How To DIY A Tile Floor For Less Than $100 Using Stencils

Do you have a tile floor that is in serious need of a pick me up but your budget can't accommodate a complete overhaul? We have the perfect solution for you! Our floor stencils can offer a quick and easy solution for updating your floor. Using paint and a stencil pattern you can give your floor a fresh new look. Today we’re going to share a studio floor makeover that was enhanced with our Augusta Tile Stencil. Come take a look...
We'd like to introduce Kippi Lee Leonard, an Artist, an Interior Designer in the Washington area, and a Cutting Edge Stencils fan. Kippi is renovating her 1942 home with one DIY project at a time.  One of the spaces that she was updating was her soon-to-be art studio.  Here is what it looked like:
Kippi disliked the dirty looking carpet so she tore it up and revealed a dated tile.  Since she couldn't afford to rip it up and replace it, she chose to DIY a new look. Kippi had stumbled upon a stenciled floor project and decided to attempt.  She browsed our large collection of tile stencils and selected our Augusta Tile Pattern. This beautiful pattern is based on traditional Portuguese Azulejos tile designs and has become very popular.
The first thing Kippi did was clean her floor to ensure there wasn't any debris and then she painted two coats of paint in black. With her stencil in hand, she was ready to start stenciling! She used blue painters tape to hold the stencil in place and a dense foam roller to paint the pattern in white.  After each section was complete, Kippi would un-tape the stencil and reposition so she could paint the entire floor.
Once the stencil was complete, she coated the floor with a polycrylic sealer to increase durability. Are you ready for the big reveal?  Here is a gorgeous stenciled floor in her new art space.
Kippi had this to say about her project, "I can't quit photographing it. What a transformation!!! I can't wait to create in this space." We think she did an amazing job and completely turned a drab floor into something fab!
Here is a close up of her stenciled floor pattern.  Doesn't this look amazing?
Kippi moved her art materials back into the space and now she's ready to let her imagination run wild!

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  • Allison
    on Jan 5, 2019

    It didn't look like she had any grout do you handle that extra space between the tiles? Does the paint adhere to the grout as well as to the tiles?

    • Jennifer
      on Jan 8, 2019

      There are no tiles. It’s all done with paint.

  • Smita Santosh
    on Jan 5, 2019

    How long would it last if it had heavy traffic and if drawing room furniture was kept on it.

  • Julie
    on Feb 5, 2019

    How large was the room and howling did it take, beginning to end?

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  • Teresa Mahieu
    on Jan 5, 2019

    the white walls look nice with the floor but I loved the natural wood walls. Her stencil job is fabulous. Well done!

  • Pua Cady
    on Jan 25, 2019

    Absolutely gorgeous! I have a multipurpose room that has a cement floor thats been painted brown. After filling the cracks and crevices, Ive been trying to decide WHAT NEXT? Thank you for the inspiration!

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