I had so much fun stenciling this cute table.
I found the base at a thrift store. It was in great shape and only cost $9.00 to purchase. I then added a solid wood top from Home Depot.
After a bit of sanding, a coat of primer, and a coat of black paint, I was ready to go!
I wanted the edge of the top to remain black, so I taped it off with painters tape.
I first found the center of the table by measuring in from both sides and making a mark to determine the center of the table. I lined up the center of our 8″ Fiore Tile Stencil over the pencil mark in the center of the table. I stenciled it with white acrylic paint.
I then lined up the outer elements of the stencil with the previous stenciled tile and repeated the design across and down the table. It was easy!
After a quick coat of satin polycrylic (which doesn’t yellow), I was done.
The finished table turned out absolutely adorable!
This is a great stencil for floors, back splashes and walls as well. It comes in 6, 8 and 10″ sizes for your particular needs.
Now isn’t Jennifer Brown just clever?
That linoleum in her bathroom needed some punch. So what did she do? She used our Midland Wallpaper Stencil to give it a whole new look!
Wallpaper and floor tile stencils are all the rage these days and I have to applaud Jennifer for her “out of the box” thinking.
How do you stencil a linoleum floor?
What could you do with your old linoleum? Take a look at our wallpaper stencils and
tile stencils to see if they inspire you.
Darla Dawald has been a long time Victoria Larsen customer. I love it when she shares her creations with us. Who wouldn’t be inspired by her lovely work?
She shared these wonderful tables with us where she used our Plaster Lizard Texture Stencil on table tops. Wow, don’t they look high end?
Look how lovely and ultra detailed the surface came out!
In her email, she lists exactly what she did for you:
I wanted to share the completed end tables with the VL Crocodile stencil with raised plaster, with you.
I used Snow White general finishes paint on body, then I painted the top in a dark gray. Tinted the plaster with black acrylic paint to make it dark gray. Applied the stencil 3 times across the center then taped off sections to complete the raised plaster stencil on top and bottom 6 times. It took some time but I’m happy with the result.
I then used the modern masters metallics in platinum with glaze. After it dried I used the silver tinted slightly with black as a glaze to achieve the depth. I poly sealed it in satin General Finishes with 4 clear coats on the top only. The General Finishes chalk paint on the body doesn’t require waxing or seal (which I love).
Just listed them for sale.
Feel free to use my photos.
Darla’s techniques can be used on any piece of furniture or even to create a high end looking accent wall in a powder room. I love how it came out! Don’t you?
Cindy had always wanted a tile back splash and when she saw our Raised Plaster Standard Brick Stencil, she knew exactly how she was going to get it without cutting tiles, without mortar, without the mess and hassle.
You could do an entire wall with this great and easy to use stencil! Here’s how:
Simply paint the wall the color you would want your grout to be. Tape the stencil to the wall and smooth pre-mixed joint compound over the stencil openings. You can make the tiles look like stone tiles by simply leaving them more rough, but Cindy smoothed hers.
Once the first repeat is dry, line up the stencil and do it again, repeating this process until you have covered the entire desired area.
Now, give it a coat of polycrylic (which doesn’t yellow) to seal it against dirt and dust and you’re done!
Great job Cindy and it looks so real!