Any tips for stenciling on walls?

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  • Sheryl Gregory Sheryl Gregory on Jun 07, 2018
    Practice on a very smooth, large-ish scrap piece of wood, painted like the wall. First work with it laying flat, then try it vertical. Use good stencil tape or adhesive to hold the pattern gently in place & for easy moving later. Use proper stenciling brush, verrrry little paint (nearly dry) & "pounce" technique. Google wall stenciling & watch You Tube videos, and/or ask for help at your paint and craft supply store. There's usually someone eager to help you learn the basics. Good luck!
    • Alice Higgins Alice Higgins on Jun 07, 2018
      Thank you so much Sheryl. I have some stencil brushes and I can‘t wait to get practicing.
  • Deborah Luchak Nester Deborah Luchak Nester on Jun 07, 2018
    have a steady hand and use good tape... practice first
  • Vimarhonor Vimarhonor on Jun 07, 2018
    Practice loading your brush and applying the paint Evenly.
    Its tricky to get the perfect application.
  • Cindy Cindy on Jun 07, 2018
    Hi Alice, I agree that you should do a little practice first. When you feel ready to move on, go slow and remember that it's just paint and you can start over if you need to. Use a steady hand and pounce away. You can even come back over it and do some highlighting with another color. Best wishes and good thoughts.
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