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Huge selection of classic stencils for elegant home decor.

I am so proud to have Rustic Farmhouse Charm as our new retailer in the great country of Australia!

Most of our International customers already know that our products are difficult to ship internationally because they are super heavy duty mylar and can’t be folded or rolled so we’ve had no way for you folks to aquire our products in other countries.

But that’s all changed since Rustic Farmhouse Charm can ship to other countries for us!

Visit their website at Rustic Farmhouse Charm!

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Our friend Julie McDowell is an incredibly talented artist and just released this awesome new video using our Raised Plaster Stencils and Plaster Molds.
See it first hand!

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I was so pleased when Laureen Copeland sent me photos of the peacock art piece she had completed for a friend. On MDF board, she painted a soft, gray backdrop for the peacock.

Then, using our Raised Plaster Peacock Stencil, she plastered the design then used glass beads to add the color. Wow! Is that amazing or what????? Talk about texture and color!

Take a close up look:

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There are so many ways you can use our plaster stencils to create art and Laureen did a bang up job! She’s now working on her second piece and I can’t wait to see it!

Thank you so much for sharing Laureen!

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Using a simple stencil design such as these fern leaves can create a stunning focal wallpaper design.

Simply place the stencil randomly over the wall, as close or far apart as you wish.

Here we used our Raised Plaster Fern Leaves Stencil with green glass bead medium to create raised fern leaves.

This is also a great treatment for large furniture pieces or simply place the leaves in recessed panels on the piece.

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Nicole Kulis sells re-purposed furniture. But when she started adding our Raised Plaster Stencils, she wrote me and said that her furniture pieces now sell so quickly! And it’s no wonder why. Suddenly, these plain furniture pieces turn in to ornamental beauties with designs that appear hand carved on the surface.

Using the same Raised Plaster Brassio Stencil design, she created all of these lovely pieces to sell.

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A cute little black side table

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Sweetness in white

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A plain occasional table that now has beautiful detail!

Now who wouldn’t want one of these adorable pieces of furniture as an ornamental focal point in a room?

When creating raised designs on furniture, there are a number of products you can use to create a more durable design. Consider WoodIcing, tile grout, or Durhams water putty (found at your local hardware store). Joint compound can also be used. Just be sure to paint over the design to protect it from chipping in the future.

See her fabulous side board make over here.

Check out Nicole’s Facebook page for more of her lovely work.

 

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I’m so proud to call Julie McDowell of Dandelions and Poppies to come up with the brilliant idea of putting artists and charities together! 

Here’s what she says about her new group “Paint it Forward”:

Paint it Forward is a collective of artists who wish to give back to their local communities. Inspiring members of this group to select a matter or matters that they care deeply about in their locale, whether it be supporting a struggling neighbor or the homeless shelter down the road. They then use this platform to promote their cause and their work which can be sold for partial or full profit, whatever you can manage! A small act of kindness.

This is about raising awareness, making art matter even more, and paying it forward: one drop at a time

I highly encourage everyone to join this wonderful group! I did!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/paintitforwardbc/

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See the project here!

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All of the doors in my home are standard 6 panel doors.

Well, you know me, I like something more, something unusual, something exciting!

So I created a series of panel stencils that are perfectly sized for these types of doors.

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I used our Raised Plaster Chaumont Panel Stencil to create the design on each panel.

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See how perfectly it fits in each panel? 

I simply used joint compound then painted the entire door with door and trim paint that matched the color of my walls.

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Now, I LOVE those doors and have done every door in my house, including the entry doors!

See these designs for your doors! (But they also make exquisite border stencil designs!)

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Check out the front door project!

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I found this awesome website giving tutorials on how to emboss aluminum and tin using stencils for the patterns.

http://mercartsmetalembossing.blogspot.com/2014/08/stencils-and-aluminum-on-tin-box.html?m=1

Now how fun is that? Our Raised Plaster Stencils would be the perfect stencil thickness for projects like this because they are thicker than most designer stencils and would hold up well to repeating the pattern.

Wouldn’t this be awesome for a kitchen back splash?

Check it out for yourself!

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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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