Repurposed Cabinet Door - Raised Stencil Technique

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If you're looking for a non toxic option to creating raised effects, this is for you.
This cabinet door was headed for a landfill and now it’s a beautiful Coastal chic statement piece with purpose.
Time: 2 HoursCost: $35Difficulty: Medium
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Safely create raised stencils without the use of toxic products like Bondo or spackling.
  • repurposed cabinet door raised stencil technique
Before-Prep for paint. Follow your paints recommendations.
  • repurposed cabinet door raised stencil technique
Attach your stencil with painters tape. Mix Coastal Candy into your favorite paint. Consistency of icing.
  • repurposed cabinet door raised stencil technique
Apply with a plastic putty knife and carefully remove stencil. Let Dry.
  • repurposed cabinet door raised stencil technique
Once Dry you can paint with a contrasting color or the same color. (No Coastal Candy required)
  • repurposed cabinet door raised stencil technique
Optional, Paint with a contrasting color. Let Dry
  • repurposed cabinet door raised stencil technique
Distress edges if desired or just the raised stencils to reveal some of the base Color.
  • repurposed cabinet door raised stencil technique
Enhance with Glaze. I used a mixture of White paint and varnish.
  • repurposed cabinet door raised stencil technique
Add shelf brackets and scrap wood to add a shelf.
  • repurposed cabinet door raised stencil technique
Optional: add hooks for coats or keys.
  • repurposed cabinet door raised stencil technique
One more piece saved from the landfill.

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