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The creative Anna Krause of Collage Design Studio created this luscious canvas art for the walls of Spa Serenity.She used our Raised Plaster Bella Medallion Stencil for the design element. The canvas was first painted using dark paint then the stencil was cleverly layered over the top in different colors. Look closely and you will see the design in blues and brown in the background.
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She also has some special advice for all of us when stenciling on canvas: :
“If a customer wants to do the plaster technique on canvas they should stabilize the back (around any stretcher bars) with some 1.5-2” insulation while they are working on it. The canvas, unlike a wall, flexes so it creates it’s own set of issues. I didn’t stabilize when I worked on this piece but I have experience-a newby would be frustrated and unhappy with the product. It would also help to lay the canvas flat.
My own advice is to use a product called “Golden’s Hard Molding Paste” when you’re doing canvas art. This is a product you can purchase at your local art or crafts store and remains flexible even when dry. It won’t crack over time and you can pre-tint it with any acrylic paint.
I love layered designs and this beautiful art just goes to show you how a single design can fill up an entire canvas and used as artwork or to create a beautiful layered wallpaper design.
Visit her facebook page at:  https://www.facebook.com/Collage-Design-Studio-193123777401237/
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A sweet friend gave me large cabinet doors that she no longer wanted.

Heavy wood cabinet door with unique triangular carving.
Heavy wood cabinet door with unique triangular carving.

Well, you know me, I’m seeing plaster stenciling and cast plaster art in my head! I LOVED the unique triangular section in the center. It had bumpy carving that would create a unique backdrop to cast plaster.

I’ve been wanting to do something unique for my living room wall and this was just the project!

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I cast the plaster pieces I want to use from our plaster molds then primed and painted them and the door with cream colored paint. I painted the triangle on the door in neutral brown to coordinate with my carpeting.

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I dry brushed metallic gold over the triangle first, then when the paint was dry, again dry brushed it, this time with black acrylic paint. Catching only the very tops of the carvings really showed off the pattern, almost making it look like reptile skin. Cool!

Brush glaze then wipe off the excess to bring out the detail of cast plaster.
Brush glaze then wipe off the excess to bring out the detail of cast plaster.

The plaster pieces were brushed with brown glaze then quickly wiped with an old terry towel to remove the excess. This brings out the detail in a huge way! Once dry, the cast plaster pieces were glued in to place.

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The border edge was plaster stenciled with our Tremont Furniture Border Stencil, brushed with glaze and then again, the excess was wiped off to reveal the design.

Once dry, I lugged that heavy piece in to the living room, climbed the ladder, hung it on the wall and delighted in my new art piece!

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Plaster Molds used:

Empire Medallion Plaster Mold

Romantic Round Plaster Mold

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I had two great frames that I wanted to use in my master bath. But I couldn’t find the exact piece of art I wanted to use in them, so I created my own using stencils.

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I first spray painted the frame mats with a similar color to the sea blue I use as the accent color in my bath. Using masking tape, I taped off equal corners and painted them the same cream color I have on the walls.

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I stenciled all four corners with different designs, using them as a wallpaper effect. I stenciled with brown craft paint over the light areas and with the cream color over the sea blue areas for contrast.

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They came out so pretty!

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I painted the insert black, plaster stenciled over it with a cute design and Golden’s hard molding paste (because it stays flexible) and then painted over the design in black, finishing off by painting just the raised design metallic silver.

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Now I have some great art pieces in that sweet little alcove.

 

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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!

There are just days where a stencil designer has to do something extraordinary to give herself a sense of true satisfaction.
My latest entertainment session wound up costing me hours in clean up work on the computer but I loved every single second of the task.
Peacocks in decorating are all the rage these days so I took that cue and created my own large, peacock stencil.
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The fun part came when it was time to plaster and paint it!

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My personal plans for this intense stencil design is to do it on canvas over a mural background then hang it as the focal point in my master bathroom