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Huge selection of classic stencils for elegant home decor.

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I love all things “home decor” and that’s what my blog is all about. Not just stencils or stenciling.

With that in mind, I couldn’t wait to share this incredible make over by my new friend and customer Chris Rees.

First, let me tell you a little about Chris. She’s a visionary who sees things much differently than the rest of us do. Especially when it comes to home decorating. Not only that, she’s incredibly creative! She looks at something and sees a different purpose, a different color, a different slant on what something was meant for.

I have to tell you, she really blew me away with these make overs!

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Step one: Common, iron tea cart.

Step two: Fill with polished rock, add a luscious red sink and accessories, a rustic water fixture and Wha La! The COOLEST bathroom sink cabinet (can you call it a cabinet?)  I’ve ever seen! And how cool she used the tea cart handle as a towel rack! 

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Look how adorable this bathroom came out!

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Now, would WE have ever thought of such a clever use for a tea cart? Me, I would have seen a plant potting cart, maybe a roll around cocktail station, but this gal turned it in to something so wildly elegant!

Now, check THIS one out! See that sink in the photo below? You’re never going to believe this, but it’s a light cover turned upside down! REALLY????? Who would have thought.

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 Here’s what she said about it:

 ” The interesting thing is that this sink bowl is actually something that I came across on our property as we were left with a mix of junk and treasures (ton of it). It is either a reverse lighting lamp or belongs to a ceiling fan light.  I really don’t know, but the measurements were right for the drain so I painted it with Turquoise glass paint, fired it in my oven and well, read about plumbers putty.  Really never unclogged a drain before building two sinks?  My kiddos could not reach the top of the original so whats a Mom to do?”

Clever and creative, she saw a need for a lower sink area for her children and solved the problem in the cutest, most clever way!

On my knees, I bow to your greatness Chris!

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Mave Alft, creative design behind Alft Decorators is one of my favorite designers specializing in home interior walls and ceilings. Her work is just gorgeous!

From raised designs to foils and plaster work, she never seems to run out of awesome ideas!

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I absolutely fell in love with her use of our Raised Plaster Acanthus Flourish Stencil on faux finished brown walls then embellished with metallic gold. Simple and elegant yet it really catches your eye and brings elegance to those lovely walls.

 

On her site, you will see extensive use of our Raised Plaster Aspen Tree Stencil as well. You’ll get some great ideas from this wonderful gal!

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Kathy Frates loves beauty, Kathy Frates loves dramatic decorating. But she’s also someone who loves the elegance of “tone on tone” She achieved that with our Raised Plaster Frilly Acanthus Stencil  

At the staircase in her home, there was a blank wall. Not a fitting place for a simple painting, but screaming for something wonderfully ornamental.

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So she plastered the design and then painted over it with rich, chocolate paint.

All I can say is “Wow!”. This wall changed instantly from plain to beautifully elegant!

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Simply painting over a raised stencil design gives you the look of embossed wallpaper. (You know, that highly expensive stuff!). So give it a try. Whether it’s on walls, furniture or ceilings, you’ll be amazed at the results!

 

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Teri Chappel loves updated and modern and being the creative woman she is, she did a bang up job decorating this wall to achieve just that!

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Using our Raised Plaster Stacked Stone Stencil, Teri used common joint compound with the stencil to create the stone wall. Joint compound dries pure white so there’s no need for painting or adding color to the compound in this case. Just be sure to pre-paint your wall the color you want the stone grout to be. In this case, the wall was pre-painted gray first.
What a perfect background to the adorable safety pin wall hangings!
Super job Teri!

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Cathy Higgins lives in a lovely home. But she felt her entry way stair case needed to be more glamorous. Like something one might see in a stately home in the deep south.

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Plaster Molds to the rescue!

Once Cathy found our website and happened on our line of plaster molds, the inspiration struck her to use one of these beautiful designs to add more detail to her staircases. 

Cathy chose our Left and Right Scroll Molds Set.  Since the mold is re-usable, Cathy was able to cast as many pieces as she need for each stair level.

When the pieces were dry, she painted them the same color as the staircase and then attached them by spreading joint compound over the back side of the piece and holding it in place for just 60 seconds.

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She was so elated with the front staircase, that she decided to do the back staircase to match!

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We’ve always thought of plaster molds for doing funky little craft projects. But they can be used on walls, ceilings and furniture to create such beauty and detail. Where in your home might you use a plaster mold to add beauty?