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Make A Bold Statement With Stencils

It’s been all over Pinterest lately, as well as turning up in design books, on home decorating television shows, and at least in my case, showing up in friend's homes and offices - fabulous focal walls with intricately painted geometric patterns that can make splash in any space.   At the forefront of this phenomenon is Cutting Edge Stencils, a great online resource for both the purchasing of stencils and for awesome inspiration for your home projects.

Paisley Wall Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils

This Paisley All Over Stencil will absolutely be making its way onto my bedroom wall, in exactly the colors shown here.

Zamira All Over Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils

Perhaps a bold geometric print is more your style? The Zamira Allover Stencil makes a great visual statement.

Tree and Bird Stencil from Cutting Edge Designs

If you prefer soft and subtle, this Tree and Bird Stencil adds quiet interest to a serene space.

If you are really adventurous, you can make your own stencil by following the directions listed here on the True Value Hardware site.  Of course, for those who are creatively challenged, you can always purchase stickers made to look like stencils like these from Wall Tat.  If affordability is concern, stores such as Kohl’s and Target offer affordable wall stickers and stencils under $30.00.

For the commitment phobic wall tattoos are a great alternative

For the tamer tastes, Martha Stewart has some great stenciling ideas that don’t involve walls.  Even accessories are getting in on the stenciling action.  From mirrors, to pillows, dining room tables to curtains, anything is fair game to add some interest and refresh a mundane room.


If bold focal walls aren't your thing, Martha Stewart suggests a stenciled accessory

From the very bold, to the very subtle, there are options for everyone when it comes to this latest design trend.  Stenciling is a great option for people who want to stay with current trends, but want something a bit less committal than say, wall paper.  On your next design whim, these stencils can easily be painted over, providing you with a clean slate for the next design endeavor.   Have you tackled wall stenciling? If so, I’d love to see what you’ve done!

Melinda Borucki

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