DIY – Blue Coral Stencil Wall Art

19.05.2016
Filed Under: diy and craft

DIY - Blue Coral Stencil Wall Art

When I was decorating my guest bedroom for the One Room Challenge, one of the steps in the process was figuring out artwork for the walls. I found some beautiful coral pieces from one of my favorite spots, Pottery Barn, but the price tag brought me to a abrupt halt. So, I decided to take a stab at creating them myself! I experimented with a few different medium options, but I ultimately decided to go with stenciling.

 

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DIY - Blue Coral Stencil Wall Art

BLUE CORAL STENCIL DIY

Preparation:

I took a piece of the fabric from the pillows I made and headed to Michael’s for paint colors. I choose a blue paint that matched the fabric well. When searching for the stencil online. There were not many available. Cutting Edge Stencil had the one I loved. I contacted them and they were gracious enough to donate the stencil for my One Room Challenge.

Materials:

  • Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencil
  • FolkArt Paint (Cayman Blue)
  • Canvas
  • White frame
  • Stencil brush
  • Small dish

DIY - Blue Coral Stencil Wall Art coral stencil supplies

Get everything ready and place it all on a good table that allows for plenty of elbow room!

Step by Step Process:

Step 1: Tape all sides of the stencil onto the canvas

DIY - Blue Coral Stencil Wall Art canvas

Step 2: Start dipping the stencil brush into the paint very gently, making sure you don’t add too much paint. Too much paint can result in bleeding through the stencil.

DIY - Blue Coral Stencil Wall Art

Step 3: Once its all covered, wait about 5 minutes and carefully take off the stencil.

DIY - Blue Coral Stencil Wall Art

How easy was that?!

Enjoy your beautiful new piece of artwork! Please share yours if you decide to make one!

DIY - Blue Coral Stencil Wall Art

For more beachy DIY projects check out, “How to make a Oyster Shell Mirror.”