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Jasmin's Faux Tile Windowsill

Jasmin's Faux Tile Windowsill

I'm going to share the 3 tricks I've used to fool everyone into thinking my stencilled window sill is real tiles!  But lets start at the beginning.  The first thing you need to do with any stencil project is measure your space.  My window sill is 8 inches deep.  So I asked Rick to make me the 8 inch and 4 inch stencils size for me to choose from.  In the end I went with the smallest stencil size, as I think this works best in my space.    The next thing you need to do is prep your surface. ...

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How To Stencil Your Patio Slabs

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How To Stencil Your Patio Slabs

Say goodbye to those boring grey concrete slabs and say hello to a super cool new look! With a stencil and some masonry paints you can totally transform your garden patio, all on a budget too. We had paints left over from my Moroccan Courtyard Makeover so it only cost Jasmin the price of a stencil...kerching!   WHAT WE USED Masonry paints Large paint brush* Paint tray Stencil Decorator’s masking tape Large stencil brush* Scissors *if your slabs are pretty smooth you can use a roller for applying paint and a small dense foam roller for stencilling.     ORDER...

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12 Amazing Stenciled Patio Makeovers in 2019

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12 Amazing Stenciled Patio Makeovers in 2019

  Go and check out our PATIO ADVICE PAGE for everything you need to know!  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...

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How To Stencil Your Patio

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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 We have over 60 Faux-Tile stencil designs to choose from -  modern geometric, Moroccan, Indian, Scandi and Mediterranean...whatever your style,...

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How To Paint Wooden Floorboards

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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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