Our Tribal Arrows allover stencil is on target with a current arrow motif trend! Deliberately simplistic, it reflects the primitive tribal art influences which served as an inspiration for it's creation. This simple arrow stencil is at home in both for contemporary or traditional interiors. Try it in hallways, living rooms and dining rooms. It also works perfectly for the kids room or any room with a hint of South-Western decor. You can also use this arrow pattern for stenciling curtains, furniture and pillows. It will make a great stenciled tablecloth, too.
This stencil comes with an additional FREE single arrow stencil to help you to fill the gaps close to the ceiling line and in the corners.
For alignment please refer to the pics above. Stencil aligns easily vertically and horizontally for a seamless wallpaper effect by slightly overlapping and locking in with previously painted parts. No need to wait for the paint to dry between repeats, if you're stenciling with flat paint over flat background (which we recommend), the paint dries very quickly between repeats and no smudging should occur.
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 and heavy bubble levels and expensive laser levels. Our lightweight level clips directly to the stencil and stays there for the entire project. Amazing time-saver!
Want to learn how to stencil an allover pattern?
It's not complicated at all! Here are the detailed illustrated step-by-step Damask/Allover Stenciling Tips.
Please 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!
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, is packed full of useful tips and stenciling tutorials, please check out this excellent source of DIY tips and information! it can help a lot with your stenciling project.
About paint seepage :
Even with a proper loaded roller and correct technique you might get some minor paint seepage here and there. In most cases it's not noticeable, especially from a couple of feet away and it can be easily touched up with a small brush. Don't forget that you're creating a "hand-painted wall finish". A few imperfections and some paint seepage here and there are natural and inevitable for this type of work. To minimize seepage, use spray adhesive and less paint on your roller and brush.
Stenciling 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.Did you know you can stencil your own fabric
and use it for curtains, tablecloths, pillows, etc.? When stenciling on fabric, please use stencil adhesive to ensure good results. First, tape your ironed fabric to the surface so it doesn't move around while you stencil. You'll get better results with stencil brushes, but sometimes roller can work too, depending on your fabric. Add some textile medium ( sold in craft stores) to your acrylic paint. You can also get a specially formulated fabric paint, but, frankly, good craft acrylic paint with a dollop of textile medium mixed in works just as well, and costs way less! :) Let the stenciled image dry completely, 24 hours is best, then heat-set it by ironing the fabric for about 20-30 seconds on a LOW setting through the piece of cloth. Heat-setting will cure the paint and will prevent it from being washed off in the washing machine. Always experiment with a sample of your fabric first to ensure good results. We have stenciled on silk, cotton, linen and even sheer fabrics with great results. It's always better if your fabric doesn't have too much texture.
All of our stencils
are made of thick, sturdy but flexible 12 mil clear plastic, reusable, easy to clean and stenciler-friendly! In our 20+ years of professional stenciling this material has proven to be far superior than any other material we used, including the industry standard 8 mil mylar.
We are certain you'll notice the difference and will love working with it, just like all the folks who already bought our stencils.Our stencils
are made to last and with proper care and storage will serve you for a long time.