Walls Stencils, Plaster Stencils, Painting Stencils, Plaster Molds

Huge selection of classic stencils for elegant home decor.

Alexandria wanted to give her dining rooml wall an updated, more modern look. The bright red had become a thing of the past in her mind.

She chose our Large Scabiosa Painting Stencil to doll it up a bit.

First painting the wall light gray, she then stenciled the flower randomly over the wall in two darker tones of gray.

Her black dining set really sets off that new focal wall in a beautiful, modern way.

Great job Alexandria!

Joni McDonald is a creative little thing. Full of fun and lots of ideas. It even comes across in her emails to me.

Discovering plaster stencils has added to her creative side by giving her yet one more medium with which to create.

She pondered, she plotted and planned, she calculated and experimented, and she finally came up with just the right solution for her new need to embellish. She used a plaster stencil on her metal mailbox! Now what a novel idea and Joni is just the gal to come up with it.

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Giving it a pretty patina paint finish, she then added the plaster stencil and painted it copper gold. Lovely isn’t it? Now, just imagine the oohs and aaahs coming from her mailman (or lady) the next time they deliver the mail. Joni delivers them some “beauty and originality!”. Joni graciously let me share this adorable project with you and for that, we all thank her! (Bowing to your greatness Joni!)

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Amber LeClair has a way with making a tired old piece of furniture take on a whole new life.
First painting the piece and cleaning up the hardware, she then added our Raised Plaster Fransaise Stencil combined with our Raised Plaster Oxford Panel Stencil to give the piece dramatic design.
Portions of designs can be used (as she did here) when a full design won’t fit a particular area.

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Melinda re-did her dining room in a gray palet which is very modern and updated. But those lower panels needed something extra special.
She used our Raised Plaster Flores Panel Stencil with metallic silver paint over the darker gray paint color. Not only did it add a wonderful pattern to the panels, the metallic paint gave it an extra dose of glam!

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Here’s what she said about the project:

“Your stencil is amazing and my project turned out GORGEOUS. I had planned to do a dimensional border, silver on cream walls above plain gray panels. But realized that the stencil is exactly the right size for the panels themselves. So instead I did silver paint on gray chalk paint. The result is incredible. Thanks so much”

Remember that all of our Raised Plaster Stencils can also be used with paint for any project you have in mind.

suitcase_beforeWe either have them now or we’ve had them in the past: That black, non-descript black suitcase!

I’ve stood such a long time at the conveyor, waiting to recognize my own black suitcase (that looked like every other black suitcase!).

But NO MORE I say!

I stenciled it!

To stencil your suitcase, Add a piece of cardboard in to the front pocket to stabilize the canvas.

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Now, you can simply choose your favorite stencil design and stencil it with standard bottled acrylic craft paints.

I used green acrylic paint that matched the handle and logo on my suitcase.

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I used our Miss Lynn Stencil to add a pretty design to the upper and lower corners of the suitcase.

Now if that isn’t recognizable, I don’t know what it! It’s also stylish and cute!

This would be a great design for canvas bags, purses and even clothing!

 

 

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It started out as a dump site find. Solid wood, round, with a single broken leg. Now, how could I resist? I hauled it home and surveyed the damage.

A little wood glue and clamps over night fixed the broken leg and I was ready to get started!

I gave it a good sanding with my electric palm sander and primed it top to bottom.

I then added raised plaster stenciling with wood putty to the sides of the top.

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Once dry, I painted the entire table jet black and hand painted the raised designs with metallic gold craft paint.

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Using our Raised Plaster Astana Medallion stencil with standard acrylic paints. Yes, you can certainly use any of our raised plaster stencils with just paint.

I centered the stencil on the round top and gave it a gorgeous design.

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The table legs and trim also go a lick of gold metallic paint to finalize a beautiful make over of this table.

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Now, it looks like a super expensive piece you might find in a specialty shop!

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Our friend Julie McDowell from Dandelions and Poppies shares a new piece she just did with our Raised Plaster Swirls Wallpaper Stencil.

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Here’s what she said:

I have had this dresser for many many years, I painted pink and blue for my oldest daughter when she was small, years before I even knew I would be doing this now. We dragged it across the ocean when we moved from the UK to Canada and it has been many colours and even lived in the garage, all alone and forgotten. It is is now resplendent in Fusion Mineral Paint Ash and Brushed Steel. I used a stencil from my favourite stencil designer Victoria Larsen Stencils. I cannot bring myself to sell this piece, sentimental fool that I am!

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The combination of the two gray colors is not only striking, but makes this piece so elegant! 

The stencil design adds just the right amount of detail to this dresser. I can see why she doesn’t want to sell it!

Wouldn’t this also be an exquisite treatment for a focal wall?

Any old piece of furniture can be given a brand new life with paint and stencils.

I purchased this old cabinet at the thrift store for under $10.00 and it sat in my garage for two years waiting for the perfect stencil design.

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It was in great shape, but it was really ugly!

So I gave it a light sanding, a coat of primer and then painting it with Behr’s Billowy Clouds gray paint.

I used our Raised Plaster Douceur Frieze Stencil. I wanted to do a random wallpaper effect over the top and sides.

Simply tape the stencil in place.

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Then using light pressure, dip your stencil brush in to darker gray paint, wipe off the excess and swirl the bristles over the stencil openings.

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Turning the stencil each time you repeat it, gives that pretty random effect.

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I painted the cabinet trim, the same darker gray paint to match then used the same stencil with joint compound to create a raised design on the cabinet door front. I added black paint to the joint compound to pre-color it.

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Simply use a plastic scraper, or even a credit card to smooth the compound over the stencil openings.

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Gently un-tape the stencil and peel it back to reveal the raised design. Now, let it dry completely.

I added a cute new handle that I got from Hobby Lobby, moving it to the upper edge of the door for more convenience. Now it’s an adorable storage unit that I will put in my work room!

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It was just an outdated wood box I found at a thrift store, but I was about to give it a great new life as a Christmas gift for a special friend.

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I used joint compound on our Raised Plaster Diamond Panel Stencil on the top of the box after giving it a healthy coat of primer.

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I then cast and applied plaster ornaments from our plaster molds to the top. Simply choose your favorite! White glue works fine to adhere them, just be sure to prime both sides first.

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Once everything was dry, I painted the entire box with cream colored latex paint then mixed dark brown paint with translucent wall glaze and brushed it over the entire surface. Make sure to get your bristles in to all the little crooks and crannies!

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With a wadded, old terry towel, begin wiping off the excess glaze, allowing it to remain in the recesses.

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Once everything is dry, give it a good coat of clear sealer and it’s ready to give as a gift!

 

Brenda Foster loves design and like me, sees a blank wall as a new canvas!

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Using our Raised Plaster Wisteria Stencil with pastel paints instead of plasters, she stenciled the whole back side of her shed with wisteria vines, dripping with lovely lavender blossoms. What a wonderful “garden” theme!

I love how she allowed the stenciled vines to trail and cover the surface as if they were actually growing from a live plant, seemingly coming right out of the soil!

This certainly makes me look at my garage door differently all of a sudden!

Great job Brenda! I love what you do!

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