on rough or textured walls may contribute to increased paint bleed. For
more information on stenciling on textured walls, see our F.A.Q. section.
Try this stencil with our new Clip-on Stencil Level
, (sold separately) and discover how
easy it is to achieve perfectly level results without dealing with all
those bulky heavy bubble levels and annoying laser levels.Want to learn how to stencil a damask or allover pattern?
Here are the detailed illustrated step-by-step Damask/Allover Stenciling Tips.
And make sure you watch our short step-by-step Video Tutorials!
You'll find them extremely helpful for your stenciling project. Even beginners get great results!
You can stencil with acrylic or latex paint, stencil creams, fabric paint or glaze. Use a foam roller
or stencil brush. We find that it is not necessary to use spray adhesive with stencils,
however if you want very crisp edges or are using high contrasting
colors, please use it (Elmer's spray adhesive
to be the best). The trick with stenciling is to take care not to
over-load your roller or brush with
paint and not to press too hard on a roller while stenciling. I
prefer just to use blue painter's tape to secure the stencil, but for
beginners I would recommend using spray adhesive just to make sure you
The stencil is made out of durable 12 mil clear plastic stencil material
This material is strong but flexible, reusable and easy to clean. We
love it so much more than standard 8 mil Mylar! It's not brittle, user
friendly and just so easy to work with. In our many years of
professional stenciling this material has proven to be far superior than
any other stencil material we used. Our customers love it too, and we
are sure that you'll notice the difference! Our stencils will last a
long time and are a pleasure to use.
Our professional decorative painting company, SpecFin Designs
has been a leader in decorative and faux painting for over 20 years in
NYC/NJ Metropolitan area. After many years of painting we finally
decided to open a stencil company and start selling our stencils to
other artists and craftsmen. You can see many beautiful examples of our
stenciled projects by visiting http://www.specfindesigns.com. Please
browse our extensive portfolio and feel free to use it for your