Ever since I saw this picture on pinterest, I’ve been playing with the idea of changing out my kitchen blinds for stenciled window shades. Plain roller shades are a relatively inexpensive option in window coverings, and decorating a set with paint and stencils can be a cost effective way of getting a custom look.
Of course I’ve spent more time perusing Pinterest and various blogs researching this idea than I ever will in the actual painting process. But hey, isn’t that what Pinterest is for? For today’s post I’m sharing 7 of the best examples of stenciled shades I could find. And because I had trouble stopping there, I’ve also created a pinboard for the overflow.
Southern Living shows you how to transform vinyl roller shades with stenciling to create a custom window treatment that’s stylish and budget-friendly. Visit their website for a step-by-step tutorial. Knot stencil available from .
These white vinyl roller shades from BHG.com were painted to resemble awnings using tape and latex paint.
From the Stenciled Window Shades Pinboard
Still haven’t seen enough? I’ve pinned a few more examples on Pinterest.