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Two Million Views and Still Entertaining!

Cutting Edge Stencils Shares Our You Tube Stenciling Sensations!

Welcome back, my DIY decorators!  It looks like 2014 is off to a pretty cheerful start for  Cutting Edge Stencils.  Wondering what has us channeling positive vibes?  It’s our You Tube Channel and the 2 million views we’ve managed to rack up since we’ve launched.

Cutting Edge Stencils shares how to stencil video tutorials on You Tube. http://www.youtube.com/cuttingedgestencils

Wondering why our stencil videos are so popular?  Well for one thing, they are super easy to follow, so the average DIY homeowner could watch the video, then pick up a paint brush and our stencil and easily complete the project.  And second, they’re executed by Janna Makaeva and Greg Swisher, the expert decorative artists who are also the owners.  Janna and Greg use their knowledge and previous decorative painter experiences when they create these videos, so each one is filled with tips and tricks on painting with stencils.  Think of our stencil videos as your very own private painting lesson!

Let’s take a look at some of our You Tube viewers’ favorite videos…

Cutting Edge Stencils shares how to stencil video tutorials on You Tube. http://www.youtube.com/cuttingedgestencils

5. Tips & Tricks on How To Stencil the Chevron Pattern

It’s no secret that the Chevron stripe is one of the most popular geometric patterns these days.  From fashion to home decor, this zippy stripe has been spotted everywhere.  Getting the perfect zig-zag can be a challenge, but not for those who have our Chevron Allover Stencil and have watched our detailed Chevron tutorial.  Those two items make it super easy to achieve striped satisfaction.  Don’t believe us, take a look for yourself!

4. How to Reduce Bleed While Stenciling

One of the biggest questions, concerns, and possible mid-stencil freakouts is about paint bleed. As you’re painting with a stencil, the paint is going to seep underneath it and possibly blur the stencil lines a bit.  It happens but it can be minimized by following some simple steps.  We put together a quick informative video that discusses the tips and tricks to help reduce bleed.  Hopefully this will ease your concerns and increase your stenciling confidence!

3. How to Stencil Furniture Tutorial

If you’ve been following our pin-spiring Pinterest boards, are in awe of those Indian Inlay stenciled pieces of furniture but are slightly intimidated to create your own, we can help.  We want you to embrace stenciling and not to cower away from it.  We know that once you get the hang of it, you’ll see how easy it is to transform old furniture.  And just between us… the Indian Inlay Stencil is one of our easiest stencils to use on furniture.  So here’s the deal. Watch the video and then go dust off that old furniture you’ve been storing in the garage, because you’ve got a stencil project to complete!

2. How to Stencil A Kitchen Border
Have you always dreamed of spicing up your kitchen with a stenciled accent?  Well your dreams can come true and it’s way easier than you think to add that stenciled surprise around your kitchen.  Our video on How to Stencil a Kitchen Border is the perfect tutorial to calm your nerves and excite your inner DIY goddess.  Just press play and see how adding a border is easy peasy!

1. How to Stencil a Feature Wall

And our numero uno You Tube fan favorite is How to Stencil a Feature Wall. This video tells you from head to toe, ceiling to floor, how to create a beautiful accent wall.  We’ve used one of our most popular Moroccan stencils, the Casablanca Allover Stencil, however you could easily sub in your favorite stencil pattern.  Watch, enjoy, and don’t forget to share your fan-tastic stencil project once it’s complete!

Have you subscribed to our You Tube channel? If so, for which stencil or stencil project would you like us to create a video ?  We’d love to read your thoughts in the comments below.

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Happy Stenciling!
Michelle and the Cutting Edge Stencils Crew

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