Sunday, January 15, 2012

French Stencil


I've wanted to try a harlequin~French design on something~~


~~this little table I bought several months ago at CC for under $5.00~~



~~white base painted then added my own diamond shape in gray paint to the top;  sanded and distressed before adding the French stencil~~



~~then more light sanding~~added a quick swipe of walnut stain; finished off with a matte sealer to protect the surface~~






I've found some really wonderful stencils through Etsy; my next attempt at some antique~y looking signs using large stencil letters and numbers on old cabinet doors found at the resale shop.   Have you stenciled something recently?

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