Nicole Kulis is a very talented lady who re-purposes and then sells furniture. Her pieces are done with class and style and once she discovered our Raised Plaster Stencils, she said they now sell so quickly and she is obviously pleased with that fact.
I loved this particular project where she re-did a side board.
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.
Turning the stencil each time you repeat it, gives that pretty random effect.
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.
Simply use a plastic scraper, or even a credit card to smooth the compound over the stencil openings.
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!
Chrystal Every Thomas found our plaster stencils and went to town on her Craigslist furniture finds.
OK, I’m deeply impressed!
Plaster stenciled chest
Chrystal found this chest on Craigslist and gave it a make over using our Raised Plaster Marcelle Border Stencil. She shows us how the full border can be used across the fronts of the drawers and then how a portion of the design can be taped off (to create a smaller design) and used in the corners of the doors. This is a truly “designer” look and Chrystal obviously is a “designer” in her own right.
Using the same plaster stencil design, she did a make over on this cute little table as well.
She used the design in just one corner, pre-tinting the medium pink. Now how precious is that????
I love using plaster stencils on furniture! It’s one of the most rewarding things I’ve ever done in my life and I’ve done a LOT of plaster stenciling since coming out with the very first line back in 2004.
My nephew, Guy Keesey hand built me this sweet little chest. I loved it from the moment he gave it to me. After coming out with my plaster stencils line, I searched my home for projects to do them on.
This chest caught my eye and I knew it was the perfect start to what would become a complete passion for me!
I began by painting the chest dark brown then using our plaster stencils to create corner, center and border designs with joint compound.
I then sponge painted a lighter beige paint over the plain portions of the chest (to lighten the background a bit) and then painted over just the raised stencil design with black paint, blending the edges over the light sponging.
I replaced the stencil over the design and very lighted swirled metallic gold paint over the design. I painted the legs black and added metallic gold paint as banding.
After a coat of satin varnish, it was complete and I love it!