We're having guests over for Thanksgiving so I thought this would be the perfect time to start putting the formal dining room together. People will actually be eating in there so it has to look somewhat presentable. I love the look of stencils so I thought I would give it a try. I ordered the Moroccan Dream from Cutting Edge Stencils. The process was fairly easy, but took a few hours to complete.
The stencil is made of sturdy 12 mil clear plastic. It is very large and was easy to work with. I taped the stenciled to the wall and used the clip on level to make sure it was straight. Very important to use the level. If the first stencil is un-level, the rest of the wall will be crooked. I worked in rows from the wall out to the edge. I started by painting the room in Behr Brown Teepee like the rest of the downstairs. After it dried overnight, I stenciled the left wall using Behr Decorator White in Satin. Ignore the tape still up. I started snapping pics before I pulled it all down.
It's amazing what a little paint will do for a room. Now I just need to add some accessories and hopefully the room will be ready by Thanksgiving.
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