Stencil this pretty "Sweet Dreams"
pattern on your walls! Reusable
stencils are in so many ways better than wallpaper: they save you money
and make you feel proud of your creation. This lovely allover pattern is
perfect for DIY decor. Great stencil choice for nurseries, girls rooms, bedroom decor.
design will look so beautiful stenciled on your accent wall. Easy
registration system, simply line up your stencil with the design of
previously painted print, check for level and continue. This gives you
a seamless "wallpaper" look. While prior stenciling experience is
recommended for allover patterns, even beginner stencilers get great
results! This design is recommended for feature/accent wall or allover
room pattern, and also works for furniture and fabric embellishment.
even included a free top stencil
: the top part of the design cut as a
separate smaller stencil. It makes it easy to fill those gaps in the
pattern close to the ceiling.
We also included a free little single stencil
, just to help you to get into the tighter places around moldings, light switches, tight corners etc.
Try this stencil with our new Clip-on Stencil Level
, (sold separately) and discover how
easy it is to achieve perfectly level results without dealing with all
those bulky heavy bubble levels and annoying laser levels.Stenciling
on rough or textured walls may contribute to increased paint bleed. For
more information on stenciling on textured walls, see our F.A.Q. section.
Would you like to learn a simple stenciling technique? Please watch our free step-by-step stenciling videos
. You'll find these short video tutorials extremely helpful for your stenciling project. Even beginners get great results!
If you compare our stencil thickness, size, design quality and prices,
you will be amazed at the value
that Cutting Edge Stencils offer!
Although usually it is not necessary to use spray adhesive with
, you might find it helpful, especially if you're new to stenciling. If you
want to minimize paint seepage or are using high
contrasting colors, adhesive is very helpful (Elmer's spray adhesive
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.
Clean-up tip: Spray the stencil with Simple Green to help to remove
adhesive residue when cleaning the stencil.
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
brush.Did you know you can stencil your own fabric
and use it for curtains,
tablecloths, pillows, etc.? When stenciling on fabric, stencil adhesive
is very helpful. First, tape your ironed fabric to the surface so it
move around while you stencil. Use stencil brushes, or dense foam
roller, and add
some textile medium ( sold in craft stores) to your acrylic paint. You
can also get a special fabric paint, but, frankly, good craft acrylics
with a dollop of textile medium work just as well, and cost way less
too! :) Let the stenciled image dry completely, 24 hours is best, then
heat-set it by ironing the fabric for about 20 sec. ( more or less) 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. I've stenciled on silk, cotton, linen and even sheer fabrics
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
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 a long time.