The upstairs loft living room features cinnamon-colored walls fanned by large hand-stenciled gingko leaves. A set of channel-tufted walnut library chairs in soft chenille fabrics bracket the small chest of drawers, where a bronze sculpture by renowned artist Robert Hooke stands.
Karen Cooper, a DIY blogger from Atlanta, used a stencil to create a simple, but elegant vertical design behind this basic headboard without spending a lot of money. The darker shade of the design pops against the light background on the wall without competing with the patterned pillows on the bed.
Expressing Art Deco elegance, over-scaled stencil in gold paint carries up the stairs from the entryway and into the second-floor hallway, creating a dramatic touch of glamour to the otherwise flat tones.
As seen on HGTV's Flipping the Block, husband and wife team John and Whitney Spinks created a midcentury modern retreat in their master bedroom in Glendale, Calif. They chose a bright white paint and then stenciled a herringbone pattern in graduated shades of aquamarine on two walls. Yellow chevron curtains provide contrast and additional pattern.
The red ottoman in the room brings focus away from the large floral stencils covering the walls and part of the ceiling. The contemporary lamp acts as the inspiration piece as the walls pick up the floral theme.
Pink and green accents add fresh energy to this neutral contemporary living room. A stencil wall quote creates a focal point in the room while pink and green coffee tables add color and pattern echoing the pillows.
The Junk Gypsies helped Miranda Lambert with a surprise makeover for her mom's vintage Airstream trailer. Using a stencil and spray paint, the three added an ombre Virgin Mary to the wood-panel walls to add a pop of color to the camper's entryway.
An over-scaled stencil by Royal Designs in gold paint adds warmth and a touch of Art Deco glamour to the entryway. A black vintage curio cabinet creates an anchor point at the bottom of the stairs and can be used to showcase items as visitors enter the house.
The bright blue walls and whimsical chrysanthemum stencils in black and gold give this home a welcoming look right when guests walk in the door. A rattan runner covers the hardwood stairs to add warmth to the room.
A beautiful transitional metal bed frame works as an elegant centerpiece in this Arizona guest room. The sleek curved lines echo the traditional ornamentation of a framed mirror and dark wood nightstand. A modern lamp and floral wall stencils fit effortlessly adding clean accents.
A chalkboard wall is a great way to give that farmhouse feel, and it's a budget-friendly way to have interchangeable artwork, says Texas designer Janna Allbritton with Yellow Prairie Interior Design. If your penmanship isn’t perfect use a stencil. A pro tip is to use a level to keep lists and special messages straight, she adds.
The living room fuses function and form in a contemporary loft-like design by creating separate spaces within the large room. A stencil is used to create a dramatic feature wall, where a half-circle couch is the perfect spot for hanging out.
Without picking up a paintbrush, interior designer Cathy Hobbs, ASID, added color and a nature-inspired theme to this girl’s bedroom. Removable stickers – more affordable and less messy than stencils – add interest to the walls and complement the pink and green hues in the floral bedding.
This navy blue kids' bedroom features a sports-adventure theme with a twist of nautical flair. The three-drawer dresser was adorned with a relief stencil of a schooner. Above the dresser, world globes, more sailboats and a framed vintage advertisement for a ski trip add to the travel and adventure style.