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Stenciling

Stenciling is a great way to decorate walls, and since the techniques and designs are endless, you can create a totally unique work of art in your own home. Get started with the tips and tools in these articles.

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How to Stencil Kids' Rooms

Kids love colorful designs, and stenciling is a quick and rewarding way to personalize your kids' rooms, whether they're budding scientists, gardeners, astronauts, or anything else. Read about nine ways to customize the walls in your kids' rooms.


4 Creative Painting Ideas for the Home

Creative painting is a fun outlet to incorporate in your home design. Check out some great creative painting ideas to use in your home. See more »

How to Stencil Kids' Rooms

Use these stencil designs to make home decorating quick and easy. Learn how to use stencil designs to decorate walls and wallpaper. See more »

How to Stencil Pillows

Use these stencil designs to make home decorating quick and easy. Learn how to use stencil designs to decorate and enhance pillows. See more »

How to Stencil Walls and Floors

Wondering how to stencil walls and floors in your home? Read this article for designs and easy tips on how to stencil walls and floors. See more »

How to Stencil Lamp and Window Shades

Use these stencil designs to make home decorating quick, easy and beautiful. Learn how to use stencil designs to decorate lamp and window shades. See more »

How to Stencil Decorative Items

Add a personal touch to decorative items with these great stencil projects. Find photos, step-by-step directions, and stencils you can download. See more »

How to Stencil Furniture

Create one-of-a-kind furniture with stencils. Check out this article for unique stencil furniture projects and everything you need to complete them. See more »

Easy Stencil Projects

Transform your walls, furniture -- just about anything -- with stencils. Find a wonderful variety of easy stencil project ideas in this article. See more »

Stencil Designs

Get creative with stencils. From classic florals to fun kid favorites, this article takes you to dozens of stencil designs you can download and print. See more »

Stencils

Budding artist and home decorating fans love stencil projects. Find links to stencil designs, projects, and more in this article. See more »