These Clematis stencils
capture the perfect proportions and graceful curves of a real garden clematis vine in bud. This stencil makes a stunning accent above the sofa or table, above the bed or pretty much any wall space. Overlap it, use different colors, create your own allover stencil pattern, add shading - possibilities are endless. Use it over simple latex paint, plaster, faux finish background and even wallpaper if it is in decent condition.
This stencil is so easy to use
, virtually anyone can do it.
Simply tape the stencil to the wall using BLUE painter's tape, then load your foam roller
with a paint of your choice (latex or acrylic). Offload the excess paint on a folded paper towel. Then, just roll over the stencil applying medium pressure for an instant fabulous result! Don't press on the roller too hard otherwise you might get some bleed. Transform your room in less than 1 hour!
Want to learn the easiest stenciling technique? Here are the detailed illustrated Roller Stenciling Tips.
You can stencil with acrylic or latex paint, stencil creams, fabric paint... Use a foam roller or stencil brush.
We find that it is not necessary to use spray adhesive with our stencils
however if you want very crisp edges or are using high contrasting
colors, please use it (Elmer's spray adhesive
to be the best). On the pictures above I didn't use spray adhesive and
still got nice and crisp edges. The trick with stenciling is to take
care not to
over-load your roller or brush with
paint and not to press too hard on a roller while stenciling. I
prefer just to use blue painter's tape to secure the stencil, but for
beginners I would recommend using spray adhesive just to make sure you
The stencil is made out of durable 12 mil clear plastic stencil material
. This material is strong but flexible, reusable and easy to clean. We love it so much more than standard 8 mil Mylar! It's not brittle, user friendly and just so easy to work with. In our many years of professional stenciling this material has proven to be far superior than any other stencil material we used. Our customers love it too, and we are sure that you'll notice the difference! Our stencils will last a long time and are a pleasure to use.