Our Moroccan Tile stencil design is another stunner in our growing tile stencil design collection. Inspired by Geometric Moroccan patterns
of the past that are so popular today. Our Moroccan tile stencils are fabulous
on walls, back splashes and of course for floors, in place of cement floor
tiles. Our tile designs are super easy to use and provide a big
savings to more costly alternatives of wallpaper and floor tiles. Get a Pinterest-worthy tile floor for a fraction of the price of real tile!
This stencil is available in 2 sizes: 12"x12" & 24"x24" .
Stencil features an easy registration system,
use parts of the previously painted design to align the stencil and continue. This gives
you a seamless "wallpaper" look. Don't worry about
super perfect alignment: in the end your eye will never ever notice the
While prior stenciling experience is a plus for allover stencil patterns, even beginners get great
Which stencil paint to use? You can stencil with acrylic or latex paint, stencil creams, glaze, etc. It's best to have your walls painted in flat latex paint as it makes a perfect base coat for stenciling. For stenciling on tile floors, use Stix adhesive primer as your base coat, tinted to the color of your choice and then stencil with latex or acrylics as usual. Protect your stenciled floor tile with a coat or two of acrylic polyurethane.
We do not recommend oil paint or spray paint for stenciling. Use a dense foam roller or stencil brush. If you want nice crisp edges, using spray adhesive may be very helpful (Elmer's seems to be the best) to ensure minimal bleed.
The main rule of stenciling is to use less paint! Please take care not to over-load your roller or brush with paint and not to press hard on a roller while stenciling. Always blot off the extra paint onto a folded paper towel before rolling over the stencil.
Want to learn how to stencil a seamless stencil pattern? Here are the detailed illustrated step-by-step Allover Stenciling Tips.
Make sure you watch our short step-by-step Video Tutorials! You'll find them extremely helpful for your stenciling project.
Although our stencils do not require the use of spray adhesive,
this stencil could benefit from it to help minimize paint seepage,
especially if your walls have a slight texture to them. (Elmer's spray
adhesive seems to be the best). Make sure you shake the can well and
lightly mist (not drench) the stencil, and let it dry for a moment
before positioning it on the wall. This step will prevent the adhesive
residue transferring to the wall. You'll need to re-mist the stencil
after a few repeats. Note: you
will still need to hold the stencil in place with a few pieces of blue
painters tape! Adhesive by itself is not enough to hold the stencil on
the wall. Clean-up tip: Spray
the stencil with Simple Green to help to remove adhesive residue.
Please note that once you've used spray adhesive on your stencil, it
will never really come off completely. That is why we personally prefer
not to use adhesive, and instead use less paint on your roller or
About seepage and imperfections:
Even with a proper loaded roller and correct technique you might get
some minor paint seepage here and there. In most cases it's not
noticeable, especially from a couple of feet away and it can be easily
touched up with a small brush. Don't forget that you're creating a
"hand-painted wall finish". A few imperfections and some paint seepage
here and there are natural and inevitable for this type of work. To
avoid seepage, use spray adhesive and less paint on your roller and
Did you know you can stencil your own fabric
and use it for curtains,
tablecloths, pillows, etc.? When stenciling on fabric, please use
stencil adhesive to ensure good results. First, tape your ironed fabric
to the surface so it doesn't
move around while you stencil. You'll get better results with stencil
brushes, but sometimes roller can work too, depending on your fabric.
some textile medium ( sold in craft stores) to your acrylic paint. You
can also get a specially formulated fabric paint, but, frankly, good
craft acrylic paint
with a dollop of textile medium mixed in works just as well, and costs
way less! :) Let the stenciled image dry completely, 24 hours is best,
heat-set it by ironing the fabric for about 20-30 seconds on
a LOW setting through the piece of cloth. Heat-setting will cure the
paint and will prevent it from being washed off in the washing machine.
Always experiment with a sample of your fabric first to ensure good
results. We have stenciled on silk, cotton, linen and even sheer
with great results. It's always better if your fabric doesn't have too
All of our stencils are made of thick, sturdy but flexible 12 mil clear
plastic, reusable, easy to clean and stenciler-friendly! In our 20+
years of professional stenciling this material has proven to be far
superior than any other material we used, including the industry
standard 8 mil mylar.
We are certain you'll notice the difference
and will love working with it, just like all the folks who already
bought our stencils.
Our stencils are made to last and with proper care and storage will serve you for long time.