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A Basement Floor Makeover Using A Tile Stencil

Wall Stencils Are A Budget Friendly Basement Floor Option

Good morning, my Cutting Edge Stencils friends! If you are looking for DIY flooring ideas that look gorgeous and don’t bust your budget then you have come to the right spot.  Our floor stencils are a budget friendly and super stylish way to update an ugly floor.  Today we’re going to share a cement basement floor makeover painted with our Augusta Tile Pattern. Come take a look…

Cutting Edge Stencils shares how to stencil a cement basement floor using the Augusta Tile Stencil. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/augusta-tile-stencil-design-patchwork-tiles-stencils.html

We’d like to introduce Marta, the travel blogger for Mackinaw Road.  Marta had a break in between her travels and while she was home, she planned to complete some decor projects. On that list was her basement which she used as a laundry/mudroom. The basement had a concrete floor that was uneven and in her eyes ugly.  Here is what it looked like before:

A basement before its stenciled floor makeover. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/augusta-tile-stencil-design-patchwork-tiles-stencils.html

Marta looked into several floor options, like tile and wood but they were all very expensive and would not have worked out.  Then a friend reached out to her and suggested that she paint the floors. Marta turned to Pinterest for ideas and was excited to find our large collection of tile stencils.  She browsed our large collection of tile patterns and selected our Augusta Tile Stencil. This beautiful pattern was inspired by traditional Portuguese Azulejos tile designs.

The Augusta Tile Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/augusta-tile-stencil-design-patchwork-tiles-stencils.html

The first thing Marta did was clean the concrete floor to ensure there wasn’t any debris and then she prepped and painted it. Cleaning and prepping the floor is key to completing a painted floor that will last for years.  Marta painted her basement floor white using Valspar’s Porch, Floor & Patio paint.

A painted basement cement floor before its stenciled. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/augusta-tile-stencil-design-patchwork-tiles-stencils.html

With her stencil in hand, she was ready to start stenciling! She used blue painters tape to hold the stencil in place and a dense foam roller to paint the pattern in black. After each section was complete, Marta would un-tape the stencil and reposition so she could paint the entire basement floor.

Stenciling a concrete basement floor using the Augusta Tile Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/augusta-tile-stencil-design-patchwork-tiles-stencils.html

Once the entire floor is stenciled, we always recommend applying a waterbased polyurethane sealer to increase durability. Are you ready to see how her project turned out? Here is Marta’s stenciled basement floor!

A DIY stenciled concrete basement floor painted with the Augusta Tile Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/augusta-tile-stencil-design-patchwork-tiles-stencils.html

We think she did an amazing job transforming this space and giving the cement floor a stenciled new look.  Marta posted, “Just finishing up these Portuguese-inspired tiles … except they aren’t tiles. This look was accomplished with paint and stencils for a fraction of the cost. ”

A DIY stenciled concrete basement floor painted with the Augusta Tile Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/augusta-tile-stencil-design-patchwork-tiles-stencils.html

To see more beautiful imagery and read her travel related posts please visit Mackinaw Road.

Tell us, have you considered stenciling an old floor in your home? We’d love to read your thoughts in the comments below.

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Thanks for reading and happy stenciling!
Michelle and the Cutting Edge Stencils Crew

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  • Mackinaw Road

    Thank you so much for this feature article! And a huge thank you for creating such stylish and high quality stencils! I will definitely be using your products again for upcoming DIY projects.

  • CESteam

    Thank you for the kind words! We LOVE the way this project came out! What a great use for that space! -Erika

  • Debbi S

    This completed project is gorgeous and such an inspiration.

  • CESteam

    Glad she was able to inspire you! It sure is a nice project! It makes us want to stencil our floors here in the office! =]

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