DIY: How to Stencil & Review of Cutting Edge Stencils

June 17, 2011

Before Stenciling

Sometimes (actually most of the time) going into a project, I never know what the result will be.  Because most of my projects are real experiments - - that's why I call my home, My Experimental Playground - - I'm always a little scared "in the moment" anticipating a complete fail (which there have been many).  WELL...  the result of my latest project was surprisingly amazing. I LOVE IT (now)!  Yet, during the process, was a complete different story.... A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about my love for stenciling and how it's the new "wallpaper". In that post I made mention of a company, … [Read more...]

Stenciling: An Inexpensive and Stylish Alternative to Wallpaper

May 24, 2011

Stenciling_Not Just a Housewife

Wallpaper has gone in and out of style like bell bottoms...in the 60s/70s it was 'in' style, then by the 80s it was being ripped off the walls, and now over the past decade it's totally back (any much more updated).  But sometimes you still don't want the commitment of wallpaper or the hassle of installing it. The happy compromise? Stenciling Stenciling is an inexpensive, yet stylish way to add interest and intrigue to a wall.  With many of the modern stencil designs available, stenciling is a great alternative to wallpaper. I've been thinking of stenciling one of the walls in my … [Read more...]