How to Stencil Videos

Cutting Edge Stencils is proud to introduce our series of "How To Stencil" videos. We've condensed our 25 years of painting and stenciling experience into these short, step by step tutorials that are easy to follow and packed with expert tips and tricks. Your successful stencil project is our #1 goal, so please watch, enjoy and create your own stenciled masterpiece!

Happy Stenciling, Janna & Greg
Chevron Stencil Tips and Tricks
Greg Swisher from Cutting Edge Stencils shows you how to use the trendy Chevron Stencil. In this video Greg talks about using spray adhesive, stencil alignment, stenciling in a corner and using the top edge stencil. Greg also shares some expert stenciling tips and tricks to help make your stencil experience fun and easy.
Wall Quote Stenciling With a Brush
Greg Swisher from Cutting Edge Stencils teaches you how to use the the wall quote stencil "Imagine" using Folk Art paints and a stencil brush. This demonstration includes stencil shading techniques and stenciling with multiple colors for a unique rainbow effect.
How to Stencil With a Roller, Basic Stencil Technique
Learn how to stencil a nursery wall using Cutting Edge Stencils' "Zinnia" flower stencil and a foam roller. The easiest stenciling technique, anyone can do this! Professional decorative artist Janna Makaeva teaches a basic stenciling technique with a roller and stencil brush.  Wall stencils are a great alternative to wallpaper and wall decals, they make decorating easy, affordable, and fun!
How to stencil a Feature or Accent Wall
Learn how to stencil an accent wall using Cutting Edge Stencils' "Casablanca" stencil. With wall stencils decorating is fun, inexpensive, and easy! Professional decorative artists Janna Makaeva and Greg Swisher show how to use an interlocking wall pattern stencil using registration, teach a simple roller stenciling technique, and give expert stenciling tips. Reusable stencils help the DIY decorator to redo a room on a budget with unlimited color choices.
Wall Quote Stencils, Step by Step
Greg Swisher from Cutting Edge Stencils shows you just how easy it is to stencil using our Wall Quote Stencils. These stencils have a positive message and are great for the DIY decorator. Greg explains how to level your stencil and the best tools for this stenciling project. Stencil rollers and stencil painting techniques are also described. Thinking of stenciling a wall quote in your home? Watch this "How to Stencil" video first to learn the tips and tricks to a successful stenciling project.
How to Stencil a Border with a Reusable Wall Stencil
Learn how to stencil a kitchen border using Cutting Edge Stencils' "Virginia Creeper" stencil. Professional decorative artist Greg Swisher shows how to create a seamless kitchen border using a roller stenciling technique. Stencils are a great and super-economical alternative to wallpaper and wall decals, they make decorating easy, affordable, and fun!
Accent Wall stenciled in Brocades and Benjamin Moore's Color of the Year 2012
Stencil your accent wall fast with our "Gabi's Brocade" stencil and Benjamin Moore Paints. Professional decorative artist Janna Makaeva shows how to easily and quickly decorate your accent wall with this simple damask stencil.
How to Stencil a Corner Using A Damask Stencil
Learn how to stencil a wall corner using damask wallpaper stencil "Diamond" by Cutting Edge Stencils. Corners don't have to be intimidating anymore! Professional decorative artist Janna Makaeva shows how to stencil a corner of a room when doing an allover wall stencil pattern. She teaches a clever stenciling technique that she used for years working as a decorative painter. 
Decorating Ideas: Rug Stencil with Benjamin Moore Paint
Stencil a sisal rug with our "Shipibo" stencil pattern and Benjamin Moore Paint! Decorative artist Gabrielle Stryker shows how easy it is to transform a plain sisal rug into a masterpiece using a stencil and a large brush. Easy and rewarding stenciling project for any DIY enthusiast!
How to use an interlocking Wall stencil for seamless wallpaper look
We'll focus on how to use registration for interlocking wall pattern stencil "Simple Rhyme". Using a simple registration system we achieve a seamless wallpaper look for the accent wall. With Cutting Edge Stencils, it's "Beautiful Made Easy!"
Stenciling Beehives with Craft Stencils and Benjamin Moore Paints
In this video we're stenciling beehives using the whole array of smaller scale "Craft" stencil patterns. Use the same simple technique when stenciling your furniture. Our bees love their new stenciled hives! :)
How To Stencil Furniture with Inlay Stencil Kit
Learn how to create this gorgeous table with "Indian Inlay" stencil kit by Kim Myles and Benjamin Moore Paint! The technique is surprisingly easy and the project is fast and fun. This step-by-step tutorial shows a couple of neat tricks from professional decorative artists Janna and Greg. Just imagine what you can do with garage sale furniture finds and our stencils!
How to Stencil Placemats, DIY Home Decor by Cutting Edge Stencils
Learn how to stencil placemats with our "Missing Link" craft stencil and Benjamin Moore Paints. This is a very easy DIY stenciling project and we're going to show you how to stencil on fabric using a stencil brush. Create unique home decor items with simple stencils and paint!
Trendy Peacock Stencil by Kim Myles using multiple colors
In this video we're featuring beautiful trendy "Peacock Headdress" stencil by Kim Myles stenciled with Benjamin Moore Paints. We're showing how to use multiple colors within your stencil design. Fast and easy DIY project for any accent wall!
Featuring Chinese Ginkgo Stencil by Kim Myles and Cutting Edge Stencils
Create an elegant focal wall with "Chinese Ginkgo" stencil by Kim Myles and Benjamin Moore metallic paint. Easy and fast DIY decorating project, perfect for beginners. Professional decorative painter Janna Makaeva shows a simple stenciling technique with "placed by eye" overlapping stencils and metallic paint.
How to Stencil and Shade with a Stencil Brush and Multiple Colors
Learn how to stencil and shade with stencil brushes using Cutting Edge Stencils' "Versailles Panel" stencil. Professional decorative artists Janna Makaeva and Greg Swisher teach a multi-color stenciling technique, color blending, and shading with stencil brushes.
How To Stencil an Accent Wall with Kathy Peterson's Vines Stencil
We are stenciling an accent wall with Kathy Peterson's "Vines" stencil and Benjamin Moore Paints.  You'll see just how easy it is to transform that plain accent wall in our craft room into a stenciled masterpiece! Featuring Benjamin Moore color of the year Wythe Blue.
How to Clean a Reusable Wall Stencil
Learn how to clean stencils and properly store them. We'll show you how to wash and dry the stencil and how to clean stencil brushes. Professional tips and tricks!
How to Create a Designer Wallpaper Look with Stencils
Learn how to stencil a designer wallpaper look for a fraction of the cost using Cutting Edge Stencils' innovative Wall Pattern Kits. With simple wall stencils decorating is fun, inexpensive, and easy! These stencil kits work great for feature wall, nursery, dining room, or various decorating projects such as stenciled pillows and furniture.
How to Stencil a Mural with Reusable Wall Stencils
Learn how to stencil a landscape mural using Cutting Edge Stencils' Mural Stencil kit. You don't have to be a classically trained artist to stencil a beautiful mural. Professional decorative artists Janna Makaeva and Greg Swisher show how to create an elegant wall mural using various stencils and how to create a simple painted background using just 3 paints. We explain layout and composition and show you how to stencil a breathtaking classical grisaille mural.
How to Stencil a Faux Fresco Mural using Ultimate Fresco Stencil Kit
Learn how to stencil a Fresco mural using Cutting Edge Stencils' Fresco Stencil kit. With simple wall stencils you can easily create a breathtaking mural. Professional decorative artists Janna Makaeva and Greg Swisher show you step-by-step how to create a stunning fresco wall mural using various stencil elements and designs. No hand painting and no artistic ability needed!
Stencil Patterns by Cutting Edge Stencils & Benjamin Moore Paints
A showcase of different stencils, stencil patterns, and DIY decorating ideas by Cutting Edge Stencils. Stencils are a (better) wallpaper alternative that saves you money and gives you ability to customize your decor. Amazing money saving decorating technique!
Garden decor stencils! Multi-color Stenciling Technique for Outdoors
If you are a fan of Country Decor, this stencil is for you! The Dominique Chicken stencil is a multi-overlay stencil. Well, it's actually a two-overlay stencil, meaning it has two separate plates (or layers) that need to be stenciled one after another. The reason it is necessary to have two plates is because there are multiple overlapping colors in the chicken stencil design. The technique is simple and fun, and this quick how-to stencil tutorial will show you how to do it. Also, see in detail how to clean your stencil after using it so that it is good as new for your next stenciling project.
Stencil a Feature Wall with Cutting Edge Stencils
Learn how to stencil a feature wall with Cutting Edge Stencils and Benjamin Moore Paints. Professional decorative artists Janna Makaeva and Greg Swisher share their trade secrets on how to decorate your home and furniture with stencils. You'll see just how easy it is to transform that room or accent wall into a masterpiece! Janna and Greg share stenciling techniques and give expert stenciling tips and design ideas. Reusable stencils help the DIY decorator to redo walls and furniture on a budget. Stencils make decorating easy, affordable, and fun!
How to Flatten a Curled Stencil
Greg Swisher from Cutting Edge Stencils shows you how to flatten a stencil that has curled. This simple stencil flattening technique gives a great result and will have you back on the wall in no time. Greg also discusses the best way to store your wall stencils.
How To Reduce Bleed While Stenciling
In this video, Greg Swisher from Cutting Edge Stencils discusses the tips and tricks to reducing bleed or paint seepage on your next stenciling project. This is a "must watch" video for the DIY stenciler. Greg discusses wall preparation, stencil paints, contrast of colors and how to correctly use a stencil brush, a stencil roller and spray adhesive.
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