Walls Stencils, Plaster Stencils, Painting Stencils, Plaster Molds

Huge selection of classic stencils for elegant home decor.

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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Alan Ball, being the creative man he is, decided to try something unique with our plaster stencils.

Instead of simply spreading the joint compound over the stencil as we have been doing since 2004, he used a brush and a tapping motion to give the design even more texture.

Since he wanted to do a design to add interest to his kitchen, he chose our Raised Plaster Brassio Stencil to do the project. He used a border stencil to create uniform frames, then plastered the Brassio Frieze stencil as a twin central design.

Looking close, you can see how his brush created incredible texture in the design:

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You can see his “tapping joint compound” technique on youtube.com

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aspen_tree_wallJeanne Antonio decided she wanted something really grand on her bedroom bed wall.

Coming across our Raised Plaster Aspen Tree Stencil Set, she knew that was just the thing!

Plastering the trees over the blue walls was easy with just joint compound. I love how she crossed some trees over the top of others.

Leaving the trunks in brilliant white, she used metallic gold paint to paint the leaves.

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This wall now had the look she dreamed of and adds such beauty to the room.

Thank you Jeanne! We love it!

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Natalia Baldo just knew there was something she could do with her plain range hood and she found the perfect thing with our Raised Plaster Grapevine and Mold Stencil Set.

This is a stencil and mold “set”. The stencil includes vines and leaves, the plaster mold includes the grapes and leaves. Use the stencil with joint compound or other dimensional product, and use the mold with plaster of paris for super dimensional grapes and leaves.

We send super easy instructions.

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Natalia chose not to use the leaves on the stencil, but rather use only the leaves from the plaster mold.

The final look is just beautiful and adds such dimension to the range hood. Lovely job!

This would also make a super exciting border all around the kitchen on the wall, either using it as a border against the ceiling, or draping over and down a doorway.

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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Raised Plaster Leaf Panel

Raised Plaster Bay Leaf Panel

Check out the front door project!

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I found a cute little folding table for my patio at the thrift store. Just $4.00!

I took it home, cleaned it up and spray painted the top black.

I then added a spray pattern of gray/ blue.

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Then patterns of metallic gold

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After it was all dry, I taped the stencil in place at the edge of the table, allowing only part of the pattern to be visible on the edge of the table.

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A 1/2″ stencil brush and black acrylic paint were used to add the stencil design to the table. For this project, I used our Raised Plaster Leaf Panel Stencil.

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Remove the stencil, by gently peeling it back, to reveal the pretty new stencil design.

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The black design against the muted colors of the top of the table making for a striking new look!

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Give it a coat of exterior sealer for outdoor use.

It’s never ceased to amaze me how you can take a thrift store find and turn it in to something really awesome with just paint and a stencil design!

Now, it’s a part of my yard decor and is something I use regularly and just love!

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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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I’ve been working with Chris Rees with ideas and instruction for adding a plaster bamboo design to her dining room wall for quite awhile. That’s not always easy when you’re trying to do it through just written word, but Chris is an apt student and found exactly what would work for her.

As we wrote one another, I had no clue that this gal was so creative until I began getting her pictures.

She opted for a linen look finish on the wall as a background to her Raised Plaster Bamboo. Streaks of gray made it the perfect backdrop.

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Using our Raised Plaster Freestyle Bamboo stencil, Chris began constructing an entire wall of luscious, life sized bamboo.

Pre-tinting the joint compound gray helped to give the bamboo color. She then used metallic silver paint over every branch and stalk to create the most upscale, elegant wall!

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Her leaf sconces were the final touch that made that wall come together beautifully! When her sweet Mother came to visit, her one phrase was: “It’s magical”! Chris was elated. And “magical”, it is indeed.

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But was she done? Heck no!!!! She found a cute little corner table and saw the possibilities. Boy, did it need help! But Chris was just the gal to give it new life.

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A good sanding was the first order of business.

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A fresh paint finish with a new handle took the piece in the right direction. A raised plaster bamboo sprig on the door, surrounded by a black painted frame made this table a one of a kind treasure! Notice how the background finish behind the bamboo design is metallic? Brilliant!

More of Chris’s projects will be featured soon. Wait until you see the tea tray turned bathroom sink! Wow!

 

 

I fell in love with Raised Stencils the moment I plastered my very first design in 2001.

I love the raised beauty they produce, which mimics designs on the ceilings and walls of high end homes.

Plaster stenciling can be done on nearly any surface including tile!

In this example, I used Wood Icing from woodicing.com with our Raised Plaster Chancelor Frieze Stencil to create a beautiful design behind this stove.

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Worried about splashes from food? Simply seal with clear, non-yellowing polyurethane to make it easy to clean.

Raised stencils are commonly used with plasters, but you can use them with paint too! You will simply find it to be the highest quality, most durable paint stencil you’ve ever used!

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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!

 

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