Top edge stencil: the upper part of the design cut as a smaller separate stencil.
It makes it easy to fill the gaps close to the ceiling line. To see how to use Top edge stencils, click here for Illustrated instructions:
stencil, meaning you're filling in the pattern as opposed to outlining it. Keep this in mind when choosing your base coat color. Refer to Actual stencil picture (the last black and white picture) to see where the paint goes.
We also included a FREE
little single stencil, just to help you to get into the tighter places around moldings, light switches, tight corners etc.
For alignment please refer to the pics. Stencil aligns easily vertically
and horizontally for a seamless wallpaper effect by slightly
overlapping and locking in with previously painted parts.
This Moroccan stencil looks great stenciled in 1 or 2 colors. For multi-color stenciling we recommend using our small dense foam rollers
, they are perfect for the job!
Most of our stencils
do not require the use of spray adhesive
, however this crisp wall
pattern can definitely benefit from it. If you want to minimize paint
seepage or are using high
contrasting colors, spray adhesive is very helpful (Elmer's spray
seems to be the best). Make sure you shake the can well and lightly
mist (not drench) the stencil, and let it dry for a moment before
positioning it on the wall. This step will prevent the adhesive residue
transferring to the wall. You'll need to re-mist the stencil after a few
you will still
need to hold the stencil in place with a few pieces of blue painters
tape! Adhesive by itself is not enough to hold the stencil on the
wall. Clean-up tip:
Spray the stencil with Simple Green to help to
remove adhesive residue.Want to learn how to use an interlocking allover stencil pattern?
Easier than you think! Here are the detailed illustrated step-by-step Damask/Allover Stenciling Tips.
Our Blog "Stencil Stories"
is packed full of illustrated tutorials and inspiration! Please check it out to get some stencil ideas
and learn new stenciling techniques! We post new decorating ideas daily!
And make sure you watch our short step-by-step Video Tutorials!
find them extremely helpful for your stenciling project. While prior
experience is helpful when working with repeat interlocking stencils,
even beginners get great results!
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. We cannot
recommend the Level enough, it's a real time-saver and is so handy!
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 5-8 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 in quality to 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.