18 Spectacular Stenciled Projects

 

The DIYer uses many tools, but one of the most versatile is the stencil. That sounds like an academic introduction — but it’s true!

Check out these 18 great ideas for using stencils — from clothing to pillows, from walls to ceilings, floors, and even stairs. Inside or out, you’ll get some great ideas for using stencils in your projects.

Check out these spectacular stencil projects — that you can do — after the break!

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  • Stenciled Corner 1 of 18
    Stenciled Corner
    Skip the wallpaper and build a bold geometric design to accent your room.
    Learn how at Vintage Revivals
  • Stenciled Dresser 2 of 18
    Stenciled Dresser
    Liven up any old dresser with a creative colorful stencil!
    Get inspired: Etsy: royaldesignstencils
  • Stenciled Stool 3 of 18
    Stenciled Stool
    Make that upholstered stool pop with color!
    Learn how at: Infarrantly Creative
  • Stenciled Napkin Pillows 4 of 18
    Stenciled Napkin Pillows
    Dress up your couch with these easy DIY stencil pillows -- made with cloth napkins.
    Check out the tutorial at Tatertots & Jello
  • Stenciled Ceiling 5 of 18
    Stenciled Ceiling
    Give a classic, elegant and unique look to your room with this stenciled ceiling idea.
    Learn more: Not Just A Housewife
  • Damask Dresser 6 of 18
    Damask Dresser
    Don't go too small with your patterns: try big and bold like this dresser makeover.
    Learn more at Twice Lovely
  • Stenciled Cake Stand 7 of 18
    Stenciled Cake Stand
    The only thing better than cupcakes are cupcakes on a pretty, stenciled cake stand.
    Learn how to make yours at House of Smiths
  • Stenciled Curtains 8 of 18
    Stenciled Curtains
    Go beyond the standard, solid sheer curtains with this cool stencil.
    Here's how: Home Stories A2Z
  • Stenciled Stairs 9 of 18
    Stenciled Stairs
    Why can't stairs have some design fun, too?
    Check out this fun, bold idea at A Happy Habitat
  • Stenciled Pumpkins 10 of 18
    Stenciled Pumpkins
    Add a fun twist to Fall decor with these stenciled pumpkins.
    Learn how: tinyprints
  • Stenciled Floor 11 of 18
    Stenciled Floor
    This pretty floral pattern looks great on this floor -- and different than the geometric stencils.
    See how it was done at Design Sponge
  • Stenciled Windows 12 of 18
    Stenciled Windows
    Check out this textured treatment for windows -- like a modern hint of lace.
    Learn more: Planet Stencil via Victoria Magazine
  • Stenciled Sweater 13 of 18
    Stenciled Sweater
    Why not stencil more than decor?
    Here's how to make a bold sweater print: UCreate via Less Cake {More Frosting}
  • Stenciled Skirt 14 of 18
    Stenciled Skirt
    Dress up a plain skirt with this great fabric stencil idea.
    Here's how: Brassy Apple
  • Stenciled Coasters 15 of 18
    Stenciled Coasters
    Make your coasters into whimsical conversation pieces (that also protect your furniture).
    Learn how at Positively Splendid
  • Stenciled Clock 16 of 18
    Stenciled Clock
    Look at this bold focal point for a wall -- all made with a stencil.
    See how it's done at Martha Stewart
  • Stenciled Shower Curtain 17 of 18
    Stenciled Shower Curtain
    Dress up your singing in the shower with this fun idea.
    Learn more at Beneath My Heart
  • Stenciled Square and Circle Rug 18 of 18
    Stenciled Square and Circle Rug
    Tie together your outdoor spaces with this quick and easy outdoor rug project.
    See how it's done at Tatertots & Jello

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