Repurposed Cabinet Door - Raised Stencil Technique

Coastal Candy
by Coastal Candy
10 Materials
2 Hours
Raised Stencil Technique - How to Video
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.
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Safely create raised stencils without the use of toxic products like Bondo or spackling.
Before-Prep for paint. Follow your paints recommendations.
Attach your stencil with painters tape. Mix Coastal Candy into your favorite paint. Consistency of icing.
Apply with a plastic putty knife and carefully remove stencil. Let Dry.
Once Dry you can paint with a contrasting color or the same color. (No Coastal Candy required)
Optional, Paint with a contrasting color. Let Dry
Distress edges if desired or just the raised stencils to reveal some of the base Color.
Enhance with Glaze. I used a mixture of White paint and varnish.
Add shelf brackets and scrap wood to add a shelf.
Optional: add hooks for coats or keys.
One more piece saved from the landfill.
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  • Sallie Carmichael Sallie Carmichael on Aug 02, 2019

    Love it. Yes i want to try it but where did you get the stencil at?

  • Charlene Grider Charlene Grider on Aug 02, 2019

    What kind of paint and any certain kind of varnish..?

  • Bob Bob on Aug 03, 2019

    fun project, but one picture shows the stencil removed after the words are painted, then the next picture shows the entire door painted, but the instructions say apply with a plastic putty knife and carefully remove stencil. There seems to be a step missing?

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