As part of a series called 5 Easy Pieces, we’ll be gathering our favorite upcycled, re-purposed, vintage, and handmade stuff from around the web for you to buy or make yourself. So stay tuned for quick lists of 5 must-haves and get ready to wish you had thought of that.
Applying a DIY decor to your walls is smooth sailing with a laser cut mylar stencil. The square knot rope design ($35) has a subtle nautical theme that goes with any furnishings. Find this stencil at Etsy.com/shop/DIYstencils?auto=format.
Add drama to a boring room with stenciled peacock feathers. The elegant wall stencil ($59.95) from HGTV’s Kim Myles “Global Glam Collection” is an easy way to add sophistication to any decor. Find this stencil at Cuttingedgestencils.com.
The classic Moroccan Arches translate to a calm yet interesting pattern. It’s smaller scale makes this stencil ideal ($24) for using on furniture and cabinetry. To get your hands on this stencil, visit Royaldesignstudio.com.
This cheerful butterfly design is perfect for a child’s bedroom. The reusable stencil ($15.70) can be applied to walls, furniture and fabric. To get stenciling, visit Etsy.com/shop/meretant?auto=format.
Large Scale Florals
Add visual interest to your living room with large Zinnias stenciled in bright colors. The reusable stencil ($13.95) is an affordable way to get this trend in your own home. Visit Etsy.com/shop/CuttingEdgeStencils?auto=format for your stencil.
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