead of its time when it came to lighting options. It has separate up-light controls and 3 separately controlled reading light bulbs. I was not about to retire […]
Stenciling Ideas & Inspiration
Here is a real trash to treasure project. I put this bureau in my yard sale last Summer, selling for a mere $20. Well, there were no takers, so I put it in my garage for a few months until I one day I decided I could really use this in my house after all. […]
A quick, easy way to add some interest to plain walls is to use a simple one overlay design. This design (#903 Orient Express) by Royal Design Studio, is done using a drop shadow technique. The stencil is first done using a soft black. Once dry, the stencil is repositioned, about 1/4″ up and shifted […]
This is a bench I stenciled last spring for our church auction, using Grapes and Peonies and Granite Bay Pears from The Mad Stencilist.
As I rework this site, I’ve been sorting through all the files sitting on the server gathering dust, and was surprised to stumble across these photos. I painted this screen door years ago, to hide the lovely view of the garage behind it. I later took a screen stenciling class from Nancy Tribolet, and learned […]