Stencils: How to Stencil a Kitchen Border. Wall stencils by Cutting Edge Stencils. DIY decor ideas.

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DIY decor ideas . hi I’m Johanna and I’m Greg from cutting edge stencil today we’re going to show you how to stencil a beautiful border in this kitchen this Virginia Creeper stencil is so easy to use you can hardly make a mistake the stencil spiced up this kitchen and give it a real designer look here’s what you’ll need you’re cutting edge stencil a dense foam roller rounded ends a stencil brush latex or acrylic paints a large styrofoam plate low-tack painters tape and paper towels first make sure your wall is clean and dust free it’s best to stencil over a flat paint base coat position your stencil on the wall where you want your design and secure it with a few pieces of a low-tech blue painters tape.
Now pour some of the paint that you’ve selected onto your plate load your foam roller by rolling it over the paint a few times press on the roller as you roll it over the paint so it absorbs the paint evenly now blood off the excess paint on a folded paper towel by rolling it back and forth a couple of times to prevent paint seepage under the stencil now roll the stencil with your roller using light to medium pressure do not press too hard for the paint might seep under the stencil also be careful not to roll over the outside edges of the stencil removing of the stencil is the most exciting part of the whole process remove the stencil slowly so the blue tape doesn’t accidentally pull off any background paint now let’s move the stencil over and do it again the previous print dries quickly.

Stencils: How to Stencil a Kitchen Border. Wall stencils by Cutting Edge Stencils. DIY decor ideas.

 

 

So no need to wait this stencil like many of our stencils locks in with itself notice how the right side of the stencil has the same leaf shapes repeated on the left side when we move our stencil over we look for those same shapes and line up the stencil with the leaves you just painted this gives you a seamless look and allows you to continue around the room usually after a couple of prints you’ll need to reload your stencil roller with more paint avoid the temptation of pressing too hard on the roller to squeeze out the last bit of paint you make it undesirable paint seepage if you use excess pressure repeat the process until the entire border is stencil and note how clean and crisp the edges come out even without spray adhesive this simple technique has really transformed this kitchen thanks to cutting-edge stencils it’s beautiful made easy

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