Makeover Your Old Tile With PAINT + STENCIL!

7 Materials
$50
1 Day
Easy
Tearing and replacing the tile in your bathroom can be expensive, difficult, and time consuming! Not to mention the tools required to cut tile are pretty pricey too! While I wouldn't recommend a tile project for a beginner DIYer, this project is one you can do no matter your skill level! If you can read and follow directions, you can transform your dated bathroom tile with a little bit of PAINT!

I teamed up with a Hometalker in my community who had wanted to transform her bathroom for a while but needed a bit of help and guidance. With my help, we created a space she loved!

If you're in the Houston area, I can help you create this look for your home! Click here to see how I can help you & send me a message to get started!
Here's a photo of the old blue tile BEFORE! The first thing we did was put down 2 coats of Rust-Oleum Chalked Charcoal Ultra Matte Interior Paint.
After the base coat of paint was dry, it was time to start stenciling! We poured a bit of Rust-Oleum Chalked Ultra Matte Interior Paint in Linen White into a Handy Pail.
We used painters tape to secure our stencil.
We used a paint dabber to fill in the stencil! We didn't try to get full coverage since we wanted a bit of a distressed look.
Continue with the stencil until you fill all the spaces!
For the edges, you can gently fold your stencil and dab the paint in around the edges. Just have patience and go slow!
Once you are done, seal with a couple coats of Polyurathane and you're good to go!

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  • Diane diehl Diane diehl on Jul 09, 2020

    Does this make the floor slippery?

  • Colette Ho Colette Ho on Sep 13, 2020

    Will this paint adhere to other surfaces? Does the sealer create a slippery texture?

  • Princess Sekhmet Princess Sekhmet on Jul 11, 2021

    I asked about this at our local hardware store I was told that the stenciling would ware off over a short short period of time even after sealing it .

    is that what you have found ? How long ago has your floor been stenciled ?

    thanks 🙏

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