TERRAZZO Wall & Floors
TERRAZZO Wall & Floors
Create your own DIY faux Terrazzo marble wall or floor with our Terrazzo Stencil. Much cheaper than the real thing! And you get to choose the colours your want too!
Dizzy Duck Designs Stencils are an effective and inexpensive way to spruce up tired or plain walls, tiles, floors or furniture. We provide a wide range of reusable home decor stencils for painting. Whatever your stencil project, large or small and whatever style you prefer, we’ve got the perfect stencil for the job!
Small - 17 x 17 cm (7 x 7")
Medium - 24 x 24 cm (9.5 x 9.5")
Large - 34 x 34 cm (13.5 x 13.5")
X Large - 48 x 48 cm (19 x 19")
1. Good prep is key!
Thoroughly sand and clean first. This will provide a good key for subsequent primers, paints etc.
Apply 2 coats of primer. We use Zinsser Bulls Eye 1-2-3 Primer - it can be used on multiple types of surfaces and is water-based too, so much nicer to work with than oil based primers! You can buy it at either B&Q or Screwfix.
For the basecoat and stencilling we use normal wall emulsion paint. It is easy to stencil with and to clean off the stencil too.
Tape the stencil to the surface using some decorator's tape. For a multi-colour finish you will need a few stencil brushes, ne for each colour. But don't forget to follow the 'Less Is More' paint rule - see below.
There are repeat pattern markers on the stencil you can use to create an even allover design.
Once stencilled protect all your hard work with several coats of a polyurethane varnish. We use Polyvine Heavy Duty Extreme Varnish You can get it on Amazon Prime
Basic stencil instructions are included with each purchase but do get in touch if you need any more help.
Just follow Step 3 above, for Floors. No need to prime or to seal.
SPEED UP YOUR PROJECT
If you have a larger project maybe buy 2 stencils and save time. Stencils need cleaning after several applications as paint builds up. This causes bleed under the stencil creating blotchy lines which you do not want!
To clean the stencil we recommend soaking in warm soapy water until the paint easily rubs off, no vigorous scrubbing needed! Soak one stencil clean while you continue your project with the other stencil. Check out our current multi purchase discounts.
LESS IS MORE!
The biggest mistake most people make when stencilling is overloading the brush or roller with paint. This will inevitably lead to paint bleeding underneath the stencil and causing blurry edges. You will be surprised how little paint is actually needed! Don’t overload paint onto the brush/roller and rub most of the paint off onto a piece of card before applying to the stencil. Practice first on some spare paper or card before attempting your project.
You don’t just buy a stencil when you buy from Dizzy Ducks!
The backbone of our small UK family business has always been providing a high level of customer care. Without you we wouldn’t exist! So, if you need help with anything at all just get in touch :)
SHARING IS CARING
Share your pics on our Facebook group – a community where customers share their projects or come to get inspiration or advice. Or find us on Instagram and tag us into your posts. We love to see customer projects!