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12 Amazing Stenciled Patio Makeovers!

12 Amazing Stenciled Patio Makeovers!

If you're looking for some inspiration to start your own outdoor stenciling project, feast your eyes on this collection of gorgeous patio transformations of 2019 so far. We have examples of concrete, flags and decking, and we've also included all the paints and stencils used with links to the all products.  MEL Instagram: @melaniejadedesignWebsite: www.melaniejadedesign.comFlooring: Wooden deckingStencil Design: Valencia Tile StencilPaints Used: Cuprinol Weatherproof for Garden Wood (White Daisy and Silver Birch) Mel came across our stencils on Etsy and got in touch through Instagram to collaborate. She was great to work with and we are blown away by her garden...

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How To Stencil Your Patio

How To Stencil Your Patio

  Transforming an ugly concrete patio floor can make a dramatic difference to your outdoor living space and doesn’t have to cost the earth either!   It cost ONLY £74 to paint and stencil the floor.  Yes, I know budget makeover goals right there!  We even had paint left over for our wall stencil projects too, kerching!     WHAT YOU NEED Masonry paints Large paint brush Paint tray Stencil Decorator’s masking tape Large stencil brush Scissors     ORDER YOUR STENCIL If you’re stencilling existing flags don’t forget we can customise any of our tile stencils for a perfect fit....

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How To Paint Wooden Floorboards

DIY How To Floor Decor

How To Paint Wooden Floorboards

  Here you will find everything you need to know before painting your wooden floorboards! When I was younger I remember Marie stripping every room in the house back to bare floorboards. We didn't have very much back then, but she had a passion for making spaces beautiful, so she got creative on a tiny budget! It may require A LOT of elbow grease, but restoring your wooden floorboards is cost effective and so rewarding.      If you are blessed to live in a beautiful old house full of character, your floorboards may be worse for wear! Here are...

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5 Easy Ways to Add Scandinavian Vibes to Any Room!

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5 Easy Ways to Add Scandinavian Vibes to Any Room!

  De-clutter! Scandinavian style is all about clutter free living. Aim to showcase just one or two of your favourite key pieces. As a mum I get that clutter-free surfaces aren’t always achievable! But a great tip someone passed on to me is to invest in a woven floor basket that you can collect all the kids bits and bobs in at the end of the day, just chuck a nice throw on top when you’re done and no one will be any the wiser! We love this basket from IKEA, and it’s a bargain at just £13. Think Neutral...

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7 Stenciling Tips for Newbies

DIY How To Stenciling Tips Wall Decor

7 Stenciling Tips for Newbies

 

I remember tackling my first ever stenciling project. I was so excited and had a clear picture in my head of how amazing my feature wall would look. I’d seen mum do it loads of times, how hard could it be? I quickly learned that it wasn’t quite that simple! However, the most common mistakes beginners make are actually easily avoided. If you’re a newbie to the stenciling world, read on to gain some helpful hints and tips for your first project.

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